Welcome to Astoria Chippenham

We are pleased to announce that we are now featuring many "LIVE" Cinema Screenings - Including

The Royal Opera House - R.S.C. Productions

National Theatre - English National Opera

London Theatre Series - CinemaLIVE events

Advance booking for these performances is advisable, either from this website or from the cinema Ticket Office during normal opening times.

Our Cinema Showtimes

Royal Opera House: Andrea Chenier

Royal Opera House: Andrea Chenier
David McVicar revives Giordano's great historical opera of ill-fated love in a spectacular new production. During the French revolution, noblewoman Maddalena (Eva-Maria Westbroek) falls for the charms...
UK Release: Thursday 29th Jan

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Thursday 29th Jan
 


The Theory of Everything

The Theory of Everything
The Theory of Everything is the story of the most brilliant and celebrated physicist of our time, Stephen Hawking, and Jane Wilde the arts student he fell in love with whilst studying at Cambridge in...

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Monday 26th Jan
 

Tuesday 27th Jan
 

Wednesday 28th Jan
 


Mortdecai

Mortdecai
Juggling some angry Russians, the British Mi5, his impossibly leggy wife and an international terrorist, debonair art dealer and part time rogue Charlie Mortdecai (Johnny Depp) must traverse the globe...
UK Release: Friday 23rd Jan

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Wednesday 28th Jan
  

Thursday 29th Jan
  


Taken 3

Taken 3
Liam Neeson returns as ex-covert operative Bryan Mills, whose long awaited reconciliation with his ex-wife is tragically cut short when she is brutally murdered. Consumed with rage, and framed for the...
UK Release: Thursday 08th Jan

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Monday 26th Jan
 

Tuesday 27th Jan
 

Wednesday 28th Jan
 

Thursday 29th Jan
 


Paddington

Paddington
PADDINGTON is a family adventure about a talking bear from Peru who travels to London looking for a new home.
UK Release: Friday 28th Nov

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Saturday 31st Jan
 

Sunday 01st Feb
 


Big Hero 6

Big Hero 6
From Walt Disney Animation Studios, the team behind "Frozen" and "Wreck-It Ralph," comes "Big Hero 6," an action-packed comedy-adventure about the special bond that develops between Baymax, a plus-sized...
UK Release: Friday 30th Jan

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Thursday 05th Feb
  


Kingsman: The Secret Service

Kingsman: The Secret Service
An old-school spy recruits his streetwise nephew in this starry, eagerly anticipated thriller from the people behind 'Kick-Ass'.
UK Release: Thursday 29th Jan

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Sunday 01st Feb
   

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Wednesday 04th Feb
  

Thursday 05th Feb
  


Royal Shakespeare Company: Love's Labour's Lost

Royal Shakespeare Company: Love's Labour's Lost
Dedicating themselves to a life of study, the King and his friends take an oath to avoid the company of women for three years - but then the Princess of France and her ladies-in-waiting arrive.
UK Release: Wednesday 11th Feb

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Wednesday 11th Feb
 


National Theatre: Treasure Island

National Theatre: Treasure Island
An exciting new family-friendly production of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic pirate adventure! On a dark and stormy night, innkeeper's grand-daughter Jim opens the door to a terrifying old seadog. In...

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Wednesday 18th Feb
 


Fifty Shades of Grey

Fifty Shades of Grey
Fifty Shades of Grey is the hotly anticipated film adaptation of the bestselling book that has become a global phenomenon. Stepping into the roles of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, who have become...
UK Release: Friday 13th Feb

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Thursday 19th Feb
  


Royal Opera House: Der Fliegende Hollander

Royal Opera House: Der Fliegende Hollander
The Flying Dutchman has been cursed for eternity. Once every seven years he is allowed to come ashore to seek redemption. He may have found it in Senta, a woman who longs for escape from her dreary life...
UK Release: Tuesday 24th Feb

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Tuesday 24th Feb
 


Royal Shakespeare Company: Love's Labour's Won

Royal Shakespeare Company: Love's Labour's Won
Shakespeare's comic romance plays out amidst the brittle high spirits of a post-war house party in autumn 1918, as memories of the trenches give way to a life of parties, masked balls and youthful passions...
UK Release: Wednesday 04th Mar

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Wednesday 04th Mar
 


Bolshoi Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

Bolshoi Ballet: Romeo and Juliet
Prokofiev's finest ballet, based on Shakespeare's tragic love story and superbly choreographed by Yuri Grigorovich.

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Sunday 08th Mar
 


National Theatre Live: Behind the Beautiful Forevers

National Theatre Live: Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Zehrunisa and her son Abdul aim to recycle enough rubbish to fund a proper house. Sunil, twelve and stunted, wants to eat until he’s as tall as Kalu the thief. Asha seeks to steal government anti-poverty...
UK Release: Thursday 12th Mar

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Thursday 12th Mar
 


The Royal Ballet: Swan Lake

The Royal Ballet: Swan Lake
Anthony Dowell's opulent production of the greatest of all romantic ballets returns to the Royal Opera House.

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Tuesday 17th Mar
 


National Theatre Live: A View from the Bridge

National Theatre Live: A View from the Bridge
The Young Vic’s ‘magnetic, electrifying, astonishingly bold’ production, with Mark Strong as Eddie Carbone.

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Thursday 26th Mar
 


Royal Opera House: The Rise and Fall of the City of Mohaganny

Royal Opera House: The Rise and Fall of the City of Mohaganny
Three criminals on the run find they can go no further and found a city – Mahagonny, city of gold. The destitute and the disenchanted flock to Mahagonny, among them the prostitute Jenny and the lumberjack...
UK Release: Wednesday 01st Apr

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Wednesday 01st Apr
 


National Theatre Live: The Hard Problem

National Theatre Live: The Hard Problem
Hilary, a young psychology researcher at a brain-science institute, is nursing a private sorrow and a troubling question at work, where psychology and biology meet. If there is nothing but matter, what...
UK Release: Thursday 16th Apr

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Thursday 16th Apr
 


Bolshoi Ballet: Ivan the Terrible

Bolshoi Ballet: Ivan the Terrible
Yuri Grigorovich's dazzling ballet of intrigue and murder in 16th-century Russia, broadcast live in stunning HD.

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Sunday 19th Apr
 


Royal Opera House: La Fille Mal Gardee

Royal Opera House: La Fille Mal Gardee
Frederick Ashton's very English production of this most joyous of ballets returns to the Covent Garden stage. Lise is in love with Colas and wants to marry him. But her larger-than-life mother, the Widow...

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Tuesday 05th May
 


National Theatre Live: Man and Superman

National Theatre Live: Man and Superman
Oscar nominee Ralph Fiennes stars in a dazzling reinvention of Bernard Shaw's fantastical philosophical comedy. A serious, self-styled revolutionary and wealthy bachelor, Jack Tanner (Ralph Fiennes) becomes...
UK Release: Thursday 14th May

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Thursday 14th May
 


English National Opera: The Pirates of Penzance

English National Opera: The Pirates of Penzance
Oscar-nominated filmmaker Mike Leigh makes his operatic directorial debut with Gilbert and Sullivan's much-loved comic masterpiece. Having been mistakenly apprenticed to a band of soft-hearted Cornish...

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Tuesday 19th May
 


Royal Opera House: La Boheme

Royal Opera House: La Boheme
Several of opera's greatest stars turn out for this historic final revival of John Copley's staging of Puccini's romantic masterpiece. A quartet of bohemians share an uncomfortable garret in 1830s Paris...

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Wednesday 10th Jun
 


English National Opera: Carmen

English National Opera: Carmen
Justina Gringyte stars in the first revival of Calixto Bieito's acclaimed production of Bizet's fiery opera, broadcast live in stunning HD. Young solider Jose is so entranced by sultry gypsy temptress...

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Wednesday 01st Jul
 


Royal Opera House: Guillaume Tell

Royal Opera House: Guillaume Tell
Italian director Damiano Michieletto makes his debut with a thrilling production of Rossini's final opera. Famed archer and patriot Guillaume Tell (Gerald Finley) refuses to pay homage to Gesler (Nicolas...

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Sunday 05th Jul
 


Royal Shakespeare Company: The Merchant of Venice

Royal Shakespeare Company: The Merchant of Venice
'Treasure Island' director Polly Findlay makes her RSC Shakespeare debut with the Bard's great tragedy. Bassanio asks his friend, Venetian merchant Antonio, to lend him three thousand ducats to finance...
UK Release: Sunday 12th Jul

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Wednesday 22nd Jul
 


Royal Shakespeare Company: Othello

Royal Shakespeare Company: Othello
But he is also an outsider whose victories have created enemies of his own, men driven by prejudice and jealousy to destroy him. As they plot in the shadows, Othello realises too late that the greatest...
UK Release: Wednesday 26th Aug

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Wednesday 26th Aug
 


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