First great reviews for Medea in today. Here’s what the Daily Telegraph had to say…
‘Helen McCrory gives the performance of her career’
'Thrilling and merciless'
'The music by Will Gregory and Alison Goldfrapp remorselessly ratchets up the tension'
'Leaves you feeling both appalled and strangely elated'
Read the full review above
We’re wishing broken legs to all involved in tonight’s press performance of Medea at the National Theatre. We can’t wait for our 4 Sept broadcast!
Here’s a sneak peek of what’s in store…
NEW BROADCAST NEWS:
We are thrilled to announce that on 16 SEPTEMBER 2014, we will bring the fastest-selling production in the history of London’s Young Vic Theatre, their new production of Tennessee Williams’ timeless masterpiece A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE - with Gillian Anderson as Blanche DuBois, Ben Foster as Stanley and Vanessa Kirby as Stella - live to cinemas around the world.
Venues on sale soon.
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Only a couple of days until we broadcast the highly-acclaimed West End production of Skylight to UK cinemas (international screenings from 23 Oct).
Tickets selling fast - find your nearest venue
NEW BROADCAST NEWS:
We’ll broadcast JOHN, a co-production with DV8, conceived and directed by Lloyd Newson, live to cinemas on Tuesday 9 December at 8pm. (JOHN is suitable for 18yrs+)
Find out more: http://ow.ly/yEPnY
And on Thursday 22 January, we’ll broadcast the National Theatre’s new staging of Robert Louis Stevenson’s thrilling Treasure Island (with a half-term encore at UK venues on Wednesday 18 February).
Find out more: http://ow.ly/yEPfz
Tickets for these exciting new broadcasts will be on sale from 17 July. Venues announced soon.
We’re delighted to confirm that international screenings of Skylight, with Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan will take place on October 23. Venues on sale soon.
Find out more
Happy birthday to…us! NT Live turns 5 years old today!
We’d love to hear what your favourite broadcast has been. Let us know!
Did you know that tomorrow, NT Live will celebrate 5 years since our very first live broadcast?
Since 25 June 2009, National Theatre Live has broadcast 31 productions to cinemas around the world. There have been comedies, tragedies and everything in between. Now we’d like to know your 3 favourite broadcasts – visit our Facebook gallery and ‘Like’ the images for your favourite 3 to vote and at the end of the week, we’ll announce the results.
To celebrate Frankenstein returning to cinemas this October (many venues still to be announced), here’s an exclusive podcast of director Danny Boyle and writer Nick Dear discussing the production.
We are delighted to announce that due to unprecedented audience demand, Danny Boyle's production of Frankenstein, with Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller, will return to cinemas worldwide this October.
Venues on sale soon. Find out more.