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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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Jane Eyre
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designed by Katie Sykes, fl. 2015; performed by Craig Edwards, 1993-, Laura Elphinstone, fl. 2008, Simone Saunders, fl. 2005, Maggie Tagney, fl. 1985, Melanie Marshall, 1962-, Madeleine Worrall, 1977- and Felix Hayes, fl. 2014 (London, England: Royal National Theatre, originally published 2015), 2 hours 53 mins

Age recommendation: 12+ (occasional swearing)

Recorded through National Theatre Live on 8th December, 2015 as a co-production with the Bristol Old Vic.

Born into a life of struggle, the spirited Jane Eyre tackles life's obstacles head-on as she seeks to pursue her own path in the world. Faced with poverty, injusti...

designed by Katie Sykes, fl. 2015; performed by Craig Edwards, 1993-, Laura Elphinstone, fl. 2008, Simone Saunders, fl. 2005, Maggie Tagney, fl. 1985, Melanie Marshall, 1962-, Madeleine Worrall, 1977- and Felix Hayes, fl. 2014 (London, England: Royal National Theatre, originally published 2015), 2 hours 53 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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A Streetcar Named Desire
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written by Tennessee Williams, 1911-1983; directed by Nick Wickham, fl. 1991 and Benedict Andrews, 1972-; designed by Magda Willi, fl. 2014, Victoria Behr, fl. 2011, Jon Clark, fl. 2010; performed by Gillian Anderson, 1968-, Vanessa Kirby, 1989-, Ben Foster, 1980-, Clare Burt, fl. 1984, Lachele Carl, 1960-, Otto Farrant, fl. 2007, Nicholas Gecks, 1952-, Troy Glasgow, 1984-, Stephanie Jacob, fl. 1996, Corey Johnson, 1961- and Claire Prempeh, fl. 2009 (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2014, originally published 2014), 2 hours 47 mins

Age recommendation: 12+

This Young Vic production was recorded through National Theatre Live on 16th September, 2014.

As Blanche’s fragile world crumbles, she turns to her sister Stella for solace – but her downward spiral brings her face to face with the brutal, unforgiving Stanley Kowalski.

The fastest-selling p...

written by Tennessee Williams, 1911-1983; directed by Nick Wickham, fl. 1991 and Benedict Andrews, 1972-; designed by Magda Willi, fl. 2014, Victoria Behr, fl. 2011, Jon Clark, fl. 2010; performed by Gillian Anderson, 1968-, Vanessa Kirby, 1989-, Ben Foster, 1980-, Clare Burt, fl. 1984, Lachele Carl, 1960-, Otto Farrant, fl. 2007, Nicholas Gecks, 1952-, Troy Glasgow, 1984-, Stephanie Jacob, fl. 1996, Corey Johnson, 1961- and Claire Prempeh, fl. 2009 (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2014, originally published 2014), 2 hours 47 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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Antigone
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written by Sophocles, 497 BC-406 BC; designed by Soutra Gilmour; performed by Jodie Whittaker, 1982-, Annabel Scholey, 0084-, Christopher Eccleston, 1964-, Jamie Ballard, fl. 2003, Zoe Aldrich, fl. 2003 and Luke Newberry, 1990- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2012, originally published 2012), 1 hour 31 mins

Age recommendation: 15+ (some strong, bloody images)

This archive recording was captured on 4th July, 2012.

In the unstable aftermath of a civil war, Creon, the new King of Thebes, asserts his authority by forbidding anyone from honouring the death of the traitor Polyneices. But Antigone, Polyneices' sister, will...

written by Sophocles, 497 BC-406 BC; designed by Soutra Gilmour; performed by Jodie Whittaker, 1982-, Annabel Scholey, 0084-, Christopher Eccleston, 1964-, Jamie Ballard, fl. 2003, Zoe Aldrich, fl. 2003 and Luke Newberry, 1990- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2012, originally published 2012), 1 hour 31 mins
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Consent
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written by Nina Raine, fl. 2010; directed by Roger Michell, 1956-; designed by Hildegard Bechtler, 1951-, Dinah Collin, fl. 1969-2018, Rick Fisher; performed by Adam James, 1972-, Anna Maxwell Martin, 1977-, Ben Chaplin, 1969-, Pip Carter, fl. 2007, Daisy Haggard, 1978-, Priyanga Burford, fl. 1998 and Heather Craney, 1971- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2017, originally published 2017), 2 hours 6 mins

Age recommendation: 15+ (references to rape)

This archive recording was captured on 9th May, 2017.

Why is Justice blind? Is she impartial? Or is she blinkered? Friends take opposing briefs in a rape case. The key witness is a woman whose life seems a world away from theirs. At home, their own lives begin to unrave...

written by Nina Raine, fl. 2010; directed by Roger Michell, 1956-; designed by Hildegard Bechtler, 1951-, Dinah Collin, fl. 1969-2018, Rick Fisher; performed by Adam James, 1972-, Anna Maxwell Martin, 1977-, Ben Chaplin, 1969-, Pip Carter, fl. 2007, Daisy Haggard, 1978-, Priyanga Burford, fl. 1998 and Heather Craney, 1971- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2017, originally published 2017), 2 hours 6 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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