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Digital A Midsummer Night's Dream | Available from 25 June until 2 July

A Midsummer Night's Dream | Available from 25 June until 2 July

Synopsis

‘The course of true love never did run smooth.’

A feuding fairy King and Queen of the forest cross paths with four runaway lovers and a troupe of actors trying to rehearse a play. As their dispute grows, the magical royal couple meddle with mortal lives leading to love triangles, mistaken identities and transformations… with hilarious, but dark consequences.

Watch the show on The National Theatre's YouTube chnnel from 7pm on Thursday 25 June.

Shakespeare’s most famous romantic comedy will be captured live from the Bridge Theatre in London. Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones), Oliver Chris (Green Wing, One Man, Two Guvnors, Twelfth Night, NT Live: Young Marx), David Moorst (NT Live: Allelujah!) and Hammed Animashaun (Barber Shop Chronicles, 'Master Harold’… and the boys) lead the cast as Titania, Oberon, Puck and Bottom.

Directed by Nicholas Hytner, this production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream saw the Bridge Theatre become a forest – a dream world of flying fairies, contagious fogs and moonlight revels, surrounded by a roving audience following the action on foot.


Turning on the YouTube subtitles

Subtitles can be turned on in one of the following ways:

  • Press "C" on your computer's keyboard whilst the video is playing, this should automatically turn subtitles on or off.
  • Click the "settings" button on the video, this will look like an icon of a cog, from here you can select the subtitles (Click here to see how it looks)

‚ÄčTo find out more about using subtitles on YouTube, including how to change the size, colour and background of the subtitles see our full guide here.

Event details

Available until Thu 2 Jul 2020, 7:00pm

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Venue details

National Theatre
South Bank
London
SE1 9PX

Phone: 020 7452 3000

Email: boxoffice@nationaltheatre.org.uk

Website: National Theatre

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