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National Theatre Live: A Midsummer Night's Dream (cert 12A)

National Theatre Live

Tuesday 22 October, 7pm

Approx running time: 3hrs

by William Shakespeare

'The course of true love never did run smooth.'

A feuding fairy King and Queen of the forest cross paths with four runaway lovers and a troupe of actors trying to rehearse a play. As their dispute grows, the magical royal couple meddle with mortal lives leading to love triangles, mistaken identities and transformations... with hilarious, but dark consequences.

Shakespeare's most famous romantic comedy will be captured live from the Bridge Theatre in London. Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones), Oliver Chris (Green Wing, NT Live: Young Marx), David Moorst (NT Live: Allelujah!) and Hammed Animashaun (The Barber Shop Chronicles) lead the cast as Titania, Oberon, Puck and Bottom.

Directed by Nicholas Hytner, this production of A Midsummer Night's Dreamwill build on the success of his immersive staging of Julius Caesar (NT Live 2018). The Bridge Theatre will become a forest - a dream world of flying fairies, contagious fogs and moonlight revels, surrounded by a roving audience following the action on foot.

Filmed live in front of an audience

National Theatre Live is the National Theatre's ground-breaking project to broadcast world-class theatre across the UK and internationally. For more information about NT Live please visit http://ntlive.nationaltheatre.org.uk/about-us

Price

  • Standard £15
  • Student £12

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