Actor Idris Elba astounded audiences at a screening of his cinema in London on Saturday by popping the question to his girlfriend live their lives theatre. Elba took to the stage at the Rio Cinema just before a preview of his directorial introduction, Yardie, and get down on one knee before his lover, Sabrina Dhowre. Video of project proposals evidences audience representatives encouraging Elba on and hopping to their feet as Dhowre says yes. The theater showed the story on Twitter, saying the on-stage marriage proposal was a “first.” ” She said yes and there was so much cheer and clapping ,” the theater wrote. The duo met last year while Elba was filming The Elevation Between Us , and they have been together since then.