London's National Theatre at Home

Thu Apr 2, 2020
Various times
Varies by production

Looking for a little drama in your life? The National Theatre at Home has just the (virtual) ticket! Audiences around the world can stream National Theatre Live productions for free via YouTube. 

Starting Thursday April 2, a number of productions previously screened in cinemas globally as a part of National Theatre Live are being made available to watch via the National Theatre's YouTube channel.

Upcoming Productions:

April 30 & May 1: Frankenstein
Two versions of this production are streamed.  Both star Jonny Lee Miller and Benedict Cumberbatch, but they alternate between the roles of Victor Frankenstein and his creation.
(Available until May 7)

May 7:  Antony & Cleopatra
Shakespeare's drama stars Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo.
(Available until May 14)

May 14: Barber Shop Chronicles
A never-before-seen archive recording of Inua Ellams’ smash-hit play, about the places where banter is barbed, and the truth is telling.
(Available until May 21)

May 21: A Streetcar Named Desire
Gillian Anderson plays Blanche DuBois in the critically acclaimed Young Vic production of Tennessee Williams' classic play.
(Available until May 28)

May 28: This House
A timely, moving and funny insight into the workings of 1970s British politics by James Graham.
(Available until June 4)

June 4: Coriolanus
This Donmar Warehouse production features Tom Hiddleston in the title role of Shakespeare’s searing and political revenge tragedy.
(Available until June 11)

June 11:
The Madness of King George
1788. King George III is the most powerful man in the world. But with his mind unravelling at a dramatic pace, ambitious politicians and a scheming prince threaten to undermine the power of the crown.
(Available until June 18)

June 18: Small Island
The National Theatre’s epic, sold-out production of Andrea Levy’s novel traces the history between Jamaica and the UK through WWII to 1948.
(Available until June 25)

June 25: A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Bridge Theatre's immersive production of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy features Gwendoline Christie and Hammed Animashaun.
(Available until July 2)

July 2: Les Blancs
The final play by Lorraine Hansberry is a brave, illuminating and powerful work that confronts the hope and tragedy of revolution. (Recommended for ages 15 and up).

July 9: Deep Blue Sea
The Deep Blue Sea is a tale of loss, loneliness and passion. 
(Available until July 16)

July 16: Amadeus
Peter Shaffer’s iconic play introduces Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as a rowdy young prodigy. Salieri is the jealous court composer who begins an obsessive a war with Mozart, with music and, ultimately, with God.

(Available until July 23)

Productions can be seen starting 7pm UK time ( 2pm Eastern, 1pm Central, 11am Pacific)


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