National Theatre Live encore! Film Series : National Theatre Live


2012, Danny Boyle, UK, 120 min. With Benedict Cumberbatch, Jonny Lee Miller.

Show Times

  • Sat, Oct 29th 7:30pm
  • Sun, Oct 30th 2:00pm

“The show is a thrill…viscerally exciting and visually stunning.” — Charles Spencer, Telegraph

“Does it live up to its billing? The answer is an almighty ‘yes.’” — Time Out London

Written by Nick Dear and directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (TRAINSPOTTING, SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE), this thrilling production features Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s 'Sherlock,' THE IMITATION GAME) and Jonny Lee Miller (CBS’s 'Elementary,' TRAINSPOTTING) alternating roles as Victor Frankenstein and his creation. Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered Creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and vengeful, determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal. DCP digital. (Description courtesy of NT Live)

Note: Both versions will screen. Miller plays Victor Frankenstein and Cumberbatch the creature on Saturday; Cumberbatch plays Frankenstein and Miller the creature on Sunday.

Please note that our normal matinee discount prices will not apply at 2:00 pm matinees of these special screenings.

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