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NATIONAL THEATRE: 50 YEARS ON STAGE


An unmissable special event for theatre lovers everywhere!

Truly once-in-a-lifetime event: never before has a cast of this calibre, talent and history graced any stage in the world.

The event runs as a mixture of live performances of scenes from this phenomenal cast including: Helen Mirren, Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Derek Jacobi, Michael Gambon, Ralph Fiennes, Christopher Eccleston, Benedict Cumberbatch, James Corden, Dominic Cooper, Rory Kinnear, Adrian Lester, and many more!

Interspersed with the live performances on stage at the Olivier Theatre, there are on-screen gem excerpts from the National Theatre’s extensive archives including the stunning Maggie Smith from 1964 in Noel Coward’s Hay Fever (absolutely hilarious!), Paul Schofield in Peter Shaffer’s Amadeus from 1979 (extraordinary), as well as interviews from the actors performing talking about their roles in the 50th Anniversary celebrations.

HIGHLIGHTS from 50 years on stage include:

Judi Dench singing ‘Send in the Clowns’ from Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music

 A hilarious scene from Harold Pinter’s No Man’s Land with Derek Jacobi and Michael Gambon

 The original cast of Alan Bennett’s The History Boys reunite, including stars James Corden and Dominic Cooper

Ralph Fiennes’ electric performance as a South African newspaper magnate taking over the top British newspapers in David Hare and Howard Brenton’s Pravda (Based on an Australian someone we all know!)

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