'Love Actually' in Concert

To 'Love Actually' fans, this full orchestra-backed screening is perfect.
Sarah Ward
Published on October 27, 2022


The end of the year is fast approaching, meaning it's time for the annual tradition of getting 'Christmas is All Around', as sung by Bill Nighy, stuck in your head. If every year you watch everyone's favourite Christmas-themed British rom-com with a stacked high-profile cast and seasonal humour, this year, you can do one better.

A huge success during its past tours of the UK and Australia (to the surprise of absolutely no one), Love Actually in Concert is coming to Auckland's stunning Civic Theatre on Saturday, December 17 to make this festive season extra merry. It's exactly what it sounds like: a screening of the film accompanied by a live orchestra performing the soundtrack as the movie plays. And, to the jolly delight of clearly keen Aucklanders, organisers have added an extra showing to keep up with demand.

The first session kicks off at the family-friendly time of 4pm, and now there's an additional later session at 8pm. During both, you'll revisit the Richard Curtis-written and -directed film that you already know and treasure, step through its interweaved Yuletide stories of romance, and hear a live orchestra play the movie's soundtrack. And, yes, Christmas (and love) will be all around you.

Tickets are on sale now and begin at $59pp, but go up to $149pp for premium seats — head to Auckland Live for more info.


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