Filming Location Matching "Royal Opera House, Bow Street, Covent Garden, London, England, UK" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Fifth Element (1997)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.7
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52 Metascore

In the colorful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr. Zorg at bay.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman, Ian Holm

Votes: 406,802 | Gross: $63.54M

2. The Theory of Everything (2014)

PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

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72 Metascore

A look at the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife.

Director: James Marsh | Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Tom Prior, Sophie Perry

Votes: 365,868 | Gross: $35.89M

3. Billy Elliot (2000)

R | 110 min | Drama, Music

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74 Metascore

A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family.

Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Jean Heywood, Jamie Draven

Votes: 116,683 | Gross: $22.00M

4. The Red Shoes (1948)

Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Music, Romance

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A young ballet dancer is torn between the man she loves and her pursuit to become a prima ballerina.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Anton Walbrook, Marius Goring, Moira Shearer, Jean Short

Votes: 24,874 | Gross: $10.90M

5. The Public Eye (1972)

G | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

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When a straight-laced British accountant marries a free-spirited American, he starts trying to change her. His wife doesn't keep regular hours, so he suspects an affair and hires a ... See full summary »

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Mia Farrow, Topol, Michael Jayston, Margaret Rawlings

Votes: 548

6. The EE British Academy Film Awards (2015 TV Special)

News

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Director: Matthew Amos | Stars: Stephen Fry, Amy Adams, Patricia Arquette, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 49

7. The Magic Flute (2003 TV Movie)

185 min | Fantasy, Romance, Music

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One of the most iconic operas of all time; "The Magic Flute" (Die Zauberflöte) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is about a Prince, Tamino, conquering all odds to be wise and to rescue the ... See full summary »

Director: Sue Judd | Stars: Will Hartmann, Dorothea Röschmann, Diana Damrau, Franz-Josef Selig

Votes: 130

8. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (2011 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

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A TV screening of a production of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" by the Royal Ballet, staged at the Royal Opera House in London. It's the first full-length score commissioned for the Royal Ballet in 20 years.

Directors: Jonathan Haswell, Dominic Best | Stars: Lauren Cuthbertson, Sergei Polunin, Edward Watson, Zenaida Yanowsky

Votes: 62

9. The Beggar Bride (1997– )

150 min | Drama

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Young wife Angela Harper embarks on an affair with a rich older man in an attempt to raise some money.

Stars: Keeley Hawes, Nicholas Jones, Joe Duttine, Kacey Ainsworth

Votes: 84

10. Swan Lake (1982 TV Movie)

137 min | Fantasy, Music, Romance

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The Royal Ballet's 1980 production of Tchaikovsky's classic ballet.

Stars: Natalia Makarova, Anthony Dowell, Michael Coleman, Sandra Conley

Votes: 26

11. The Nutcracker (2009)

120 min | Fantasy, Music, Romance

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A revival of Peter Wright's production of "The Nutcracker".

Director: Ross MacGibbon | Stars: Miyako Yoshida, Steven McRae, Gary Avis, Iohna Loots

Votes: 58

12. Giselle (2006 TV Movie)

112 min | Music

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Perhaps the most celebrated ballet of the Romantic era, Adolphe Adam's intoxicating ballet Giselle is the dramatic story of a peasant girl whose betrayal by her aristocratic lover causes ... See full summary »

Director: Ross MacGibbon | Stars: Alina Cojocaru, David Drew, Martin Harvey, Johan Kobborg

Votes: 32

13. Anna Nicole (2011 TV Movie)

126 min | Drama, Musical

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An opera based on the life of celebrity and actress Anna Nicole Smith.

Director: Francesca Kemp | Stars: Antonio Pappano, Eva Marie Westbroeke, Patrick Ryan Anderson, Louise Armit

Votes: 35

14. The Sleeping Beauty (2007 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 135 min | Fantasy, Music, Romance

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Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty, choreographed by Marius Petipa, is one of the best loved of classical ballets, combining in a single work all the enchantment and virtuosity that ballet has to offer.

Director: Ross MacGibbon | Stars: Alina Cojocaru, Federico Bonelli, Marianela Nuñez, Genesia Rosato

Votes: 32

15. Carmen by Georges Bizet (1991 TV Movie)

162 min | Drama, Music, Romance

8.2
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Director: Barrie Gavin | Stars: Zubin Mehta, Maria Ewing, Luis Lima, Leontina Vaduva

Votes: 46

16. The Nutcracker (1985 TV Movie)

Drama, Music

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Although the set design and most of the costumes are remarkably like the later Royal Ballet Peter Wright productions, (2001 and 2009) many tiny details are different. While the production ... See full synopsis »

Director: John Vernon | Stars: Lesley Collier, Anthony Dowell, Michael Coleman, Julie Rose

Votes: 31

17. Björk at the Royal Opera House (2002 TV Special)

42 min | Music

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Björk in an amazing performance live at The Royal Opera House, following her album Vesperine and her greatest hits.

Director: David Barnard | Stars: Björk, Simon Lee, Zeena Parkins

Votes: 303

18. Maria Callas at Covent Garden (1964 TV Special)

70 min | Documentary, Music

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Few of Maria Callas's performances were filmed, so these two gala concerts recorded at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in 1962 and 1964 are special. On 4 November 1962, it was before ... See full summary »

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Maria Callas, Renato Cioni, Tito Gobbi, Robert Bowman

Votes: 66

19. The Nutcracker (1968 TV Movie)

100 min | Music

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Director: John Vernon | Stars: Merle Park, Rudolf Nureyev, Geoffrey Cauley, Michael Coleman

Votes: 13

20. The EE British Academy Film Awards (2016 TV Special)

Reality-TV

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Stars: Lenny Abrahamson, Naji Abu Nowar, Riz Ahmed, Tim Angel

Votes: 42

21. Macbeth (II) (2011)

170 min | Drama, Music

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Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

Director: Sue Judd | Stars: Simon Keenlyside, Raymond Aceto, Liudmyla Monastyrska, Elisabeth Meister

Votes: 22

22. The Minotaur (2008 TV Movie)

129 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

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An opera based on the story of Asterios, half-human half-bull half-brother of Ariadne, and the quest of Theseus to kill him and end the blood debt between Athens and Crete.

Director: Jonathan Haswell | Stars: Christine Rice, Rebecca Bottone, Pumeza Matshikiza, Wendy Dawn Thompson

Votes: 5

23. Mayerling (2010 Video)

159 min | Music

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Stars: Mara Galeazzi, Iohna Loots, Edward Watson

Votes: 8

24. Carmen (2007 TV Movie)

152 min | Drama, Music

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Director: Jonathan Haswell | Stars: Anna Caterina Antonacci, Jonas Kaufmann, Jacques Imbrailo, Norah Amsellem

Votes: 32

25. The Olivier Awards 2014 (2014 TV Special)

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Stars: Benny Andersson, Gemma Arterton, Stephen Ashfield, David Babani

26. Manon Lescaut (1983 TV Movie)

129 min | Drama, Romance, Music

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A story of doomed romance between a chivalrous noble man, Chevalier Des Grieux and his working class lover, Manon Lescaut.

Director: Brian Large | Stars: Kiri Te Kanawa, Plácido Domingo, Thomas Allen, Forbes Robinson

Votes: 33

27. The EE British Academy Film Awards (2014 TV Special)

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Director: Nikki Parsons | Stars: Stephen Fry, Claudia Winkleman, Tinie Tempah, Laura Mvula

Votes: 45

28. Le nozze di Figaro (II) (2006 TV Movie)

184 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

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The Countess and three servants conspire to embarrass the Count during an attempted infidelity. Complications ensue for the upcoming nuptials.

Director: Jonathan Haswell | Stars: Graciela Araya, Francis Egerton, Gerald Finley, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Votes: 25

29. The Tsarina's Slippers (2009 TV Movie)

155 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Music

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Director: Jonathan Haswell | Stars: Olga Gouriakova, Vsevolod Grivnov, Larissa Diadkova, Vladimir Matorin

30. Otello (1992 TV Movie)

147 min | Drama, Music, Romance

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The Moorish general Othello is manipulated into thinking that his new wife Desdemona has been carrying on an affair with his lieutenant Michael Cassio when in reality it is all part of the scheme of a bitter ensign named Iago.

Director: Brian Large | Stars: Plácido Domingo, Kiri Te Kanawa, Sergei Leiferkus, Claire Powell

Votes: 68

31. La fille du régiment (2007 TV Movie)

127 min | Comedy, Musical

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Director: Robin Lough | Stars: Natalie Dessay, Juan Diego Flórez, Felicity Palmer, Alessandro Corbelli

Votes: 38

32. The Orange British Academy Film Awards (2009 TV Special)

120 min

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Director: Geraldine Dowd | Stars: Jonathan Ross, Claudia Winkleman, Amy Adams, Gemma Arterton

Votes: 37

33. Carmen in 3D (2011)

PG-13 | 170 min | Drama, Musical

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An astounding live performance of Bizet's opera masterpiece.

Director: Julian Napier | Stars: Christine Rice, Bryan Hymel, Aris Argiris, Maija Kovalevska

Votes: 72

34. Stiffelio (1993 TV Movie)

123 min | Drama, Music

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Director: Brian Large | Stars: José Carreras, Gwynne Howell, Gregory Yurisich, Adele Paxton

Votes: 27

35. The Rite of Spring (1962)

Family

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Star: Monica Mason

36. Simon Boccanegra (1991 TV Movie)

Unrated | 137 min | Drama, Music

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None of Verdi's other operas was subjected to as radical a series of revisions as Simon Boccanegra. The initial version of 1857 was not a success, so that in 1880/81 Verdi not only rewrote ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Large | Stars: Alexandru Agache, Kiri Te Kanawa, Roberto Scandiuzzi, Michael Sylvester

Votes: 6

37. La fanciulla del West (1982 TV Movie)

Drama, Music

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Director: John Vernon | Stars: Plácido Domingo, Carol Neblett, Silvano Carroli, Francis Egerton

Votes: 11

38. Jackie Mason: A Night at the Opera (2002 TV Special)

95 min | Comedy

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Enjoy a front row seat at the comedy event of the year, as Jackie Mason, the undisputed king of stand-up comedy, entertains a capacity audience in the stunning surroundings of The Royal Opera House, London.

Director: Robin Bextor | Star: Jackie Mason

Votes: 16

39. La Bayadère - The Temple Dancer (1991 TV Special)

102 min | Fantasy, Music

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Director: Derek Bailey | Stars: Altynai Asylmuratova, Irek Mukhamedov, Darcey Bussell, Anthony Dowell

Votes: 15

40. Rigoletto (II) (2001 TV Movie)

167 min | Crime, Drama, Music

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A disfigured court jester named Rigoletto seeks vengeance for his daughter who fell in love with the Duke of Mantua, and for his own humiliation, with tragic results.

Director: Sue Judd | Stars: Paolo Gavanelli, Christine Schäfer, Marcelo Álvarez, Eric Halfvarson

Votes: 27

41. Swan Lake (2009 Video)

Not Rated | 180 min | Fantasy, Music, Romance

8.4
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Yolanda Sonnabend's Fabergé-inspired designs evoke the world of Imperial Russia in Anthony Dowell's acclaimed production for The Royal Ballet of one of the world's best-loved ballets. ... See full summary »

Director: Ross MacGibbon | Stars: Marianela Nuñez, Christopher Saunders, Thiago Soares

Votes: 17

42. The Orange British Academy Film Awards (2012 TV Special)

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Stars: Stephen Fry, Theodoros Angelopoulos, Kenneth Branagh, Michael Cacoyannis

Votes: 23

43. The Orange British Academy Film Awards: Red Carpet (2012 TV Special)

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Stars: Edith Bowman, George Clooney, Viola Davis, Jean Dujardin

Votes: 13

44. La fille mal gardée (2008 Video)

112 min | Music

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Stars: Carlos Acosta, Marianela Nuñez, William Tuckett

Votes: 10

45. Samson et Dalila (II) (1981 TV Movie)

140 min | Music, Drama

9.0
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Director: John Vernon | Stars: Jon Vickers, Shirley Verrett, John Tomlinson, Maldwyn Davies

Votes: 6

46. Peter Grimes (1981 TV Movie)

155 min | Musical

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Director: John Vernon | Stars: Norman Bailey, Elizabeth Bainbridge, John Dobson, Philip Gelling

Votes: 22

47. Being Alice: Adventures in Wonderland (2011 TV Movie)

30 min | Documentary

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Director: Dominic Best | Stars: Johanna Adams, Simon Russell Beale, Bob Crowley, Lauren Cuthbertson

48. The Orange British Academy Film Awards (2007 TV Special)

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Coverage of the UK's prestigious annual film awards.

Director: Nikki Parsons | Stars: Jonathan Ross, Jamie Bell, Emily Blunt, Anne V. Coates

Votes: 25

49. The EE British Academy Film Awards (2013 TV Special)

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BAFTA Ceremony: EE British Academy Film Awards in 2013

Director: Nikki Parsons | Stars: Stephen Fry, Claudia Winkleman, Paloma Faith, Urban Voices Collective

Votes: 18

50. The Orange British Academy Film Awards (2010 TV Special)

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Stars: Ken Annakin, Hercules Bellville, Betsy Blair, Jack Cardiff

Votes: 65


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