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Aisha and Abhaya Trailer: 2022 Tour
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Rambert Dance

Aisha and Abhaya Trailer: 2022 Tour

Rambert’s fearless dancers take centre stage performing Sharon Eyal’s fierce, pulsating choreography to an original soundtrack of driving techno from Ori Lichtik and GAIKA. Director Kibwe Tavares brings this together with a vast film fantasy, thick with atmosphere. Sisters Aisha and Abhaya are seeking refuge from a violent homeland. We encounter them washed ashore in a strange land; a fireside ritual; Blade Runner-style cityscapes, and a huge augmented-reality Spirit. A co-production between Rambert and The Royal Ballet, in association with BBC Films and Robin Saunders. Royal and Derngate, Northampton Tue 18 – Wed 19 January 2022 royalandderngate.co.uk Festival Theatre, Edinburgh Thu 10 – Sat 12 February 2022 capitaltheatres.com Book Here Teatre Nacional de Catalunya, Barcelona Fri 18 – Sun 20 March 2022 tnc.cat Credits A coproduction between Rambert and The Royal Ballet, in association with BBC Films and Robin Saunders Director: Kibwe Tavares Choreography: Sharon Eyal Choreography co-creator: Gai Behar Soundtrack design and original music: Ori Lichtik Additional original music: GAIKA Costume Designer and Style Supervisor: Uldus Bakhtiozina VFX / Projections produced by: Factory Fifteen Animation Designer: Paul Nicholls Projection Designer: Gillian Tan Lighting Designer: Natasha Chivers Film Producer: Fiona Lamptey Films produced in association with Fruit Tree Media Aisha and Abhaya is supported by PRS Foundation’s The Open Fund, Cockayne – Grants for the Arts and The London Community Foundation. This production was also made possible thanks to the support of the Rambert Commissioning Council.
Trailer: Cyprus Avenue by David Ireland
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Royal Court Theatre

Trailer: Cyprus Avenue by David Ireland

WATCH Cyprus Avenue in full now. Donate here: https://royalcourttheatre.com/donate/ The film is free to watch but as a registered charity, we need your support to continue to produce new plays like Cyprus Avenue. Make a donation today to ensure we can continue our work with writers. However big or small your donation, you'll be playing a part in the development of new, game changing work the Royal Court is renowned for. Donate now: https://royalcourttheatre.com/donate/ The film of David Ireland’s Cyprus Avenue mixes live performance from the iconic Royal Court Theatre stage production with location shooting in Belfast. Starring Stephen Rea and directed by Vicky Featherstone, the award-winning Cyprus Avenue was originally produced at the Royal Court Theatre, London and Abbey Theatre, Dublin before touring to Belfast and the Public Theater in New York. Eric Miller is a Belfast Loyalist. He is experiencing a psychotic episode and mistakes his five-week old granddaughter for Gerry Adams. Generations of sectarian trauma convince him that his cultural heritage is under siege. He must act. This hard hitting black comedy tells the story of a man struggling with the past and terrified of the future. It was awarded Best New Play at the Irish Times Theatre Awards and the James Tait Black Prize for Drama in 2017. For his portrayal of Eric, Stephen Rea won Best Actor at the Irish Times Theatre Awards 2017. Full cast includes Ronkẹ Adékoluẹjo, Chris Corrigan, Andrea Irvine, Amy Molloy and Stephen Rea. The adaptation was originally broadcast on Sunday 15 September 2019 on BBC Four. It was commissioned by The Space and produced for BBC Four by the Royal Court Theatre. It was Executive Produced by Lucy Davies, Jane Featherstone, Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson. The Royal Court Theatre is the writers’ theatre. It is the leading force in world theatre for energetically cultivating writers – undiscovered, emerging and established. The Royal Court is located in London, UK. Follow us on Twitter: http://bit.ly/RCTtwitter Follow us on Facebook: http://bit.ly/2hqJpFa Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://bit.ly/RCTsubscribe
Northern Songs: Méilte Cheann Dubhrann
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Causeway Pictures Ltd

Northern Songs: Méilte Cheann Dubhrann

'Méilte Cheann Dubhrann' is a traditional Irish song, in a new arrangement created by composer Neil Martin for Northern Ireland Opera. We filmed at Ballintoy Harbour in County Antrim, and the song is performed by mezzo soprano Margaret Bridge, tenor John Porter, cellist Neil Martin (who also arranged this version of the song) and pianist Ruth McGinley. 'Méilte Cheann Dubhrann' is the penultimate film in the new series of Northern Songs, which celebrate the stunning landscapes and landmarks of Northern Ireland through songs written by and performed by composers and singers from across the island of Ireland. A Mhéilte Cheann Dubhrann, is sibh a thógfadh dom cian Tráthnóna sa tsamhradh nuair a luíos an ghrian Nach aoibheann do chladaigh d’oíche is de ló Is a Mhéilte Cheann Dubhrann, céad slán libh go deo [English translation: Oh sandy hills of Ceann Dubhrann, it’s you that set me thinking Of a summer’s evening as the sun sets How beautiful are your beaches by night and by day Oh sandy hills of Ceann Dubhrann, a hundred farewells to you for good] Nach sna méilte udaí a chaith mé seal aoibhinn gan ghruaim Ag buachailleacht eallaigh fá imeall an chuain Is ann a bogadh mo chliabhan nuair a bhí mé beag óg Is a Mhéilte Cheann Dubhrann, céad slán libh go deo [English translation: Wasn’t it in those yonder sandy hills that I spent some beautiful carefree time Herding cattle around the harbour’s edge And it was there that my cradle was rocked when I was small and young Oh sandy hills of Ceann Dubhrann, a hundred farewells to you for good] Tá néaltaí na maidne ag breacadh sa spéir Tá na coiligh ag scairtigh le bánú an lae Tá an soitheach ag fanacht in imeall an cheo Is a Mhéilte Cheann Dubhrann, céad slán libh go deo [English translation: The morning clouds are dappling the sky And the cocks are crowing as day breaks The boat is waiting on the edge of the mist Oh sandy hills of Ceann Dubhrann, a hundred farewells to you for good] Nach trua mise amárach ag dul idir dhá dtír Agus sléibhte na coigríche ag cur cumha ar mo chroí Beidh mo rosca mar shruthán ag síorshileadh deor Is a Mhéilte Cheann Dubhrann, céad slán libh go deo [English translation: Won’t I be sad tomorrow on my travels As the foreign mountains make me long for home My eyes will be streaming torrents of tears Oh sandy hills of Ceann Dubhrann, a hundred farewells to you for good] The opera singers who perform in this new series of Northern Songs are all previous finalists or winners of the Glenarm Festival of Voice, which is now in its eleventh year. Sopranos Catherine Donnelly and Susie Gibbons, mezzo Margaret Bridge, tenors John Porter and Andrew Irwin and bass-baritone David Howes perform across eight films in this new series which has a special focus on counties Fermanagh, Armagh and Tyrone, although we have filmed across Northern Ireland, from deep underground in the Marble Arch Caves all the way to the edge of the rocks of Balllintoy Harbour, made famous as the Iron Islands in Game of Thrones. The films were directed by Marty Stalker and produced by Causeway Pictures, with drone footage by Conor Driscoll. You can find out more on Northern Ireland Opera's website, www.niopera.com. The singers are wearing scarf and dress designs by Sara O'Neill which feature myths and legends from Irish history and mythology, from her Éadach collection. Whether you have visited these locations before, or perhaps might plan to do so once the public health situation allows, we hope these films encourage you to explore both the music created on this island as well as the beautiful and historic locations and landmarks which Northern Ireland has in abundance and which feature in these films. . . . . .#Irish #irishsong #irishlanguage #singinginirish #songsinirish #méiltecheanndubhrann #neilmartin #cello #piano #duet #operaduet #operavoices #glenarmfestivalofvoice #ballintoyharbour #ironislands #gameofthroneslocations #seaside #coast #musicvideo #musicfilm #traditionalirishsong #folksong #emigrationsong #emigration #countyantrim #embraceagiantspirit #fillyourheartiwithireland #beach #eadach #saraoneill #drone #dronefootage #waves #greyjoy #gameofthronestour #visitnorthernireland #discovernorthernireland
Northern Songs: Oft in the Stilly Night
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Causeway Pictures Ltd

Northern Songs: Oft in the Stilly Night

Mezzo soprano Margaret Bridge performs this beautiful song about loss and remembrance, 'Oft In The Stilly Night' by Thomas Moore, accompanied by pianist Ruth McGinley. Filmed at the mysterious and ancient Beaghmore Stone Circles and the brand new OM Dark Sky Park in County Tyrone, this song is the third film in the new series of Northern Songs, which celebrate the stunning landscapes and landmarks of Northern Ireland through songs written by and performed by composers and singers from across the island of Ireland. The opera singers who perform in this new series of Northern Songs are all previous finalists or winners of the Glenarm Festival of Voice, which is now in its eleventh year. Sopranos Catherine Donnelly and Susie Gibbons, mezzo Margaret Bridge, tenors John Porter and Andrew Irwin and bass-baritone David Howes perform across eight films in this new series which has a special focus on counties Fermanagh, Armagh and Tyrone, although we have filmed across Northern Ireland, from deep underground in the Marble Arch Caves all the way to the edge of the rocks of Balllintoy Harbour, made famous as the Iron Islands in Game of Thrones. The films were directed by Marty Stalker and produced by Causeway Pictures, with drone footage by Conor Driscoll. You can find out more on Northern Ireland Opera's website, www.niopera.com Whether you have visited these locations before, or perhaps might plan to do so once the public health situation allows, we hope these films encourage you to explore both the music created on this island as well as the beautiful and historic locations and landmarks which Northern Ireland has in abundance and which feature in these films. #EmbraceAGiantSpirit #FillYourHeartWithIreland #discoverNI #Belfast #Thomas Moore #OftInTheStillyNight #Beaghmore #DarkSky #DarkSkyPark #CoTyrone #DavaghForest #VisitNorthernIreland #DiscoverNorthernIreland #opera #operasingers #irishsong #mezzosoprano
Northern Songs: The Lark in the Clear Air
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Causeway Pictures Ltd

Northern Songs: The Lark in the Clear Air

Soprano Susie Gibbons performs 'The Lark in the Clear Air'' by Sir Samuel Ferguson, accompanied by pianist Ruth McGinley. Filmed at The Armagh Cider Company in County Armagh this song is the fifth film in the new series of Northern Songs, which celebrate the stunning landscapes and landmarks of Northern Ireland through songs written by and performed by composers and singers from across the island of Ireland. The opera singers who perform in this new series of Northern Songs are all previous finalists or winners of the Glenarm Festival of Voice, which is now in its eleventh year. Sopranos Catherine Donnelly and Susie Gibbons, mezzo Margaret Bridge, tenors John Porter and Andrew Irwin and bass-baritone David Howes perform across eight films in this new series which has a special focus on counties Fermanagh, Armagh and Tyrone, although we have filmed across Northern Ireland, from deep underground in the Marble Arch Caves all the way to the edge of the rocks of Balllintoy Harbour, made famous as the Iron Islands in Game of Thrones. The films were directed by Marty Stalker and produced by Causeway Pictures, with drone footage by Conor Driscoll. You can find out more on Northern Ireland Opera's website, www.niopera.com Whether you have visited these locations before, or perhaps might plan to do so once the public health situation allows, we hope these films encourage you to explore both the music created on this island as well as the beautiful and historic locations and landmarks which Northern Ireland has in abundance and which feature in these films. #EmbraceAGiantSpirit #FillYourHeartWithIreland #discoverNI #Belfast #Herbert Hughes #TheLarkInTheClearAir #spring #cider #CountyArmagh #Armagh #appleorchards #ciderorchards #lark #irishsong #artsong #soprano #armaghapples #songsofSpring #northernireland #VisitNorthernIreland #DiscoverNorthernIreland #opera #operasingers #irishsong #northernsongs
Northern Songs: Gentle Maiden
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Causeway Pictures Ltd

Northern Songs: Gentle Maiden

Tenor John Porter performs 'The Gentle Maiden'' by Sir Harold Boulton, accompanied by pianist Ruth McGinley. Filmed at The Ulster American Folk Park in County Tyrone, this song is the fourth film in the new series of Northern Songs, which celebrate the stunning landscapes and landmarks of Northern Ireland through songs written by and performed by composers and singers from across the island of Ireland. The opera singers who perform in this new series of Northern Songs are all previous finalists or winners of the Glenarm Festival of Voice, which is now in its eleventh year. Sopranos Catherine Donnelly and Susie Gibbons, mezzo Margaret Bridge, tenors John Porter and Andrew Irwin and bass-baritone David Howes perform across eight films in this new series which has a special focus on counties Fermanagh, Armagh and Tyrone, although we have filmed across Northern Ireland, from deep underground in the Marble Arch Caves all the way to the edge of the rocks of Balllintoy Harbour, made famous as the Iron Islands in Game of Thrones. The films were directed by Marty Stalker and produced by Causeway Pictures, with drone footage by Conor Driscoll. You can find out more on Northern Ireland Opera's website, www.niopera.com Whether you have visited these locations before, or perhaps might plan to do so once the public health situation allows, we hope these films encourage you to explore both the music created on this island as well as the beautiful and historic locations and landmarks which Northern Ireland has in abundance and which feature in these films. #EmbraceAGiantSpirit #FillYourHeartWithIreland #discoverNI #Belfast #HaroldBoulton #TheGentleMaiden #emigration #emigratiostories #countyTyrone #Tyrone #UlsterAmerican #IrishAmerican #emigrationstories #preservation #restoration #mellon #clapboardhouse #americansettlers #irishemigration #VisitNorthernIreland #DiscoverNorthernIreland #opera #operasingers #irishsong #mezzosoprano #singing #historical #tourism #nitalent
Northern Songs: The River Runs Beneath Us
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Causeway Pictures Ltd

Northern Songs: The River Runs Beneath Us

Soprano Catherine Donnelly and Mezzo Margaret Bridge perform 'A River Runs Beneath Us' by Duke Special and Andrew Doyle, accompanied by pianist Ruth McGinley. Filmed along the River Lagan in Belfast, on the Maritime Mile and in the Titanic Quarter, this song launches our new series of Northern Songs. Northern Songs celebrates the stunning landscapes and landmarks of Northern Ireland through songs written by and performed by composers and singers from across the island of Ireland. The opera singers who perform in this new series of Northern Songs are all previous finalists or winners of the Glenarm Festival of Voice, which is now in its eleventh year. Sopranos Catherine Donnelly and Susie Gibbons, mezzo Margaret Bridge, tenors John Porter and Andrew Irwin and bass-baritone David Howes perform across six films in this new series which has a special focus on counties Fermanagh, Armagh and Tyrone, although we have filmed from deep underground in the Marble Arch Caves all the way to the edge of the rocks of Balllintoy Harbour, made famous as the Iron Islands in Game of Thrones. Three of the films also feature dresses and scarves from the Éadach collection by Sara O'Neill, including this film on the Maritime Mile, and the two films yet to release filmed at Ballintoy Harbour and Enniskillen Castle. The films were directed by Marty Stalker and produced by Causeway Pictures, with drone footage by Conor Driscoll. Find out more at https://www.causewaypictures.com Whether you have visited these locations before, or perhaps might plan to do so once the public health situation allows, we hope these films encourage you to explore both the music created on this island as well as the beautiful and historic locations and landmarks which Northern Ireland has in abundance and which feature in these films. #NorthernSongs #NorthernIreland #northernirishsongs #irishsongs #EmbraceAGiantSpirit #FillYourHeartWithIreland #discovernorthernireland #visitnorthernireland #operalife #operasingers #nationaloperacompany #NorthernIrelandOpera #EmbraceAGiantSpirit #FillYourHeartWithIreland #discoverNI #Belfast #DukeSpecial #RiverLagan #Titanic #MaritimeMile #MaritimeCity #TitanicQuarter #VisitBelfast #opera #operasingers #ARiverRunsBeneathUs