Delayed recording from the Noël Coward Theatre in London’s West End.
Starring Gillian Anderson and Lily James, All About Eve tells the story of Margo Channing. True star of the theatre. The spotlight is hers, always has been. But now there’s Eve. Her biggest fan. Young, beautiful Eve. The golden girl, the girl next door. But you know all about Eve…don’t you…?
Adapted by Ivo van Hove from the 1950 film by Joseph L Mankiewicz (starring Bette Davis) and the play “The Wisdom of Eve” by Mary Orr. Ivo van Hove’s directs this new stage version with set and lighting design from Jan Versweyveld, costume design by An D’Huys and music from double Mercury Prize-winner PJ Harvey, alongside Tom Gibbons’ sound design.
Live screening from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Gounod’s most popular opera returns in David McVicar’s stunning Parisian production, with singers including Michael Fabiano, Diana Damrau and Erwin Schrott.
Broadcast live from the Old Vic Theatre in London, Arthur Miller’s blistering classic drama will star Academy Award-winner Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (While You Were Sleeping, Independence Day) and Jenna Coleman (Doctor Who, Queen Victoria).
America, 1947. Despite hard choices and even harder knocks, Joe and Kate Keller are a success story. They have built a home, raised two sons and established a thriving business.
But nothing lasts forever and their contented lives, already shadowed by the loss of their eldest boy to war, are about to shatter. With the return of a figure from the past, long buried truths are forced to the surface and the price of their American dream is laid bare.
Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.
Small Island embarks on a journey from Jamaica to Britain, through the Second World War to 1948 – the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury.
The play follows three intricately connected stories. Hortense yearns for a new life away from rural Jamaica, Gilbert dreams of becoming a lawyer, and Queenie longs to escape her Lincolnshire roots. Hope and humanity meet stubborn reality as the play traces the tangled history of Jamaica and the UK.
A company of 40 actors take to the stage of the National Theatre in this timely and moving story, directed by Rufus Norris.