Here at West End Cinema we're not just passionate about films- we're dedicated to finding the very best of arts entertainment and showing it straight to you on the big screen. See ballet, opera, theatre and more from the world's most elite performers, on location from Stratford-Upon-Avon to New York and Moscow, broadcast live straight to your seat. Place yourself amongst the action and catch the live showing, or catch a recorded encore if you couldn't make the real thing. We also screen feature-length documentaries of music, art and sport which give exclusive interviews with the experts and insider glimpses into the venues you love.
Read on below for some more detail into our Live Events screenings.
We are extremely proud of the range of opera shown here at West End. The Royal Opera House, as always, brings us classics and reimagined favourites that opera newcomers will appreciate as much as connoisseurs. And with a spectacular new season announced by New York’s Metropolitan Opera, alongside performances from Glyndebourne festival, we have expanded with some of the world’s best opera offerings for you to watch from the comfort of a surround-sound cinema seat.
To see our Opera listings, click here.
Our ballet screenings include stunning live performances from The Royal Ballet and Bolshoi Ballet, broadcast from some of the most famous arts stages in the country, as well as recorded encore screenings. Enjoy a better view and surround sound at a fraction of the cost.
To see our Ballet listings, click here.
National Theatre Live, the Royal Shakespeare Company, Branagh Theatre and more bring riveting performances to life and broadcast them straight to our screens. With both live and recorded productions, you can get some of the best seats in the house for the classics, or branch out and see something new.
To see our Theatre listings, click here.
Our special, one-off events offer a broad range for everyone to enjoy. With a range of arts screenings from Discover Arts and Exhibition on Screen, you can get an insider look behind some of the world’s most exclusive galleries and learn the stories behind your favourite artists and venues. Past unique events have also included insights into sports and music through documentaries and even live Q&A sessions, as well as charity screenings.
To see our Special Event listings, click here.
Can’t make it to your favourite artist’s performance? We’ve got you covered. Live and recorded broadcasts of some of the most spectacular concerts, such as André Rieu’s annual Maastricht performance, are also shown here at West End Cinema.
To see our Concert listings, click here.
See our full live event listings click here.
Images courtesy of: Metropolitan Opera (Roberto Devereux), The Royal Ballet (Giselle), National Theatre (The Audience), and Discover Arts (Leonardo Da Vinci: The Genius in Milan).