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New Season of National Theatre Live On Sale Now!


Riverside Theatres is very excited to announce that the ever-popular National Theatre Live series is returning to our big screen in 2017.

Experience the unique magic of the best of British theatre, captured live on stage in high definition and presented with full surround sound on our big screen. Featuring a stellar line-up, this is your opportunity to enjoy top productions without having to buy a ticket to London!

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National Theatre Live: No Man’s Land

Following their hit run on Broadway, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the West End stage in Harold Pinter’s No Man’s Land, captured live to cinemas from Wyndham’s Theatre, London. One summer’s evening, two ageing writers, Hirst and Spooner, meet in a Hampstead pub and continue their drinking into the night at Hirst’s stately house nearby. As the pair become increasingly inebriated, and their stories increasingly unbelievable, the lively conversation soon turns into a revealing power game, further complicated by the return home of two sinister younger men. The screening will be followed by an exclusive Q&A with the cast and director Sean Mathias.

Dates & Times:
Saturday 4 February 1pm
Sunday 12 February 1pm

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National Theatre Live: Saint Joan

Josie Rourke directs Gemma Arterton as Joan of Arc in this electrifying production. Bernard Shaw’s classic play follows the life and trial of a young country girl who declares a bloody mission to drive the English from France. As one of the first Protestants and nationalists, she threatens the very fabric of the feudal society and the Catholic Church across Europe.

Dates & Times:
Saturday 18 March 1pm
Sunday 19 March 1pm
School screenings also available. Click here for more information.

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National Theatre Live: Hedda Gabler

Tony Award-winning director Ivo Van Hove returns to National Theatre Live with a modern production of Ibsen’s masterpiece. 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.

Dates & Times:
Saturday 22 April 1pm
Sunday 23 April 1pm
School screenings also available. Click here for more information.

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National Theatre Live: Amadeus

Lucian Msamati plays Salieri in Peter Shaffer’s iconic play, captured live from the National Theatre and with live orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a rowdy young prodigy, arrives in Vienna, the music capital of the world – and he’s determined to make a splash. Awestruck by his genius, court composer Antonio Salieri has the power to promote his talent or destroy his name. Seized by obsessive jealousy he begins a war with Mozart, with music, and ultimately with God.

Dates & Times:
Saturday 6 May 1pm
Sunday 14 May 1pm


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