Theatre From London

Theatre From London

From the world's finest theatres comes a scintillating series, featuring an all-star line-up of actors and productions, comprising the best of the best from NT Live's recent seasons, in addition to new offerings from the Almeida, the Barbican and the Young Vic.

Series Selections

Upcoming Series Selections

Past Series Selections

3/11/23, 3/19/23 – Rose Theatre

National Theatre Live: The Crucible

Arthur Miller’s gripping parable of power and its abuse returns in an urgent new staging as "THE CRUCIBLE burns bright once more." A witch hunt is beginning in Salem. Raised to be seen and not heard, a group of young women suddenly find their words have a terrible power. As a climate of fear spreads through the community, private vendettas fuel public accusations and soon the truth itself is on trial. Part of the Theatre From London Series. 3 hrs.

Rose Theatre

National Theatre Live: The Seagull

"A maverick show that proves how dangerous and daring a revival can be." Emilia Clarke makes her dazzling West End debut in this 21st century retelling of Chekhov’s tale of love and loneliness. A young woman is desperate for fame and a way out. A young man pines after the woman of his dreams. A successful writer longs for a sense of achievement. An actress wants to fight the changing of the times. In an isolated countryside home, dreams lie in tatters, hopes are dashed, and hearts broken. With nowhere left to turn, the only option is to turn on each other. Part of the Theatre from London Series. 3 hrs.

Rose Theatre

National Theatre Live: Jack Absolute Flies Again

Part of the Theatre From London Series: A rollicking new comedy by Richard Bean (ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS) and Oliver Chris (TWELFTH NIGHT). After an aerial dog fight, Pilot Officer Jack Absolute flies home to win the heart of his old flame, Lydia Languish. Back on British soil, Jack’s advances soon turn to anarchy when the young heiress demands to be loved on her own, very particular, terms. 3 hrs.

Rose Theatre

National Theatre Live: Straight Line Crazy

Part of the Theatre from London Series: Ralph Fiennes leads the cast in David Hare’s blazing account of the most powerful man in New York, a master manipulator whose legacy changed the city forever. For forty uninterrupted years, Robert Moses exploited those in office through a mix of charm and intimidation. Faced with resistance by protest groups campaigning for a very different idea of what the city should become, will the weakness of democracy be exposed in the face of his charismatic conviction? 3 hrs.


National Theatre Live: Prima Facie

Part of the Theatre From London Series: Jodie Comer (Killing Eve) makes her West End debut in the UK premiere of Suzie Miller’s award-winning play. Tessa is a young, brilliant barrister. She has worked her way up from working class origins to be at the top of her game; defending; cross examining and winning. An unexpected event forces her to confront the lines where the patriarchal power of the law, burden of proof and morals diverge. PRIMA FACIE takes us to the heart of where emotion and experience collide with the rules of the game. 125 min.

Plays 6/11 - Rose Theatre

National Theatre Live: Henry V

Part of the Theatre from London Series: Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) plays the title role in Shakespeare’s thrilling study of nationalism, war and the psychology of power. Fresh to the throne, King Henry V launches England into a bloody war with France. When his campaign encounters resistance, this inexperienced new ruler must prove he is fit to guide a country into war.