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King Lear

SOLD OUT  6.50pm Thursday 1 May  LIVE
BUY TICKETS  2.50pm Sunday 4 May  ENCORE SCREENING

PLAY broadcast LIVE from the National Theatre
with encore screening

Tickets: Full £17  Adult conc £15  18 & under £9

Running time: 3 hours 45 minutes (including one interval)
(Length may vary on the night as this is a live performance)
Doors open: 6.20pm on Thursday, 2.20pm on Sunday

Academy Award® winner Sam Mendes (James Bond: Skyfall, American Beauty) returns to the National Theatre to direct Simon Russell Beale (Timon of Athens, Collaborators) in the title role of Shakespeare’s tragedy.

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Twelfth Night

BUY TICKETS 7pm Wednesday 14 February

PLAY broadcast LIVE from the ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

Kara Tointon and Adrian Edmonson star in Christopher Luscombe’s sumptuous and enjoyable production of Shakespeare’s comedy of unrequited love.

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 15

BUY TICKETS 7pm Thursday 22 February

PLAY recorded at the Apollo Theatre, London and broadcast as live.

Benedict Andrews’ thrilling revival of Tennessee Williams’ masterpiece stars Sienna Miller, Jack O’Connell and Colm Meaney.

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Oscar Wilde Season Live: Lady Windermere’s Fan

BUY TICKETS 7.15pm Tuesday 20 March

PLAY broadcast LIVE from the Vaudeville Theatre, London

A new production of Oscar Wilde’s social comedy; directed by award-winning writer, actor and director Kathy Burke and starring Samantha Spiro, Kevin Bishop and Jennifer Saunders.

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Julius Caesar

BUY TICKETS 7pm Thursday 22 March

PLAY broadcast LIVE from The Bridge Theatre, London

Nicholas Hytner’s new production of Shakespeare’s play stars Ben Whishaw and Michelle Fairley as Brutus and Cassius, leaders of the coup, with David Calder as Caesar and David Morrissey as Mark Antony.

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Macbeth

BUY TICKETS 7pm Wednesday 11 April 

PLAY broadcast LIVE from the ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

A contemporary production of Shakespeare’s darkest psychological thriller marks Christopher Eccleston’s RSC debut and the return of Niamh Cusack to the Company.

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Macbeth

7pm Thursday 10 May (or as an encore screening shortly thereafter, to be confirmed) *tickets on sale soon

PLAY broadcast LIVE or AS LIVE from the NATIONAL THEATRE

Rufus Norris directs Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, with Rory Kinnear as Macbeth and Anne-Marie Duff as Lady Macbeth.

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Romeo and Juliet

7pm Wednesday 18 July (or as an encore screening shortly thereafter, to be confirmed) *tickets on sale soon

PLAY broadcast LIVE or AS LIVE from the ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

Set in a world very like our own, this Romeo and Juliet is about a generation of young people born into violence and ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents.

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The Merry Wives of Windsor

7pm Wednesday 12 September (or as an encore screening shortly thereafter, to be confirmed) *tickets on sale soon

PLAY broadcast LIVE or AS LIVE from the ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

David Troughton returns to the Company as John Falstaff, following his recent title role in Titus Andronicus and Gloucester in King Lear.

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