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BP Big Screens

BP Big Screens in 2016


Live, free outdoor relays from the Royal Opera House


This year for the BP Big Screens we are bringing you the world premiere of Liam Scarlett’s ballet Frankenstein and two operas from Giuseppe Verdi, Nabucco and Il trovatore, May–July 2016. Each screening will bring exclusive backstage films, competitions and the best performances live to towns across the UK, absolutely FREE!


Whether you are a seasoned fan or a newcomer, bring your friends, family and a picnic, and enjoy free opera and ballet at a BP Big Screen near you.

News and features

  1. 9 June 2016

    Your Reaction: Nabucco live on BP Big Screens and YouTube

    What did you think of Verdi's epic opera starring Plácido Domingo?

  2. 9 June 2016

    Watch: Verdi’s Nabucco live-streamed from 7pm BST on 9 June 2016

    Daniele Abbado’s production starring Plácido Domingo will be live-streamed online and relayed to BP Big Screens around the UK.

  3. 20 May 2016

    Watch: The gruesome influences that shaped the staging of The Royal Ballet's Frankenstein

    Designer John Macfarlane gives an up-close look at the ballet's sets which include a full-size anatomy theatre complete with gory prop cadaver.