WEST END NEWS: Almeida launch Live Cinema Broadcasts

The Almeida Theatre have announced the launch of Almeida Theatre Live, with a broadcast of Richard III to cinemas on Thursday 21 July, in partnership with Picturehouse Entertainment, produced by Illuminations Media.

For the first time, Almeida Theatre Live will give audiences the chance to see plays filmed live from their stage. Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold said: “The chance to take the work of the Almeida to international audiences via live cinema screening is a new and timely venture for us that I’m extremely excited about.”

Richard III is directed by Rupert Goold, with Ralph Fiennes as Richard, Duke of Gloucester and Vanessa Redgrave as Queen Margaret. For full details about the production, click here.

Richard III will be broadcast live to cinemas across the UK and around the world (7pm GMT) on 21 July. For details of screenings and booking information check local cinema listings or visit live.almeida.co.uk

Almeida Theatre Live | Richard III |  21 July 2016