NT Live: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf

CTC Theatre

Truth and illusion, who knows the difference?

In the early hours of the morning on the campus of an American college, Martha, much to her husband George’s displeasure, has invited the new professor and his wife to their home for some after-party drinks. As the alcohol flows and dawn approaches, the young couple are drawn into George and Martha’s toxic games until the evening reaches its climax in a moment of devastating truth-telling.

Sonia Friedman Productions present Imelda Staunton (Gypsy, Vera Drake, the Harry Potter films), Conleth Hill (Game Of Thrones, The Producers), 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) in James Macdonald’s critically acclaimed, 5 star production of Edward Albee’s landmark play, captured live for cinemas from the Harold Pinter Theatre, London.

‘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

Release Date 19 August 2017
Running Time 3hr 30m
Rating CTC | Not yet classified
Cast Imelda Staunton, Conleth Hill, Luke Treadaway, Imogen Poots
Director James MacDonald
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

CTC | NFT Adventure

The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill's true parentage.

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Their Finest

M Comedy

A British film crew attempts to boost morale during World War II by making a propaganda film after the Blitzkrieg.

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Going in Style

M Comedy

Seniors, who are tired of the monotonous life of feeding pigeons and waiting for social security, decide to rob a bank.

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Berlin Syndrome

M Thriller

A passionate holiday romance leads to an obsessive relationship, when an Australian photojournalist wakes one morning in a Berlin apartment and is unable to leave.

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Raw

R18 Horror

At 16, Justine's a gifted teen ready to take on her first year in vet school. There, she gets no time to settle: hazing starts right away. Justine is forced to eat raw meat for the first time in her life. Unexpected consequences emerge as her true self begins to form.

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Chicken Run

G Animation

Having been hopelessly repressed and facing eventual certain death at the British chicken farm where they are held, Rocky the american rooster and Ginger the chicken decide to rebel against the evil Mr. and Mrs. Tweedy, the farm's owners. Rocky and Ginger lead their fellow chickens in a great escape from the murderous farmers and their farm of doom.

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Need for Speed

M Action

The film revolves around a local street-racer who partners with a rich and arrogant business associate, only to find himself framed by his colleague and sent to prison. After he gets out, he joins a New York-to-Los Angeles race to get revenge. But when the ex-partner learns of the scheme, he puts a massive bounty on the racer's head, forcing him to run a cross-country gauntlet of illegal racers in all manner of supercharged vehicles.

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Fantasia

G Fantasy

Fantasia is the adventurous 1940 experiment from Disney. The film sets Disney animated characters to classical music as Mickey Mouse uses his magic wand to set broomsticks dancing in one of the more famous elaborate scenes. The film was groundbreaking in its usage of animation and music and is still considered a masterpiece decades later.

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A Long Way Down

M Comedy

Four lost souls – a disgraced TV presenter, a foul-mouthed teen, an isolated single mother and a solipsistic muso - decide to end their lives on the same night, New Year's Eve. When this disillusioned quartet of strangers meet unintentionally at the same suicide hotspot, a London high-rise with the well-earned nickname Topper's Tower, they mutually agree to call off their plans for six weeks, forming an unconventional, dysfunctional family, becoming media sensations as the Topper House Four and searching together for the reasons to keep on living.

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Attack the Block

MA 15+ Action

A teen gang in a grim South London housing estate must team up with the other residents to protect their neighbourhood from a terrifying alien invasion.

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