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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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Salomé 15

BUY TICKETS 7.30pm Saturday 8 July

PLAY broadcast AS LIVE from the National Theatre (recorded live on 22 June 2017)

This charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution.

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Angels in America Part One: Millennium Approaches 15


BUY TICKETS 7pm Thursday 20 July

PLAY broadcast LIVE from the National Theatre  

The first part of the new staging of Tony Kushner’s multi-award winning two-part play, set in 1980s New York during the AIDS crisis and the conservative Reagan administration and starring Andrew Garfield and Russell Tovey.

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Angels in America Part Two: Perestroika 15


BUY TICKETS 7pm Thursday 27 July

PLAY broadcast LIVE from the National Theatre  

The second part of the new staging of Tony Kushner’s multi-award winning two-part play, set in 1980s New York during the AIDS crisis and the conservative Reagan administration and starring Andrew Garfield and Russell Tovey.

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Titus Andronicus

BUY TICKETS 7.30pm Saturday 12 August

PLAY broadcast AS LIVE from the Royal Shakespeare Company (recorded live on 9 August 2017)

Blanche McIntyre directs David Troughton  in this chillingly contemporary production of Shakespeare’s bloodiest tragedy as part of the RSC’s Roman season.

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Coriolanus

BUY TICKETS 7pm Thursday 12 October

PLAY broadcast AS LIVE from the Royal Shakespeare Company (recorded live on Wednesday 11 October)

A full-throttle war play that revels in the sweat of the battlefield, Coriolanus transports us back to the emergence of the republic of Rome.

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Young Marx

7pm Thursday 7 December *Tickets on sale soon

PLAY broadcast LIVE from The Bridge Theatre, London

Rory Kinnear is Marx and Oliver Chris is Engels, in this new comedy written by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman, directed by Nicholas Hytner.

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Julius Caesar

7pm Thursday 22 March 2018 (subject to confirmation)

PLAY broadcast LIVE from The Bridge Theatre, London

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

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