- Date: 10 July 2012
- Region: National
Lilian Hall-Davis and Carl Brisson in The Ring dir. Alfred Hitchcock (1927). Credit: BFI National Archive
The Space is a free digital arts service developed by Arts Council England in partnership with the BBC that aims to transform the way people connect with, and experience, arts and culture by showcasing innovative content from artists, arts and cultural organisations.
Every week new exciting content is added. Here is a snapshot of what's to come.
On Friday 13 July, Alfred Hitchcock's restored silent movie, The Ring, will be streamed live from Hackney Empire on The Space. Premiering alongside this boxing melodrama will be the live performance of a specially-commissioned score by renowned contemporary jazz artist Soweto Kinch.
The film is being screened as part of the BFI's summer-long The Genius of Hitchcock series. In the run up to the event you can enjoy additional documentaries about the director and his approach to silent movies on The Space.
Shakespeare enthusiasts can enjoy two more performances as part of the Globe to Globe season - currently, As You Like It in Georgian by Marjanishvili Theatre and from Wednesday 11 July, Coriolanus, in Japanese by Chiten, a renowned company from Kyoto.
The second episode of CountryBoy's Struggle, a one man show about a young rapper who comes from Cornwall to London, will be available to watch on The Space from Thursday 12 July.
In the lead up to major London 2012 Festival event, BT River of Music, you can watch exclusive short films featuring artists in the line-up, the next of which will be on The Space from Wednesday 11 July. Currently available is a short film about electro-pop band, the Noisettes.
If you missed the exclusive live broadcast of Les Troyens from the Royal Opera House last week, catch it on-demand this week. You can also enjoy a rich collection of background material, including an introduction by the conductor Antonio Pappano.
Watch a short film from the Tate Modern's series, Tate Shots, covering the best visual art events of 2012 across the country and across multiple platforms.
Experience a full performance of the extraordinary play, The Two Worlds of Charlie F, in which British service men and women retell their experiences of recovering from injuries sustained in Afghanistan.
You can access The Space now at thespace.org or by viewing on connected TV or The Space channel (Freeview HD channel 117).