Theatre at the Workmen's Hall

With a large auditorium, which was fully renovated in the 1990s and a newly refreshed digital cinema, the Workmen's Hall is able to offer a wide range of performances; from plays in the auditorium, to live simulcasts of opera in our cinema.

The Workmen's Hall is proud to have a close relationship with Theatre AdHoc, continuing the long tradition of the Hall providing live theatrical entertainments and offering learning and personal development opportunities for members of the community.

Full Schedule


Tue 25th Feb, 7:15pm Marston & Scarlett cinema


Tue 17th Mar, 7:15pm Fidelio cinema


Wed 1st Apr, 7:15pm Swan Lake cinema

Tue 21st Apr, 7:00pm Cavalleria Rusticana / Pagliacci cinema


Thu 28th May, 7:15pm The Dante Project cinema


Thu 18th Jun, 7:45pm Elektra cinema

Performances in our cinema

Marston & Scarlett

Live Royal Ballet cinema

Cathy Marston is previously an Associate Artist of the Royal Opera House and Director of Bern Ballett, and much in demand internationally. The inspiration for her first work for The...

Showing on Tue 25th Feb 2020


Live Royal Opera cinema

Beethoven’s only opera is a masterpiece, an uplifting story of risk and triumph. In this new production, conducted by Antonio Pappano, Jonas Kaufmann plays the political prisoner Florestan, and Lise...

Showing on Tue 17th Mar 2020

Swan Lake

Live Royal Ballet cinema

Liam Scarlett’s glorious production of Swan Lake, new in 2018, returns for its first revival. While remaining faithful to the Marius Petipa/Lev Ivanov text, Scarlett’s additional choreography and John Macfarlane’s magnificent...

Showing on Wed 1st Apr 2020

Cavalleria Rusticana / Pagliacci

Live Royal Opera cinema

Pietro Mascagni’s Cavalleria rusticana (Rustic Chivalry) and Ruggero Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci (The Players) are today Italian opera’s most famous double act, but they were written independently. Cavalleria rusticana came first, its hugely successful premiere in 1890 doubtless...

Showing on Tue 21st Apr 2020

The Dante Project

Live Royal Ballet cinema

Dante’s Divine Comedy is an epic journey through the afterlife: it encompasses the horrifying drama of Inferno and its damned, the lyrical mysticism of pilgrims on mount Purgatorio and the dazzling spheres of Paradiso with their endless configurations...

Showing on Thu 28th May 2020


Live Royal Opera cinema

Strauss’s thrilling and audacious adaptation of Greek tragedy receives a new staging by the award-winning Christof Loy. This uncompromising opera, about a daughter intent on bloody revenge and a mother...

Showing on Thu 18th Jun 2020