The film Hampstead is a 2017 British drama written by Robert Festinger and directed by Joel Hopkins. The film stars Diane Keaton, Brendan Gleeson, James Norton, Lesley Manville, Jason Watkins and Simon Callow.
In his play Jekyll & Hyde & So on, based on the English novel Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Koki Mitani, a well-known Japanese playwright and director, transforms the horrific atmosphere of the original novel with his unique comical style.
Since the 1958 publication of Michael Bond CBE’s first book, A Bear Called Paddington, more than 150 titles have been published in a variety of formats, and Paddington Bear has become popular around the world. Bond passed away in June 2017, and this exhibition is being held in memory of his work.
This is Frederick Ashton’s delightful interpretation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. It is a ballet of British aesthetics and lyricism. Serenade will also be performed for the first time by the Tokyo Ballet.
Casino Royale, the 21st James Bond film, will be screened for the first time in Japan with the soundtrack performed live by the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Nicholas Buc.
This is a rock musical with music and lyrics by Pete Townshend and a book by Townshend and Des McAnuff. It is based on The Who’s 1969 rock opera Tommy. After witnessing a killing, young Tommy loses the ability to see, hear and speak. His family struggle to raise him until they discover an unexpected skill that will propel him to fame and fortune, and ultimately to become a superstar.