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The Best of National Theatre Live returns to Riverside


Captured live in stunning high definition, National Theatre Lives gives you the opportunity to experience some of the world’s greatest stage productions on screen.

For a limited time only, National Theatre Live’s Encore Series brings a selection of award-winning British theatre productions to Riverside’s big screen. Get a taste of what you can expect in the video below.

The National Theatre Live Encore Series includes:

One Man, Two Guvnors
9 – 24 July
Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from host of the The Late Late Show, James Corden, the uproarious One Man, Two Guvnors was a runaway hit both in London’s West End and on Broadway.

Frankenstein
7 August – 12 September
Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire, Steve Jobs), this thrilling production features Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game) and Jonny Lee Miller (CBS’s Elementary, Trainspotting) alternating roles as Victor Frankenstein and his creation.

A View From the Bridge
13 – 21 August
Recently awarded a prestigious Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play (Ivo Van Hove) and Best Revival of a Play the Young Vic’s ‘magnetic, electrifying, astonishingly bold’ production of Arthur Miller’s tragic masterpiece returns.

War Horse
25 September – 16 October
Since its first performance in 2007, War Horse has become an international smash hit. Based on Michael Morpurgo’s novel and adapted 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.


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