Cinema at Airdrie Town Hall

Event Screenings

 

 Andre Rieu: 70 Years Young

Sat, 4 January 2020, 7pm

Sun, 5 January 2020, 3pm

Tickets: Adults £15, Concession £12.50 Children £10

André Rieu is celebrating a landmark birthday and is inviting cinema audiences all over the world to his party!

70 Years Young is André Rieu’s ultimate concert featuring musical highlights chosen by the maestro himself from his illustrious career so far.

This unique commemorative celebration will take you on an unbelievable journey around the world to André Rieu’s most amazing concert locations, including Schönbrunn Vienna, Radio City Music Hall

 

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Christmas Films

 

The Nightmare Before Christmas (PG)

Friday 13 Dec, 6.30pm

Adult £6, Concession £4.50, Family of 4 £18

Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king of Halloween Town, is bored with doing the same thing every year for Halloween. One day he stumbles into Christmas Town, and is so taken with the idea of Christmas that he tries to get the resident bats, ghouls, and goblins of Halloween Town to help him put on Christmas instead of Halloween — but alas, they can’t get it quite right.

Approximate Running Time – 1 hour 16 minutes

 

 Die Hard (15)

Fri, 13 December, 8.30pm

Adult £6, Concession £4.50

One of the greatest action movies ever made opens with a festive setting as NYPD officer John McClane (Bruce Willis) takes on Alan Rickman’s archetypal European villain, Hans Gruber. When McClane goes to the Christmas party at his estranged wife’s office “by mistake”, he find himself embroiled in an action-packed rescue mission to save the hostages being held by Gruber as he attempts to steal 600 million dollars. Yippee-ki-yay!

Approximate Running Time – 2 hours 12 minutes

 

Home Alone (PG)

Sun, 22 December, 12pm

Adult £6, Concession £4.50, Family of 4 £18

When eight-year old Kevin (Macaulay Culkin) is accidentally left home alone by his family during the Christmas Holidays, he has to use all his troublemaking skills to protect the family home from a pair of bungling burglars.

Approximate Running Time – 1 hour 43 minutes

 

Elf (PG)

Sun, 22 December, 3pm

Adult £6, Concession £4.50, Family of 4 £18

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear! Will Ferrell stars as Buddy, a regular-sized man who was raised as an elf in the North Pole by Papa Elf (Bob Newhart). When the news is finally broken to Buddy that he’s not a real elf, he decides to go to New York City in search of his biological father.

Approximate Running Time – 1 hour 37 minutes

 

It’s A Wonderful Life (PG)

Sun, 22 December, 7pm

Adult £6, Concession £4.50, Family of 4 £18

Frank Capra’s 1946 Christmas Classic follows the tribulations of small town everyman George Bailey (James Stewart), who, at the end of his luck and deep in debt, contemplates suicide one snowy, bleak Christmas Eve.

But when George wishes that he had never been born, his guardian angel Clarence (Henry Travers) takes a trip from the heavens to persuade him otherwise. After a nightmarish journey through an alternative Bedford Falls, George realizes the difference he has made to the people around him, learning lessons of love, loyalty, and what it means to lead a wonderful life.

Approximate Running Time – 2 hours 10 minutes

 

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Royal Opera House Live Screenings

 

Coppelia

Sun, 15 December 2019, 2pm

Tickets: Adult: £16, Concession: £13, Under 12’s: £10

Live via satellite to Airdrie Town Hall cinema.A classic returns to The Royal Ballet repertory with Ninette de Valois’ charming and funny Coppélia – a story of love, mischief and mechanical dolls. The intricate choreography is set to Delibes’ delightful score and shows off the technical precision and comedic timing of the whole Company. Osbert Lancaster’s designs bring a colourful storybook world to life in this Christmas treat for the whole family.

Approximate running time: 2 hours 30 minutes.

 

The Nutcracker

Tue, 17 December 2019, 7.15pm

Tickets: Adult: £16, Concession: £13, Under 12’s: £10

Live via satellite to Airdrie Town Hall cinema. The Royal Ballet’s glorious production of The Nutcracker, created by Peter Wright in 1984, is the production par excellence of an all-time ballet favourite.

It is Christmas Eve and Herr Drosselmeyer the magician sweeps young Clara away on a fantasy adventure in which time is suspended, the family living-room becomes a great battlefield, and a magical journey takes them through the Land of Snow to the Kingdom of Sweets.

Approximate running time: 2 hours 15 minute

 

La Boheme

Wed, 29 January 2020, 7.45pm

Tickets: Adult: £16, Concessions: £13, Under 12’s: £10

Puccini’s opera of young love in 19th-century Paris is packed with beautiful music, including lyrical arias, celebratory choruses for Act II’s evocation of Christmas Eve in the Latin Quarter and a poignant final scene over which the composer himself wept.

Sung in Italian with English subtitles.

Approximate running time: 2 hours and 30 minutes.

 

Swan Lake

Wed, 1st April 2020, 7.15pm

Tickets: Adult: £16.00, Concessions: £13.00, Under 12’s: £10

Liam Scarlett’s glorious production of Swan Lake, new in 2018, returns for its first revival. While remaining faithful to the Marius Petipa/Lev Ivanov text, Scarlett’s additional choreography and John Macfarlane’s magnificent designs breathe new life into what is arguably the best-known and most-loved classical ballet.

Approximate running time: 3 hours

 

The Dante Project

Thu, 28 May 2020, 7.15pm

Tickets: Adult: £16, Concession: £13, Under 12’s: £10

Dante’s Divine Comedy is an epic journey through the afterlife: it encompasses the horrifying drama of Inferno and its damned, the lyrical mysticism of pilgrims on mount Purgatorio and the dazzling spheres of Paradiso with their endless configurations of light. The poem traces Dante’s path from crisis to revelation guided by his literary hero Virgil and his lost love Beatrice.

Approximate running time: about 3 hours

 

Elektra

Thu, 18 June 2020, 7.45pm

Adult: £16, Concession: £13, Under 12’s: £10

Strauss’s thrilling and audacious adaptation of Greek tragedy receives a new staging by the award-winning director Christof Loy.

This uncompromising opera, about a daughter intent on bloody revenge and a mother driven to madness, has provoked critics to lively debate and both shocked and excited audiences since its 1909 premiere.

Sung in German with English subtitles.

Approximate running time: 2 hours.