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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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Obsession 15

BUY TICKETS 7pm Thursday 11 May

PLAY broadcast LIVE from the Barbican Theatre

Jude Law stars in this new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film directed by Ivo van Hove (View from the Bridge, Hedda Gabler).

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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

BUY TICKETS 7pm Saturday 20 May

PLAY broadcast AS LIVE from the Harold Pinter Theatre, London (recorded live on 18 May)

Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill excel in James Macdonald’s superb revival of Edward Albee’s scorching play.

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Antony & Cleopatra

BUY TICKETS 3pm Sunday 28 May 

PLAY broadcast AS LIVE from the Royal Shakespeare Company (recorded live on 24 May 2017)

Iqbal Khan returns to the RSC to direct Shakespeare’s tragedy, which picks up the story where Julius Caesar ends, following his critically acclaimed productions of Othello and Much Ado About Nothing.

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Peter Pan 15

BUY TICKETS 3pm Saturday 10 June

PLAY filmed in front of a live audience at the National Theatre

A dazzling delight for all the family, the National Theatre’s spellbinding Christmas production of JM Barrie’s magical tale flies into cinemas.

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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

Shakespeare’s gory revenge tragedy presents us with murder as entertainment and poses questions about the nature of sexuality, family, class and society.

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