ODEON Event Cinema

Event Cinema

Your ticket to the greatest shows on Earth

Lose yourself in the action of the world’s greatest performances, brought to you live via satellite or recorded, straight onto the big screen.

From captivating theatre, opera, music and dance, to exhilarating sporting and gaming events, you’ll never miss a moment.

Get ready for edge-of-your-seat shows like you’ve never seen them before, with breathtaking surround sound for an unforgettable, larger-than-life experience.

With ODEON Event Cinema you’ll always have the best seat in the house, with close-up action so real you’ll feel like you’re there.

Encore, Encore!

Missed the live event? Some of our shows are replayed as a special ‘Encore’ performance the following week so keep an eye out on our Event Cinema page. 

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School Bookings

We also offer a selection of our ODEON Event Cinema events exclusively for school bookings. To see our school booking page click here.

NT Live - Timon Of Athens

NT Live - Timon Of Athens

Simon Russell Beale takes the title role in Shakespeare's strange fable of consumption, debt and ruin, written in collaboration with Thomas Middleton.

Date(s): 20/11/19

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Royal Ballet: Don Quixote (live) 2019

Royal Ballet: Don Quixote (live) 2019

Love and friendship triumph in Carlos Acosta's vibrant production.

Date(s): 08/10/19

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Westlife: The Twenty Tour Sing-along

Westlife: The Twenty Tour Sing-along

Sing it all over again as we bring Westlife's fabulous show, The Twenty Tour back to cinemas - for a sing-along!

Date(s): 27/08/19, 28/08/19

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Margaret Atwood: Live In Cinemas Advance Book

Margaret Atwood: Live In Cinemas

Margaret Atwood's highly anticipated sequel to the Handmaid's Tale is revealed.

Date(s): 10/09/19

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NT Live: Fleabag Advance Book

NT Live: Fleabag

See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC's hit TV series Fleabag, broadcast live to cinemas from London's West End.

Date(s): 12/09/19, 29/09/19, 07/10/19

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Nt: Fleabag (encore)

Nt: Fleabag (encore)

See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC's hit TV series Fleabag, broadcast live to cinemas from London's West End.

Date(s): 17/09/19, 27/09/19, 28/09/19, 29/09/19, 07/10/19

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Rigoletto On The Lake Advance Book

Rigoletto On The Lake

Giuseppe Verdi's masterpiece - compelling, blood-curdling and beautiful.

Date(s): 17/09/19

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NT Live: One Man Two Guvnors (encore) Advance Book

NT Live: One Man Two Guvnors (encore)

Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe, a small time East End hood, now in Brighton to collect £6,000 from his fiancée's dad.

Date(s): 26/09/19

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Hitsville: The Making Of Motown - As Live From The World Premiere Preview

Hitsville: The Making Of Motown - As Live From The World Premiere

Documentary film that focuses on the period beginning with the birth of Motown in Detroit in 1958 until its relocation to Los Angeles .

Date(s): 30/08/19, 30/09/19

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Placido Domingo: 50th Anniversary Gala Evening Advance Book

Placido Domingo: 50th Anniversary Gala Evening

The legendary Placido Domingo continues to astound audiences with a vocal talent unmatched in power.

Date(s): 01/10/19

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Roger Waters  Us + Them Advance Book

Roger Waters Us + Them

Roger Waters, co-founder, creative force and songwriter behind Pink Floyd, presents his highly anticipated film, Us + Them.

Date(s): 02/10/19

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Wise Children Advance Book

Wise Children

Multi-award-winning director Emma Rice brings her unique, exuberantly impish vision to Angela Carter's great last novel in this brand-new theatre production.

Date(s): 03/10/19

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ROH - Don Giovanni (2019) Advance Book

ROH - Don Giovanni (2019)

The new Royal Opera Season begins with Mozart's engaging masterpiece. The opera is renowned for its ever-shifting portrayals of complex characters, fast-moving action and mix of the comic and the heartfelt.

Date(s): 08/10/19

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Metallica S&M2 Preview

Metallica S&M2

A must-see celebration of the 20th anniversary of Metallica's groundbreaking S&M concerts.

Date(s): 09/09/19, 09/10/19

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Billy Connolly - The Sex Life Of Bandages Advance Book

Billy Connolly - The Sex Life Of Bandages

Hailed as the UK's most influential comedian of all time, legendary Scot Billy Connolly is coming to cinemas with this brilliant show from his final stand-up tour.

Date(s): 10/10/19

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Gauguin From The National Gallery, London Advance Book

Gauguin From The National Gallery, London

This fascinating cinema event opens with a brand - new documentary about the life and work of Paul Gauguin, one of the world's most popular and important artists.

Date(s): 15/10/19

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NT Live: A Midsummer Night's Dream (Recorded) Advance Book

NT Live: A Midsummer Night's Dream (Recorded)

A feuding fairy King and Queen of the forest cross paths with four runaway lovers and a troupe of actors trying to rehearse a play.

Date(s): 17/10/19

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ROH - Don Pasquale (2019) Advance Book

ROH - Don Pasquale (2019)

Royal Opera favourite Bryn Terfel heads the cast for this new production of Donizetti's comedyof domestic drama across two generations.

Date(s): 24/10/19

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Bolshoi Ballet Live: Raymonda (2019) Advance Book

Bolshoi Ballet Live: Raymonda (2019)

From The Royal Ballet's classical origins in the works of Marius Petipa, to the home-grown choreographers who put British ballet on the world stage.

Date(s): 27/10/19

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Exhibition On Screen: Leonardo's Full Story Advance Book

Exhibition On Screen: Leonardo's Full Story

Many TV shows and feature films have showcased this extraordinary genius but often not examined closely enough is the most crucial element of all: his art.

Date(s): 29/10/19

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Dracula - Northern Ballet Live 2019 Preview

Dracula - Northern Ballet Live 2019

Broadcast LIVE to cinemas for Halloween, Northern Ballet's thrilling adaptation of Bram Stoker's classic horror story is a unique blend of gripping theatre, Gothic sets and sensuous dancing.

Date(s): 25/10/19, 31/10/19

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Royal Ballet - Concerto - Enigma Variations - Raymonda Act III Preview

Royal Ballet - Concerto - Enigma Variations - Raymonda Act III

From The Royal Ballet's classical origins in the works of Marius Petipa, to the home-grown choreographers who put British ballet on the world stage.

Date(s): 04/11/19, 05/11/19, 08/11/19

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NT Live: Hansard Advance Book

NT Live: Hansard

See two-time Olivier Award winners, Lindsay Duncan and Alex Jennings, in this brand-new play by Simon Wood, broadcast live from the National Theatre in London.

Date(s): 07/11/19

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Bolshoi Ballet: Le Corsaire (2019) Advance Book

Bolshoi Ballet: Le Corsaire (2019)

On the bazaar square of Andrinopolis, the Pachais struck by the beauty of Medora and tries to buy her, but the lovely young woman is not for sale.

Date(s): 17/11/19

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NT Live: Present Laughter Advance Book

NT Live: Present Laughter

Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott in Noel Coward's provocative comedy Present Laughter.

Date(s): 28/11/19

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Royal Ballet - Coppelia (2019) Advance Book

Royal Ballet - Coppelia (2019)

A classic returns to The Royal Ballet repertory with Ninettede Valois' charming and funny Coppélia-a story of love, mischief and mechanical dolls.

Date(s): 10/12/19

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Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker (2019) Advance Book

Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker (2019)

On Christmas Eve, Marie receives a Nutcracker doll as a gift. At midnight, the doll comes to life and finds himself in a battle against the Mouse King.

Date(s): 15/12/19

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Andre Rieu - 70 Years Young Advance Book

Andre Rieu - 70 Years Young

Andre Rieu is celebrating a landmark birthday and is inviting cinema audiences all over the world to his party!

Date(s): 04/01/20, 05/01/20

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Exhibition On Screen: Lucian Freud- A Self Portrait Advance Book

Exhibition On Screen: Lucian Freud- A Self Portrait

For the first time in history the Royal Academy of Arts in London, in collaboration with the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, is bringing together Lucian Freud's self-portraits.

Date(s): 14/01/20

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Royal Ballet - The Sleeping Beauty (2020) Advance Book

Royal Ballet - The Sleeping Beauty (2020)

A classic of Russian ballet, it established The Royal Ballet both in its new home after World War II and as a world-class company.

Date(s): 16/01/20

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Bolshoi Ballet Live: Giselle (2020) Advance Book

Bolshoi Ballet Live: Giselle (2020)

The young peasant girl Giselle dies when she learns that the man she loves, Albrecht, has betrayed her. Against her own will, she joins the Wilis, vengeful spirits of brides.

Date(s): 26/01/20

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ROH - La Boheme (2020) Preview

ROH - La Boheme (2020)

Richard Jones's character-led production perfectly captures La bohème's mixture of comedy, romance and tragedy, with striking designs by Stewart Laing.

Date(s): 26/01/20, 28/01/20, 29/01/20

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Bolshoi Ballet Live: Swan Lake (2020) Advance Book

Bolshoi Ballet Live: Swan Lake (2020)

Prince Siegfried is summoned by his parents to choose a bride. However, he encounters a mysterious swan-woman by the lake, Odette, and is captivated by her.

Date(s): 23/02/20

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Royal Ballet - Marston & Scarlett (World Premieres) Advance Book

Royal Ballet - Marston & Scarlett (World Premieres)

The inspiration for her first work for The Royal Ballet Main Stage is the momentous life and career of the cellist Jacqueline du Pré.

Date(s): 25/02/20

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ROH - Fidelio Advance Book

ROH - Fidelio

Beethoven's only opera is a masterpiece, an uplifting story of risk and triumph.

Date(s): 17/03/20

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Bolshoi Ballet: Romeo And Juliet (2020) Advance Book

Bolshoi Ballet: Romeo And Juliet (2020)

In spite of each of their families being merciless enemies, Romeo and Juliet are deeply in love.

Date(s): 29/03/20

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Royal Ballet -  Swan Lake (2020) Preview

Royal Ballet - Swan Lake (2020)

Liam Scarlett's glorious production of Swan Lake, new in 2018, returns for its first revival.

Date(s): 23/02/20, 01/04/20

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Exhibition On Screen: Easter In Art Advance Book

Exhibition On Screen: Easter In Art

Exploring the different ways artists have depicted the Easter story through the ages and thus depicts the history of us all.

Date(s): 07/04/20

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Bolshoi Ballet Live: Jewels (2020) Advance Book

Bolshoi Ballet Live: Jewels (2020)

This opulent triptych was inspired by Balanchine's visit to the famous jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels on New York's Fifth Avenue.

Date(s): 19/04/20

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ROH - Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci Advance Book

ROH - Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci

Two opera classics are drawn together in this wonderfully observed re-creation of lifein a south Italian village as a travelling theatre visits and emotions erupt.

Date(s): 21/04/20

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Royal Ballet - The Dante Project (World Premiere) Advance Book

Royal Ballet - The Dante Project (World Premiere)

Dante's Divine Comedy is an epic journey through the afterlife.

Date(s): 28/05/20, 18/06/20

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ROH - Elektra Advance Book

ROH - Elektra

Strauss's thrilling and audacious adaptation of Greek tragedy receives a new staging by the award-winning director Christof Loy.

Date(s): 18/06/20

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Exhibition On Screen: Frida Kahlo Advance Book

Exhibition On Screen: Frida Kahlo

We might think we already know Frida Kahlo - but what lies beneath the surface of this intensely passionate woman?

Date(s): 06/07/20

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ODEON Plus - School Bookings

Bring your lessons alive on the big screen.

With ODEON Plus screenings for schools, take your class on a guided journey through the avenues of history, give them front row seats at the theatre, or share the magic of the ballet, all from the comfort of your local cinema, with screenings exclusively for schools.

These shows are available for Schools bookings only.

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