NT Live: The Motive and The Cue

NT Live The Motive and The Cue

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1964: Richard Burton, newly married to Elizabeth Taylor, is to play the title role in an experimental new Broadway production of Hamlet under John Gielgud’s exacting direction. But as rehearsals progress, two ages of theatre collide and the collaboration between actor and director soon threatens to unravel.

  • Starring: Johnny Flynn, Mark Gatiss

  • Director: Sam Mendes

  • Running Time: 180 minutes

  • Certificate: 15

  • Language: English

OLIVIER AWARD WINNER 2024: Best Actor - Mark Gatiss

“An ode to theatre thrills in the West End”. 
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