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NT Live: Present Laughter

Wednesday 18th December

Director: Noël Coward

Starring: Andrew Scott

Rating: 12A

Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBCís Sherlock, Fleabag) in NoŽl Cowardís provocative comedy Present Laughter.

As he prepares to embark on an overseas tour, star actor Garry Essendineís colourful life is in danger of spiralling out of control. Engulfed by an escalating identity crisis as his many and various relationships compete for his attention, Garryís few remaining days at home are a chaotic whirlwind of love, sex, panic and soul-searching.

Captured live from The Old Vic in London, Present Laughter is a giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness.