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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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Hamlet 15

BUY TICKETS 7pm Thursday 5 October

Encore broadcast of PLAY from the Barbican Theatre, recorded in 2015.

Benedict Cumberbatch’s take on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy – now seen by over 750,000 people worldwide, the original 2015 NT Live broadcast returns to cinemas.

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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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Follies

BUY TICKETS 7pm Thursday 16 November

PLAY broadcast LIVE from the National Theatre

Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas.

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Young Marx

BUY TICKETS 7pm Thursday 7 December 

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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