Shakespeare-inspired Romeo and Juliet to be screened live at cinemas in Scarborough, Bridlington and Malton

Audiences in cinemas around the east coast of Yorkshire can watch Romeo and Juliet, live from the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, later this spring.

Wednesday, 1st May 2019, 2:27 pm
Updated Wednesday, 1st May 2019, 2:35 pm
Watch the live screening of Romeo and Juliet, from the Royal Opera House, London, when it is shown at cinemas across Yorkshire.

Royal Ballet Principal dancers Matthew Ball and Yasmine Naghdi dance the young lovers Romeo and Juliet in Kenneth MacMillan’s 20th Century balletic reworking of Shakespeare’s great romantic play, set in 16th Century Verona.

The ballet features stunning pas de deux for the young lovers and exciting crowd scenes, including some breathtaking sword fights.

You can catch it at the following venues on Tuesday June 11:

• Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

• Spotlight Theatre, Bridlington

• Palace Cinema, Malton

The Royal Opera House cinema broadcasts offer audiences the best seats in the house, and include exclusive behind-the-scenes footage and interviews presented (for ballet) by Ore Oduba and Darcey Bussell, as well as detailed close-ups of performers.

Audiences are never far from a performance at the Royal Opera House, with most UK viewers located within 30 miles of a cinema screening.

Romeo and Juliet will be broadcast live at 7.15pm with an encore screening on Sunday June 16, at 2pm. The ballet lasts three hours, including two intervals.

Click here to find your closest cinema.