Hansard (15)

Submitted by ChippyTheatre on October 22, 2019 - 14:34

Venue, Timing and Cost

Chipping Norton Theatre
Thursday, 12 December 2019
7.00 pm

Recorded, captured live from the National Theatre, London

See two-time Olivier Award winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van, The Queen), in this brand-new play by Simon Wood, broadcast live from the National Theatre in London.

It’s a summer’s morning in 1988 and Tory politician Robin Hesketh has returned home to the idyllic Cotswold house he shares with his wife of 30 years, Diana. But all is not as blissful as it seems. Diana has a stinking hangover, a fox is destroying the garden, and secrets are being dug up all over the place. As the day draws on, what starts as gentle ribbing and the familiar rhythms of marital scrapping quickly turns to blood-sport.

Don’t miss this witty and devastating portrait of the governing class, directed by Simon Godwin (NT Live: Antony & Cleopatra, Twelfth Night) and part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday season.

Cast & Creative
Cast: Lindsay Duncan, Alex Jennings

Director: Simon Godwin

Further Information

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