Chichester Festival Theatre's sold-out run of King Lear, starring Tony and Olivier winner Ian McKellen, is now available for streaming on National Theatre at Home, along with Richard Bean and Clive Coleman’s Young Marx, led by Rory Kinnear and Oliver Chris.
The streaming platform launched in December 2020 and currently hosts 58 titles.
Shakespeare's Lear officially opened September 30, 2017, for a run through October 28, 2017. Jonathan Munby directed. Jonathan Bailey, Kirsty Bushell, Richard Clews, Sinéad Cusack, and Phil Daniels starred alongside McKellen.
The fall and winter streaming season will feature Bryony Lavery's adaptation of The Book of Dust–La Belle Sauvage, based on Phillip Pullman’s prequel to the His Dark Materials trilogy; Emlyn Williams' The Corn Is Green with Olivier winner Nicola Walker; Francesca Martinez’s new play, All of Us; Tom Stoppard’s Olivier-winning Leopoldstadt; David Hare’s Straight Line Crazy with Ralph Fiennes; and the 2011 run of Frankenstein, which featured Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternating the roles of Victor Frankenstein and the Creature.