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NT Live: The Welkin 15
Released: 21st May, 20203h 0m | Live, Theatre
Next, we are broadcasting live a brand new play The Welkin by Lucy Kirkwood from the National Theatre in London. The ensemble cast of 12 includes Maxine Peake (The Theory of Everything, Shameless) and Ria Zmitrowicz (Three Girls, Mr Selfridge) who tell the thrilling story of a young woman sentenced to hang for a heinous murder. When she claims to be pregnant, a jury of 12 matrons are taken from their housework to decide whether she’s telling the truth, or simply trying to escape the noose.
Directed by: James Macdonald
Starring: Maxine Peake and Ria Zmitrowicz
Jack Absolute Flies Again (NT Live) 15
Coming: Thu. 23rd July, 20203h 0m | Live, Theatre, Comedy
From the writer of One Man, Two Guvnors comes a hilarious new play, set in 1940s British summertime.
After an aerial dog fight, Pilot Officer Jack Absolute flies home to rejoin his fearless young Hurricane squadron at RAF Fontwell. Once back on British soil, Jack is shocked to find his old flame, Lydia, on the base. He sets his sights on winning her heart, but with turbulence and hilarity never far away, his advances quickly turn to anarchy.
Directed by: Thea Sharrock
Starring: Caroline Quentin & Richard Fleeshman