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Tuesday, 11 January 2011

Streamed National Theatre/ King's College London collaboration this Thursday

FELA! at King's College London Thursday, 13 January 2011.

Tickets still available for the live broadcast, and it will also be streamed live - see website for details.

A provocative and wholly unique hybrid of dance, theatre and music, Fela! explores the world of Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.

  • Hugely popular National Theatre Live initiative - groundbreaking project to broadcast the best of British theatre to cinemas around the world.
  • Part of new collaboration between King's College London & National Theatre
  • All productions will be streamed live from the Anatomy Theatre & Museum. See website for full details of the performances
  • The collaboration is part of the innovative programme of events in the Anatomy Theatre & Museum (ATM) curated by Sheila Anderson, Director of the Centre for e-Research and Professor Alan Read, Department of English and Director of the Performance Foundation.

Broadcasts of National Theatre Live at King's College London start at 7pm.

Tickets cost £12.50 for staff and alumni of King's, £10 for King's students and £15 for everyone else, and include an interval drink. They can be purchased online here.


Donmar Warehouse's King Lear - 3 February 2011

Derek Jacobi plays the title role in the Donmar Warehouse production of Shakespeare's King Lear, directed by Michael Grandage, which will be broadcast from the Donmar's home in London's Covent Garden. Frankenstein - 17 March 2011 Danny Boyle's new production of Frankenstein, a play by Nick Dear, based on the novel by Mary Shelley, will be broadcast from the National's Olivier Theatre. Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller will alternate the roles of Victor Frankenstein and the Creature. The Cherry Orchard - 30 June 2011 Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard will be directed by NT Associate Director Howard Davies. Zoƫ Wanamaker will play Madame Ranevskaya.

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