THE ARTS AT HOME
From Thursday 2 April, a number of productions previously screened in cinemas globally as a part of National Theatre Live will be made available to watch for free.
The first will be Richard Bean’s One Man Two Guvnors featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from James Corden. All the productions will be free and screened live every Thursday at 7.00pm UK time and will then be available on demand for seven days on the NT’s YouTube channel.
On 9 April there will be a streamed performance of Sally Cookson’s Jane Eyre,
Bryony Lavery’s Treasure Island adaptation starring Arthur Darvill on 16 April
and Twelfth Night with Tamsin Greig on 23 April.
Further tiles are to be announced.
ROYAL OPERA HOUSE
The Royal Opera House launches a programme of free online content for the culturally curious at home
We’re offering a schedule of free broadcasts and live content that audiences can access for free anywhere, anytime across the globe.
By Chris Shipman (Head of Brand Engagement and Social Media)
Friday 20 March 2020, 11.10am
The Royal Opera House will be offering a free programme of curated online broadcasts, musical masterclasses and cultural insights that get under the skin of both ballet and opera and offer everyone a unique look behind the scenes at one of the world’s most famous cultural institutions.
In this uncertain time, and as productions and events are postponed at the Royal Opera House and around the world, we have created a schedule of free broadcasts and live content that audiences can access for free anywhere, anytime across the globe, bringing both ballet and opera to every home and every device. This will include the following productions offered on demand and for free via the ROH’s Facebook and YouTube channels:
• Peter and the Wolf, The Royal Ballet, 2010 – 27 March 2020, 7pm GMT
• Acis and Galatea, The Royal Opera, 2009 – 3 April 2020, 7pm BST
• Così fan tutte, The Royal Opera, 2010 – 10 April 2020, 7pm BST
• The Metamorphosis, The Royal Ballet, 2013 – 17 April 2020, 7pm BST