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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. 18 July 2016

    Watch: Finding the light in Verdi’s Il trovatore - 'There is love and there is hope'

    Verdi's opera is infamous for its darkness and violence, but the cast and creative team of The Royal Opera's recent production believe it has a positive message too.

  2. 14 July 2016

    Your Reaction: Verdi's Il trovatore on BP Big Screens and YouTube

    What did you think of David Bösch’s new production of Verdi's operatic masterpiece, broadcast live around the world?

  3. 14 July 2016

    Watch: Verdi’s Il trovatore on-demand

    David Bösch’s new Royal Opera production is available to watch around the world for 30 days.