The sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them revisits J. K. Rowling's magical universe.
Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) escapes from custody and sets in motion his plan to raise pure-blood wizards up to rule over all non-magical beings. Albus Dumbledore recruits his former student, Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) to help.
Claire Foy takes on the role of Lisbeth Salander (following Noomi Rapace and Rooney Mara) in this adaptation of the 4th book in the series created by Stieg Larsson, though the book was written, after Larsson's death, by David Lagercrantz. Hacker Lisbeth Salander is recruited to steal FireWall, a computer program that can access codes for nuclear weapons worldwide and then has to chase the fallout when her laptop is stolen.
From the Dr Seuss book, this computer-animated Christmas film features the voices of Benedict Cumberbatch, Rashida Jones, Pharrell Williams and Angela Lansbury.
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The Sinodun Players' Annual Pantomime. Featuring funny Fatima Fandango, the handsome Prince and beautiful Princess, brave Ali Baba, clever Marjana, the regal Grand Vizier, awful Asbad and his 40 Thieves (BOO!), sinister Alsatia (hiss!), crafty Caterina (hurrah!) and cute Colin the Camel (ah!), this is a pantomime not to be missed.
Keira Knightley plays Colette and Dominic West her husband "Willy" in this drama based on the life of the writer and feminist icon. When Colette's autobiographical novel, published under her husband's name, becomes a success, she has to fight to assert her creative ownership and sexual freedom.
Live screening (delayed due to Panto). An Almeida Theatre production.
Simon Russell Beale (The Lehman Trilogy, King Lear) plays King Richard II in a visceral new production about the limits of power, directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins (Little Revolution, Absolute Hell).
Robert Redford stars as Forrest Tucker, in this film which tells the true story of his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 and his string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt (Casey Affleck), who becomes captivated with Forrest's commitment to his craft, and a woman (Sissy Spacek), who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.
Comedy Night Double Bill.
Mark Simmons is one of the top one-liner comedians on the comedy scene, as noted in Dave’s Top 10 Jokes of the Edinburgh Fringe.
Mark has also starred on BBC3’s One For The Road, and is a regular co-host on Fubar Radio with Seann Walsh.
Tour support for Rob Brydon and Michael McIntyre. This is a show for people who like jokes. Lots of jokes.
★★★★★ one4review, ★★★★ The Scotsman, ★★★★ Chortle, ★★★★ Edinburgh Festival Magazine, ★★★★ Broadway Baby
Matt Rees is an multi award-winning, Welsh stand-up comedian.
Matt is a sober drunk and brings you his latest show of 'very funny lines with a compelling, unforced lugubriousness' (Chortle.co.uk) from 'a properly original comedy mind' (Guardian).
"A properly original comedy mind" Guardian, “Comedian to watch" The Times, "A gem in the form of a laconic youngster with an instinctive comedic talent" Metro
Rami Malek stars as Freddie Mercury in this biographical film about his life with the band Queen up to the Live Aid concert.
Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly play Laurel and Hardy in this account of their 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.
Olivia Colman, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz star in this historical comedy-drama, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, whose earlier work includes the surreal film The Lobster.
In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne (Colman) occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah (Weisz) governs the country in her stead. When a new servant Abigail (Stone) arrives, she is given the opportunity to replace Sarah as the Queen's favourite.
Delayed screening, recorded as live from the National Theatre.
An explosive new play by David Hare with a cast including Siân Brooke.
Pauline Gibson has spent her life as a doctor, the inspiring leader of a local health campaign. When she crosses paths with her old boyfriend, a stalwart loyalist in Labour Party politics, she’s faced with an agonising decision.
What’s involved in sacrificing your private life and your piece of mind for something more than a single issue? Does she dare?
Emily Blunt steps into Julie Andrews' shoes as the magical nanny.
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.
Live screening from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Love and friendship triumph in Carlos Acosta's vibrant production of this dazzling ballet.
Ticket price includes 2 -course meal with vegetarian option, bar available.
An intoxicating one-(wo)man show revealing the life of a legend.
Created and performed by Peter Groom, this mixture of theatre, cabaret and drag comes to Wallingford after a critically-acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Festival and seasons in London, Amsterdam, Liverpool etc.
Born in Berlin in 1901, Marie Magdalene "Marlene" Dietrich soon became a Hollywood legend. When World War II was declared, she renounced her German citizenship and joined the American Army to fight against her homeland in order to free her people from Hitler.
It is 1942. On the battlefields of North Africa, in a gold sequin gown, Marlene takes to the stage to fight the war her way, with an irresistible mix of songs, sequins, sex and sympathy.
Broadcast live from the Old Vic theatre in London in co-production with Headlong. Arthur Miller’s blistering classic drama stars Academy Award-winner Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (While You 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, Joe and Kate Keller are a success story. But nothing lasts forever as long buried truths are forced to the surface and the price of their American dream is laid bare.