The Madness of George III

BUY TICKETS 7pm Tuesday 20 November

PLAY broadcast LIVE from Nottingham Playhouse

Mark Gatiss takes the title role in Nottingham Playhouse’s new production of Alan Bennett’s moving and funny masterpiece.

Written by one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights Alan Bennett (The History Boys, The Lady in the Van), this epic play was also adapted into a BAFTA Award-winning film following its premiere on stage in 1991.


King Lear

BUY TICKETS 7pm Wednesday 28 November

PLAY broadcast AS LIVE from the Duke of York’s Theatre, London (recorded live on Thursday 27 September)

Ian McKellen gives an intensely moving portrayal of Lear in the five-star Chichester Festival Theatre production which has transferred to London’s West End.


Antony & Cleopatra

BUY TICKETS 7pm Thursday 6 December

PLAY broadcast LIVE from the National Theatre

Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.


I’m Not Running

7pm Thursday 31 January *tickets on sale soon

PLAY broadcast LIVE from the National Theatre

David Hare’s explosive new play portrays the history of a twenty year intimate friendship and its public repercussions and stars Siân Brooke (Doctor Foster, Sherlock).


The Tragedy of King Richard the Second

7pm Wednesday 27 February *tickets on sale soon

PLAY broadcast AS LIVE from the Almeida Theatre, London (recorded live on 15 January)

Simon Russell Beale plays Richard II in this visceral new production of Shakespeare’s play about the limits of power.