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NT Live: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
18th May 2017
Sonia Friedman Productions present Imelda Staunton (Gypsy, Vera Drake, the Harry Potter films); Conleth Hill (Game Of Thrones, The Producers); Luke Treadaway (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Fortitude, The Hollow Crown) and Imogen Poots (A Long Way Down, Jane Eyre) in James Macdonald’s new production of Edward Albee’s landmark play, broadcast live to cinemas from the Harold Pinter Theatre, London.
In the early hours of the morning on the campus of an American college, Martha, much to her husband George’s displeasure, has invited the new professor and his wife to their home for some after-party drinks. As the alcohol flows and dawn approaches, the young couple are drawn into George and Martha’s toxic games until the evening reaches its climax in a moment of devastating truth-telling.
★★★★★ “One of the greatest feats of acting I have witnessed.” Independent
★★★★★ “Intoxicatingly good.” Financial Times
★★★★★ “Imelda Staunton at her magnificent best.” Guardian
★★★★★ “Flawless. A superlative production.” Daily Telegraph
★★★★★ “Exquisite. Conleth Hill is superb.” Evening Standard
★★★★★ “Luke Treadaway and Imogen Poots are terrific.” Metro
★★★★★ “The most enjoyable evening in the West End.” Sunday Express
Price includes a £1 contribution to our heritage fund.