After saving the arcade from the Cy-Bugs invasion and from Turbo's revenge, six years have passed when Wreck-It Ralph and Vanellope von Schweetz are still best friends who hang out every night after work in Litwak's Family Fun Center and Arcade.However, six years of being a racer in Sugar Rush has caused Vanellope to express quandaries with the increasing predictability of her game, so Ralph tries to surprise Vanellope with a new hidden track in Sugar Rush which inadvertently leads to the game being shut down forcing Ralph and Vanellope to travel to the Internet via the newly-installed Wi-Fi router in Litwak's Arcade to retrieve the piece capableof saving the game.
Come and spend half term in the company of Mary Poppins. In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives.
Cervantes’s story of the bumbling knight Don Quixote has inspired countless artistic interpretations. Marius Petipa choreographed this sparkling ballet about the encounters of the man from La Mancha and his faithful squire Sancho Panza. At its heart are virtuoso roles for the lovers Basilio and Kitri. Carlos Acosta chose this joyful classic for his first production for The Royal Ballet. His vibrant staging brings together the whole Company in such roles as exuberant villagers, passionate gypsies and even fantasy flowers. The story follows Don Quixote’s picaresque journey to do deeds in honourof his imaginary noble lady, Dulcinea. Sunny,charming, funny and touching – Don Quixote is a ballet as full of uplifting emotion as it is of astonishing ballet technique.
Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy) made her living in the 1970's and 80's profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estee Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When Lee is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack (Richard E. Grant). An adaptation of the memoir"Can You Ever Forgive Me?" relays the true story of the best-selling celebrity biographer (and friend to cats).
Lee Israel(Melissa McCarthy) made her living in the 1970's and 80's profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estee Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When Lee is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack (Richard E. Grant). An adaptation of the memoir "Can You Ever Forgive Me?" relays the true story of the best-selling celebrity biographer (and friend to cats). English subtitles for hard of hearing
English subtitles for hard of hearing
Mary Queenof Scots explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart. Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. But Scotland andEngland fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth I. Each young Queen beholds her "sister" in fear and fascination. Rivals in power and in love, and female regents in a masculine world, the two must decide how to play the game of marriage versus independence. Determined to rule as much more than a figurehead, Mary asserts her claim to the English throne, threatening Elizabeth's sovereignty. Betrayal, rebellion, and conspiracies within each court imperil both thrones - and change the course of history.
Mary Queenof Scots explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart. Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. But Scotland and England fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth I. Each young Queen beholds her "sister" in fear and fascination. Rivals in power and inlove, and female regents in a masculine world, the two must decide how to play the game of marriage versus independence. Determined to rule as much more than a figurehead, Mary asserts her claim to the English throne, threatening Elizabeth's sovereignty. Betrayal, rebellion, and conspiracies within each court imperil both thrones - and change the course of history. English subtitles for hard of hearing
English subtitles for hard of hearing
Full of wit and invention, Donizetti’s comic opera is adelight. The famous aria “Ah, Mes Amis,” with its nine high Cs, is one ofopera’s most show-stopping numbers. Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena take onthe challenging vocal fireworks in Laurent Pelly’s hilarious staging
In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a universe of greed.As he climbs the corporate ladder he begins to realise that there may be more at stake than just his career.
The true story of Hollywood's greatest comedy double act, Laurel and Hardy, is brought to the big screen for the first time. Starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reillyas the inimitable movie icons, Stan and Ollie is the heart-warming story of what would become the pair's triumphant farewell tour. With their golden era long behind them, the pair embark on a variety hall tour of Britain and Ireland. Despite the pressures of a hectic schedule, and with the support of their wives Lucille (Shirley Henderson) and Ida (Nina Arianda) - a formidable double act in their own right - the pair's love of performing, as well as for each other, endures as they secure their place in the hearts of their adoring public.
The true story of Hollywood's greatest comedy double act, Laurel and Hardy, is brought to the big screen for the first time. Starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reillyas the inimitable movie icons, Stan and Ollie is the heart-warming story of what would become the pair's triumphant farewell tour. With their golden era long behind them, the pair embark on a variety hall tour of Britain and Ireland. Despite the pressures of a hectic schedule, and with the support of their wives Lucille (Shirley Henderson) and Ida (Nina Arianda) - a formidable double act in their own right - the pair's love of performing, as well as for each other, endures as they secure their place in the hearts of their adoring public. with English Subtitles for hard of hearing.
with English Subtitles for hard of hearing.
New York,1980: three complete strangers accidentally discover that they are identical triplets, separated at birth. The 19-year-olds' joyous reunion catapults them to international fame, but it also unlocks an extraordinary and disturbing secret that goes beyond their own lives - and could transform our understandingof human nature forever.
Regarded with awe throughout themusic world, Lee “Scratch” Perry holds status as one of the most enduring andoriginal reggae producers and artists of all time. From his early days in the 1960’s as a singerand engineer for Coxsone Dodd’s Studio One in Kingston, through his productionof the seminal Wailers’ classics African Herbsman and SoulRevolution, Perry’s innovative style marks him as one of reggae’s originaltreasures. His on the edge creativegenius remains evident in his own solo albums of the 1970’s through his steadystream of mind-boggling releases of the 1980’s.
One of reggae’s undisputedpioneers, Lee “the Upsetter” Perry has worked with almost everyone from theHeptones to the Skatalites to the Clash. Certainly one of his most notable contributions was the pairing of BobMarley, to Peter Tosh, and Bunny Wailer with the Barnet Brothers (Carley and“Familyman” who had been the heart of the Perry’s group, the Upsetters) andthus the forming of the Bob Marley and the Wailers.
After his own studio, “BlackArk,” burned to the ground in the late 1970’s, Perry laid low for a while, onlyto resurface with a vengeance in England in the mid-1980’s. He went back into the studio with a varietyof partners, from Adrian Sherwood to Terence Trent D’Arby. During this time, Perry took up residence inthe Swiss Alps (“The mountains give me the fresh Swiss air to replenish mystructure so I can soon join the immortal race”). Proof positive that talent on this scale willwin out no matter what, since the “madman” has come down from the mountain, theWorld Music market has been gifted with more Lee Perry Product.
Perry’s stream of consciousnessrants have been called the babblings of the lunatic by some to the offerings ofa prophet by others. Either way, hisunique dubbing style is infectious. Often, the words are broken down into theirpurest elements, sound and feeling. Perry’s groundbreaking use of sound effects, echo reverb, and rewindadds a new dimension to the folk tradition of Reggae and has influencedcountless other artists.
In his plethora of newermaterial, “Scratch” expounds on his favourite themes of extraterrestrials,judgment, justice, corruption, carnality, and self proclamation, all over somekiller riddims.
Always one to follow the beat ofhis own drummers, the eccentric genius Perry continues to break new ground withthe hardest rebel Rasta tunes and the most unpredictable instrumentaldubs. Lee Perry has most recently beentouring Europe, riveting both old and new fans with a full measure of hisblessings.
The “Upsetter” charges forwardmaking music that recalls African roots, at the same time, it reaches for thevastness of the outer space.
Lee isperhaps the only 80 + year old that can dance on one leg for 1 hour straight!
Follow Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite's 3,000ft high El Capitan Wall. With no ropes or safety gear, he completed arguably the greatest feat in rock climbing history.
Starring Steve Carell, Timothee Chalamet
Dir: Felix van Groeningen
Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse,and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.
From the director of Moonlight and based on the novel by James Baldwin, If Beale StreetCould Talk is the story of Tish, a newly engaged Harlem woman who races against the clock to prove her lover’s innocence while carrying their first-born child to term. It is a celebration of love told through the story of a young couple,their families and their lives, trying to bring about justice through love, for love and the promise of the American dream.
When Tony Lip (Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighbourhood in the Bronx,is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (Ali), a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on “The Green Book” to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism, danger as well as unexpected humanity and humour—they are forced to set aside differences to survive and thrive on the journey of a lifetime.
BOOTLEG BLONDIE is the official Debbie Harry &Blondie tribute band, the only Blondie tribute to play the legendary CBGB’s inNew York City before it's demise in 2006 and to have the honour to be mentionedon Blondie’s 11th album ‘Pollinator’. Debbie Harris and BootlegBlondie have played the Isle Of Wight Festival, the 100 Club, the HammersmithPalais, The Electric Ballroom in London, and Eric’s in Liverpool. Having openedfor amongst others Tony Hadley and David Essex, they have built up theirreputation and fan base, headlining their own tours and can be seen at all themajor venues and festivals around the UK and Europe. ‘Thank you for your support’ CHRIS STEIN 'Hey Debbie and Andy congratulations, rock thehouse!' DEBBIE HARRY AND BLONDIE
Lead vocalistDebbie Harris appeared on two shows for BBC1 when she was picked out of 15,000applicants to represent Debbie Harry on ‘Even Better Than The Real Thing’hosted by Paddy McGuinness.
The show drew in nearly 4 million viewers on the pilot episode alone.
Debbie Harris and the boys have met the REAL Blondie and are officiallyendorsed by the band. Debbie Harry got in touch in 2006 when she heard we wereplaying CBGB’s in New York City to wish us good luck with our show and whenClem Burke, Blondie's charismatic drummer, found out that we were making areplica of his Premier drum kit, he arranged a meet up to sign the Bootleg’sbass drum skin. ‘During the 2010 Blondie tour of the UK we took Clem out for atrip around London in our tour bus, he signed that too!!!!’
In 2014 Clem invited Debbie and Andy to a recording session at the FooFighters’ famous 606 Studio in Los Angeles, where they saw Clem and the awesomeNeve mixing desk in action!
Debbie and Andy got married in March 2016 and to their great delight receivedtwo video clips from both Blondie and Debbie Harry herself congratulating themon their wedding day. What a wedding present!
And probably the best Xmas present in the world ever was in 2016 when ClemBurke came along to a Bootleg Blondie gig and actually got up and played drumson stage with the band! He said afterwards that watching and playing withBootleg Blondie was very emotional. Well Bootleg Blondie were very touched byClem’s presence!!!
Debbie Harris, lead vocalist of Bootleg Blondie, has the looks, the voice andthe attitude of the original Blondie bombshell and like her heroine istypically outrageous on stage. She has been known to wear dustbin liners, thighlength boots and t.shirts with more holes than t.shirt! Debbie's pride & joy is her guitar whichshe plays at every show and is signed by all the Blondie band members.
Debbie Harris is the niece of the celebrated singer and actress Shani Walliswho played Nancy in Lionel Bart’s musical film 'Oliver'!
‘Good luck with your show!’ DEBBIE HARRY
'Playing with Bootleg Blondie wasvery emotional' CLEM BURKE
BOOTLEG BLONDIE is the official Debbie Harry &Blondie tribute band, the only Blondie tribute to play the legendary CBGB’s inNew York City before it's demise in 2006 and to have the honour to be mentionedon Blondie’s 11th album ‘Pollinator’.
Debbie Harris and BootlegBlondie have played the Isle Of Wight Festival, the 100 Club, the HammersmithPalais, The Electric Ballroom in London, and Eric’s in Liverpool. Having openedfor amongst others Tony Hadley and David Essex, they have built up theirreputation and fan base, headlining their own tours and can be seen at all themajor venues and festivals around the UK and Europe.
‘Thank you for your support’ CHRIS STEIN
'Hey Debbie and Andy congratulations, rock thehouse!' DEBBIE HARRY AND BLONDIE
Gigglebox returns with 3 new acts and loads more laughs. Giggle Box features the very best up and coming comedians on the circuit and in the process gives you one heck of a night out in your favourite city centre venue.
Featuring some of the most glorious music ever written,including the Ride of the Valkyries - Die Walküre is the second of the fouroperas that comprise Wagner’s Ring cycle, a story of monsters, gods, and humanson a superhuman scale.
Leonora falls in love with Don Alvaro, but when her father forbids their marriage, a fatal accident triggers a drama of obsession, vengeance and tragedy. Jonas Kaufmann and Anna Netrebko star in Verdi’s epic La forza del destino (The Force of Destiny) an opera which demands the very best of singers for its powerful music and the fullesttheatrical treatment for its story of bitter revenge pursued across miles and years. The production comes to The Royal Operain a sensational staging from Amsterdam packed with colour and action. It is directed by Christof Loy and conducted by Antonio Pappano, Music Director of The Royal Opera.
Ticketprice - £15.00
Gloucester City Council, working in partnership with the King's Walk Shopping Centre and the Civic Trust, is re-opening the King's Walk Bastion for public tours again this summer. The chamber contains the remains of part of the Roman city wall and a medieval defensive tower, probably constructed during the reign of Henry III.
Venue: The King’s Bastion, King’s Walk (outside Primark)
Start Times: 11.00, 11.45, 12.30
Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes
Accessibility: The Bastion Chamber is only accessible via a staircase leading underground and it’s subterranean location makes it very humid.
Ever looked down through the glass chamber outside Boots and wondered what else is down there? Well why not go down and take a look! Join our very own Lucius Sita – (a real Roman Solider in full uniform!) for special tours throughout the summer break. A fascinating trip for all ages!
Venue: The Eastgate Chamber (Meet at the Museum of Gloucester)
Start Time: 14.00 & 15.00
Duration: 30 minutes
Access: These tours are not wheelchair accessible and people with other accessibility requirements may have difficulty entering the chamber as it is underground and accessed by stairs only.
Further Info: Under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult
Gillian Anderson (X-Files,NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We GoAgain) lead in All About Eve, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London.
All About Eve tells the story of Margo Channing. Legend. True star of the theatre. The spotlight is hers, always has been. But now there’s Eve. Her biggest fan.Young, beautiful Eve. The golden girl, the girl next door. But you know all about Eve…don’t you…?
Lifting the curtain on a world of jealousy and ambition,this new production, from one of the world's most innovative theatre directors,Ivo van Hove (Network, NT Live: A View from the Bridge), asks why our fascination with celebrity, youth and identity never seems to get old.
All About Eve is adapted by Ivo van Hove from the 1950 Twentieth Century Fox film by Joseph LMankiewicz and the play “The Wisdom of Eve” by Mary Orr. Ivo van Hove directs this new stage version with set and lighting design from Jan Versweyveld,costume design by An D’Huys and music from double Mercury Prize-winner PJHarvey, alongside Tom Gibbons’ sound design. Casting is by Julia Horan CDG.
Photographs: Gillian Anderson by Pari Dukovic and Lily Jamesby Perou. Design: Bob King Creative.
There are many versions of the story of Faust, who trades his soul with the Devil for youth and power, but Gounod’s opera remains one of the most constantly enthralling. Michael Fabiano stars as Faust, with Diana Damrau as his beloved Marguerite and Erwin Schrott as the diabolical Méphistophélès.Virtuoso leading roles, a large chorus, sensational sets, ballet and anecstatic finale make this the epitome of theatrical spectacle – the lavish scale of French grand opera is wonderfully in evidence in this production by David McVicar, set in 1870s Paris. Above all, the music includes several of popular opera’s most recognizable numbers, performed by a cast of great international singers and the Royal Opera Chorus.
Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads Poulenc’smasterpiece. This devastating portrayal of faith and martyrdom is live in HDfor the first time.
UKGuns N Roses are indisputably the Top Guns N Roses Tribute in Europe. Formed in2002 they are the longest running and most established Guns N Roses tributeband, having toured extensively throughout The UK, Europe, The Middle East andthe United States. With fans on multiplecontinents, they continue to astonish and entertain crowds with theiroutstanding, energetic & accurate live shows.
Allthe classics are lovingly and accurately replicated live from 'Sweet Child O'Mine', 'Welcome to the Jungle' and 'Paradise City' from the all-time classicrock album 'Appetite For Destruction' right through to the phenomenal hits like'November Rain', 'You Could Be Mine' and 'Live & Let Die' from the later'Use Your Illusion' albums.
Theband is very proud to be widely recognized by fans, music critics and venueowners, to be the very best at what they do. For the masses of Guns N' Rosesfans, UK Guns N’ Roses are also regarded as a very real alternative to the now reformedGuns N Roses. Many believe the band to be as close as you will ever get toseeing the original GN'R live and some even rate this tribute to be better thanthe real thing.
Putsimply.... if you want Guns N' Roses, get UK Guns N’ Roses!
broadcastlive from the Old Vic theatre in London in co-production with Headlong.Arthur Miller’s blistering classic drama will star Academy Award-winner SallyField (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (WhileYou Were Sleeping, Independence Day) and will be directed by Jeremy Herrin(previously directed National Theatre productions of This House and People,Places and Things).
America, 1947. Despite hard choices and even harder knocks, Joeand Kate Keller are a success story. But nothing lasts forever as long buriedtruths are forced to the surface and the price of their American dream is laid bare.
TWO RECENT WORKS AND ONE WORLD PREMIERE SHOWCASE THE CONTEMPORARY FACE OF THE ROYAL BALLET.
The contemporary face of The Royal Ballet is shown in works from three of today’s leading choreographers. Christopher Wheeldon’s Within the Golden Hour is based around seven couples separating and intermingling, to music by Vivaldi and Bosso and lit with rich colours suggested by sunset.
Crystal Pite’sFlight Pattern, revived for the first time, uses a large dance ensemble and Górecki’s familiar music from his Symphony of Sorrowful Songs for a poignant and passionate reflection on migration.
Between them, a new work by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, created on behalf of The Royal Ballet has its premiere to bring the contemporary truly up-to-date.
Carl Hutchinson: I Know I Shouldn't Behave Like This...
As seen on Comedy Central’s Stand Up Central and The ChrisRamsey Show & following a sold-out 2017 tour. Geordie comedian CarlHutchinson is back with a brand new show ‘I Know I Shouldn’t Behave LikeThis…’.
From buying a house to having kids, Carl takes his uniqueadolescent approach to grown up issues. Join Hutchinson with his stories andobservations that’s had crowds laugh their heads off year after year.
“Captivating...Outstanding...An all-round comic”
Joyously funny...Great self-effacing warmth...Brilliantcharacterisations & expert timing.
Theatre Bath, Bath
Shakespeare’s enduring love story is known the world over.Since its 1965 premiere with The Royal Ballet, Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet has become a modern ballet classic. The choreography captures the emotions of the young couple as they fall in love, despite the barriers that finally bring about the story’s tragic end. Each revival gives opportunities for new dancers to interpret the doomed lovers. The whole Company brings the colour and action of Renaissance Verona, where a busy market all too quickly bursts into sword fighting, and a family feud leads to tragedy for both the Montagues and Capulets.
Limehouse Lizzy continue to keep the spirit of Celtic rock icon Philip Lynott and his band Thin Lizzy alive, well and dominating stages worldwide. The band have also added a tribute into their show to ex-Thin Lizzy guitarist (and world renowned solo artist) Gary Moore.
From their Official PRS award, performing for Virgin Atlantic in Barbados, T.V. appearances (BBC 2’s ‘Arena’ amongst others), and to actually being recruited to record and tour by members of the original Thin Lizzy, Limehouse Lizzy enter their 21st year with their most explosive show and critically-acclaimed line-up yet.
Despite international tours (UAE, Germany and previously USA, Scandinavia, Caribbean etc.), corporate clients (Mitsubishi, NatWest) and even book appearances (The Rocker, Send In The Clones), they’ve shoehorned a co-headline tour with tribute giants Livewire into 2016, along with their own stand-alone tour, in what will be an exhausting year-long schedule. The boys are back!
Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the play in cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.
Small Island embarks on a journey from Jamaica to Britain, through the Second World War to 1948 – the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury.
The play follows three intricately connected stories. Hortense yearns for a new life away from rural Jamaica, Gilbert dreams of becoming a lawyer, and Queenie longs to escape her Lincolnshire roots. Hope and humanity meet stubborn reality as the play traces the tangled history of Jamaica and the UK.
A company of 40 actors take to the stage of the National Theatre in this timely and moving story. RT approx. 170mins tbc
RT approx. 170mins tbc
Oas-is - The UK's BEST Oasis tribute band.
Oas-is are five Oasis fanatics who live and breath Manchester's finest band and are now dedicated to giving you the best look and sound that you should expect from an Oasis tribute band.