Best of British hits the big Screen

National Theatre Live comes to South Nicosia this and next month with three screenings of theatre classics from the Cyprus Theatre Organisation (CTO).

The CTO also offer a regular programme of live theatre performances subtitled in English and Turkish which includes the fantastic children’s play I am a Prince which is slated for 10.30am on Sunday, January 24 and February 7.

The drive to showcase the best of British theatre at cinemas launches on Tuesday with the film of Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre, a joint production by the National Theatre and Bristol’s Old Vic.

All screenings will be subtitled in Greek and Turkish and will take place at Evis Gavrilides Hall, the CTO theatre, in Grigori Afxentiou Street.

A film of the Donmar Warehouse performance of Christopher Hampton’s tale of sex, intrigue and betrayal in pre-revolutionary France, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, will screen on Tuesday, February 16.

Tuesday, March 29 offers a screening of the National Theatre performance of Shakespeare’s As You Like It.

All films start at 8.30pm and tickets are priced at 10 euros, with a discount price of six euros for people who are unemployed, pensioners, soldiers and university or school students. Tickets may be reserved by phoning 0035777772717.

By Anne Canalp for Cyprus Today

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