National Theatre

National Theatre

Straight from the London stage, National Theatre Live is the National Theatre’s groundbreaking project to broadcast British theatre from the London stage to cinemas around the world. Carefully placed cameras capture all of the emotion performed on stage by accomplished actors, such as Benedict Cumberbatch, James Corden and Mark Strong so it feels as though you are watching the play live from your seat. With plays described as “magnetic,” “electrifying,” and “astonishingly bold” by critics, these shows are not-to-be-missed!

Cat On a Hot Tin Roof (National Theatre)

On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gather at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell. Brick and Maggie dance round the secrets and sexual tensions that threaten to destroy their marriage. With the future of the family at stake, which version of the truth is real – and which will win out?...
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Hamlet (National Theatre)

Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game) takes 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.
As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralysed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state. Directed by Lyndsey...
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Julius Caesar (National Theatre)

Ben Whishaw (The Danish Girl, Skyfall, Hamlet) and Michelle Fairley (Fortitude, Game of Thrones) play Brutus and Cassius, David Calder (The Lost City of Z, The Hatton Garden Job) plays Caesar and David Morrissey (The Missing, Hangmen, The Walking Dead) is Mark Antony. Broadcast live from The Bridge Theatre, London.

Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate. Alarmed by the autocrat’s popularity, the educated élite conspire to bring him...
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