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Digital Theatre

Enjoy theatre online from the comfort of your own home.

Random, fun and unauthorised, Portal 2: The Musical is available to watch on YouTube.

The National Theatre will be releasing its past performances for audiences to watch a week at a time. The shows are available on YouTube from the 2nd April and will include One Man, Two Guvnors and Jane Eyre.

Eugenius! is readily available to watch on online.

Amsterdam + post-show Q&A will be available on Wednesday 15 April from HOME.

Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals are available for weekly viewing from the YouTube channel The Shows Must Go On

BBC Four are showcasing a collection of The National Theatre's performances including Hamlet and Much Ado About Nothing for their Culture in Quarantine series focused on Shakespeare. Available on BBC iPlayer.


The Royal Opera House will be releasing shows on YouTube, including Peter and the Wolf and Metamorphosis.

Vienna State Ballet’s Swan Lake is available to watch on online.


Opera North's The Turn of the Screw is available on YouTube.

OperaVison have a pleather of productions, including Madame Butterfly and Spring Storms, available to watch on online.

Stand Up

Across three nights, a different stand-up comedian will take over the @PrimeVideoUK Instagram account to deliver a stand-up routine from their living room.


Willows Musical is available to stream online for free.


Live Nation: Live From Home link

The One World: Together At Home concert on April 18th includes performances from Alicia Keys, Elton John and Lizzo. The digital special aims to support frontline healthcare workers and the WHO. Available to watch on BBC One, YouTube, Facebook and Twitch. #TogetherAtHome

Paid theatre

Homemakers will soon be available online from HOMEmcr, offering Pay-What-You-Decide commissioned live art.

Digital Theatre gives access to its archive of performances including Funny Girl, Into the Woods and Macbeth.

I suggest holding on to your seven-day free trial of Disney+ as the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Hamilton will be available from the online streaming platform from the 3rd of July.


Finally, if you just want a laugh and don’t mind extremely blurry film footage, Pokemon Live! is a must. Available (for now) to view on YouTube.


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