National Theatre Live to broadcast the Donmar Warehouse production of Shakespeare’s Coriolanus
We’re delighted to announce that on 30 January 2014 we will broadcast the Donmar Warehouse production of Coriolanus, directed by Josie Rourke, with Tom Hiddleston in the title role and Mark Gatiss as Menenius, live to cinemas around the world.
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The moment is here! We’re about to go live with our This House broadcast. Hope you enjoy the show.
'How can you resist?' New York Times on This House -
Did anyone see Ben Brantley’s review of This House in yesterday’s print edition of the New York Times?
If you missed it, you can now read it online.
First Nighter: James Graham's Politically Enthralling "This House" Gets the National Theatre HD Treatment -
‘Shocking, totally rewarding.’
See what Huffington Post had to say about This House after talking to James Graham yesterday.
We’ll broadcast this thrilling production live tonight. Have you got your ticket?
Olivier Awards ceremony tonight
Tonight are the Olivier Awards, where 3 of the 4 nominees for Best New Play either have been or will be National Theatre Live broadcasts (This House, The Audience and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time).
This House is also nominated for Best Director (Jeremy Herrin), and The Audience for Best Actress (Helen Mirren), Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Richard McCabe), Best Director (Stephen Daldry) and Best Costume Design (Bob Crowley).
Helen McCrory has also been nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance as Libby in The Last of the Haussmans.
If you’re in the UK you can listen to the awards live on BBC Radio 2 from 6pm or watch highlights on ITV at 10.15pm.
We’re wishing all the nominees the very best of luck - have a wonderful night!
Press reviews for Othello are coming in thick and fast - here’s a selection of what critics have said so far…
‘A breathtaking show of emotional firepower. Adrian Lester and Rory Kinnear are superb.’
‘Witty, agile, lucid and deeply felt. A gripping production.’
Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/theatre/william-shakespeare/10013155/Othello-National-Theatre-review.html
‘Nicholas Hytner directs with an extraordinary, rigorous attention to clarity of language: at times you forget they’re speaking in Elizabethan verse.’
Read more: http://metro.co.uk/2013/04/24/adrian-lesters-othello-at-national-theatre-is-worth-the-wait-3664425/