National Theatre Screenings at Festival Theatre in January

Check out all the National Theatre Screenings showing at the Festival Theatre Edinburgh in January!

National Theatre Screenings at Festival Theatre in January

About National Theatre Screenings at Festival Theatre in January

Allelujah!
16th January - 7pm

Alan Bennett’s sharp and hilarious new play is ‘just what the doctor ordered’ (Daily Telegraph). Filmed live at London’s Bridge Theatre during its limited run, don’t miss this ‘rousing chorus line for the NHS’ (Observer).

The Beth, an old fashioned cradle-to-grave hospital serving a town on the edge of the Pennines, is threatened with closure as part of an efficiency drive. A documentary crew, eager to capture its fight for survival, follows the daily struggle to find beds on the Dusty Springfield Geriatric Ward, and the triumphs of the old people’s choir.

Antony & Cleopatra
17th January - 7pm

Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.

Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love.In a tragic fight between devotion and duty, obsession becomes a catalyst for war.

The Madness of King George III
18th January - 7pm

Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast live to cinemas, in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse.

Written by one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights Alan Bennett (The History Boys, The Lady in the Van), this epic play was also adapted into a BAFTA Award-winning film following its premiere on stage in 1991.



While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for National Theatre Screenings at Festival Theatre in January are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Other Events at Festival Theatre Edinburgh

Scottish Opera: Katya Kabanova

Scottish Opera: Katya Kabanova

21st March 2019 - 23rd March 2019
Renowned British director Stephen Lawless brings his trademark theatricality to Janáček’s intense drama, illuminating the shattering effects of oppression and isolation.
In The Willows

In The Willows

27th March 2019 - 30th March 2019
With epic show tunes and killer beats, this classic story is brought popping and locking into the twenty first century in an extraordinary new hip-hop musical.
Remembering The Movies

Remembering The Movies

31st March 2019
Strictly Come Dancing stars Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara are back with their brand new show Remembering The Movies, catch it at the Festival Theatre Edinburgh on March 31st!
Pepperland

Pepperland

5th April 2019 - 6th April 2019
Mark Morris celebrates the 50th anniversary of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band with an exuberant new dance work at the Festival Theatre.
Northern Ballet Victoria

Northern Ballet Victoria

10th April 2019 - 13th April 2019
Northern Ballet's new biopic brings the sensational story of Victoria to life in dance. Choreographed by Cathy Marston, creator of the Northern Ballet’s acclaimed Jane Eyre.
Sing-a-long-a The Greatest Showman

Sing-a-long-a The Greatest Showman

17th April 2019
Singalonga Productions bring their newest show 'The Greatest Showman', the smash hit film musical that everyone can’t stop singing, to Festival Theatre on 17th April.
Eddi Reader

Eddi Reader

26th April 2019
Eddi Reader will be touring Scotland in Spring playing songs both old and new, don't miss her perform at Festival Theatre Edinburgh on April 26th!
George: Celebrating the songs and music of George Michael

George: Celebrating the songs and music of George Michael

27th April 2019
This huge, electrifying and authentic live show features original members of George’s own globe-trotting live band alongside the National Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.
Scottish Ballet: Spring!

Scottish Ballet: Spring!

2nd May 2019 - 4th May 2019
To kickstart their 50th anniversary year, Scottish Ballet presents a fresh double bill fizzing with energy and guaranteed to send you home smiling!
Kevin Clifton in Burn the Floor

Kevin Clifton in Burn the Floor

28th May 2019
Burn the Floor brings their famous, infectious and rebellious energy to the Festival Theatre, starring Strictly Come Dancing favourite Kevin Clifton, and new Italian heartthrob, Graziano Di Prima!
10 Soldiers

10 Soldiers

30th May 2019
10 Soldiers is a thrilling and humane portrait of army life telling the stories of men and women serving on the front line. See it at Festival Theatre on May 30th!
Scottish Opera: The Magic Flute

Scottish Opera: The Magic Flute

5th June 2019 - 15th June 2019
Sir Thomas Allen returns to Scottish Opera to revive his acclaimed production of Mozart’s most inventive opera 'The Magic Flute'.
Frank Skinner

Frank Skinner

12th November 2019
Don't miss a unique and exclusive opportunity to see Frank Skinner perform new material for the first time in 5 years at Edinburgh's Festival Theatre on November 12th!
How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

26th November 2019 - 1st December 2019
Discover the magic of Dr. Seuss' classic story 'How The Grinch Stole Christmas' when it comes to life on stage at the Festival Theatre Edinburgh in November!
Christmas 2O19: Scottish Ballet The Snow Queen

Christmas 2O19: Scottish Ballet The Snow Queen

7th December 2019 - 29th December 2019
Scottish Ballet’s 50th year will come to a spectacular close with the world premiere of The Snow Queen this Christmas at the Festival Theatre!
Jimmy Carr: Teribly Funny

Jimmy Carr: Teribly Funny

26th April 2020
Join Jimmy Carr for the ultimate comedy show when he brings his new tour, Terribly Funny, to the Festival Theatre Edinburgh in April 2020!

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Short Film Screenings (6th Syn Festival)
Short Film Screenings (6th Syn Festival)
23rd March 2019
Summerhall, Edinburgh South
Syn Festival Edinburgh hosts the International Short Film Festival in Drama and Utopias Short Film Screening on 23rd March at Summerhall.
UFOs and their Spiritual Mission: Film Showing
UFOs and their Spiritual Mission: Film Showing
26th March 2019
The Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre, Edinburgh West
Learn more about The Gathering of the Forces of Light in a remarkable and unique film interview with author and futurist Benjamin Creme, which includes information on the history of UFOs and more!
The Big Lebowski: Cinema Nights at Leith Theatre
The Big Lebowski: Cinema Nights at Leith Theatre
27th March 2019
Leith Theatre, Leith
Leith Theatre in partnership with Cinetopia are continuing their Quotable Classics Cinema Nights with 'The Big Lebowski' on Wednesday 27th March!
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Velvet Petal
Velvet Petal
23rd March 2019
Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh West
Scottish Dance Theatre returns to the Traverse with Fleur Darkin’s Velvet Petal, unveiling a fresh, new version never-before-seen here in Edinburgh.
St John Passion - JS Bach
St John Passion - JS Bach
23rd March 2019
Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh Old Town
The Scottish Chamber Choir invite you to join them for this performance of St John Passion, one of the great sacred oratorios, composed when Bach was at the height of his powers.
Flamenco Noche
Flamenco Noche
23rd March 2019
Alba Flamenca, Edinburgh Old Town
Don't miss flamenco in its raw, emotional state performed in an intimate, beautiful central venue when the Alba Flamenca company share the stage with 2 guests artists from Spain!
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Velvet Petal
Velvet Petal
23rd March 2019
Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh West
Scottish Dance Theatre returns to the Traverse with Fleur Darkin’s Velvet Petal, unveiling a fresh, new version never-before-seen here in Edinburgh.
Flamenco Noche
Flamenco Noche
23rd March 2019
Alba Flamenca, Edinburgh Old Town
Don't miss flamenco in its raw, emotional state performed in an intimate, beautiful central venue when the Alba Flamenca company share the stage with 2 guests artists from Spain!
Feral
Feral
23rd March 2019
Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh Old Town
Don't miss Feral, an innovative piece of visual theatre that combines puppetry, film and live sound to create and destroy a world in front of its audience’s eyes, at Assembly Roxy on 23rd March!
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