Type

NT Live

Date

28/03/2024

Doors Open

6:30 pm

Starting Time

7:00 pm

NT Live: The Motive and the Cue (Encore)

a new play by Jack Thorne; directed by Sam Mendes

This show been rated 15 by the BBFC for ‘strong language’

Sam Mendes (The Lehman Trilogy) directs Mark Gatiss as John Gielgud and Johnny Flynn as Richard Burton in this fierce and funny new play.

1964: Richard Burton, newly married to Elizabeth Taylor, is to play the title role in an experimental new Broadway production of Hamlet under John Gielgud’s exacting direction. But as rehearsals progress, two ages of theatre collide and the collaboration between actor and director soon threatens to unravel.

Written by Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and designed by Es Devlin (The Crucible), the Evening Standard award-winning best new play was filmed live during a sold-out run at the National Theatre.

What else is on?

Danny Driver: Piano Recital

Music

Ember Big Band salutes The Rat Pack

Live Music

NT Live: The Motive and the Cue (Encore)

NT Live

ROH: MacMillan Celebrated (Live)

The Royal Ballet