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The Deep Blue Sea
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written by Terence Rattigan, 1911-1977; directed by Carrie Cracknell, 1980-; designed by Tom Scutt, 1983-, Guy Hoare, fl. 2000; performed by Helen McCrory, 1968-, Tom Burke, 1981-, Peter Sullivan, 1964-, Nick Fletcher, fl. 1992, Hubert Burton, fl. 2014, Yolanda Kettle, 1989-, Marion Bailey, 1951- and Adetomiwa Edun, 1984- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2016, originally published 2016), 1 hour 58 mins

Age recommendation: 12+

This production was recorded through National Theatre Live on 1st September, 2016.

A flat in Ladbroke Grove, West London. 1952. When Hester Collyer is found by her neighbours in the aftermath of a failed suicide attempt, the story of her tempestuous affair with a former RAF pilot and the br...

written by Terence Rattigan, 1911-1977; directed by Carrie Cracknell, 1980-; designed by Tom Scutt, 1983-, Guy Hoare, fl. 2000; performed by Helen McCrory, 1968-, Tom Burke, 1981-, Peter Sullivan, 1964-, Nick Fletcher, fl. 1992, Hubert Burton, fl. 2014, Yolanda Kettle, 1989-, Marion Bailey, 1951- and Adetomiwa Edun, 1984- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2016, originally published 2016), 1 hour 58 mins
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London Assurance
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written by Dion Boucicault, 1820-1890; directed by Nicholas Hytner, 1956-; choreographed by Scarlett Mackmin, fl. 1999; designed by Mark Thompson, fl. 1994; performed by Simon Russell Beale, 1961-, Paul Ready, fl. 1995, Matt Cross, fl. 2000, Mark Addy, 1964-, Michelle Terry, 1979-, Fiona Shaw, 1958-, Richard Briers, 1934-2013, Tony Jayawardena, 1978-, Maggie Service, fl. 2006, Nick Sampson, fl. 1994, Simon Markey, fl. 1997, Richard Frame, fl. 1996 and Junix Inocian, 1951-2015 (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2010, originally published 2010), 2 hours 10 mins

Age recommendation: 12+

This production was recorded through National Theatre Live on 28th June, 2010.

Grace has agreed to marry Sir Harcourt in return for his financial support of her family. At a house party in her father's place, Harcourt's son Charles also falls in love with Grace. When his father appears on t...

written by Dion Boucicault, 1820-1890; directed by Nicholas Hytner, 1956-; choreographed by Scarlett Mackmin, fl. 1999; designed by Mark Thompson, fl. 1994; performed by Simon Russell Beale, 1961-, Paul Ready, fl. 1995, Matt Cross, fl. 2000, Mark Addy, 1964-, Michelle Terry, 1979-, Fiona Shaw, 1958-, Richard Briers, 1934-2013, Tony Jayawardena, 1978-, Maggie Service, fl. 2006, Nick Sampson, fl. 1994, Simon Markey, fl. 1997, Richard Frame, fl. 1996 and Junix Inocian, 1951-2015 (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2010, originally published 2010), 2 hours 10 mins
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Macbeth
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Justin Audibert, fl. 2017; designed by Lucy Sierra, fl. 2008, Paul Knott, fl. 2009; performed by Ashley Gerlach, fl. 2010, Sharan Phull, fl. 2017, Kayla Meikle, fl. 2014, Tripti Tripuraneni, fl. 2017, Ronak Patani, fl. 2012, Nana Amoo-Gottfried, fl. 2014, Jay Saighal, fl. 2015 and Madeline Appiah, fl. 2005 (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2018, originally published 2017), 1 hour 23 mins

Age recommendation: 12+

This show was originally staged as part of the National Theatre’s Shakespeare for younger audiences programme. This archival recording was captured in 2017.

Amid bloody rebellion and the deafening drums of war, Macbeth and his wife will stop at nothing to fulfil their ambition. Witchc...

written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Justin Audibert, fl. 2017; designed by Lucy Sierra, fl. 2008, Paul Knott, fl. 2009; performed by Ashley Gerlach, fl. 2010, Sharan Phull, fl. 2017, Kayla Meikle, fl. 2014, Tripti Tripuraneni, fl. 2017, Ronak Patani, fl. 2012, Nana Amoo-Gottfried, fl. 2014, Jay Saighal, fl. 2015 and Madeline Appiah, fl. 2005 (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2018, originally published 2017), 1 hour 23 mins
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Yerma
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written by Federico García Lorca, 1898-1936; directed by Simon Stone, 1984-; performed by Billie Piper, 1982-, Brendan Cowell, 1976-, John Macmillan, fl. 2017, Charlotte Randle, fl. 2017 and Thalissa Teixeira, fl. 2017 (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2017, originally published 2017), 1 hour 36 mins

Age recommendation: 15+ (very strong language and sexual references)

This Young Vic production was recorded through National Theatre Live on 31st August, 2017.

A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Lorca’s classic tragedy about honour, family and female empowerment...

written by Federico García Lorca, 1898-1936; directed by Simon Stone, 1984-; performed by Billie Piper, 1982-, Brendan Cowell, 1976-, John Macmillan, fl. 2017, Charlotte Randle, fl. 2017 and Thalissa Teixeira, fl. 2017 (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2017, originally published 2017), 1 hour 36 mins
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Les Blancs
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written by Robert B. Nemiroff, 1929-1991; directed by Yaël Farber, 1971-; designed by Soutra Gilmour; performed by Sheila Atim, 1991-, Anna Madeley, 1977-, Sidney Cole, 1962-, Elliot Cowan, 1976-, Roger Nsengiyumva, 1994-, James Fleet, 1952-, Clive Francis, 1946-, Siân Phillips, 1933-, Tunji Kasim, fl. 2007, Danny Sapani, 1970- and Gary Beadle, 1965- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2016, originally published 2016), 2 hours 24 mins

Age recommendation: 15+ (contains mature themes and references to racism)

This production is an archival recording captured in 2016.

An African country teeters on the edge of civil war. A society prepares to drive out its colonial present and claim an independent future. Racial tensions boil over. Tshembe, returne...

written by Robert B. Nemiroff, 1929-1991; directed by Yaël Farber, 1971-; designed by Soutra Gilmour; performed by Sheila Atim, 1991-, Anna Madeley, 1977-, Sidney Cole, 1962-, Elliot Cowan, 1976-, Roger Nsengiyumva, 1994-, James Fleet, 1952-, Clive Francis, 1946-, Siân Phillips, 1933-, Tunji Kasim, fl. 2007, Danny Sapani, 1970- and Gary Beadle, 1965- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2016, originally published 2016), 2 hours 24 mins
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Frankenstein (Jonny Lee Miller as Creature)
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written by Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley, 1797-1851; directed by Danny Boyle, 1956-; designed by Suttirat Anne Larlarb, 1971-; performed by Jonny Lee Miller, 1972-, Benedict Cumberbatch, 1976-, Naomie Harris, 1976-, Jared Richard, 1983-, Lizzie Winkler, fl. 2011, Daniel Millar, 1982- and Karl Johnson, 1948- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2011, originally published 2011), 1 hour 51 mins

Age recommendation: 15+ (contains nudity and one scene of sexual violence)

This production was recorded through National Theatre Live on 24th March, 2011.

Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered Creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meet...

written by Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley, 1797-1851; directed by Danny Boyle, 1956-; designed by Suttirat Anne Larlarb, 1971-; performed by Jonny Lee Miller, 1972-, Benedict Cumberbatch, 1976-, Naomie Harris, 1976-, Jared Richard, 1983-, Lizzie Winkler, fl. 2011, Daniel Millar, 1982- and Karl Johnson, 1948- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2011, originally published 2011), 1 hour 51 mins
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King Lear
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Robin Lough, fl. 1975; designed by Christopher Oram, fl. 2004, Neil Austin, fl. 2007; produced by David Sobel, fl. 2009; performed by Sir Derek Jacobi, 1938-, Gina McKee, Justine Mitchell, fl. 1997, Michael Hadley, fl. 1971, Paul Jesson, 1946-, Ron Cook, 1948-, Alec Newman, 1974-, Gideon Turner, 1973-, Stefano Braschi, fl. 2010, Gwilym Lee, 1983-, Amit Shah, 1980-, Tom Beard, 1965-2016, Ashley Zhangazha, fl. 1998 and Pippa Benett-Warner, 1988- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2011, originally published 2011), 2 hours 37 mins

Age recommendation: 12+

This Donmar Warehouse production was recorded through National Theatre Live on 3rd February, 2011.

An aged king decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters, according to which of them is most eloquent in praising him. His favourite, Cordelia, says nothing. As Lear’s wo...

written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Robin Lough, fl. 1975; designed by Christopher Oram, fl. 2004, Neil Austin, fl. 2007; produced by David Sobel, fl. 2009; performed by Sir Derek Jacobi, 1938-, Gina McKee, Justine Mitchell, fl. 1997, Michael Hadley, fl. 1971, Paul Jesson, 1946-, Ron Cook, 1948-, Alec Newman, 1974-, Gideon Turner, 1973-, Stefano Braschi, fl. 2010, Gwilym Lee, 1983-, Amit Shah, 1980-, Tom Beard, 1965-2016, Ashley Zhangazha, fl. 1998 and Pippa Benett-Warner, 1988- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2011, originally published 2011), 2 hours 37 mins
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Frankenstein (Benedict Cumberbatch as Creature)
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written by Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley, 1797-1851; directed by Danny Boyle, 1956-; performed by Benedict Cumberbatch, 1976-, Jonny Lee Miller, 1972-, Naomie Harris, 1976-, Jared Richard, 1983-, Lizzie Winkler, fl. 2011, Daniel Millar, 1982- and Karl Johnson, 1948- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2011, originally published 1818), 1 hour 56 mins

Age recommendation: 15+ (contains nudity and one scene of sexual violence)

This production was recorded through National Theatre Live on 17th March, 2011.

Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered Creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meet...

written by Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley, 1797-1851; directed by Danny Boyle, 1956-; performed by Benedict Cumberbatch, 1976-, Jonny Lee Miller, 1972-, Naomie Harris, 1976-, Jared Richard, 1983-, Lizzie Winkler, fl. 2011, Daniel Millar, 1982- and Karl Johnson, 1948- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2011, originally published 1818), 1 hour 56 mins
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Hamlet
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; choreographed by Fin Walker, fl. 2010; designed by Vicki Mortimer, Jon Clark, fl. 2010; performed by Rory Kinnear, 1976-, David Calder, 1946-, Ruth Negga, 1982-, Marcus Cunningham, fl. 2005, Nick Sampson, fl. 1994, Patrick Malahide, 1945-, Alex Lanipekun, 1981-, James Laurenson, 1940-, Giles Terera, 1976-, Ferdinand Kingsley, 1988-, Saskia Portway, fl. 2003, Prasanna Puwanarajah, fl. 2006, Jake Fairbrother, fl. 2010, Michael Peavoy, fl. 2010, Matthew Barker, fl. 2003, Ellie Turner, fl. 2010, Victor Power, fl. 1989, Michael Sheldon, fl. 1992, Clare Higgins, 1955-, James Pearse, fl. 2003, Zara Tempest-Walters, fl. 2010 and Leo Staar, 1986- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2010, originally published 2010), 3 hours 17 mins

Age recommendation: 12+

This production was recorded through National Theatre Live on 9th December, 2010.

Director Nicholas Hytner offers a detailed political, social and psychological context to Hamlet's dilemma: whether or not to avenge the death of his father.

Rory Kinnear plays Hamlet in this dynamic productio...

written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; choreographed by Fin Walker, fl. 2010; designed by Vicki Mortimer, Jon Clark, fl. 2010; performed by Rory Kinnear, 1976-, David Calder, 1946-, Ruth Negga, 1982-, Marcus Cunningham, fl. 2005, Nick Sampson, fl. 1994, Patrick Malahide, 1945-, Alex Lanipekun, 1981-, James Laurenson, 1940-, Giles Terera, 1976-, Ferdinand Kingsley, 1988-, Saskia Portway, fl. 2003, Prasanna Puwanarajah, fl. 2006, Jake Fairbrother, fl. 2010, Michael Peavoy, fl. 2010, Matthew Barker, fl. 2003, Ellie Turner, fl. 2010, Victor Power, fl. 1989, Michael Sheldon, fl. 1992, Clare Higgins, 1955-, James Pearse, fl. 2003, Zara Tempest-Walters, fl. 2010 and Leo Staar, 1986- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2010, originally published 2010), 3 hours 17 mins
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Medea
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written by Euripides, 480 BC-406 BC; directed by Carrie Cracknell, 1980-; choreographed by Lucy Guerin, 1961-; designed by Tom Scutt, 1983-; performed by Helen McCrory, 1968-, Michaela Coel, 1987-, Martin Turner, 1950-, Dominic Rowan, 1971- and Danny Sapani, 1970- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2014, originally published 2014), 1 hour 25 mins

Age recommendation: 12+

This production was recorded through National Theatre Live on 4th September, 2014.

Terrible things breed in broken hearts. Medea is a wife and a mother, stricken with grief. For the sake of her husband, Jason, she’s left her home and borne two sons in exile. But when he abandons his famil...

written by Euripides, 480 BC-406 BC; directed by Carrie Cracknell, 1980-; choreographed by Lucy Guerin, 1961-; designed by Tom Scutt, 1983-; performed by Helen McCrory, 1968-, Michaela Coel, 1987-, Martin Turner, 1950-, Dominic Rowan, 1971- and Danny Sapani, 1970- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2014, originally published 2014), 1 hour 25 mins
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