National Theatre LIVE

Launched in June 2009 with the National Theatre production of Phèdre with Helen Mirren, over sixty productions have been broadcast live, from both the National Theatre and from other theatres in the United Kingdom, under the "NT Live" banner.  BY Experience is the International (ex-UK) Distributor of National Theatre Live.  

The broadcasts have been experienced by 6.5 million people in over 2,000 venues in 60+ countries.  Past broadcasts from the National Theatre have included Danny Boyle’s Frankenstein with Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller; War Horse; The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time; Man and Superman with Ralph Fiennes; and Everyman with Chiwetel Ejiofor.

Broadcasts from other UK theatres include Coriolanus from the Donmar Warehouse; A View from the Bridge from the Young Vic; Macbeth from the Manchester International Festival; and Hangmen and The Audience from London’s West End. The biggest single broadcast to date is Hamlet with Benedict Cumberbatch at the Barbican, which has been seen by over 850,000 people worldwide.

In 2014 the National Theatre recorded its first production on Broadway, Of Mice and Men with James Franco and Chris O’Dowd, captured at the Longacre Theatre.

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