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Digital Les Blancs | Available from 2 July until 9 July

Les Blancs | Available from 2 July until 9 July

Synopsis

An African country teeters on the edge of civil war. A society prepares to drive out its colonial present and claim an independent future. Tshembe, returned home from England for his father’s funeral, finds himself in the eye of the storm.

Yaël Farber (Mies Julie, Nirbhaya) directs the final play by Lorraine Hansberry (A Raisin in the Sun): a brave, illuminating and powerful work that confronts the hope and tragedy of revolution.

Watch the show on The National Theatre's YouTube channel from 7pm on Thursday 2 July.

This archive recording was captured by the National Theatre in 2016.


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 9 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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