National Theatre Live’s 2011 broadcast of Frankenstein returns to cinemas as part of the National Theatre’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations.
Frankenstein enjoyed a sell-out run at the National Theatre, and went on to win awards including the 2012 Olivier Award for Best Actor for Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller.
Oscar-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting,Slumdog Millionaire) directs a sensational production with Benedict Cumberbatch (Star Trek: Into Darkness, BBC’sSherlock) and Jonny Lee Miller (Trainspotting, CBS’s Elementary) alternating roles as Victor Frankenstein and his creation.
Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and vengeful, determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal.
Urgent concerns of scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development and the nature of good and evil are embedded within this thrilling and deeply disturbing classic gothic tale.
SCREENING ONE – Benedict Cumberbatch as The Creature/Johnny Lee Miller as Victor Frankenstein – SOLD OUT
SCREENING TWO – Benedict Cumberbatch as The Creature/Johnny Lee Miller as Victor Frankenstein – SOLD OUT
SCREENING THREE – Benedict Cumberbatch as Victor Frankenstein/Johnny Lee Miller as The Creature – SOLD OUT
SCREENING FOUR – Benedict Cumberbatch as Victor Frankenstein/Johnny Lee Miller as The Creature
Dates & Times:
7:00pm, Wednesday 4 December – SCREENING ONE – SOLD OUT
7:00pm, Friday 6 December – SCREENING TWO – SOLD OUT
5:00pm, Sunday 8 December (Screening to follow National Theatre 50 Years On Stage) – SCREENING THREE – SOLD OUT
7:00pm, Friday 13 December – SCREENING FOUR
Adult $25, Conc. $22, F/T Student & Child16&U $15*
SIDEKICKS GET $3 OFF
*Transaction fees apply
NB: This is a screening of National Theatre Live, broadcast to you from London
“The actors complement each other perfectly.”
“A memorable production… will doubtless be spoken of for years to come.”
– Daily Mail
“A theatrical coup.”
– The Times
“A thrill. The most viscerally exciting and stunning show in town.”
– Daily Telegraph
“A monster hit.”
– Time Out