An Unmissable Season of ODEON Event Cinema

ODEON Event Cinema invites you to experience phenomenal concerts, theatrical performances and sporting events on the big screen. Not only do you get to experience sold-out concerts and legendary productions from around the globe as if you were there, but because the live performances are filmed for cinema presentation, you always get the best seat in the house. 

Join us as we raise the curtain on the unmissable events coming to an ODEON cinema near you this winter.


ROYAL OPERA HOUSE: GISELLE

Filmed at the magnificent Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in 2016, this Peter Wright production for the Royal Ballet is based on Marius Petipa’s classic version of the beloved ballet, first performed in St Petersburg in 1884.

What makes this a big-screen must-see?

Technically and dramatically challenging for the ballerina playing its eponymous heroine, Giselle combines a memorable, magical story of lost love and redemption with mesmerising choreography. Whether you’re already a passionate fan of ballet or curious to give it a go, this is a superlative production of a bona fide ballet classic.

Showing - 20 October 2020

UNCLE VANYA

Filmed specifically for cinema presentation at the Harold Pinter Theatre, this star-studded production of Anton Chekhov’s classic play, Uncle Vanya – adapted by Conor McPherson and directed by Ian Rickson – is an event not to be missed.

What makes this a big-screen must-see?

Starring Toby Jones, Richard Armitage, Aimee Lou Wood, Roger Allam and Rosalind Eleazar, this production of Chekhov’s masterpiece of regret and unrequited love was called ‘Perfect’ by The Guardian in its five-star review. This big-screen version delivers the intimacy you expect from a film with the undeniable electricity of live performance.

Showing - 27 October 2020 and 1 November 2020

Royal Opera House: Manon Lescaut

Puccini’s opera about a young woman misguided into betraying her heart was a hit with critics and the public alike when it debuted in 1893. This 2014 Royal Opera production of Manon Lescaut was its first in 30 years and, directed by Jonathan Kent.

What makes this a big-screen must-see?

This lavish, contemporary production of Puccini’s timeless opera positively soars when experienced on the big screen. Leads Kristine Opolais and Jonas Kaufman are incredible together, while Paul Brown’s set designs will have you double-checking this isn’t a Hollywood movie after all.

Showing - 3 November 2020

Royal Opera House: Macbeth

Verdi considered Shakespeare’s Macbeth to be ‘one of the greatest creations of man’. It inspired the composer and his librettist Francesco Maria Piave to create this stirringly theatrical opera, brought to life in this 2002 ROH production.

What makes this a big-screen must-see?

Directed with big-screen ambition by the incomparable Phyllida Lloyd (Mamma Mia!, The Iron Lady) this is a breathtakingly stylish and inventive production that comes into its own on the largest canvas possible.

Release date - 25 November 2020 (tickets on sale date TBC)

Little Mix: lm5 - The Tour Film

Are you ready for a spectacular big-screen experience with the world's biggest girl band? Join the 50-million-record-selling phenomenon that is Little Mix for a recorded, all-angles look at the final night of their Europe-wide LM5 Tour at London’s legendary O2 Arena. This is peak Little Mix plus a special guest or two popping by for good measure.

What makes this a big-screen must-see?

Experience a 19-strong set like never before, covering LM’s greatest hits to date – including Shout Out to My Ex, Woman Like Me, Wings and Touch. This is unmissable for pop fans and captures four inspiring performers giving it their all.

Showing - 21 November 2020