Thursday 16th January
UPDATE@17:50GMT. Both feeds are now available for Testing ahead of tonight’s broadcast
The Test period will be from 1000-1100GMT and is on IS-1002 and E5wa with all usual support available at these times. [From 1100-1145GMT, the feed on IS-1002 will carry content for ROH internal Testing and is not intended as part of the cinema test]
Thursday 9th January
UPDATE@1105GMT. IS-1002 is now available. There is a delay in the E5Wa feed being established.
The Test for next week’s broadcast is today at 1100-1200GMT. The test-feed will be carried on IS-1002 and E5Wa. As this is a BALLET, subtitles should be OFF in UK/Ireland cinemas.
Saturday 11th January
The feeds are due at 1630. The Met Opera publish the note below:
We are calling your attention to the POST-PERFORMANCE talent interview which will take place after the bows and credits in tomorrow’s broadcast. Please note that we will have a notice about this at the top of the show, but as this is not the typical practice, you may also want to advise audiences as well. Thank you.
Tuesday 7th January
UPDATE@0835GMT. Due to some confusions between Éclair and eutelsat, there is a delay in the Test on E5Wa.
The Tests for this weekend’s broadcast are today, 7th January.
E5Wa is live from 0930-1000CET/W.Europe. This is followed by IS-1002 at 0930-1000GMT/UK
Tuesday 17th December
UPDATE@1755: The feed is now re-established on both satellites
The Test ahead of tonight’s satellite Encore relay is from 1000-1100GMT and is carried on IS-1002 and E5Wa. As it is BALLET, subtitles should be OFF in UK cinemas.
The Feed is NOW AVAILABLE @0955 and the CONTENT is an excerpt of the broadcast
Monday 16th December
The Test ahead of tomorrow tonight’s satellite relay is from 1100-1200GMT and is carried on IS-1002 and E5Wa.
Sunday 15th December 2019
Today’s Encore main-content Introduction starts at 1400. The Test loop is now playing. Helpline and usual support services all in place.
Tuesday 10th December 2019
UPDATE@1800GMT. The feed for tonight’s broadcast is now available and stable on IS-1002 and E5Wa.
The Test period for this evening’s broadcast is at 1000-1100GMT (1100-1200CET). The feed is carried on IS-1002 and E5Wa. As this is a ballet, the subtitles should be OFF in all UK cinemas
UPDATE@1700GMT. The feed is now available for the main broadcast. Please see the Schedule below for timing information.
The Test period for tonight’s broadcast is at 1100-1200GMT/UK. The Service Name is “Les Miserables Live“.
Usual support is in place via the Helpline and via the services of managed platforms such LANsat and Éclair.
11:00 – Test Loop for 60’
17:45 – Test Loop – 1 HOUR
18:45 – Holding Card ‘Presents’ & Trailers
18:58 – Live House
19:00 – Act I
20:24 – Interval & trailers
20:42 – Holding card ‘Act II’
20:42 – Live house, approx. 1 min
20:43 – Act II, including curtain call, finale & bows, into credits
22:00 – Estimated Ending
Saturday 23rd November
The Test period starts at 1630GMT/1730CET
Please note this statement from The Met about subtitles.
“In today’s performance, subtitles will be provided only for scene headings and selected text.”
Akhnaten is being performed with select subtitles only. The subtitles will set up the scene about to be performed. Certain vocal performances will also feature subtitles.We understand that the more-limited subtitles approach will be announced during the host introduction prior to the performance. Additionally, we understand that art card with the message below will be shown as part of the cast & production team cards which start at 17:55 GMT (18:55CET)
18th November Test
Today’s Test ahead of Saturday’s broadcast is at 0930-1000CET on E5Wa followed by the IS-1002 Test at 0930-1000GMT.
All usual support facilities available ove this period. Do consult your in-house resources as needed or call the PWN super-helpline if needed.
The Test period for today’s Encore starts at 1300GMT/UK, with the main introduction at 1400GMT.
PLEASE ENSURE SUBTITLES ARE SWITCHED OFF FOR THIS BALLET
13:00 – 13:40
SATELLITES LIVE – RUN TEST TAPE
13:40 – 14:00
A ROYAL OPERA HOUSE IMAGE ON SCREEN, WITH A COUNTDOWN CLOCK AND LOW LEVEL 5.1 AUDIO
START OF RELAY
PLEASE ENSURE THE CINEMA HOUSE LIGHTS ARE DOWN FOR THE START OF THE RELAY AND UP FOR THE INTERVALS
14:00 INTRODUCTION WITH DARCEY BUSSELL AND ANITA RANI
14:02 TRAILERS & PROMOTIONS
14:48 CINEMA INTERVAL – 17 MINUTES APPROX.
CLOCK COUNTS DOWN TO START OF ENIGMA VARIATIONS
15:05 LIVE WELCOME BACK WITH DARCEY BUSSELL AND ANITA RANI
15:21 ENIGMA VARIATIONS
15:58 CINEMA INTERVAL – 17 MINUTES APPROX.
CLOCK COUNTS DOWN TO START OF RAYMONDA ACT III
16:15 LIVE WELCOME BACK WITH DARCEY BUSSELL AND ANITA RANI
16:25 RAYMONDA ACT III
THE LIVE RELAY WILL END AT APPROXIMATELY 17:10 GMT