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NT Live: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (12A Live)

Thursday 18 May
210 mins
From £14.50
to £17.50
All orders will be subject to a fee of £1.50 except if your tickets are free or if you are a member

what's it all about?

A civilized after party descends into a devastating moment of truth when a husband and wife welcome two newcomers in Edward Albee's landmark play. Starring Imelda Staunton, Conleth Hill, Luke Treadaway and Imogen Poots.

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Imelda Staunton (Vera Drake, Harry Potter), Conleth Hill (Game Of Thrones), Luke Treadaway (A Street Cat Named Bob, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The Hollow Crown) and Imogen Poots (A Long Way Down, Jane Eyre) star in James Macdonald’s critically acclaimed, 5 star production of Edward Albee’s landmark play, broadcast live from the Harold Pinter Theatre.

In the early hours of the morning on an American college campus, Martha invites a new professor and his wife home for some after-party drinks. Meanwhile her husband George struggles to conceal his displeasure.

As the alcohol flows, the young couple are drawn into George and Martha’s toxic games until it climaxes in a moment of devastating truth-telling.

What people are saying:

‘Imelda Staunton is at her magnificent best. A first-rate revival of an astonishing play.’ The Guardian

‘Conleth Hill is superb. Exquisite.’ Evening Standard

‘Luke Treadaway and Imogen Poots are terrific.’ Metro

‘James Macdonald’s blistering production. Intoxicatingly good.’ Financial Times

Things you need to know:

  • If you choose an e-ticket when booking, the barcode on your smart phone is a ticket. Don't queue at Ground Floor Box Office, just follow the red line on the floor all the way to the cinema!

  • If you don't have a smartphone, collect your ticket at Box Office or print your e-ticket and bring it with you
  • There will be minimum of 15 minutes of trailers before the film begins
  • Live broadcasts may be subject to delays, and certificate ratings are just a guidance due to performances' live nature
This event is wheelchair accessible.