National Theatre Live: Yerma
Saturday, August 11 - Monday, August 13, 2018
Billie Piper’s (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) Olivier Award-winning performance in Yerma is now broadcast live to cinemas!
A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a baby, in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece. Set in contemporary London, Piper’s portrayal of a woman in her thirties struggling to conceive builds with elemental force to a staggering, shocking climax.
‘An extraordinary theatrical triumph.’ – The Times
Please note that this broadcast does not have an interval, and that the performance contains strobe lighting.
Part of our Summer season of National Theatre Live.
- Country UK
- Running Time 114 minutes
- Writer Federico García Lorca
- Cast Billie Piper, John Macmillan, Brendan Cowell, Maureen Beattie, Charlotte Randle, Thalissa Teixeira
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