The magazine of the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan
The magazine of the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan

UK arts events in Japan

Film

Hampstead

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.

City Tokyo
Date From 21 April
Schedule Various Times
Address Cine Switch Ginza
(Among other locations)
Hata Bldg.
4-4-5 Ginza
Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Phone 03-3561-0707
Price Adults: ¥1,800

More events

No Man’s Land

No Man’s Land is by exemplary 20th century playwright and Nobel laureate Harold Pinter. This work was performed at the Royal National Theatre in London in 1975, directed by Sir Peter Hall.
Jitsunashi Satoru makes his debut as director at the New National Theatre this season, having worked on the script together with leading Pinter scholar Kishi Tetsuo.

City Tokyo
Date 8–25 November
Schedule Various show times
Address The New National Theatre
1-1-1 Hon-machi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Phone 03-5352-9999
Price From ¥3,240

Johnny English Strikes Again

Spy action comedy film directed by David Kerr. It is a sequel to the 2011 film Johnny English Reborn and the third instalment of the series.
After a cyber attack reveals the identity of all the active undercover agents in Britain, English is forced to come out of retirement to find the mastermind hacker.

PHOTO: © 2018 UNIVERSAL STUDIOS AND STUDIOCANAL SAS

City Tokyo
Date From 9 November
Schedule Various show times
Address TOHO Cinemas Hibiya
(among other locations)
1-1-2 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Phone 050-6868-5068
Price ¥1,800

Bohemian Rhapsody

Biographical film about the British rock band Queen, focusing on lead singer Freddie Mercury’s life leading up to Queen’s Live Aid performance at Wembley Stadium in 1985.
PHOTO: © 2018 TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX

City Tokyo
Date From 9 November
Schedule Various show times
Address TOHO Cinemas Kinshicho (among other locations)
Olinas Mall 4F, 4-1-2 Taihei, Sumida-ku, Tokyo
Price ¥1,800
Theatre Live

National Theatre Live: Yerma

A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Garcia Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece.
Set in contemporary London, Billie Piper’s portrayal of a woman in her thirties, desperate to conceive, builds with elemental force to a staggering, shocking climax.

PHOTO: © JOHAN PERSSON

City Tokyo
Date From 28 September
Schedule Various time
Address Toho Cinemas Nihombashi
(among other locations)
2-3-1 Nihombashi-muromachi,
Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Phone 050-6868-5060
Price ¥3,000
Ballet

Swan Lake

The Royal Ballet’s new Swan Lake will be broadcast live in cinemas.
Liam Scarlett’s new production is the company’s first in 30 years. Prince Siegfried chances upon a flock of swans while out hunting. When one of the swans turns into a beautiful woman, Odette, he is enraptured. But she is under a spell that holds her captive, allowing her to regain her human form only at night.

PHOTO: © ROH, 2018.PH. BY BILL COOPER

City Tokyo
Date From 24 August
Schedule
Address TOHO Cinemas Hibiya
(among others)
2-3-1 Nihonbashi-muromachi,
Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Phone 050-6868-5060
Price ¥3,600