National Theatre in HD Broadcast

  • Experience the world’s finest theatre broadcast straight from London on the big screen in the comfort of the Shalin Liu Performance Center- Reserved seating!

Tuesday, October 2, 7 PM
National Theatre in HD

King Lear

by William Shakespeare
Chichester Festival Theatre’s production received five-star reviews for its sell-out run, and transfers to the West End for a limited season.  Sir Ian McKellan stars and Jonathan Munby directs this ‘nuanced and powerful’ (The Times) contemporary retelling of Shakespeare’s tender, violent, moving and shocking play. LEARN MORE

Tuesday, October 30, 7 PM
National Theatre in HD


Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire), Frankenstein features Benedict Cumberbatch (Hamlet, BBC’s Sherlock) and Jonny Lee Miller (Elementary, Trainspotting) alternating between the roles of Victor Frankenstein and his creation.  LEARN MORE

Thursday, November 15, 7 PM
National Theatre in HD


Alan Bennett’s sharp and hilarious new play is set at an old fashioned cradle-to-grave hospital serving a town in Yorkshire, which is threatened with closure as part of an efficiency drive. A documentary crew, eager to capture its fight for survival, follows the daily struggle to find beds on the Dusty Springfield Geriatric Ward, and the triumphs of the old people’s choir. LEARN MORE

Sunday, November 25, 12:55 PM
National Theatre in HD

The Madness of George III

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).  LEARN MORE

Tuesday, December 18, 7 PM
National Theatre in HD

Antony & Cleopatra

by William Shakespeare
Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.   LEARN MORE

Tuesday, February 12, 7 PM
National Theatre in HD

I’m Not Running

by David Hare
Pauline Gibson has spent her life as a doctor, the inspiring leader of a local health campaign. When she crosses paths with her old boyfriend, a stalwart loyalist in Labour Party politics, she’s faced with an agonising decision.  LEARN MORE