National Theatre: The Curious Incident of The Dog in The Night-Time

Lyric Theatre at Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts, Shanghai Culture Square, Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Centre, Guangzhou Opera House

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time's international tour comes to China and Hong Kong this year, adapted by Olivier Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens from Mark Haddon's best-selling book, and directed by Tony Award winner Marianne Elliott.

The Women in Art: Hong Kong

New Hall Art Collection, Murray Edwards College and Asia Art Archive

An exhibition of works by selected artists showcases the past 50 years of artistic development and creativity in Hong Kong. From ink to performance, they cross generations telling the story of women who have added to the creative landscape of Hong Kong. Artists featured include: Au Hoi Lam, Rosamond Brown, Irene Chou, Choi Yan Chi, Fang Zhaoling, Ho Sin Tung, Ko Sin Tung, Jaffa Lam Laam, Man Fung-yi, Ellen Pau, Angela Su, Nicole Wong and Doris Wong.

Harbour Arts Sculpture Park 2018

Hong Kong Arts Centre

Presented by the Hong Kong Arts Centre and curated by Tim Marlow and Fumio Nanjo, the Harbour Arts Sculpture Park will feature over 20 sculptures by international contemporary artists including from the British Council Collection - White Horse by Mark Wallinger. The exhibition features educational tours, reflective workshops and family-friendly park weekends making it an event hub with a day-long symposium.

National Theatre Live (NT Live) – Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Broadway Circuit in collaboration with British Council Hong Kong

The Tony-nominated director David Leveaux brings this quickfire comedy back to The Old Vic in London where it first premiered 50 years ago. Daniel Radcliffe returns to the stage to star in Tom Stoppard’s brilliantly funny classic Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, with rising theatre star Joshua McGuire and veteran actor David Haig.

National Theatre Live (NT Live) – Yerma

Broadway Circuit in collaboration with British Council Hong Kong

Billie Piper returns to her award-winning role in Federico García Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece. An unmissable theatre phenomenon sold out at London's Young Vic in 2016.

2018 Art Suzhou International Art Exhibition

Pan-National Arts

Art Suzhou International Art Exhibition, organised by Pan-National Arts, is an international art exchange platform integrating exhibitions, academic seminars and sharing between countries. For this year's 4th exhibition, the organisers have chosen the ancient symbol of the Silk Road to build a diverse platform exchanging art and culture from the East and West. This year, UK jazz musician David Lyttle has been invited to perform at the opening reception following his music residency in Suzhou in 2017, supported by the British Council.

MOViE MOViE Festival: Life is Art 2018 – David Hockney at The Royal Academy of Arts

Broadway Circuit in collaboration with British Council Hong Kong

Featuring intimate and in-depth interviews with Hockney, this revealing film focuses on two blockbuster exhibitions held in 2012 and 2016 at The Royal Academy of Art in London. The British Council is proud to be co-presenting this cinematic celebration of a 21st century master of creativity to Hong Kong with Broadway Circuit as part of MOViE MOViE Festival: Life is Art 2018.

MOViE MOViE Festival: Life is Art 2018 – Titus Andronicus (RSC)

Broadway Circuit in collaboration with British Council Hong Kong

Titus Andronicus is Shakespeare’s bloodiest and goriest tragedy. Director Blanche McIntyre brings back the decay of Rome to the 21st century, and gives a Tarantino twist to this modern-day revival of Shakespeare’s tale of revenge. The British Council is thrilled to collaborate with Broadway Circuit to show this new season screening of Royal Shakespeare Company as part of the MM Fest: Life is Art programme.

MOViE MOViE Festival: Life is Art 2018 – Leonardo, from National Gallery London

Broadway Circuit in collaboration with British Council Hong Kong

Presented by art historian & broadcaster Tim Marlow, the film provides a fascinating exploration of Leonardo’s works. Marlow offers his insight into these masterpieces and invites the opinions and experiences of the curators, restorers & other specially invited guests, among them actress Fiona Shaw, artist Michael Craig-Martin and dancer Deborah Bull. British Council is delighted to bring the film to Hong Kong with Broadway Circuit as part of the Festival's programme.

National Theatre Live (NT Live) – Obsession

Broadway Circuit in collaboration with British Council Hong Kong

Jude Law stars in a new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film, Obsession, directed by the sought-after visionary Ivo van Hove (NT Live: A View from the Bridge). In collaboration with Broadway Circuit, the British Council in Hong Kong brings this new season title to Hong Kong from January 2018 onwards

London Philharmonic Orchestra

London Philharmonic Orchestra

The London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) is one of the world's finest symphony orchestras, founded by Sir Thomas Beecham in 1932. The LPO has been recording soundtracks with the Holleywood and UK film industries for over half a century, including The Lord of the Rings trilogy. In 2005 it established its own record label. The orchestra will perform in leading venues across China, including in Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Shanghai and Beijing.

The Snowman & The Bear

City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong

The Snowman and The Bear are two animated films based on the books by the legendary British author and illustrator Raymond Briggs. The live orchestral accompaniment and singing fuse with the animations provide a special Christmas journey for audiences.

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