Helmsley Arts Centre

Helmsley Arts Centre
Meeting House Court, Helmsley, York, YO62 5DW
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Bolshoi Ballet: Giselle

The young peasant girl Giselle dies when she learns that the man she loves, Albrecht, has betrayed her. Against her will, she joins the wilis, vengeful spirits who now turn against Albrecht and condemn him to dance until he dies of exhaustion.

Sun 8 Apr 2018

£15 (Children £7.50) / 01439 771700

Bolshoi Ballet: Le Corsaire

  • 2016
  • 205 min
  • Directed by: Alexei Ratmansky

Inspired by Lord Byron’s epic poem and reworked by Alexei Ratmansky from Petipa’s 19th century classic.

Thu 26 Oct

£15 (Children £7.50) / 01439 771700

Bolshoi Ballet Live: The Taming Of The Shrew

  • UK release: 22 January 2016

French choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot lands a coup with his adaptation of Shakespeare’s comedy tailored to the Bolshoi dancers and achieves a magnetic breath taking dance. This new production staged exclusively for the Bolshoi cannot be seen anywhere else.

Sun 12 Nov

£15 (Children £7.50) / 01439 771700

Bolshoi Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

  • 2018
  • 150 min
  • Directed by: Alexei Ratmansky

Alexei Ratmansky, former artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet, stages the company’s premiere of the classic ballet, set to Prokofiev’s romantic and cinematic score.

Sun 21 Jan 2018

£15 (Children £7.50) / 01439 771700

The Bolshoi Ballet: The Flames Of Paris

Vasily Vainonen's drama of intrigue, love and tragedy, unfolding against the background of the French Revolution.

Sun 4 Mar 2018

£15 (Children £7.50) / 01439 771700

Bolshoi Ballet: The Lady Of The Camellias

  • 2015

The Bolshoi breathes new life into Neumeier’s tragic masterpiece accompanied by Chopin’s exquisite score.

Sun 4 Feb 2018

£15 (Children £7.50) / 01439 771700

Bolshoi Ballet: Coppélia

  • 2011
  • Russia
  • E

Magical ballet about a mechanical doll who comes to life and interferes with the lives of two lovers, performed by the State Academic Bolshoi Theatre of Russia in a new version by Sergei Vikharev.

Sun 10 Jun 2018

£15 (Children £7.50) / 01439 771700

My Cousin Rachel

  • 3 stars
  • 2017
  • UK/US
  • 106 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Roger Michell
  • Cast: Sam Claflin, Rachel Weisz, Holliday Grainger

A young Englishman plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms. Weisz is a fine choice for the eponymous enigma, while Claflin is superb as her heedless admirer…

Wed 26 Jul

£7 (Children £5) / 01439 771700

National Theatre Live: Yerma

Billie Piper returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role. A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s masterpiece.

Thu 31 Aug

£15 (Children £7.50) / 01439 771700

Royal Shakespeare Company: Coriolanus

  • 2017
  • UK
  • Directed by: Angus Jackson
  • UK release: 11 October 2017

Shakespeare's classic tragedy.

Wed 11 Oct

£15 (Children £7.50) / 01439 771700

Royal Shakespeare Company: Titus Andronicus

  • 2017
  • UK
  • Directed by: Blanche McIntyre
  • Cast: Patrick Drury, Nia Gwynne, Stefan Adegbola, David Burnett
  • UK release: 9 August 2017

The decay of Rome reaches violent depths in Shakespeare’s most bloody play. Blanche McIntyre returns to the RSC to direct Shakespeare’s brutal revenge tragedy after her debut directing The Two Noble Kinsmen (2016).

Wed 9 Aug

£15 (Children £7.50) / 01439 771700

Royal Shakespeare Company: Twelfth Night

  • 2018
  • UK
  • Directed by: Christopher Luscombe
  • UK release: 14 February 2018

Shakespeare's greatest comedy tells a tale of unrequited love in this production directed by Christopher Luscombe.

Wed 14 Feb 2018

£15 (Children £7.50) / 01439 771700

Their Finest

  • 3 stars
  • 2016
  • UK
  • 117 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Lone Scherfig
  • Cast: Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy
  • UK release: 21 April 2017

London, 1940: fledgling screenwriter Catrin Cole (Arterton) joins the Ministry of Information’s Film Division and starts working on a propaganda movie. Scherfig wraps the war in a cosy cloak of nostalgia in a way that dulls moments of high anxiety, and despite a fine ensemble it’s all too muffled and mild-mannered.

Wed 12 Jul

£7 (Children £5) / 01439 771700

The Zookeeper's Wife

  • 3 stars
  • 2017
  • US/UK
  • 127 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Niki Caro
  • Cast: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Michael McElhatton, Daniel Brühl

The true story of Antonina Jabinski (Chastain) and her husband Jan (Heldenbergh), who ran the Warsaw Zoo in the 1930s and who used it to shelter Jews from the Nazis during WW2. Director Caro steers the story robustly if predictably, and it’s a solid and worthy story if nothing spectacular.

Wed 19 Jul

£7 (Children £5) / 01439 771700

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