Bring The Theatre Home

Get a dose of theatrics at home.

There may be no one treading the boards in theatreland but that doesn’t mean you can’t get you dose of theatrics at home. Covent Garden has rounded up the best performances to stream, download and discover to help bring the theatre to your front room.

Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera House is continuing its curated #OurHouseToYourHouse programme featuring free online broadcasts, musical masterclasses and cultural highlights that audiences can access for free anywhere, anytime.

Watch below as tenor Filipe Manu sings a stunning rendition of 'Una furtiva lagrima' from the opera L'elisir d'amore by Donizetti from the roof of the Royal Opera House.

Make sure to check out the rest of the Royal Opera House’s YouTube channel for amazing behind-the-scenes glimpses like this from The Nutcracker.

Stream The Stage

La Boeheme

La Bohème

This passionate production of Puccini's opera follows a group of young artists navigating life, love, and personal obstacles in 19th century Paris.

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The Nutcracker

The timeless holiday spectacle about a girl who’s swept into a fantasy world when her Christmas present comes to life, as performed by the Royal Ballet.

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Matilda The Musical. 8 Royal Shakespeare Company Production Of Matilda The Musical Miria Parvin (Miss Honey) And Craige Els (Miss Trunchbull) Credit Manuel Harlan

The Show Must Go On

They say the show must go on and that is exactly the plan for Official London Theatre as they have been drawn together some of the hard work that people have been doing to ensure that people can still share their fantastic talents and we can still enjoy some theatre shows online

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Pollock's traditional cut-out and make Victorian toy theatres, paper shadow boxes and pop-up puppet theatres are particularly charming and make the perfect portable gift if you're planning to spoil the kids or any theatre lover back home.

Theatre of Wonders by Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop

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Listen To The Shows

With so many amazing shows in the West End to see, now is the time to discover the music that made them iconic with the live cast recordings. From The Lion King to Waitress, learn every song by heart and recreate your own stage show at home thanks to these Olivier Award winning soundtracks.

The team at the Evening Standard has rounded up the top 22 cast recordings to listen to.

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