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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. 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.

  2. 19 May 2016

    Watch: Darcey Bussell explores Frankenstein's emotional pas de deux

    The former Royal Ballet Principal joins choreographer Liam Scarlett in rehearsal with Laura Morera.

  3. 18 May 2016

    Your Reaction: Frankenstein live in cinemas and on BP Big Screens

    What did you think of the live relay of Liam Scarlett's Royal Ballet adaptation of Mary Shelley's iconic novel?