Back by popular demand! Celebrating ABBA’s greatest hits in all their sparkling, show-stopping glory, West End stars Abbie Osmon and Emma Kershaw will perform an amazing line-up of the Swedish pop group’s timeless classics in ABBAphonic. With the amplified Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, a spectacular light show and sensational backing singers, ABBA’s hit songs will be performed with the RPO’s signature symphonic twist!
In 2020 Shakatak will be celebrating the 40th year of their illustrious career! To mark this milestone the band will be releasing various commemorative items including a special CD and book and they will be making world-wide appearances at clubs and festivals plus live radio & TV performances.
Step back into a dangerous world of plots, espionage and treachery to explore the turbulent relationship between Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots in their own words. In an England and Scotland engulfed in religious turmoil and with civil wars raging on the continent, this major exhibition follows the storm that threatened these two powerful women as they struggled for control of the British Isles.
The film reimagines Tower Bridge as a giant musical instrument, drawing inspiration from one of the first women to work on the Bridge - Hannah Griggs, who cooked for the Bridge Master and his family between 1911-1915. In ‘Time Bascule’ Hannah plays the role of musical maestro to pluck the strings and ‘play’ the iconic London landmark.
Leon Bosch’s programme showcases the double bass in all its glory, from a virtuoso solo instrument to a thrilling ensemble player. The performance is bookended by Bosch’s own acclaimed ensemble ‘I Musicanti’, opening the concert with the London première of Bottesini's Grand Quintet in C minor and closing the evening with Dvorák's Op. 77. In between, he is joined by the award-winning pianist Rebecca Omordia, and will play a stirring commission by Roxanna Panufnik
Picturehouse Central successfully hosted Sundance Film Festival: London for the fourth time in 2019. The festival presented twelve feature films from Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, USA, including the UK gala screening of Late Night, alongside two short film programmes and four special events. The festival closed with the UK premiere of Penny Lane’s Hail Satan?.