Yerma (15) – National Theatre Encore

Director: Simon Stone
Cast: Billie Piper, Maureen Beattie, Brendan Cowell
Language: English
Country of Origin: Spain
Year: 2017
Running Time: 120mins

About this event

Extra encore screenings added Mon 16 Oct, 11am; Sun 22 Oct, 2pm; & Mon 30 Oct, 11.30am;

The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role. A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece.

The unmissable theatre phenomenon sold out at the Young Vic and critics call it ‘an extraordinary theatrical triumph’ (The Times) and ‘stunning, searing, unmissable’ (Mail on Sunday). Billie Piper’s lead performance is described as ‘spellbinding’ (The Evening Standard), ‘astonishing’ (iNews) and ‘devastatingly powerful’ (The Daily Telegraph).

Set in contemporary London, Piper’s portrayal of a woman in her thirties desperate to conceive builds with elemental force to a staggering, shocking, climax.

Please note that this broadcast does not have an interval.

This production contains strobe-lighting.

Extra encore tickets – booking opens to the Watermans' Friends Members on Monday 11 September then to the general  public from Monday 18 September.

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

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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