Les Liaisons Dangereuses

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National Theatre Live

Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Venue Raffertys Theatre
Dates 17 April - 09 May 2016

Following the hugely successful screenings of Coriolanus and King Lear, National Theatre Live brings the Donmar Warehouse’s highly anticipated new production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses – captured live on stage at the Donmar’s London home and screened at Riverside.

Directed by Josie Rourke (Coriolanus), the cast includes Elaine Cassidy (The Paradise), Janet McTeer (The White Queen) and Dominic West (The Wire).

In 1782, Choderlos de Laclos’ novel of sex, intrigue and betrayal in pre-revolutionary France scandalised the world. Two hundred years later, Christopher Hampton’s irresistible adaptation swept the board, winning the Olivier and Evening Standard Awards for Best Play. Josie Rourke’s revival now marks the play’s thirty year anniversary.

Former lovers, the Marquise de Merteuil and Vicomte de Valmont now compete in games of seduction and revenge. Merteuil incites Valmont to corrupt the innocent Cecile de Volanges before her wedding night but Valmont has targeted the peerlessly virtuous and beautiful Madame de Tourvel. While these merciless aristocrats toy with others’ hearts and reputations, their own may prove more fragile than they supposed.

Monday matinee screening includes tea and biscuits served from 10am

Classification: E – Exempt from classification
Distributor: Sharmill Films

Photo Credit: Johan Persson

Download a PDF version of the Les Liaisons Dangereuses cast sheet here: Les Liaisons Dangereuses Cast Sheet

Download a Word version of the Les Liaisons Dangereuses cast sheet here: Les Liaisons Dangereuses Cast Sheet

Dates & Times:
Sunday 17 April 1pm
Saturday 23 April 1pm
Monday 9 May 10:30am – WEEKDAY MATINEE SCREENING

★★★★★
“Theatre at its most seductive. Dominic West proves superb, Janet McTeer makes a triumphant return to the West End.” – Evening Standard

★★★★
“Heady and intoxicating. A brilliantly revived adaptation.” – Daily Telegraph

★★★★
“An evening to richly savour.” – The Guardian

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Duration

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Ticket Prices

Sidekicks Adult $22
Sidekicks Concession $19
Adult $25
Concession $22
F/T Student $15
Child Under 16 $15

Transaction fees apply

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Web $3.60
Counter $2.60
Screen $1.65
School Bookings $4.00