Trio of National Theatre Live screenings
By David Wood
The Bacon Theatre in Cheltenham is excited to be kicking off the new year with the first of a trio of award-winning and critically acclaimed productions from National Theatre Live, bringing the best of British theatre to a local screen.
Tom Stoppard's Olivier Award-winning new play Leopoldstadt (12A) is a passionate drama of love, family and endurance. Filmed live on stage in London's West End, 'Tom Stoppard's masterpiece is magnificent' (Independent) and should not be missed. It is being screen on Thursday 27th January at 7pm.
The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage (12A) is being Broadcast live from London's Bridge Theatre on Thursday, February 17th at 7pm. Eighteen years after his ground-breaking production of His Dark Materials at the National Theatre, director Nicholas Hytner returns to Pullman's parallel universe with this gripping adaptation in which waters are rising and storms are brewing.
Henry V (12A) is being screened live from the Donmar Warehouse in London on Thursday, April 21st at 7pm. Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) plays the title role in Shakespeare's thrilling study of nationalism, war and the psychology of power. This exciting modern production directed by Max Webster (Life of Pi) explores what it means to be English and our relationship to Europe, asking: do we ever get the leaders we deserve?
The planned release of Hex in cinemas from 17 March 2022 has been cancelled.
To secure your tickets, contact the box office either by phone on 01242 258002 or book online at www.bacontheatre.co.uk
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