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Opéra National de Paris: La belle au bois dormant

Opening at LIDO on May 4

Tchaikovsky's ballet La belle au bois dormant (Sleeping Beauty) - part of the Opéra National de Paris 2013/2014 season of productions, filmed live at historic Opera Bastille and Palais Garnier in Paris, and screened in cinemas worldwide. Read more

Belle

Opening at LIDO on May 8

True story period drama, set in 18th-century Britain, on Dido Elizabeth Belle - the illegitimate mixed-race daughter of a Navy Admiral who convinces his aristocratic uncle and aunt to raise her. But as the years go on, Dido’s social status wavers when her public image provokes tension among her peers. Read more

Chef

Opening at LIDO on May 8

Jon Favreau (Swingers) writes, directs and co-stars alongside Scarlett Johansson, Dustin Hoffman and Robert Downey Jr in this kitchen comedy. After chef Carl (Favreau) loses his restaurant job, he starts up a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise. Read more

MetOpera: La Bohème

Opening at LIDO on May 18

Giacomo Puccini's La Bohème, performed as part of the Metropolitan Opera's 2013-2014 season captured live in HD on the New York stage. Conducted by Stefano Ranzani. Read more

Grace of Monaco

Opening at LIDO on May 29

Nicole Kidman is Grace Kelly, the 1950s Hollywood star who retired from acting at age 26 to take up duties in Monaco as the wife of Prince Rainier III. Follows Kelly's crisis of marriage and identity during a political dispute between Rainier (Tim Roth) and France's Charles De Gaulle (André Penvern), which threatened a French invasion in the early 1960s. Read more

The Trip to Italy

Opening at LIDO on May 29

Brilliant British comedians Steve Coogan (Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa) and Rob Brydon (TV's Gavin and Stacey) are reunited on another culinary odyssey, following 2010's The Trip. This time the pair, again playing semi-fictionalised versions of themselves, will bicker and brood their way from Rome to the Amalfi coast. Warning: contains Michael Caine impressions. Read more

MetOpera: Così Fan Tutte

Opening at LIDO on June 8

Mozart's Così Fan Tutte, performed as part of the Metropolitan Opera's 2013-2014 season captured live in HD on the New York stage. Conducted by James Levine. Read more

MetOpera: La Cenerentola

Opening at LIDO on June 29

Gioacchino Rossini’s La Cenerentola, performed as part of the Metropolitan Opera's 2013-2014 season captured live in HD on the New York stage. Conducted by Fabio Luisi. Read more