NT Live – The Seagull

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Show Information
Showing on:
Thu 3 November 2022
Duration:
2hrs 50mins, inc. interval
Price:
Genre:
Array
Venue:
Studio
Age Guidance:
15+

The Seagull
By Anton Chekhov, in a version by Anya Reiss
Directed by Jamie Lloyd

Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) makes her West End debut in this 21st century retelling of Anton Chekhov’s tale of love and loneliness.

A young woman is desperate for fame and a way out. A young man is pining after the woman of his dreams. A successful writer longs for a sense of achievement. An actress wants to fight the changing of the times. In an isolated home in the countryside, dreams lie in tatters, hopes are dashed, and hearts broken. With nowhere left to turn, the only option is to turn on each other.

Following his critically acclaimed five-star production of Cyrano de Bergerac, Jamie Lloyd brings Anya Reiss’ adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s classic play to stage. Filmed live in London’s West End with a cast including Tom Rhys Harries (White Lines), Daniel Monks (The Normal Heart), Sophie Wu (Fresh Meat) and Indira Varma (Game of Thrones).

Trailer

Audiences should be aware this production has been rated a 15 by the BBFC.

★★★★★

A brutally beautiful production

The i

★★★★

Emilia Clarke is irresistible in Jamie Lloyd’s stripped back take on Chekhov’s masterpiece

Time Out

★★★★

Brave, compelling and powerful… A maverick show that proves how dangerous and daring a revival can be

The Guardian

★★★★

Another revelatory revival from Jamie Lloyd

Financial Times

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