National Theatre Live: Hansard
Saturday, January 18 - Monday, January 20, 2020
The official report of all parliamentary debates.
See Olivier Award-winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van, The Queen), in this brand new play from Simon Woods, filmed live from the National Theatre in London and presented in encore screenings at IFC Center.
It’s a summer’s morning in 1988 and Tory politician Robin Hesketh has returned home to the idyllic Cotswold house he shares with his wife of 30 years, Diana. But all is not as blissful as it seems. Diana has a stinking hangover, a fox is destroying the garden, and secrets are being dug up all over the place. As the day draws on, what starts as gentle ribbing and the familiar rhythms of marital scrapping quickly turns to blood-sport.
Don’t miss this witty and devastating portrait of the governing class, directed by Simon Godwin (NT Live: Antony & Cleopatra, Twelfth Night) and part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday season.
- Country England
- Year 2019
- Running Time 110 minutes
- Distributor BY Experience
- Director Simon Godwin
- Writer Simon Woods
- Cast Lindsay Duncan, Alex Jennings
- Accessibility Assistive Listening, T-Coil
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