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National Theatre Live puts past productions into cinemas

The company will be screening shows across the UK this summer

James McAvoy in Cyrano de Bergerac
© Marc Brenner

National Theatre Live, which broadcasts shows from across the UK to cinemas globally, has revealed that a number of its shows will be presented in cinemas this summer.

Encore screenings of shows will be happening up and down the country, with location-specific listings available on the National Theatre Live website. The National will be collaborating with the likes of Sonia Friedman Productions, Jamie Lloyd Productions, the Bridge Theatre, the Donmar Warehouse and the Old Vic.

The shows on offer are:

All My Sons with Bill Pullman and Sally Field
Fleabag with Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Hansard with Lindsay Duncan and Alex Jennings
Hit play The Lehman Trilogy
King Lear with Ian McKellen
No Man's Land with Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart
Cyrano de Bergerac with James McAvoy
Present Laughter with Andrew Scott
A Midsummer Night's Dream with Gwendoline Christie and Hammed Animashaun
Coriolanus with Tom Hiddleston
A View from the Bridge with Mark Strong
One Man, Two Guvnors with James Corden
Frankenstein with Jonny Lee Miller and Benedict Cumberbatch

In addition, The Audience with Helen Mirren will be presented in select international venues.

Earlier today National Theatre Live revealed that it had seen 15 million viewers use its free YouTube series of streamed shows.

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