National Theatre Liveby alexandraplawson | created - 28 Aug 2017 | updated - 28 Aug 2017 | Public
220 min | Drama
The National Theatre's live theatrical production of Tony Kushner's play 'Angels in America' about New Yorkers grappling with the AIDS crisis during the mid-1980s.
220 min | Drama
America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.
4. National Theatre Live: Saint Joan (2017)
240 min | Drama
A teenager named Joanfrom the French countryside decides to spring to action when England invades France. After having visions of Archangel and Saints, she goes to Charles VII to offer her support.
6. National Theatre Live: No Man's Land (2016 TV Movie)
Following their hit run on Broadway, Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart return to the West End stage in Harold Pinter's No Man's Land, broadcast live to cinemas from Wyndham's Theatre, London.
7. National Theatre Live: Nation (2010)
A parallel world, 1860. Two teenagers thrown together by a tsunami. One wears next to nothing, the other a long white dress. Neither speaks the others language, but somehow they must learn to survive and forge a new nation.
9. National Theatre Live: Hedda Gabler (2016)
145 min | Drama
Hedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already in trouble. Trapped but determined, Hedda tries to control those around her, only to see her own world unravel.
10. National Theatre Live: Hangmen (2016)
180 min | Drama
In his small pub in the northern English town of Oldham, Harry (David Morrissey - The Walking Dead, State of Play) is something of a local celebrity. But what's the second-best hangman in ... See full summary »
11. National Theatre Live: Medea (2014)
99 min | Drama
Medea, a woman stricken with grief after learning that her ex-husband has decided to remarry is faced with impossible choices in this exhilarating and breathtaking adaptation of Medea.
12. National Theatre Live: Yerma (2017 TV Movie)
114 min | Drama
The extraordinary Billie Piper plays Her, a woman driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child. Simon Stone creates a radical new production of Lorca's achingly powerful masterpiece.
13. National Theatre Live: Man and Superman (2015)
220 min | Comedy, Drama
Academy Award® nominee Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, Schindler's List, Oedipus at the National Theatre) plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Shaw's witty, provocative classic.
14. National Theatre Live: John (2014)
Lloyd Newson interviewed more than 50 men asking them frank questions, initially about love and sex. One of those men was John. What emerged was a story that is both extraordinary and ... See full summary »
15. National Theatre Live: Young Marx (2017)
160 min | Biography
Rory Kinnear (The Threepenny Opera, Penny Dreadful, Othello) is Marx and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night, Green Wing) is Engels, in this new comedy written by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman. ... See full summary »
16. National Theatre Live: Amadeus (2017)
206 min | Musical
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a rowdy young prodigy, arrives in Vienna, the music capital of the world - and he's determined to make a splash.
17. National Theatre Live: Follies (2017)
152 min | Musical
The former Weismann's Follies girls return to their old theatre one last time. At the core of the story are two married couples on the brink of collapse. As the night goes on, egos are unleashed, lies are exposed, and secrets are revealed.
21. National Theatre Live: Everyman (2015)
Everyman is successful, popular and riding high when Death comes calling. He is forced to abandon the life he has built and embark on a last, frantic search to recruit a friend, anyone, to ... See full summary »
22. National Theatre Live: The Magistrate (2012)
When amiable magistrate Posket (John Lithgow) marries widow Agatha, little does he realise she's lopped five years off her age - and her son's. When her deception looks set to be revealed, ... See full summary »
23. National Theatre Live: The Kitchen (2011)
155 min | Drama
Thrown together by their work, chefs, waitresses and porters from across Europe - English, Irish, German, Jewish - argue and flirt as they race to keep up. Peter, a high-spirited young cook... See full summary »
24. National Theatre Live: The Habit of Art (2010)
National Theatre Live's 2010 broadcast of Alan Bennett's acclaimed play The Habit of Art, with Richard Griffiths, Alex Jennings and Frances de la Tour, returns to cinemas as part of the ... See full summary »
26. A Small Family Business (2014)
Jack McCracken: a man of principle in a corrupt world. But not for long. Moments after taking over his father-in-laws business hes approached by a private detective armed with some ... See full synopsis »
28. She Stoops to Conquer (2012)
Hardcastle, a man of substance, looks forward to acquainting his daughter with his old pal's son with a view to marriage. But thanks to playboy Lumpkin, he's mistaken by his prospective ... See full summary »
30. Phèdre (2009)
125 min | Drama
A new English adaptation of the classic French tragedy Phèdre by Jean Racine (1639-1699). It retells the ancient Greek tale of the wife of the Athenian King Theseus, who conceived a ... See full summary »
31. War Horse (2014)
Based on Michael Morpurgo's novel and adapted for the stage by Nick Stafford, War Horse takes audiences on an extraordinary journey from the fields of rural Devon to the trenches of First World War France.
33. Skylight (2014)
135 min | Drama
On a bitterly cold London evening, schoolteacher Kyra Hollis (Carey Mulligan) receives an unexpected visit from her former lover, Tom Sergeant (Bill Nighy), a successful and charismatic ... See full summary »
34. The Audience (2013)
180 min | Drama
For sixty years, Elizabeth II has met each of her twelve Prime Ministers in a weekly audience at Buckingham Palace, a meeting like no other in British public life, it is private. Both ... See full summary »
198 min | Drama
An old couple drag a young couple into their intense arguments and abuse after accidentally being invited to their house .
38. National Theatre Live: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (2012 TV Movie)
160 min | Drama
Christopher, fifteen years old, has an extraordinary brain - exceptional at maths while ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion of killing Mrs Shears' dog ... See full summary »
39. National Theatre Live: A Disappearing Number (2010)
Theatre du Complicite's production is streamed live from the National Theatre and tells the story of Srinivasa Ramanujan, a penniless man from Madras who was also the greatest natural ... See full summary »
40. National Theatre Live: Travelling Light (2012)
How had a twenty-two-year-old pretentious layabout made a discovery that would elude every other cinematic pioneer for years to come? In a remote village in Eastern Europe, around 1900, the... See full summary »
41. National Theatre Live: London Assurance (2010)
160 min | Comedy
Grace has agreed to marry Sir Harcourt in return for his financial support of her family. At a house party in her father's place, Harcourt's son Charles also falls in love with Grace. When ... See full summary »
42. National Theatre Live: The Cherry Orchard (2011)
Madame Ranevskaya is a spoiled, aging aristocratic lady who returns from a trip to Paris to face the loss of her magnificent Cherry Orchard estate after a default on the mortgage. In denial... See full summary »
43. A Streetcar Named Desire (2014)
180 min | Drama
Set in the French Quarter of New Orleans during the restless years following World War Two, A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE is the story of Blanche DuBois, a fragile and neurotic woman on a ... See full summary »
115 min | Drama
The great Arthur Miller confronts the American dream in this dark and passionate tale. In Brooklyn, longshoreman Eddie Carbone welcomes his Sicilian cousins to the land of freedom. But when... See full summary »
45. National Theatre Live: The Deep Blue Sea (2016)
180 min | Drama
Helen McCrory (Medea and The Last of the Haussmans at the National Theatre, Penny Dreadful, Peaky Blinders) returns to the National Theatre in Terence Rattigan's devastating masterpiece, ... See full summary »
46. National Theatre Live: Of Mice and Men (2014)
149 min | Drama