The movie needs no introduction (we surely must have all seen it about a million times by now!) but did you know that 2019 marks the 75th anniversary of the real-life event?
The Great Escape is one of our best-loved war movies and tells the story of a group of Second World War POWs trying to break out of a top-security camp. It has a stellar line-up of stars including Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasence and James Coburn.
Tonight you'll be able to watch the movie alongside a live performance of Elmer Bernstein's score by the BBC Concert Orchestra.
Moulin Rouge outdoor screening – 14 Aug 2019 – Watch an outdoor screening of the Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor movie Moulin Rouge at the Royal Festival Hall
Outdoor film: Rocky Horror Picture Show – 21 Aug 2019 – Watch an outdoor screening of Richard O'Brien's cult classic on the riverside terrace outside the Royal Festival Hall
Licence to Thrill — The Music of James Bond – 28 Sep 2019 – Hear some of the best theme tunes from James Bond movies performed by a live orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall.
Mamma Mia! — Here We Go Again – 10 Aug 2019 – Hampton Court Palace will be showing the follow-up to Mamma Mia on an outdoor cinema screen on the East Front Lawn
Hugh Jackman’s The Greatest Showman – 11 Aug 2019 – Hampton Court Palace will be showing Hugh Jackman's musical movie on an outdoor cinema screen on the East Front Lawn
Watch ‘A Star Is Born’ at Westminster Abbey – 13 Aug 2019 – Watch the Lady Gaga movie A Star Is Born at an open-air cinema screen round the side of Westminster Abbey
Some Like It Hot at Westminster Abbey – 14 Aug 2019 – How about watching the Marilyn Monroe movie Some Like It Hot at an open-air cinema round the side of Westminster Abbey?
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