Now showing

The Olive Tree (M)
Tulip Fever (M)
Thor: Ragnarok (M)
Victoria and Abdul (PG)
Murder on the Orient Express (M)
I Am Not Your Negro (E)
Madame (M)
Detroit (R16)
No Ordinary Sheila (G)
Frantz (PG)
Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (R13)
Human Traces (M)
Waru (M)
The Passion of Augustine (PG)

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Wonder (PG)
Goodbye Christopher Robin (PG)
Breathe (M)
Finding Your Feet (TBA)
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (R16)
Paddington 2 (TBA)
Borg vs McEnroe (M)
The Disaster Artist (M)
The Florida Project (R13)
The Greatest Showman (TBA)
Darkest Hour (TBA)
The Man Who Invented Christmas (PG)
The Shape of Water (R16)
Downsizing (TBA)
Coco (TBA)
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (PG)
Call Me By Your Name (RP13)
British Museum presents: Hokusai

NT Live

Welcome to the 2017-2018 NT Live season at Light House Cinema.

Click the links below for session times and more information

NT Live: Yerma

From November 2017

The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role.
A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece. The unmissable theatre phenomenon sold out at the Young Vic and critics call it ‘an extraordinary theatrical triumph’ (The Times) and ‘stunning, searing, unmissable’ (Mail on Sunday). Billie Piper’s lead performance is described as ‘spellbinding’ (The Evening Standard), ‘astonishing’ (iNews) and ‘devastatingly powerful’ (The Daily Telegraph).Set in contemporary London, Piper’s portrayal of a woman in her thirties desperate to conceive builds with elemental force to a staggering, shocking, climax.

5 Stars - “Stunning, searing, unmissable.” -  Mail on Sunday
5 Stars - “A shatteringly powerful reinvention of a classic.” - The Independent

WINNER - Best Actress (Billie Piper) - 2017 Olivier Awards
WINNER - Best Revival - 2017 Olivier Awards

NT Live: Peter Pan

From December 2017

All children, except one, grow up…

Captured live at the National Theatre, a recorded performance of JM Barrie’s much-loved tale screens in cinemas. When Peter Pan, leader of the Lost Boys, loses his shadow, headstrong Wendy helps him to reattach it. In return, she is invited to Neverland, where Tinker Bell the fairy, Tiger Lily and the vengeful Captain Hook await. A riot of magic, music and make-believe ensues.

A delight for children and adults alike, Sally Cookson (NT Live: Jane Eyre) directs this wondrously inventive production, a co-production with Bristol Old Vic theatre.

5 Stars - “A dazzling production.” - Radio Times
5 Stars - “It’s must see family entertainment.” - Mumsnet

Note: One intermission

NT Live: Salomé

From February 2018

The story has been told before, but never like this.

An occupied desert nation. A radical from the wilderness on hunger strike. A girl whose mysterious dance will change the course of the world. This charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution. Internationally acclaimed theatre director Yaël Farber (Les Blancs) draws on multiple accounts to create her urgent, hypnotic production on the stage of the National Theatre. ‘Epic. A near-perfect production.’ Guardian (on Les Blancs).

Note: One intermission

NT Live: Follies

From March 2018

Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas.

New York, 1971. There’s a party on the stage of the Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves. Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Imelda Staunton play the magnificent Follies in this dazzling new production. Featuring a cast of 37 and an orchestra of 21, it’s directed by Dominic Cooke (The Comedy of Errors).

Winner of Academy, Tony, Grammy and Olivier awards, Sondheim’s previous work includes A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd and Sunday in the Park with George.

5 Stars - “Jaw-droppingly great.”- The Independent
5 Stars - “A perfect production.” - Metro

Note: One intermission

NT Live: Young Marx

From April 2018

A new comedy from the team behind One Man, Two Guvnors

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. 

Note: One intermission

NT Live: Julius Caesar

From May 2018

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. 

Note: One intermission

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