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

Peter Rabbit

Live-action/computer-animated comedy film directed by Will Gluck, based on the stories of Peter Rabbit created by Beatrix Potter. The film stars James Corden, Domhnall Gleeson, Rose Byrne, Sam Neill, Daisy Ridley, Elizabeth Debicki, and Margot Robbie.

City Tokyo
Date From May 18
Schedule Various times
Address TOHO Cinemas Hibiya
(and other locations)
1-1-2 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Phone 050-6868-5068
Price Adults: ¥1,800

More events

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
Theatre

Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella

Directed and choreographed by award-winning Sir Matthew Bourne OBE. His interpretation of the classic fairy tale has, at its heart, a true war-time romance. A chance meeting results in a magical night for Cinderella and her dashing young Royal Air Force pilot, together just long enough to fall in love before being parted by the horrors of the Blitz, a German bombing offensive against Britain during WW II.

PHOTO: HUGO GLENDINNING

City Tokyo
Date From October 3
Schedule Various show times
Address Tokyu Theatre Orb
Shibuya Hikarie 11F,
2-21-1 Shibuya,
Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Phone 03-3490-4949
Price ¥5,500
Music

LIBERA—Angel Voices Tour 2018 “beyond”

Libera is an English, all-boy vocal group directed by Robert Prizeman.
The boys, aged between seven and 16, attend many different local schools in South London and come from a variety of backgrounds. Their atmospheric albums have topped classical and mainstream charts around the world.

PHOTO: © LIBERA

City Tokyo - Nagoya - Osaka
Date 21, 22, 24, 26 October
Schedule Various Times
Address Shinjuku Bunka Center
6-14-1 Shinjuku,
Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
ZEPP NAGOYA
4-60-7 Hiraikecho,
Nakamura-ku, Nagoya, Aichi
Osaka International Convention Center
5-3-51 Nakanoshima,
Kita-ku, Osaka
Phone 0570-069-960
Price From ¥8,000
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
Film

Victory House

The final Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change. The film stars Hugh Bonneville, Gillian Anderson, Manish Dayal, Huma Qureshi and Michael Gambon.

PHOTO: © PATHE PRODUCTIONS LIMITED, RELIANCE BIG ENTERTAINMENT(US) INC., BRITISH BROADCASTING CORPORATION, THE BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE AND BEND IT FILMS LIMITED, 2016

City Tokyo
Date From August 11
Schedule Various times
Address Musashino-kan Shinjuku
(Among other locations)
Musashino Bldg. 3F, 3-27-10
Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Phone 03-3354-5670
Price Adults: ¥1,800