A Midsummer Night’s Dream ~ 22nd October 2019

A Midsummer Night’s Dream ~ 22nd October 2019

Screening of this National Theatre “A Seat On The Front Row” performance is at 7.00pm on Thursday 26th September 2019

‘The course of true love never did run smooth.’

A feuding fairy King and Queen of the forest cross paths with four runaway lovers and a troupe of actors trying to rehearse a play. As their dispute grows, the magical royal couple meddle with mortal lives leading to love triangles, mistaken identities and transformations… with hilarious, but dark consequences.

Shakespeare’s most famous romantic comedy will be captured live from the Bridge Theatre in London. Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones), Oliver Chris (Green Wing, NT Live: Young Marx), David Moorst (NT Live: Allelujah!) and Hammed Animashaun (The Barber Shop Chronicles) lead the cast as Titania, Oberon, Puck and Bottom.

Directed by Nicholas Hytner, this production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream will build on the success of his immersive staging of Julius Caesar (NT Live 2018). The Bridge Theatre will become a forest – a dream world of flying fairies, contagious fogs and moonlight revels, surrounded by a roving audience following the action on foot.

Admission £12.50 – reduced price for children only available at the box office telephone 01257 463878 – all seats unreserved, but we advise you to buy your tickets in advance. Doors open 30 min before screening. Hot Drinks will be available in the interval, but other refreshments will be on sale beforehand too.

Buy tickets online: Standard tickets £13
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~ price shown includes 50p online booking fee ~ collect your ticket/s on the door
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