National Theatre at Home: This House
Enjoying two sold-out National Theatre runs, a NT Live broadcast in 2013, plus a West End transfer and UK tour, This House is a timely, moving and funny insight into the workings of British politics by James Graham (Ink, ITV's Quiz).
It’s 1974, and Britain has a hung Parliament. The corridors of Westminster ring with the sound of infighting and backstabbing as the political parties battle to change the future of the nation.
During this era of chaos, when a staggering number of politicians die and age-old traditions are thrown aside, MPs find they must roll up their sleeves, and bend the rules, to navigate a way through the Mother of all Parliaments.
Jeremy Herrin (People, Places and Things) directs this much-loved production, available to watch on the National Theatre’s YouTube channel from Thursday 28 May.
We’re all about experiencing theatre together.
At a time when many theatre fans around the world aren’t able to visit National Theatre Live venues or local theatres, we’re excited to bring you National Theatre at Home.
Our streaming performance of This House is on 28 May at 7pm UK time. It will be available until 7pm on Thursday 4 June but you'll need to start watching by 4.15pm UK time on 4 June to ensure you see it all.
You will be able to watch some of the best British theatre from the comfort of your living room, via YouTube for free, with each title available for one week.
Thank you to all the amazing artists who have allowed us to share This House in this way, during a time when many theatre fans aren’t able to visit their local theatre.
Audio described notes for This House
The transcript of audio described introductory notes to This House (Word)
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