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All performances are presented in our Coubertin Lecture Theatre
with The Edge Bar open throughout. The performance commences at 7.30 p.m. Tickets are now on sale via online booking at Ticketsource.co.uk/edgeartscentre or via our telephone box office number on 0844 8700 887 (a lo-call rate number, 5p per minute).
Customers are advised that a booking fee will be incurred when booking online and a further additional fee of £1.50 for using the telephone box office service.

Thursday 7th December- NT Live: Young Marks

7pm £12/£10

Rory Kinnear (The Threepenny Opera, Penny Dreadful, Othello) is Marx and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night, Green Wing) is Engels, in this new comedy written by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman. Broadcast live from The Bridge Theatre, London, the production  is directed by Nicholas Hytner and reunites the creative team behind Broadway and West End hit comedy One Man, Two Guvnors.

1850, and Europe’s most feared terrorist is hiding in Dean Street, Soho. Broke, restless and horny, the thirty-two-year-old revolutionary is a frothing combination of intellectual brilliance, invective, satiric wit, and child-like emotional illiteracy.

Creditors, spies, rival revolutionary factions and prospective seducers of his beautiful wife all circle like vultures. His writing blocked, his marriage dying, his friend Engels in despair at his wasted genius, his only hope is a job on the railway. But there’s still no one in the capital who can show you a better night on the piss than Karl Heinrich Marx.

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Monday 11h December - Monday Cinema: A Quiet Passion

7.30 p.m. £5/£4

Terence Davies 125 mins 2017

The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist.

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A Quiet Passion


Monday 8th January - Monday Night Cinema: Churchill (PG)

7.30pm £5/£4

 

Jonathan Teplitzky 105 mins 2017

96 hours before the World War II invasion of Normandy, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill struggles with his severe reservations with Operation Overlord and his increasingly marginalized role in the war effort.

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Monday 15th January - Monday Night Cinema: A Dog’s Purpose (PG)

7.30pm £5/£4

Lasse Hallström 100 2017

A dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and owners.

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Tuesday 16th January - ROH: RIGOLETTO

7.15pm £12/£10

The corruption of innocence is at the heart of Verdi’s potent tragedy in David McVicar’s production for The Royal Opera. Rigoletto, court jester to the libertine Duke of Mantua, is cursed by the father of one of the Duke’s victims for his irreverent laughter. When the Duke seduces Rigoletto’s daughter Gilda, it seems the curse is taking effect…David McVicar’s production highlights the cruelty at the heart of the court of Mantua. Richly dressed courtiers engage in orgies and revelries to Verdi’s heady, spirited dances.

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Monday 22nd January - Monday Night Cinema: Gifted (12A)

7.30pm £5/£4

Marc Webb 101 mins 2017

Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.

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Monday 29th January - Monday Night Cinema: My Cousin Rachel

7.30pm £5/£4

Roger Michell 106 mins 2017

A young Englishman plots revenge against his late cousin’s mysterious, beautiful wife, believing her responsible for his death. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.

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Monday 5th February - Monday Night Cinema: Denial

7.30pm £5/£4

Mick Jackson 109 mins 2017

Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.

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Wednesday 7th February - ROH: TOSCA

7.15p.m. £12/£10

Tosca is one of the great evenings of opera, and from its strident opening chords conjures up a world of political instability and menace. Jonathan Kent’s production for The Royal

Opera captures the dangerous political turbulence of Rome in 1800. The Chief of Police, Scarpia – one of the most malevolent villains in opera – ruthlessly pursues and tortures enemies of the state. His dark, demonic music contrasts with the expansive melodies of the idealistic lovers,

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Monday 12th February - Monday Night Cinema: Lawrence of Arabia

7.30pm £5/£4

David Lean 216 mins time 1962

The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.

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Wednesday 14th February - RSC Live: Twelfth night

7pm £12/£10

Christopher Luscombe, Director of the ‘glorious’ (Daily Telegraph) Love’s Labour’s Lost and Much Ado About Nothing (2014 and 2016), returns to the Royal Shakespeare Company to tackle Shakespeare’s greatest comedy, a brilliantly bittersweet account of “the whirligig of time”. Starring Kara Tointon and Adrian Edmonson.

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Monday 19th February - Monday Night Cinema: Dunkirk

7.30pm £5/£4

Christopher Nolan 106 mins 2017

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

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Thursday 22nd February - NT Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

7pm £12/£10

Tennessee Williams’ twentieth century masterpiece Cat on a Hot Tin Roof played a strictly limited season in London’s West End in 2017. Following his smash hit production of A Streetcar Named Desire, Benedict Andrews’ ‘thrilling revival’ (New York Times) stars Sienna Miller alongside, Jack O’Connell and Colm Meaney.

On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gather at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell. Brick and Maggie dance round the secrets and sexual tensions that threaten to destroy their marriage. With the future of the family at stake, which version of the truth is real – and which will win out?

★★★★  “A bold reimagining…innovative and powerfully acted”   Sunday Times

★★★★  “A brilliant, lacerating account of the play… unforgettable”   The Independent

★★★★  “Miller and O’Connell get to a raw and naked truth”   The Metro

 

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Monday 26th February - Monday Night Cinema: Logan Lucky

7.30pm £5/£4

Steven Soderbergh 118 mins 2017

Two brothers attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina.

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Wednesday 28th February - ROH: THE WINTER’S TALE

7.15pm £12/£10

Christopher Wheeldon, Artistic Associate of The Royal Ballet, created his adaptation of Shakespeare’s late great romance The Winter’s Tale for The Royal Ballet in 2014. Building on the success of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Winter’s Tale received ecstatic praise at its premiere, acclaimed by critics and audiences alike for its intelligent, distinctive and emotionally powerful story, told through exquisite dance. It is now widely judged to be a modern ballet classic.

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Monday 5th March - Monday Night Cinema: The Limehouse Golem

7.30pm £5/£4

Juan Carlos Medina 109 mins 2017

A series of murders has shaken the community to the point where people believe that only a legendary creature from dark times – the mythical so-called Golem – must be responsible.

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Monday 12th March - Monday Night Cinema: Detroit

7.30pm £5/£4

Kathryn Bigelow 143 mins 2017

Fact-based drama set during the 1967 Detroit riots in which a group of rogue police officers respond to a complaint with retribution rather than justice on their minds.

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Monday 19th March - Monday Night Cinema: Wind River

7.30pm £5/£4

Taylor Sheridan 107 mins 2017

A veteran tracker with the Fish and Wildlife Service helps to investigate the murder of a young Native American woman, and uses the case as a means of seeking redemption for an earlier act of irresponsibility which ended in tragedy.

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Tuesday March 20th: Oscar Wilde Season- Lady Windermere’s Fan

7.15pm £12/£10

A new production of Oscar Wilde’s social comedy, Lady Windermere’s Fan, directed by award-winning writer, actor and director Kathy Burke, will be broadcast live to cinemas from the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End. This is the second play from the Oscar Wilde Season, a year-long celebration of the brilliant Victorian playwright being staged by Classic Spring, a new theatre company led by Dominic Dromgoole, former Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe. The day of Lady Windermere’s birthday party, and all is perfectly in order. Until her friend Lord Darlington plants a seed of suspicion. Is her husband having an affair? And will the other womanreally attend the party? First performed in 1892, Lady Windermere’s Fan explores the ambiguity of upper class morality and the fragile position of women in society in the late Victorian era in one of Wilde’s most popular and witty plays.

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Thursday 22nd March - NT Live: Julius Caesar

7.15pm £12/£10

Ben Whishaw (The Danish Girl, Skyfall, Hamlet) and Michelle Fairley (Fortitude, Game of Thrones) play Brutus and Cassius, David Calder (The Lost City of Z, The Hatton Garden Job) plays Caesar and David Morrissey (The Missing, Hangmen, The Walking Dead) is Mark Antony. Broadcast live from The Bridge Theatre, London.

Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate. Alarmed by the autocrat’s popularity, the educated élite conspire to bring him down. After his assassination, civil war erupts on the streets of the capital.

Nicholas Hytner’s production will thrust the audience into the street party that greets Caesar’s return, the congress that witnesses his murder, the rally that assembles for his funeral and the chaos that explodes in its wake.

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Monday 26th March - Monday Night Cinema: Victoria and Abdul

7.30pm £5/£4

Stephen Frears 115 mins 2017

Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

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Wednesday 4th April - ROH: MACBETH

7.15pm £12/£10

Verdi’s life-long love affair with Shakespeare’s works began with Macbeth, a play he considered to be ‘one of the greatest creations of man’. With his librettist, Francesco Maria Piave, Verdi set out to create ‘something out of the ordinary’. Their success is borne out in every bar of a score that sees Verdi at his most theatrical: it bristles with demonic energy. The warrior Macbeth fights on the side of the King of Scotland – but when a coven of witches prophesy that he shall become king himself, a ruthless ambition drives Macbeth and his wife to horrific acts. Murder makes Macbeth king, and intrigue and butchery are the hallmarks of his brief, doomed reign. The witches make another prediction, which also comes true: Macbeth and his lady lose their lives, and justice is restored.

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Wednesday 11th April- RSC Live: Macbeth

7pm £12/£10

‘Something wicked this way comes’

Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to murder.

Our contemporary production of Shakespeare’s darkest psychological thriller marks both Christopher Eccleston’s RSC debut and the return of Niamh Cusack to the Company.

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Thursday 10th May- NT Live: Macbeth

7pm £12/£10

Directed by Rufus Norris

The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness.

Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris (The Threepenny Opera, London Road), will see Rory Kinnear (Young Marx, Othello) and Anne-Marie Duff (Oil, Suffragette) return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.

Photograph (Anne-Marie Duff and Rory Kinnear) by Jack Davison

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Wednesday 20th June: Berliner Philharmoniker - SIR SIMON RATTLE’S FAREWELL CONCERT

6.30pm £12/£10

On 14 November 1987, a promising conductor called Simon Rattle made his Berliner Philharmoniker debut with Gustav Mahler’s Sixth Symphony. Looking back Rattle says, I felt that I was finding my voice on that day. Mahler’s multifaceted work is again on the programme when Sir Simon appears for the last time as chief conductor of the Berliner Philharmoniker. Sir Simon Rattle’s Farewell Concert will be broadcast live to cinemas on 20 June 2018, with exclusive interviews and programme insights featured as part of this historic event.

The Berliner Philharmonikerorchestra conducted by Sir Simon Rattle for the last time

Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 8

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Wednesday 18th July - RSC Live: Romeo and Juliet

7pm £12/£10

What if your first true love was someone you’d been told you must hate? Set in a world very like our own, this Romeo and Juliet is about a generation of young people born into violence and ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents. The most famous story of love at first sight explodes with intense passion and an irresistible desire for change, but leads all too quickly to heart-breaking consequences.

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Wednesday 12th September - RSC Live: The Merry Wives of Windsor

7pm £12/£10

Down on his luck in the suburbs, John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men.

Unknown to him, it’s the women of Windsor who really pull the strings, orchestrating Falstaff’s comeuppance amidst a theatrical smorgasbord of petty rivalries, jealousies and over-inflated egos.

For a fat Englishman, a Welshman and a Frenchman, the only way is Windsor…

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