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Handel’s Messiah: in cinemas one night only

Wed 28 March

For one night only, the acclaimed Bristol Old Vic production of Handel’s oratorio is being streamed into cinemas nationwide.

Staged by the Tony Award-winning director Tom Morris (War Horse), this extraordinary production features Europe’s most celebrated Baroque orchestra The English Concert, the magnificent Erebus Ensemble and a cast of internationally-renowned soloists.

The story explores the drama and struggle of faith, showing a group of people whose grief at the loss of their leader is transformed into hope through a narrative of resurrection. Through their despair, the Apostles gradually realise their mission is to redeem the world by sharing the story of Jesus’s life and death with all humanity.

Described by the critics as an ‘astonishingly beautiful’ (The Stage),‘direct and impactful interpretation’ (The Times), this dramatised concert is a rare treat for connoisseurs and enthusiasts alike.

watch the official trailer

What they’re saying about Messiah

The following cinemas are among those taking part:

CARMARTHEN Vue

SWANSEA Vue

CARDIFF Cineworld, Odeon, Vue

BRIDGEND Odeon

YSTRADGYNLAIS Welfare

Check with the venue for screening times

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Wed 28 March
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