National Theatre Live


National Theatre Live (NT Live) is a successful initiative to capture live performances from the National Theatre of London’s stages and screen in cinemas worldwide.  Since its first season, which began in June 2009 with the acclaimed production of Phédre starring Helen Mirren, over 750,000 people have now experienced the National’s work on movie screens worldwide.

In addition to Mirren’s unforgettable performance as Phédre, NT Live audiences around the globe have been treated to Rory Kinnear’s acclaimed performance as Hamlet, Jonny Lee Miller & Benedict Cumberbatch’s Best Actor Olivier award winning performances as Frankenstein & the Creature, James Corden’s Tony-winning performance in One Man, Two Guvnors and many more.

Listings are added to Riverside’s program frequently.These performances are captured live from the National Theatre in London. For further information on our up and coming NT Live screenings, please call Box Office on 8839 3399 or click on the films, below.

  • Othello

    12 Oct - 13 Oct 2013
    Raffertys Theatre
    William Shakespeare’s celebrated play about the destructive power of jealousy.
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  • Macbeth

    02 Nov - 17 Nov 2013
    Raffertys Theatre
    Manchester International Festival’s electrifying production of Macbeth, with Kenneth Branagh.
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  • The Habit of Art

    09 Nov - 10 Nov 2013
    Raffertys Theatre
    Alan Bennett’s acclaimed play The Habit of Art, with Richard Griffiths, Alex Jennings and Frances de la Tour.
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  • Hamlet

    30 Nov - 01 Dec 2013
    Raffertys Theatre
    NT Live’s 2010 broadcast of Hamlet returns to cinemas as part of the National Theatre's 50th Anniversary Celebrations.
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  • Frankenstein

    04 Dec - 08 Dec 2013
    Raffertys Theatre
    Frankenstein returns to cinemas as part of the National Theatre's 50th Anniversary Celebrations.
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  • National Theatre: 50 Years On Stage

    07 Dec - 21 Dec 2013
    Raffertys Theatre
    National Theatre presents a once-in-a-lifetime performance.
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  • Coriolanus

    22 Feb - 08 Mar 2014
    Raffertys Theatre
    Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge, starring Tom Hiddleston and Mark Gatiss.
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