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National Theatre Live: The Madness of King George III

National Theatre Live: The Madness of King George III
When:
December 7th
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Time:
1:00pm and 6:30pm
Past Event
Ticket Required
Contact:
Where:
Historic Asolo Theater

 

1:00 PM | Buy Tickets

6:30 PM | Buy Tickets

Written by one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights Alan Bennett (The History Boys, The Lady in the Van), this epic play was also adapted into a BAFTA Award-winning film following its premiere on stage in 1991.

The cast of this new production includes Olivier Award-winners Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Wolf Hall, NT Live Coriolanus) in the title role, and Adrian Scarborough (Gavin and Stacey, Upstairs Downstairs, After the Dance). 

It’s 1786 and King George III is the most powerful man in the world. But his behavior is becoming increasingly erratic as he succumbs to fits of lunacy. With the King’s mind unraveling at a dramatic pace, ambitious politicians and the scheming Prince of Wales threaten to undermine the power of the Crown, and expose the fine line between a King and a man. 

Run Time: approximately 210 minutes

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