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The programme for the next 7 days is published on our content schedule pages.

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Royal Opera House Screenings 2019

The BP Big Screens are back in 2019 with some of the world’s most popular operas and ballets broadcast live from the Royal Opera House. Make sure you put the dates in your diary and come along to one of our many free screening venues including University of Warwick. Bring your friends and a picnic, grab a deckchair and soak up free culture on your doorstep. Get there early for the exclusive pre-performance content 30 minutes before curtain-up.

Free to attend. Open to everyone.

Carmen

The Royal Opera | Carmen
Tuesday 2 July at 7pm | pre-screening starts at 6.30pm

Bizet's greatest opera tells the story of the enigmatic and seductive Carmen and the dangerous passion she arouses in Don José. Soak up free culture on your doorstep: watch The Royal Opera’s fresh take on this much-loved opera, complete with flamenco dancers, bull fighters and a gorilla – all in a free live screening from the Royal Opera House on the BP Big Screen at University of Warwick.

Carmen declares that any man she loves should beware. But even she is unprepared for what will happen when she seduces Don José, an army corporal who initially appears uninterested in her charms.

Don José soon abandons his sweetheart Micaëla and his job in the army for Carmen, and joins her and her smuggler friends in the mountains. But Carmen quickly wearies of Don José's possessiveness. When she turns her attentions to the dashing toreador Escamillo, Don José's jealousy erupts into violence.

Marriage of Figaro

The Royal Opera | The Marriage of Figaro
Tuesday 9 July at 7pm | pre-screening starts at 6.30pm

Revolution is in the air in The Royal Opera’s beautiful production of Mozart's great comic opera. Colourful characters mix with intrigue, misunderstanding and forgiveness in a multitude of dramatic twists. Soak up free culture on your doorstep with this free live screening from the Royal Opera House stage to the BP Big Screen at University of Warwick.

Figaro and Susanna plan to get married – but their master Count Almaviva has designs on Susanna and is determined to stop the wedding taking place. Meanwhile the page Cherubino's passion for the ladies jeopardizes his job, and Countess Almaviva wants to regain her husband's love.

Figaro, Susanna and the Countess plot to shame the Count and save Cherubino from banishment. But their plans don't run smoothly, particularly when the elderly Marcellina tries to force Figaro to marry her. An astonishing revelation prevents this happening, but will the Count still find a way to thwart the wedding? And can the Countess win back her husband's affection?

Women's World Cup

Semi final: Saturday 6 July 4pm

Final: Sunday 7 July 4pm

Wimbledon

Wimbledon

Women’s final: Saturday 13 July

Men’s final: Sunday 14 July

Netball

Netball World Cup

Final: Sunday 21 July 7.30pm

Daily Schedule

Each day, the Big Screen switches between a playlist of varying content.

The Default Term Time Schedule is:

Mon-Fri
08.00-09.15 - BBC Breakfast (BBC1)
09.15-22.00 - Playlist content

Sat
08.30-10.00 - BBC Breakfast (BBC1)
10.00-22.00 - Playlist content

Sun
10.00-22.00 - Playlist content

The Default Vacation Schedule is:

Mon-Fri
07.00-07.30 - Playlist content
07.30-09.15 - BBC Breakfast (BBC1)
09.15-22.00 - Playlist content

Sat
08.00-10.00 - BBC Breakfast (BBC1)
10.00-22.00 - Playlist content

Sun
10.00-22.00 - Playlist content

Content you submit can be placed within the 'Playlist' times, unless special arrangements have been made.

Ideas for the Big Screen

If you have any ideas for different types of content, how you would like to use the screen to support your society or department, or have a trailer or documentary you would like to have shown on the big screen, email us: bigscreen at warwick dot ac dot uk

If you would like to use the screen to share a slide or video or to support an event, please refer to the Big Screen Guidelines & Content Specifications These explain what you can show on the screen, specifications and how to supply content. You can submit content through our content submission form or contact bigscreen at warwick dot ac dot uk for more details.

We are looking at options for a wide range of content types and activities so please contact us at bigscreen at warwick dot ac dot uk if you have an idea you would like to use the screen for and we will do our best to accommodate it if possible.