Lou de Laâge, Agata Buzek, Agata Kulesza
The riveting story of a young French Red Cross doctor who becomes involved in 1945 in a Polish convent traumatized by the violations of the so-called Russian ‘liberators’. Not for the faint-hearted, but deeply moving and insightful.
Iggy Pop, Ron Asheton, Mike Watt
A documentary about Iggy Pop and the Stooges, following the band's start in the early 60's and ending with their recent reunion. A feast for Iggy fans and all those who like their rock wild and furious.
Bob the Cat, Luke Treadaway, Ruta Gedmintas
A feel-good real story based on James Bowen’s best-selling book, in which he chronicles his life as a street musician and recovering addict struggling in London and how his life changed when he adopted a stray cat and nursed it back to health
Magnus Carlsen, Garry Kasparov, Viswanathan Anand
An inspiring documentary following the rise of Norwegian chess child prodigy Magnus Carlsen who became the youngest grandmaster in the world at the age of 13 and world chess champion at 22.
One summer's evening, two ageing writers, Hirst and Spooner, meet in a Hampstead pub and continue their drinking into the night at Hirst's stately house nearby. As the pair become increasingly inebriated, and their stories increasingly unbelievable, the lively conversation soon turns into a revealing power game, further complicated by the return home of two sinister younger men.Also starring Owen Teale and Damien Molony, don’t miss this glorious revival of Pinter’s comic classic. The broadcast will be followed by an exclusive Q&A with the cast and director Sean Mathias. (150 mins)
Adam Driver, Golshifteh Farahani, Helen-Jean Arthur
A drama following a bus driver as he goes through his daily routine, going to work, seeing his girlfriend, drinking and writing. An ode to an unknown poet and a dedication to the vanishing nostalgia that cherishes the transcendence and the sublime of everyday life.
Julia Kijowska, Magdalena Cielecka, Dorota Kolak
Set in 1990s Poland during the democratic transition, this striking and audacious drama tells the overlapping stories of four women trying to find their place and love in a rapidly changing society.
Ewan McGregor, Jennifer Connelly, Dakota Fanning
McGregor directs and stars in this faithful adaptation of Philip Roth’s novel. A story of family dynamics, self-discovery, class and racial tensions, and the impact of politics on our minds and our society.
James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore
Get into the seasonal mood with this classic Christmas film. At the end of his tether, George Bailey attempts suicide on Christmas Eve and gains the attention of Clarence, a guardian angel who shows him all those whose lives he has touched and the difference he has made to the community in which he lives. Guaranteed to get those tears flowing. Tickets: £6.50 adults/£3 children
Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara
Tim Burton's dark animated musical about Jack Skellington, a resident from Halloween Town, who stumbles through a portal to Christmas Town and decides to celebrate the holiday with some disastrous and comical consequences.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo
A thought-provoking political drama about Edward Snowden, the NSA contractor who became a whistleblower and fugitive by leaking documents that revealed the vast scope of American intelligence.
Jun Kunimura, Jung-min Hwang, Do Won Kwak
The appearance of a mysterious stranger in a rural village causes suspicion and hysteria amongst the townspeople as they begin killing each other in this gripping and dizzying supernatural thriller.
Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates
The newly-remastered version of the award winning mystery drama telling the story of a black police detective from Philadelphia, who becomes involved in a murder investigation in a small racist town in Mississippi.
Lucian Msamati (Luther, Game of Thrones) plays Salieri in Peter Shaffer’s iconic play, broadcast live from the National Theatre, and with live orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a rowdy young prodigy, arrives in Vienna, the music capital of the world – and he’s determined to make a splash. Awestruck by his genius, court composer Antonio Salieri has the power to promote his talent or destroy his name. Seized by obsessive jealousy he begins a war with Mozart, with music, and ultimately, with God.
Hedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already in trouble. Trapped but determined, Hedda tries to control those around her, only to see her own world unravel.
Tony Award-winning director Ivo van Hove (A View from the Bridge at the Young Vic Theatre) returns to National Theatre Live screens with a modern production of Ibsen’s masterpiece.
Ruth Wilson (Luther, The Affair, Jane Eyre) plays the title role in a new version by Patrick Marber (Notes on a Scandal, Closer). (210 mins)
A ship is wrecked on the rocks. Viola is washed ashore but her twin brother Sebastian is lost. Determined to survive on her own, she steps out to explore a new land. So begins a whirlwind of mistaken identity and unrequited love.
The nearby households of Olivia and Orsino are overrun with passion. Even Olivia's upright housekeeper Malvolia is swept up in the madness. Where music is the food of love, and nobody is quite what they seem, anything proves possible.
Simon Godwin (NT Live: Man and Superman, NT Live: The Beaux’ Stratagem) directs this joyous new production with Tamsin Greig (Friday Night Dinner, Black Books, Episodes) as a transformed Malvolia. an ensemble cast that includes Daniel Rigby (Flowers, Jericho), Tamara Lawrence (Undercover), Doon Mackichan (Smack the Pony) and Daniel Ezra (The Missing, Undercover).