First look at Bryan Cranston in rehearsals for Network

Lee Hall’s adaptation of Paddy Chayefsky’s film premieres at the National Theatre next month

Images have been released offering a first look at Bryan Cranston and the cast of Network in rehearsals.

Ivo van Hove's production opens at the National Theatre next month and also stars Michelle Dockery, Douglas Henshall and Caroline Faber.

Network is Lee Hall's adaptation of the 1976 Academy Award-winning film by Paddy Chayefsky which tells of a news anchor who unravels live onscreen during his final broadcast. The piece will have lighting design from Jan Versweyveld, video design by Tal Yarden, costume design by An D'Huys, music and sound design by Eric Sleichim.

Network runs at the National Theatre from 13 November to 24 March with previews from 4 November.