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April 2020

  • Frankenstein is the next production to be shown at part of the National Theatre at Home.

    Filmed live on 2011 from the stage of the National Theatre in London, this thrilling, sold-out production became an international sensation, experienced by more than 800,000 people in cinemas around the world. 

    Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the increasingly desperate and vengeful Creature determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal.

    This filmed performance is recommended for ages 12 and up. This recording has been adjusted for YouTube.

    You can watch both versions of Frankenstein on the National Theatre’s YouTube channel:  

    Benedict Cumberbatch performing as the creature from 30 April at 7pm, to 7 May at 7pm.

    Jonny Lee Miller performing as the creature from 1 May at 7pm, to 8 May at 7pm.


    • Thu 30 Apr 7:00 PM
  • Make a date with Shakespeare's whirlwind comedy of mistaken identity from the National Theatre.

    Make a date with Shakespeare's whirlwind comedy of mistaken identity, featuring Tamsin Greig as a transformed Malvolia. 

    A ship is wrecked on the rocks: Viola is washed ashore but her twin brother, Sebastian is lost. Determined to survive on her own, she steps out to explore a new land. Where music is the food of love, and nobody is quite what they seem, anything proves possible.

    Twelfth Night is the fourth performance to be streamed by the National Theatre at Home and is available from 23rd April at 7pm through to the 30th April, available on the National Theatre's YouTube channel


    • Thu 23 Apr 7:30 PM
  • Love Never Dies is the latest musical as part of The Shows Must Go On initative.

    The 2012 production of Love Never Dies stars Ben Lewis and Anna O’Byrne, and is the sequel to The Phantom of the Opera.

    It will be available to watch for 48 hours from Friday April 24 at 7pm on The Shows Must Go On YouTube channel.

    The story picks up 10 years after the events of The Phantom of the Opera, in 1907 when the Phantom has escaped to a new life in New York where he lives on Coney Island. He pines for Christine, whose marriage to Raoul isn’t what she hoped it would be. When she accepts an invitation to perform at a renowned opera house in New York, the Phantom lures her back into his world.

    • Fri 24 Apr 7:00 PM
  • Off-stage but online! A digital concert by the York Musical Theatre Company.

    The show must go on! Join York Musical Theatre Company from the comfort of your own homes as they perform their digital concert "Off-Stage but Online", Sunday 26th April at 7.30pm.

    Tune in and watch on facebook.com/yorkmusicaltheatrecompany 

    • Sun 26 Apr 7:30 PM