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Showfilmfirst  -v- Seeitfirst
Two brands working in close partnership,
matching audiences with live entertainment.

Showfilmfirst
Seat filling and last minute offers in theatre, music and other live entertainment

Seeitfirst
Previews for film and TV. Creating a buzz, word-of-mouth, developing an audience

These are two separately managed clubs. Showfilmfirst (SFF) is restricted to membership only.


Weticketit
is an enterprise grade ticketing platform used by brands globally for large scale campaigns and offers.

Showfilmfirst Theatre Club Showfilmfirst.com/Theatre always has offers on the site but, for our members, we email more exclusive offers – from pre-sale tickets to big discounts

Showfilmfirst – SFF

offers seat filling and audience development for theatre, music and other live entertainment. SFF is restricted to discreet members and tickets are offered in personal email invitations only


 

See It First
  offers tickets to film previews, through the media or social networks, or sometimes by private invite, if you’re one of the target audience.
The objective is that you will enjoy the film and spread the word before it opens in cinemas

Showfilmfirst Research
Research screenings are where we show you a film, and ask to fill in a questionnaire with your thoughts on the film afterwards, maybe discuss further in a short forum

SFF News

The Sound of Music Live! – Full Show Free to Stream

Available 26 - 28 June. For 48 hours only – from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘The Shows Must Go On’ YouTube Channel. This Friday, Rodgers and...

NT at Home: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Free to Stream 25th June - 2nd July. Watch the Bridge Theatre’s magical and immersive production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. 🧚🌼 ‘Are you sure...

Peter Pan Live – Full Show Free to Stream from 19 June

For 48 hours only – from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘The Shows Must Go On’ YouTube Channel. Join us this Friday 19th June as The Shows...

NT at Home: Small Island – Free to Stream

Available 18 -25 June. Embark on a journey from Jamaica to Britain, from the Second World War to 1948 – the year the HMT Empire...

The WIZ Live! Full Stage Show Free to Stream from 12 June

For 48 hours only – from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘The Shows Must Go On’ YouTube Channel. This Friday 12th June, 7pm, ease on down the...

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The Sound of Music Live! – Full Show Free to Stream

Available 26 - 28 June. For 48 hours only – from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘The Shows Must Go On’ YouTube Channel. This Friday, Rodgers and...

NT at Home: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Free to Stream 25th June - 2nd July. Watch the Bridge Theatre’s magical and immersive production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. 🧚🌼 ‘Are you sure...

Peter Pan Live – Full Show Free to Stream from 19 June

For 48 hours only – from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘The Shows Must Go On’ YouTube Channel. Join us this Friday 19th June as The Shows...

NT at Home: Small Island – Free to Stream

Available 18 -25 June. Embark on a journey from Jamaica to Britain, from the Second World War to 1948 – the year the HMT Empire...

The WIZ Live! Full Stage Show Free to Stream from 12 June

For 48 hours only – from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘The Shows Must Go On’ YouTube Channel. This Friday 12th June, 7pm, ease on down the...

NT at Home: Nottingham Playhouse’s The Madness of George III

Free to view 11 - 18 June. Watch Mark Gatiss (The League of Gentlemen, Dracula, Sherlock) as George III in Nottingham Playhouse’s ‘spellbinding’ ★★★★★ (The...

A Monster Calls: Full Stage Show Free to Stream

Available 5 - 11 June. The Old Vic in association with Bristol Old Vic. Patrick Ness’s piercing novel A Monster Calls is brought to The Old Vic...

NT at Home: Donmar Warehouse’s Coriolanus with Tom Hiddleston

Free to view 4th -11th June, Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge. When an old adversary threatens Rome, the city calls once more...

The Merry Wives of Windsor: Free Stream From The Globe Theatre

Shakespeare's hilarious English sitcom available till 14th June. Imagining that Mistress Ford and Mistress Page have each fallen for him, the fat knight Sir John...

Kaiser Chiefs Exclusive Lockdown Session for Royal Albert Home

Free to stream from The Royal Albert Hall. The Indie heroes make their Royal Albert Hall return with a socially distanced set recorded from their...

Live Music Returns to Wigmore Hall in New Broadcast Series – Free to Stream

BBC Radio 3 Special Broadcasts every weekday throughout June. Wigmore Hall will be broadcasting a new series of live lunchtime concerts every weekday in June, at...

Take That: Live Lockdown Show Tonight

Robbie, Mark, Howard and Gary reunite for special lockdown show, 29th May The special one-off gig takes place on Friday May 29 at 8pm, and...

Hairspray Live! Full Stage Show Free to Stream from 29 May

For 48 hours only – from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘The Shows Must Go On’ YouTube Channel. This Friday 29th May The Shows Must Go On...

Lincoln Center to Stream Broadway Musicals for Free in June

Three top shows, including Carousel, will be available in the UK. As part of their "Broadway Fridays" series, New York's prestigious Lincoln Center will be...

National Theatre at Home: This House

Free to stream 28th May - 4th June. It’s 1974, and Britain has a hung Parliament. The corridors of Westminster ring with the sound of...

Bristol Old Vic’s ‘Messiah’ – Free to Stream

Available 29th May - 5th June. Exploring the dramatic heart of Messiah, this is a powerful dramatisation of Handel’s profound masterpiece. The death of a...

We Are One: A Global Film Festival

The Free Streaming Event Runs 29th May - 7th June. Thirty-one features will screen with programming curated by more than 21 A-list festivals including  Cannes, London,...

English National Ballet at Home: Swan Lake

Free Stream 27 - 29 May. Derek Deane’s iconic Swan Lake features Lead Principals Isaac Hernández as Prince Siegfried and Jurgita Dronina as Odette/Odile. Swan...

Under the Umbrella: Free Stream till 29 May

The new play by Amy Ng performed at the Belgrade Theatre Coventry. Wei has turned 27 and her grandmother is worried. 27 brings the label...

The Sound of Music: Full Stage Show Free to Stream from 22 May

For 48 hours only – from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘The Shows Must Go On’ YouTube Channel. This Friday 22nd May, Rodgers and Hammerstein's timeless musical...

Radio 1’s Big Weekend is Happening this Bank Holiday

Over 22nd-24th May, the BBC music festival will feature 50+ new live sets from artists homes. We weren't about to let lockdown get in the...

Hay Festival Digital Takes Place Online 22 – 31 May and is Completely Free

From 22–31 May, Hay Festival Digital #ImagineTheWorld takes place online with interactive events from more than 100 award-winning writers, global policy makers, historians, pioneers and...

Watch Taika Waititi’s All-Star Reading of James and the Giant Peach

Join the Academy Award-winning filmmaker and a host of famous friends, as they read Roald Dahl's classic, in full across 10 episodes, to raise money...

The Winter’s Tale: Free Stream From Shakespeare’s Globe

Shakespeare's late, great romance, filmed from his most famous stage, the Globe Theatre. The Winter's Tale is available until Sunday 31 May 2020. In return...

The Hunting of the Snark: Free to Stream

All aboard, the ship is departing! All children, animals and silly people welcome. Enter the imaginative world of Alice in Wonderland creator Lewis Carroll in this brand-new...

NT At Home: Young Vic’s A Streetcar Named Desire w/ Gillian Anderson

Free to stream from 21st May. Watch the Young Vic’s hit ★★★★★ production of Tennessee Williams’ timeless masterpiece, A Streetcar Named Desire, with Gillian Anderson, Vanessa...

A Doll’s House: Free Stream for One Day Only

On 20th May, The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre will be streaming its hit production of A Doll's House. Playwright Tanika Gupta adapted Henrik Ibsen's classic play for...

Macbeth: Free Stream from Shakespeare’s Globe

Watch Macbeth for free, our Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank production created especially for young people, filmed from Shakespeare’s most famous stage, the Globe Theatre....

Free Let’s Rock Online Concert: 80s Lockdown Fest – 7pm Saturday 16th May

Celebrate the music of the 80's with some of the biggest names around live on the Youtube channel. Get into the retro groove as our big...

Latest Free Streams from Royal Opera House

Watch at home classic opera 'La traviata' and ballet 'Anastasia'. As part of the #OurHouseToYourHouse series, join The Royal Opera for Richard Eyre's classic production...

CATS The Musical – FULL STAGE SHOW Free to Stream: Fri 15th May

For 24 hours only - from Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'The Shows Must Go On' YouTube Channel. You're invited to the Jellicle Ball this Friday 15th...

National Theatre at Home: Barber Shop Chronicles – Free to View 14th-21st May

Inua Ellams' smash-hit play about the places where banter can be barbed, and the truth always is telling. Directed by Olivier award-winning director Bijan Sheibani,...

Complicite’s ‘The Encounter’ Will be Free Online 15th-22nd May

Hit immersive soundscape show can be experienced at home. Complicite have adapted their hit show The Encounter so it can be experienced online while theatres are closed...

Midnight Your Time: New Play Premieres Wednesday 13th May

Donmar Warehouse production starring Diana Quick, recorded via webcam from her home. Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Michael Longhurst directs Diana Quick in this smart one-woman...

Opera North: Trouble in Tahiti

Free Stream of Bernstein's one-act satire on the American Dream available till 1st June. In 1950s suburbia, Sam (Quirijn de Lang) and Dinah (Wallis Giunta)...

Free to Stream: Jane Eyre

Blackeyed Theatre's acclaimed production of Charlotte Bronte's classic novel available till 17th May. A gothic masterpiece of tempestuous passions and dark secrets, Jane Eyre tells...

National Theatre at Home: Antony & Cleopatra – Free to View

Ralph Fiennes & Sophie Okonedo star as Shakespeare's famous fated couple. Till Thursday 14th May, Watch Antony & Cleopatra directed by Simon Godwin. At the...

Dolly Alderton Live Today

Thursday 7th May, 5.30pm, at home with Penguin. Dolly Alderton, bestselling author of Everything I Know About Love, Sunday Times columnist and co-host of hit...

Digitally Repair your Old Photo & Raise Money for Marie Curie

Furloughed colour retoucher will repair treasured images in return for donations. Damian Smith, a furloughed colour retoucher, is volunteering his time and talent to raise much needed...

We’ll Meet Again for VE Day 75 with Katherine Jenkins

Royal Albert Home Performance on 8th May. Katherine Jenkins delivers a historic set from an empty Royal Albert Hall to mark the 75th anniversary of...

Let’s All Raise a Glass and Support the NHS

Exclusive Discount on Fine Wines for SFF Members. Enjoy some of the best Provence and English wines direct to your door with an exclusive 10%...

By Jeeves – Free to Stream

The Latest Production from Andrew Lloyd-Webber's 'The Shows Must Go On!' YouTube Channel. Join us this Friday for Alan Ayckbourn and Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical...

Everything is Possible: The York Suffragettes

Free Full Performance from York Theatre Royal. Epic 2017 community production with Pilot Theatre. If there was ever a time when we all need a...

Robbie, Russell & Alex Horne: The Best Lockdown Fun You Can Have at Home

From an exclusive performance of 'Angels', Alex Horne's latest #Hometasking videos and Russell Howard chatting to some famous faces, we bring you the best lockdown...

30 Day Film Challenge: Weekly Winner & Daily Picks – Week Four

A huge, huge THANK YOU to everyone who has taken part in the 30 Day Film Challenge. We have loved reading all your answers and hope you have...

Enjoy groundbreaking ‘Live Performance’ from HOME

Homemakers is series of new commissions inviting artists to create new works at home, for an audience who are also at home. These fully funded...

The Two Noble Kinsmen: Free Stream

Shakespeare’s Globe is streaming Barrie Rutter's production for free till 17th May. From 7pm tonight, 4th May, watch The Two Noble Kinsmen for free. Directed...

Free to Stream: Shakespeare’s Coriolanus

A landmark production from genre-defying director Robert Lepage. Canada's Stratford Festival is launching a film festival during this period of social isolation, offering free streaming...

Cirque du Soleil: Weekly hour long shows – Free to Stream

Tune in for spectacular specials from the legendary troupe. Though live circus might be unavailable, the iconic Cirque du Soleil is regularly putting hour-long free shows on...

30 Day Film Challenge: Weekly Winner & Daily Picks – Week Three

A big THANK YOU to everyone taking part in the 30 Day Film Challenge. We hope you are all enjoying reading the answers as much as we are,...

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Royal Albert Hall Celebration – Friday 1st May

Free stream of spectacular tribute to the composer. This Friday 1st May, join The Shows Must Go On! for a tribute to the compositions of...

Ballet Shoes: Free Stream from London Children’s Ballet

Anniversary production of Noel Streatfeild's classic novel. Celebrating 25 years of fantastic productions, London Children’s Ballet return to the stage with an adaptation of a...

#MetallicaMondays: Free Weekly Concert Streams

Rock legends introduce one of their classic live shows each week. While we’re all doing our part and staying home, we find ourselves missing live...

NT at Home: Frankenstein – Free to Stream from 30th April

Directed by Danny Boyle and starring Benedict Cumberbatch & Jonny Lee Miller. Filmed live in 2011 from the stage of the National Theatre in London,...

David Walliams’ The Midnight Gang Free Stream from 30th April

Chichester Festival Theatre has announced that two more of its productions will be streamed online for free. Join us from Thursday 30 April in revisiting...

KT Tunstall Concert: Free to Stream – 30th April, 9pm

The Singer-songwriter will deliver an exclusive set from her home as part of the Royal Albert Home sessions. In these strange times, closing the Hall’s doors is...

Eugenius! The Musical Streaming Now

Watch Online and Raise Money for Acting for Others. Meet Eugene, Janey and Feris as they reach for the stars and discover the superhero inside...

Benjamin Britten’s Gloriana: Available to Stream

Join the Royal Opera House's amazing #OurHouseToYourHouse series. Queen Elizabeth I is approaching the end of her reign. The balance between her role as monarch and her...

Free to Scream: The Haunted and the Damned!

You are invited to attend the next deliciously bone-chilling live streamed performance from Don't Go Into the Cellar! Theatre Company. Sunday 3rd May at 9pm...

Lionsgate Live! A Night at the Movies

Award-Winning 'La La Land' Kicks Off Four Saturdays of Free Films From 2nd May. Lionsgate UK have announced that they will be celebrating the communal...

Northern Ballet’s ‘1984’: Streaming Now

Think you know ballet? Think again. Winston Smith lives in a world of absolute conformity, his every action is scrutinized by Big Brother. However, when...

Roundhouse are Coming #RoundYourHouse

We know that we can’t replicate the experience of a live Roundhouse show, or the atmosphere and buzz down in the Roundhouse Studios. So, while...

What’s New to Watch This Week?

Self-isolation is proving tough for us all and you might feel like you’re running out of ideas, but don’t worry! We’re bringing you the top...

‘Love Never Dies’ Free to Stream – 24th April

'Phantom' Sequel Latest Production from 'The Shows Must Go On' Channel. Join us from tonight, Friday April 24th at 7pm UK time, as the legend...

30 Day Film Challenge: Weekly Winner & Daily Picks – Week Two

A big THANK YOU to everyone taking part in the 30 Day Film Challenge. We hope you are all enjoying reading the answers as much as...

Enjoy an Out-of-this-World Experience in your Own Home

Leicester's National Space Centre to Stream Free Planetarium Show Online for First Time Ever on 24th April. The National Space Centre is giving families the chance to...

Royal Shakespeare Company Releases Six Star-Studded Shows On BBC iPlayer

Christopher Ecclestone, Hugh Quarshie, and Niamh Cusack are Amongst Those Starring in the Sextet of Plays. Amongst the many celebrating a birthday in quarantine is...

The Winter’s Tale – Free Stream till 27th April

Filmed at the Barbican in 2017, a Cheek by Jowl Production of one of Shakespeare's Greatest Plays. The Winter’s Tale, though written at the same...

National Theatre at Home: Twelth Night, 23rd – 30th April

Shakespeare's Comedy is Free to Stream. Make a date with Shakespeare's whirlwind comedy of mistaken identity, featuring Tamsin Greig as a transformed Malvolia. A ship is wrecked on...

Ballet Based on Life of Frida Kahlo Free to View from Tonight

English National Ballet Stream 'Broken Wings', 7pm on 22nd April, for 48hrs. The performance is the launch of the ENB's very own #WednesdayWatchParty. Iconic painter Frida...

Romeo and Juliet – Free to Stream

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre is bringing Romeo and Juliet direct to you. O Romeo! Whether you are a theatre fan, fancy a change from Netflix or...

#StayHome For a Bit of Dirty Dancing

Enjoy a Night at the Movies with LionsgateLIVE. Lionsgate are live-streaming some of their biggest titles for free.Lionsgate Live! is hosted by Jamie Lee Curtis,...

All the Web’s a Stage – 23rd April

12 Hours of Top Class Entertainment from Your Favourite Theatre Performers for Free. All the Web’s a Stage is an online event, from Theatre Together, consisting...

Watch Dance, Theatre and Opera on Demand

Every Night is Opening Night on Marquee TV. Watch Marquee TV FREE for 14 days and see acclaimed productions from the Royal Opera House, Bolshoi Ballet,...

Do You Know Enough to be Crowned Keeper of the TROLLS?

Enter Our Quiz to Find Out if You're a Trolls Superfan and You Could Win a Kindle Fire Tablet. And if you are a superfan,...

The Big Night In

Are you missing attending our live shows as much as we're missing having you? We’ve never been further apart, yet somehow never closer. That’s why,...

What’s New to Watch This Week?

Self-isolation is proving tough for us all and you might feel like you’re running out of ideas, but don’t worry! We’re bringing you the top...

Pink Floyd to Stream a Concert for Free Every Friday

The footage will be previously unseen, rare or archive. In a gesture to fans during quarantine, Pink Floyd will stream a live gig from their...

Royal Albert Home

Royal Albert Home sees artists sharing their work from their homes to yours. "We’ve been here for the nation for almost 150 years in good...

National Theatre at Home: Treasure Island

Streaming on YouTube till 23rd April Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny brought to life in this thrilling new stage adaptation. It’s...

B-movie Legend Roger Corman Wants to See Your Quarantine Film

Take the #CormanChallenge The 94-year-old director issued a call on social media to A-list directors and wannabe filmmakers alike to make short movies for what...

Jazz Cafe Announce Partnership with jazzed

Enjoy the first audio-visual app dedicated to Jazz. The Jazz Cafe are very excited to announce their partnership with jazzed, the world's first audio-visual app...

‘Eating In’ with The British Film Institute

A Fine Selection of Free Films from the BFI Player. Bring the restaurant to you: gastronomic inspiration for novice cooks and greedy gourmands. From fine...

Northern Chamber Orchestra to Stream Cellist Raphael Wallfisch Concert This Weekend

The concert includes the UK premiere of Weinberg's Cello Concertino. On Saturday 18th April at 7.30pm, The Northern Chamber Orchestra will stream a recording of...

Bedtime with Tom Hardy

The Mad Max and Peaky Blinders star is returning to CBeebies show, Bedtime Stories, for one week from 27th April. After receiving huge demand after...

View ‘Drawing the Line’ for Free till 19th April

Hampstead Theatre and The Guardian have re-released the live stream recording of Howard Brenton’s drama. It is available from Monday 13 April, 10am – Sunday 19 April.Directed by...

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘The Phantom of the Opera 25th Anniversary Special’ to Stream for Free This Weekend

The musical maker has announced his show will be available online from Friday. Musical maker Andrew Lloyd Webber will stream his anniversary production of The Phantom...

‘One World: Together At Home’ Adds 70+ Artists to Lineup of Historic Digital and TV Special

Curated in collaboration with Lady Gaga, the 18th April event will celebrate health workers globally. As the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic continues to force people apart,...

Watch online: The Ring Cycle

Watch Opera North’s acclaimed staging of Wagner’s epic masterpiece online, in full, for free. Opera North’s acclaimed concert staging of Wagner’s Ring cycle, filmed in...

What’s New to Watch This Week?

Self-isolation is proving tough for us all and you might feel like you’re running out of ideas, but don’t worry! We’re bringing you the top...

30 Day Film Challenge: Weekly Winner and Daily Picks – Week One

We love that so many of you are taking part in the 30 Day Film Challenge and we're enjoying reading all your replies.Below are our...

Cancelled Chelsea Flower Show Selling Thousands of Plants Online

When annual gardening get-together the Chelsea Flower Show was cancelled (for the first time ever) in March, it left flora fans with so many questions. How would...

Exclusive: Short Film ‘The Road to Gehenna’ Available to View

We are excited to be able to share a short film by one of our favourite authors, RJ Ellory. The Road to Gehenna is available...

The 20 Best Easter Movies to Watch and Stream

Animated bunnies, religious epics and classic musicals - there's no need to hunt for these eggcellent films. Easter looks to be a bit different this...

National Theatre at Home: Jane Eyre Free Stream 9th – 16th April

Watch the beautiful and dynamic theatre production of Jane Eyre, a collaboration with Bristol Old Vic, filmed by National Theatre Live at London's National Theatre....

‘Flowers for Mrs Harris’ Available 9th April

Join Chichester Festival Theatre from 1pm Thursday 9 April in revisiting for the first time online, their much-loved 2018 production, Flowers for Mrs Harris. This online...

‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Free to View for 48hrs From Good Friday

On Good Friday, join us for Jesus Christ Superstar Live Stage Show starring Tim Minchin, Mel C and Chris Moyles! Join us right here to...

Andrea Bocelli Concert Live Streams From Milan’s Empty Duomo Cathedral Easter Sunday

On Easter Sunday (April 12, 2020), by invitation of the City and of the Duomo cathedral of Milan, Italian global music icon Andrea Bocelli will...

Rumpelstiltskin – Available Till 10th April

This week on the Sadler's Wells Digital Stage, balletLORENT brings the beloved tale of Rumpelstiltskin to life in a magical dance theatre production. This story...

The Importance of Being Earnest – Free to View till 12th April

“The truth is rarely pure and never simple”. The show must go online and Made at Curve are delighted to be able to share an...