NT Live 2014–15


Helen McCrory (The Last of the Haussmans) returns to the National Theatre to take the title role in Ben Power’s new version of Euripides’ powerful tragedy, directed by Carrie Cracknell.


A Streetcar Named Desire

Gillian Anderson plays Blanche DuBois in this highly acclaimed sell-out production of Tennessee Williams' timeless masterpiece. Captured live at the Young Vic.

Back by popular demand for Halloween!
Thursday 30 October: Benedict Cumberbath as Creature
Various dates, 2 – 11 November: Jonny Lee Miller as Creature

Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternate the roles of Dr Frankenstein and his creation in Danny Boyle's 2011 smash-hit production.


Tuesday 9 December, 8.00
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DV8 Physical Theatre's powerful new production authentically depicts real-life stories of love and sex, combining movement and spoken word to create an intense and moving theatrical experience. Suitable for ages 18+.


Treasure Island
Thursday 22 January, 7.00
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Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery. Suitable for ages 10+.


Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Thursday 12 March, 7.00
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Beyond the luxury hotels surrounding Mumbai airport lies a makeshift slum, full of people with fragile plans to improve their own lives. Meera Syal returns to the National Theatre in David Hare’s tumultuous play, directed by Rufus Norris. 


The Hard Problem
Thursday 16 April, 7.00
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Tom Stoppard returns with his highly anticipated new play, directed by Nicholas Hytner. Hilary, a young psychology researcher, is pondering a hard question: if there is nothing but matter, what is consciousness? But she is also nursing a private sorrow – and she’s prepared to pray for a miracle.


Man and Superman 
Thursday 14 May, 7.00
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Ralph Fiennes plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of George Bernard Shaw’s witty, provocative classic. A romantic comedy, an epic fairy tale and a fiery philosophical debate, Man and Superman asks fundamental questions about how we live. 

£17.50 full price, £14 concessions, £13 Members
Encore shows on weekdays before 5.00: £13 full price, £11 concessions, £10 Members

The show times given are the curtain-up times - doors open 15 minutes earlier.

Sandwiches and Sparkling Wine
For just £9.50 extra, you can enjoy a selection of freshly prepared sandwiches, gourmet crisps, a chocolate brownie and a glass of Chapel Down English sparkling wine with all Screen Arts shows.
This offer is available at:  Arts Picturehouse, Cambridge; Cinema City, Norwich; City Screen, York; Hackney Picturehouse; The Ritzy, Brixton. (Click on the cinema name to see details of sandwich contents.)