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Regent's Park Open Air Theatre announce MOREoutdoor events for 2018

Preview by Lizzie Guilfoyle

REGENT’S Park Open Air Theatre have announced their full programme of MOREoutdoor events to complete their 2018 season. Joining the already announced (and sold-out) Joe Lycett, the one-off comedy and film events all take place on Sunday evenings.

The Guilty Feminist – Sunday, July 15 at 7.45pm.

Comedian Deborah Frances-White records her comedy podcast in front of a live audience at the Open Air Theatre. With over 10 million downloads since it started last year, Deborah and her guests discuss their noble goals as 21st century feminists and the paradoxes and insecurities which undermine them.

Joe Lycett: I’m About To Lose Control And I Think Joe Lycett – Sunday, July 22 at 8pm.

Joe Lycett shares jokes, paintings and some of the pathetic internet trolling he’s been up to recently.

Jimmy Carr: The Best of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour – Sunday, August 12 at 8pm.

Carr is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show. A man who has devoted his life to crafting perfect jokes and has left a trail of laughter in his wake, Jimmy Carr’s new tour will distil everything we love to laugh at, and be shocked by, into one incredible, unparalleled night of entertainment.

Simon Amstell: What Is This? – Sunday, August 19 at 7.45pm.

Following a series of critically acclaimed, sold out international tours, Simon Amstell returns to Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre with his latest stand up show. What Is This? promises to be a deeply personal, funny exploration of beauty, intimacy, freedom, sex and love.

The Luna Cinema presents:

Spice World (1997, cert PG) – Sunday, August 26 at 8pm.

The Greatest Showman (2017, cert PG) – Sunday, September 2 at 8pm.

Alien (1979, cert 15) – Sunday, September 9 at 8pm.

The Luna Cinema returns to the Open Air Theatre this summer with three nights of classic cinema under the stars. As the Spice Girls announce their forthcoming reunion, ‘Spice Up Your Life’ this summer with a screening of their iconic 1997 movie, Spice World. Packed with famous faces, the girls zip around London in their luxurious double decker bus to a playlist of Spice Girl favourites, including Stop, 2 Become 1 and Wannabe.

The Greatest Showman is this year’s smash hit movie musical. Based on the life of P.T. Barnum and starring Hugh Jackman and Zac Efron, the film’s incredible score includes This Is Me, which has already won the Golden Globe for Best Original Song.

Following this, experience a true cinematic masterpiece back on the big screen, with a very special screening of Ridley Scott’s Alien. Starring Sigourney Weaver in the career defining role of Ripley, Alien set the sci-fi benchmark and has inspired countless films since.

To accompany MOREoutdoor events, there is a choice of pre-event dining options, including The Regent’s Park Burger served from The Grill, Picnics and Luxury Hampers for Two. The Gin Experience for Two, includes reserved seating before the event, ingredients for two double Sacred Gin G&Ts each, and a selection of smoked almonds and pitted Nocellara and Kalamata olives.

MOREoutdoor priority booking for Open Air Theatre members opened at 11am on Tuesday, February 20, 2018; public booking opens at 11am on Tuesday, February 27.

Read about Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s 2018 Season, which includes The Turn of the Screw, a co-production with English National Opera (June 22 to June 30).