NTLive

Tuesday20Nov

The Madness of George III

Market Theatre, Ledbury

Ledbury , HR8 2AQ

by Alan Bennett Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast live to cinemas, in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse.Written by one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights Alan Bennett (The History Boys,The Lady in the Van), this epic play was also adapted into a BAFTA Award-winning film following its premiere on stage in 1991.The cast of this new production includes Olivier Award-winners Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Wolf Hall, NT Live Coriolanus) in the title role, and Adrian Scarborough (Gavin and Stacey, Upstairs Downstairs, After the Dance). It’s 1786 and King George III is the most powerful man in the world. But his behaviour is becoming increasingly erratic as he succumbs to fits of lunacy. With the King’s mind unravelling at a dramatic pace, ambitious politicians and the scheming Prince of Wales threaten to undermine the power of the Crown, and expose the fine line between a King and a man. Show image photograph (Mark Gatiss) by Creative by Wren

Age range
12A

Tickets Adult: £15.00  Child: £12.50 

Time
19:00

Enquiries
07967 517125; www.themarkettheatre.com

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

 

Thursday6Dec

Antony and Cleopatra

Market Theatre, Ledbury

Ledbury , HR8 2AQ

Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power. Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love. In a tragic fight between devotion and duty, obsession becomes a catalyst for war. Director Simon Godwin returns to National Theatre Live screens with this hotly anticipated production, following broadcasts of Twelfth Night, Man and Superman and The Beaux’ Stratagem. Show image photograph (Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo) by Jason Bell

Age range
12A

Tickets Adult: £15.00  Child: £12.50 

Time
19:00

Enquiries
07967 517125; www.themarkettheatre.com

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

 

Thursday6Dec

Antony and Cleopatra

Aston on Clun Village Hall

Nr Craven Arms , SY7 8EH

Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power. Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love. In a tragic fight between devotion and duty, obsession becomes a catalyst for war. Director Simon Godwin returns to National Theatre Live screens with this hotly anticipated production, following broadcasts of Twelfth Night, Man and Superman and The Beaux’ Stratagem. Show image photograph (Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo) by Jason Bell

Age range
12A

Tickets Adult: £10.00  Child: £6.00 

Time
19:00

Enquiries
01588 660493 or 01588 660893

Buy tickets now

 

Sunday9Dec

The Madness of George III

Playhouse Cinema, The Community Centre Leominster

Leominster , HR6 8NJ

by Alan Bennett Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast live to cinemas, in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse.Written by one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights Alan Bennett (The History Boys,The Lady in the Van), this epic play was also adapted into a BAFTA Award-winning film following its premiere on stage in 1991.The cast of this new production includes Olivier Award-winners Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Wolf Hall, NT Live Coriolanus) in the title role, and Adrian Scarborough (Gavin and Stacey, Upstairs Downstairs, After the Dance). It’s 1786 and King George III is the most powerful man in the world. But his behaviour is becoming increasingly erratic as he succumbs to fits of lunacy. With the King’s mind unravelling at a dramatic pace, ambitious politicians and the scheming Prince of Wales threaten to undermine the power of the Crown, and expose the fine line between a King and a man. Show image photograph (Mark Gatiss) by Creative by Wren

Age range
12A

Tickets Adult: £14.00  Child: £10.00 

Time
19:00

Enquiries
01568 616460 / 612583

Buy tickets now

 

Sunday6Jan

2019

Antony and Cleopatra

Playhouse Cinema, The Community Centre Leominster

Leominster , HR6 8NJ

Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power. Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love. In a tragic fight between devotion and duty, obsession becomes a catalyst for war. Director Simon Godwin returns to National Theatre Live screens with this hotly anticipated production, following broadcasts of Twelfth Night, Man and Superman and The Beaux’ Stratagem. Show image photograph (Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo) by Jason Bell

Age range
12A

Tickets Adult: £14.00  Child: £10.00 

Time
19:00

Enquiries
01568 616460 / 612583

Buy tickets now

 

Sunday13Jan

2019

Allelujah!

Playhouse Cinema, The Community Centre Leominster

Leominster , HR6 8NJ

‘Leaves you bobbing on a wave of happiness (Independent) Alan Bennett’s sharp and hilarious new play is ‘just what the doctor ordered’ (Daily Telegraph). Filmed live at London’s Bridge Theatre during its limited run, don’t miss this ‘rousing chorus line for the NHS’ (Observer) in your local cinema. The Beth, an old fashioned cradle-to-grave hospital serving a town on the edge of the Pennines, is threatened with closure as part of an efficiency drive. A documentary crew,eager to capture its fight for survival, follows the daily struggle to find beds on the Dusty Springfield Geriatric Ward, andthe triumphs of the old people’s choir. Alan Bennett’s celebrated plays include The History Boys, The Lady in the Van and The Madness of George III, all of which were also seen on film. Allelujah! is his tenth collaboration with award-winning director Nicholas Hytner. Letterpress graphic by Alan Kitching, art directed by Michael Mayhew.

Age range
Cert 15

Tickets Adult: £15.00  Child: £12.50 

Time
19:00

Enquiries
01568 616460 / 612583

Buy tickets now

 

Saturday26Jan

2019

The Madness of George III

Aston on Clun Village Hall

Nr Craven Arms , SY7 8EH

by Alan Bennett Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast live to cinemas, in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse.Written by one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights Alan Bennett (The History Boys,The Lady in the Van), this epic play was also adapted into a BAFTA Award-winning film following its premiere on stage in 1991.The cast of this new production includes Olivier Award-winners Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Wolf Hall, NT Live Coriolanus) in the title role, and Adrian Scarborough (Gavin and Stacey, Upstairs Downstairs, After the Dance). It’s 1786 and King George III is the most powerful man in the world. But his behaviour is becoming increasingly erratic as he succumbs to fits of lunacy. With the King’s mind unravelling at a dramatic pace, ambitious politicians and the scheming Prince of Wales threaten to undermine the power of the Crown, and expose the fine line between a King and a man. Show image photograph (Mark Gatiss) by Creative by Wren

Age range
12A

Tickets Adult: £10.00  Child: £6.00 

Time
19:00

Enquiries
01588 660493 or 01588 660893

Buy tickets now

 

Thursday31Jan

2019

I'm Not Running

SpArC Theatre

Bishops Castle , SY9 5AY

I’m Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas. Pauline Gibson has spent her life as a doctor, the inspiring leader of a local health campaign. When she crosses paths with her old boyfriend, a stalwart loyalist in Labour Party politics, she’s faced with an agonising decision. What’s involved in sacrificing your private life and your piece of mind for something more than a single issue? Does she dare? Hare was recently described by The Washington Post as ‘the premiere political dramatist writing in English’. His other work includes Pravda and Skylight, broadcast by National Theatre Live in 2014. Show image photograph (Sian Brooke) by Felicity McCabe

Age range
12A

Tickets Adult: £11.00  Child: £7.00 

Time
19:00

Enquiries
01588 630321/ 638038; www.sparctheatre.co.uk

Buy tickets now

 

Friday8Feb

2019

The Tragedy of King Richard the Second

Market Theatre, Ledbury

Ledbury , HR8 2AQ

Simon Russell Beale plays William Shakespeare’s Richard II, broadcast live from the stage of the Almeida Theatre in London to cinemas.This visceral new production about the limits of power will be directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins, whose previous plays include Little Revolution at the Almeida and Absolute Hell at the National Theatre. Richard II, King of England, is irresponsible, foolish and vain. His weak leadership sends his kingdom into disarray and his court into uproar. Seeing no other option but to seize power, the ambitious Bolingbroke challenges the throne and the king’s divine right to rule.Simon Russell Beale returns to National Theatre Live screens following broadcasts of Timon of Athens and King Lear, and his recent role in the National Theatre’s critically acclaimed production of The Lehman Trilogy.

Age range
12A

Tickets Adult: £15.00  Child: £12.50 

Time
19:00

Enquiries
07967 517125; www.themarkettheatre.com

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number

 

Sunday17Feb

2019

I'm Not Running

Playhouse Cinema, The Community Centre Leominster

Leominster , HR6 8NJ

I’m Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas. Pauline Gibson has spent her life as a doctor, the inspiring leader of a local health campaign. When she crosses paths with her old boyfriend, a stalwart loyalist in Labour Party politics, she’s faced with an agonising decision. What’s involved in sacrificing your private life and your piece of mind for something more than a single issue? Does she dare? Hare was recently described by The Washington Post as ‘the premiere political dramatist writing in English’. His other work includes Pravda and Skylight, broadcast by National Theatre Live in 2014. Show image photograph (Sian Brooke) by Felicity McCabe

Age range
12A

Tickets Adult: £14.00  Child: £10.00 

Time
19:00

Enquiries
01568 616460 / 612583

Buy tickets now

 

Sunday24Feb

2019

The Tragedy of King Richard the Second

Playhouse Cinema, The Community Centre Leominster

Leominster , HR6 8NJ

Simon Russell Beale plays William Shakespeare’s Richard II, broadcast live from the stage of the Almeida Theatre in London to cinemas.This visceral new production about the limits of power will be directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins, whose previous plays include Little Revolution at the Almeida and Absolute Hell at the National Theatre. Richard II, King of England, is irresponsible, foolish and vain. His weak leadership sends his kingdom into disarray and his court into uproar. Seeing no other option but to seize power, the ambitious Bolingbroke challenges the throne and the king’s divine right to rule.Simon Russell Beale returns to National Theatre Live screens following broadcasts of Timon of Athens and King Lear, and his recent role in the National Theatre’s critically acclaimed production of The Lehman Trilogy.

Age range
12A

Tickets Adult: £14.00  Child: £10.00 

Time
19:00

Enquiries
01568 616460 / 612583

Please obtain tickets by phoning the enquiries number