The Madness of George III (cert tbc) – National Theatre Live

Director: Adam Penford
Cast: Mark Gatiss, Adrian Scaborough
Language: English
Country of Origin: UK
Running Time: Tuesday 20 November (running time tbc)

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About this event

Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast live to cinemas, in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse.

Written by one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights Alan Bennett (The History Boys, The Lady in the Van), this epic play was also adapted into a BAFTA Award-winning film following its premiere on stage in 1991.

The cast of this new production includes Olivier Award-winners Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Wolf Hall, NT Live Coriolanus) in the title role, and Adrian Scarborough (Gavin and Stacey, Upstairs Downstairs, After the Dance).

It’s 1786 and King George III is the most powerful man in the world. But his behaviour is becoming increasingly erratic as he succumbs to fits of lunacy. With the King’s mind unravelling at a dramatic pace, ambitious politicians and the scheming Prince of Wales threaten to undermine the power of the Crown, and expose the fine line between a King and a man.

Show image photograph (Mark Gatiss) by Creative by Wren.

Please note Watermans Friends Members CAN NOT use their two free tickets for this event.

Priority Tickets go on sale to Watermans Friends Members today. Then to the general public from Wednesday 13 June.

Please log in via your email on the top right of the seating plan before selecting seats (otherwise you will be asked for a promo code)


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