Since the inaugural broadcast of Phedre starring Helen Mirren and Dominic Cooper to cinemas worldwide, Rialto Cinemas Elmwood is proud to be Berkeley’s home for the best in British theatre.  From sold-out shows to iconic stage performances, National Theatre Live makes world-class theatre accessible.  It’s the next best thing to being there.

National Theatre Live

STRAIGHT LINE CRAZY

★★★★ “Ralph Fiennes leads an electrifying cast! Dramatically gripping and politically thoughtful!”Guardian

starring Ralph Fiennes
a new play by David Hare
directed by Nicholas Hytner

Ralph Fiennes (Antony & Cleopatra) leads the cast in David Hare’s (Skylight) blazing account of the most powerful man in New York… MORE INFO

September 13 & 22 1 & 7pm

National Theatre Live

JACK ABSOLUTE FLIES AGAIN

by Richard Bean and Oliver Chris
based on Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s The Rivals

A rollicking new comedy by Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guvnors) and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night)…… MORE INFO

October 11 & 20 1 & 7pm

National Theatre Live

THE SEAGULL

Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) makes her West End debut in this 21st century retelling of Anton Chekhov’s tale of love and loneliness… MORE INFO

November 3 & 15 1 & 7pm

National Theatre Live

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

by William Shakespeare
directed by Simon Godwin

Katherine Parkinson (The IT Crowd) and John Heffernan (Dracula) lead the cast in Shakespeare’s romcom of sun, sea and mistaken identity… MORE INFO

December 6 & 15 1 & 7pm