The Madness of George III - NT Live

The Madness of George III - NT Live

Broadcast from the programme National Theatre Live

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). Direction: Adam Penford, artistic director of Nottingham Playhouse.

The case: 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.

A stand-out production. The Times
Mark Gatiss and Adrian Scarborough are electric. Guardian
Mark Gatiss is sensational. Observer
A lavish production. The Stage
Mark Gatiss is mesmerising to watch. What's On Stage

Duration: 150’

With Greek and English subtitles

Media Sponsor: Kathimerini
With the support of: British Council & British High Commission – Nicosia

Information / Reservation: 77777745
Tickets: € 10 / 8

*Simultaneus screening at THOC Theatre - Central Stage in Nicosia
Thoc’s box office: 77 77 27 17 

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