NT LIVE: Skylight
Broadcast, National Theatre Live

A sharp, funny script by one of Britain’s best playwrights. And an incredible vivid staging that allows the actors to really show off their skills. Thrillingly revived by Stephen Daldry in a knockout production.

ROH: Das Rheingold
Broadcast, Royal Opera House

When a precious hoard of gold is stolen from the river Rhine, it unleashes a chain of destructive events, pitting gods and mortals against one another for generations.The opera embarks on a spectacular journey into the world of myth, dream and memory.

ROH: Il Trovatore
Broadcast, Royal Opera House

Starring Ludovic Tézier and Jamie Barton, Adele Thomas’s energetic staging sets Verdi’s tale in a Hieronymus Bosch-inspired universe of medieval superstition. Antonio Pappano conducts Verdi’s dramatic score, which features the famous ‘Anvil’ chorus.