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NT Live: Yerma

Thursday 31st August


Screen 1

Director: Simon Stone

Starring: Billie Piper

Rating: 15

UK 2017, 120mins

The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award winning role.

A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece. Critics called it ‘an extraordinary theatrical triumph’ (The Times) and ‘stunning, searing, unmissable’ (Mail on Sunday) and Billie Piper’s lead performance has been described as ‘spellbinding’ (The Evening Standard), ‘astonishing’ (iNews) and ‘devastatingly powerful’ (The Daily Telegraph).

Set in contemporary London, Piper’s portrayal of a woman in her thirties desperate to conceive builds with elemental force to a staggering, shocking, climax.

Please note: this is a live satellite broadcast. Sofa vouchers and sofa points cannot be used to buy tickets for this screening. This broadcast does not have an interval.