NT Live: Present Laughter

The McCarthyApprox. 2hrs 30mins

A giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness.

Credits:

Writer: Noël Coward
Director: Matthew Warchus
Set & Costume: Rob Howell
Co-Lighting: Tim Lutkin & Hugh Vanstone
Sound: Simon Baker

Key Cast:

Andrew Scott
Kitty Archer
Enzo Cilenti
Joshua Hill
Abdul Salis
Liza Sadovy
Luke Thallon
Sophie Thompson
Suzie Toase
Indira Varma

Price: £12

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Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter.

As he prepares to embark on an overseas tour, star actor Garry Essendine’s colourful life is in danger of spiralling out of control. Engulfed by an escalating identity crisis as his many and various relationships compete for his attention, Garry’s few remaining days at home are a chaotic whirlwind of love, sex, panic and soul-searching.

Captured live from The Old Vic in London, Present Laughter is a giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness.

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Thursday 28 November 2019, 7.00pm

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