National Theatre Live

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE

National Theatre Live launched in June 2009 with a broadcast of the National Theatre production of Phèdre with Helen Mirren. We’ve since broadcast more than fourty other productions live, from both the National Theatre and from other theatres around the world.  Our broadcasts have now been experienced by over 5.5 million people in over 2,000 venues around the world.  Exhibition dates and cinema locations are added frequently. In Australia, the plays are captured live in HD, and screened concurrently, where possible, with the London National Theatre season.

 

A View From The Bridge

Filmed live on stage from London’s West End, Arthur Miller’s dark and passionate play A View from the Bridge returns exclusively to cinema screens. Ivo Van Hove (All About Eve,Network) directsMark Strong (The Imitation Game;Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) and Nicola Walker (The Split,Last Tango in Halifax) in this magnetic, electrifying, astonishingly bold production(Evening Standard).In Brooklyn, longshoreman Eddie Carbone welcomes his Sicilian cousins to the land of freedom. But when one of them falls for his beautiful niece, they discover that freedom comes at a price. Eddie’s jealous mistrust exposes a deep, unspeakable secret–one that drives him to commit the ultimate betray

Screening Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 May 2021 at 1.00pm
Adults: $25.00, Concessions: $23.00

 

Follies

★★★★★ ‘Unmissable. Razzmatazz, poignancy and cracking songs.’ Daily Observer
★★★★★ ‘Spectacular. Outstanding.’ Financial Times
★★★★★ ‘Stunning. An extraordinary cast’ Time Out

★★★★★ ‘Jaw-droppingly great’ Independent
★★★★★ ‘A perfect production’ Metro
★★★★★ ‘Imelda Staunton is unforgettable in Sondheim’s showbiz stunner’ Guardian

Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical, captured live from the National Theatre in London, returns to cinemas.

New York, 1971. There’s a party on the stage of Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves. Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Imelda Staunton play the magnificent Follies in this dazzling production. Featuring a cast of 37 and an orchestra of 21, Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical was directed by Dominic Cooke and filmed live on stage at the National Theatre in 2017. Winner of Academy, Tony, Grammy and Olivier awards, Sondheim’s previous work includes A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd and Sunday in the Park with George.

Screening Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 June 2021 at 1.00pm
Adults: $25.00, Concessions: $23.00

 

No Man's Land

Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart lead the cast in this glorious revival of Harold Pinter’s comic classic.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. Following a hit run on Broadway,No Man’s Land was captured from the West End in London in 2016.

Screening Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 July 2021 at 1.00pm
Adults: $25.00, Concessions: $23.00