Live Screenings this Autumn at Theatr Brycheiniog

We are very excited that this season brings the launch of Live Screenings at Theatr Brycheiniog! Do read on to discover all that’s coming up…


National Theatre Live
King Lear
Thu 27 Sep, 7.00pm
£17.50 / £15.00

★★★★★ ‘Ian McKellen reigns supreme in this triumphant production.’ (Daily Telegraph)

Considered by many to be the greatest tragedy ever written, King Lear sees two ageing fathers – one a King, one his courtier – reject the children who truly love them.  Their blindness unleashes a tornado of pitiless ambition and treachery, as family and state are plunged into a violent power struggle with bitter ends. Book Now.


Oscar Wilde Season Live
The Importance of Being Earnest
Tue 9 Oct, 7.15pm
£15.00 / £12.50

Featuring Sophie Thompson, Jeremy Swift, Fiona Button, Pippa Nixon and Stella Gonet.
Oscar Wilde’s much-loved masterpiece throws love, logic and language into the air to make one of theatre’s most dazzling firework displays. Jack, Algy, Gwendolyn and Cecily discover how unsmooth runs the course of true love, while Lady Bracknell keeps a baleful eye on the mayhem of manners. Book Now.

National Theatre Live
King Lear (encore)
Tue 16 Oct, 7.00pm
£17.50 / £15.00

Encore from the live screening on Thu 27 Sep. Book Now


National Theatre Live
Allelujah! (encore)
Thu 1 Nov, 7.00pm
£17.50 / £15.00

‘Leaves you bobbing on a wave of happiness’ Independent

The Beth, an old fashioned cradle-to-grave hospital serving a town on the edge of the Pennines, is threatened with closure as part of an efficiency drive. A documentary crew, eager to capture its fight for survival, follows the daily struggle to find beds on the Dusty Springfield Geriatric Ward, and the triumphs of the old people’s choir. Book Now.

National Theatre Live
The Madness of George III
Tue 20 Nov, 7.00pm
£17.50 / £15.00

Featuring Olivier Award-winners Mark Gatiss in the title role, and Adrian Scarborough.

It’s 1786 and King George III is the most powerful man in the world. But his behaviour is becoming increasingly erratic as he succumbs to fits of lunacy. With the King’s mind unravelling at a dramatic pace, ambitious politicians and the scheming Prince of Wales threaten to undermine the power of the Crown, and expose the fine line between a King and a man. Book Now.


The Royal Ballet
The Nutcracker
Mon 3 Dec, 7.15pm
£15.00 / £12.50

Choreography Peter Wright
After Lev Ivanov
Music Tchiakovsky


Tchaikovsky’s much-loved music is matched to a magical adventure on Christmas Eve for Clara and her Nutcracker doll. Their journey to the Land of Sweets brings with it some of the most familiar of all ballet moments, such as the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Waltz of the Flowers. Book Now.


National Theatre Live
Antony & Cleopatra
Thu 6 Dec, 7.00pm
£17.50 / £15.00

Featuring Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo.

Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love. In a tragic fight between devotion and duty, obsession becomes a catalyst for war. Book Now.

Find out what’s on this September here!


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