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Gillian Anderson plays Blanche DuBois in the critically acclaimed Young Vic and Joshua Andrews co-production of Tennessee WilliamsA Streetcar Named Desire. Available to 28 May at 7pm UK time.

This House - A timely, moving and funny insight into the workings of 1970s British politics by James Graham. Streaming from 28 May at 7pm, UK time.


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NT at Home A Streetcar Named Desire - photo of Vanessa Kirby, Gillian Anderson and Ben Foster

A Streetcar Named Desire

Gillian Anderson plays Blanche DuBois in the critically acclaimed Young Vic production of Tennessee Williams' classic play.

Streaming now until 28 May.

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National Theatre at Home This House with treated photo of members of the company

This House

A timely, moving and funny insight into the workings of 1970s British politics by James Graham.

Streaming from 7pm Thursday 28 May until 4 June.

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Coriolanus poster withTom Hiddleston


This Donmar Warehouse production features Tom Hiddleston in the title role of Shakespeare’s searing and political revenge tragedy.

Streaming from 7pm Thursday 4 June until 11 June.

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One Man Two Guvnors production photo with James Corden and company member

One Man, Two Guvnors

Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from James Corden as Francis Henshall in this hilarious West End and Broadway hit.

Streamed from 2 to 9 April.

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Jane Eyre

This bold and innovative reimagining of Charlotte Brontë’s masterpiece uncovers one woman’s fight for freedom and fulfilment on her own terms.

Streamed from 9 to 16 April.

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Treasure Islandproductionphoto with cast

Treasure Island

Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in this thrilling stage adaptation.​ Featuring Arthur Darvill as Long John Silver.

Streamed from 16 to 23 April.

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Twelfth Night production photo Phoebe Fox and Tamara Lawrence in a swimming pool

Twelfth Night

Where music is the food of love, and nobody is quite what they seem, anything proves possible in Shakespeare's classic comedy. Featuring Tamsin Greig as Malvolia.

Streamed from 23 to 30 April.

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Frankenstein production photo with Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller


Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle directs Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller, alternating the roles of Frankenstein and his creation.

Streamed from 30 April to 8 May.

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Antony and Cleopatra with Sophie Okonedo and Ralph Fiennes

Antony & Cleopatra

The acclaimed, sold-out production directed by Simon Godwin, with Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo as the fated lovers.

Streamed from 7 to 14 May.

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Barber Shop Chronicles poster wit hphoto of a teenager getting his hair clippered

Barber Shop Chronicles

A never-before-seen archive recording of Inua Ellams’ smash-hit play, about the places where banter is barbed, and the truth is telling.

Streamed from 14 to 21 May.

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Photography of Coriolanus, This House and  A Streetcar Named Desire by John Persson, Barber Shop Chronicles by Marc Brenner, poster image for Barber Shop Chronicles by Dean Chalkley, Antony & Cleopatra by Johan Persson, Frankenstein by Catherine Ashmore, Twelfth Night by Marc Brenner, Treasure Island by Johan Persson, Jane Eyre by Manuel Harlan, One Man, Two Guvnors by Johan Persson and Small Island by Brinkhoff-Moegenburg.

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