James Bond Canada is happy to be able to pass on this exciting news that Secret Cinema and Eon Productions have teamed up to present Casino Royale starting on the 29th of May 2019.
- Secret Cinema will reveal the world of James Bond with Secret Cinema Presents Casino Royale opening May 2019 at a secret London location
- Secret Cinema Presents Casino Royale will see civilians recruited for ‘Operation Wild Card’
November 30th 2018: Secret Cinema will create a spectacular experience, around James Bond – one of the most successful British film franchises ever. For the very first time Secret Cinema will present the critically-acclaimed film Casino Royale (2006) directed by Martin Campbell and starring Daniel Craig as James Bond. Opening on 29th May 2019 and running into the summer, a secret London location will be transformed into the glamorous and action-packed world of the iconic British spy. Blurring the lines between fiction and reality, the experience will bring-to-life awe-inspiring scenes and locations.
Tickets will go on sale at 12:00 (GMT) on 6th December 2018. The experience will run between Wednesday – Sunday each week, with tickets priced between £40 – £175 plus booking fees.
Secret Cinema Presents Casino Royale will see audience members recruited as part of ‘Operation Wild Card’. New recruits will join either Q Branch or M Branch. Prior to their mission, they will receive an alias, dress code and training suggestions to help them prepare for a night of high stakes, sophistication and deception. Do you have what it takes?
For over a decade, Secret Cinema has thrilled audiences with its ground-breaking event format that combines film, music, art, and theatre through the prism of iconic and beloved films. This production will be the largest and most ambitious indoor event that Secret Cinema has ever produced, with an audience of 1,500 taking part in the show each night.
Secret Cinema Presents Casino Royale will celebrate two British cultural institutions collaborating for the very first time, delivering a completely unique, immersive film experience that promises to be one of the highlights of the arts calendar during 2019.
Angus Jackson, Creative Director of Secret Cinema presents Casino Royale said: “We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to bring-to-life such an iconic film franchise and character. Casino Royale is a rich territory for us to explore from the characters to the plot and locations. Our audience will be given the opportunity to understand what it takes to embody modern espionage – bringing them closer to the Bond experience than ever before.”
Martin Campbell, Director of Casino Royale said: “I’m excited that Casino Royale is going to be brought to life by Secret Cinema. I hear it’s a wonderful immersive experience, and judging by its past reactions, it’s going to present the film in a way that it’s never been seen before. I can’t wait!”
Secret Cinema Presents Casino Royale tickets will go on sale at 12:00 (GMT) on 6th December 2018. Prices start at £40 + booking fee with VIP packages from £125 + booking fee also available.
Full details and tickets can be found at tickets.secretcinema.org. Follow the story across social media using the hashtags #TrustNoOne
About Secret Cinema
Secret Cinema has revolutionised the way audiences experience culture creating secret worlds. Launched in 2007, with over 70 productions to date, they have changed the way people experience culture, nightlife and film. From grassroots film screenings in abandoned London buildings, to large scale productions in vacant and abandoned spaces, Secret Cinema has regenerated areas it has invested in. At Secret Cinema productions, the boundaries between performers and audience, set and reality, are constantly shifting. These experiences explore one of the forgotten pleasures in a time with constant access to information: secrets. Fusing film, music, art, theatre, and dance, Secret Cinema creates unique spaces for social encounters, adventures and discoveries where films come to life and satisfies a desire to fill the void left by an over-saturated technological world.
As always, Secret Cinema will be running a charity programme for this production. Previous charity campaigns include supporting the plight of refugees through Secret Cinema Presents Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, an environmental charity partnership for Secret Cinema Presents Blade Runner:The Final Cut -A Secret Live Experience and a partnership with MAC-UK to help support young people suffering with mental health issues for its last production Secret Cinema presents William Shakespeare’s Romeo+Juliet.
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