Date Time
Weds 28th February 7.15pm

Advance tickets priced £15/£13/£11
Doors 6.15pm

Tonight’s ballet live broadcast: ticket holders. If you can’t reach us for tonight’s ballet (weather conditions) and have tickets / an online booking you can hold on to your ticket or booking reference and use them / it on Tue 27th March to watch Royal Ballet: New Wayne McGregor / The Age of Anxiety / New Christopher Wheeldon.

Running time: The performance lasts about 3 hours, including two intervals

Shakespeare’s tale of love and loss becomes compelling dance drama in Christopher Wheeldon’s ballet adaptation, with music by Joby Talbot (Alice in Wonderland Oct 17).

King Leontes, possessed by a mad jealousy, believes his pregnant wife Hermione to be having an affair with his childhood friend King Polixenes. His actions tear their families apart.

Hermione’s baby daughter is abandoned and Hermione and their son die of distress. The baby Perdita, rescued by a shepherd, grows up to fall in love with Florizel, son of Polixenes. The young couple is reunited with the remorseful Leontes and Hermione returns from the dead.

Doors open at 6.15pm, and the screening commences at 7.15pm. Seating is unallocated. We have space for up to 10 wheelchairs, and an accessible toilet. To reserve a wheelchair space and adjacent seat(s) please email

There is a kiosk with a bar in the foyer which is open prior to the screening and during any interval.

There is no parking at the Picture House, but town has several car parks and on street parking near to the cinema. We are a cash only venue, and do not accept cards.

All times listed are the programme start time unless otherwise stated. Films start approx 30 mins after the programme start time.