The Madness of George III - Dec 15 th 2018   8:00pm Start Time (doors open at 7:00pm)   by Alan Bennett  Multi-award-winning drama  The Madness of George III  will be broadcast live to cinemas, in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse.  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 behaviour is becoming increasingly erratic as he succumbs to fits of lunacy. With the King’s mind unravelling 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.  Show image photograph (Mark Gatiss) by Creative by Wren

The Madness of George III - Dec 15 th 2018

8:00pm Start Time (doors open at 7:00pm)

by Alan Bennett

Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast live to cinemas, in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse.

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 behaviour is becoming increasingly erratic as he succumbs to fits of lunacy. With the King’s mind unravelling 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.

Show image photograph (Mark Gatiss) by Creative by Wren

 Bolshio Ballet presents The Nutcracker  Open to all Ages  As the clock strikes midnight on Christmas Eve, Marie’s wooden nutcracker doll comes to life and transforms into a prince! Soon joined by her other toys that have also come to life, Marie and her prince embark on a dreamy unforgettable adventure. A holiday tradition for the whole family, The Nutcracker enchants the Bolshoi stage for two hours of enchantment and magic. Along with Tchaikovsky’s cherished score and and some of the Bolshoi’s greatest artists, The Nutcracker remains a treasure not to be missed!  Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Choreography: Yuri Grigorovich Libretto Yuri Grigorovich (after E.T.A. Hoffmann and Marius Petipa). Cast: Denis Rodkin (the Nutcracker Prince), Anna Nikulina (Marie), Andrei Merkuriev (Drosselmeyer), Vitaly Biktimirov (the Mouse King), and the Bolshoi Corps de Ballet.

Bolshio Ballet presents The Nutcracker

Open to all Ages

As the clock strikes midnight on Christmas Eve, Marie’s wooden nutcracker doll comes to life and transforms into a prince! Soon joined by her other toys that have also come to life, Marie and her prince embark on a dreamy unforgettable adventure. A holiday tradition for the whole family, The Nutcracker enchants the Bolshoi stage for two hours of enchantment and magic. Along with Tchaikovsky’s cherished score and and some of the Bolshoi’s greatest artists, The Nutcracker remains a treasure not to be missed!

Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography: Yuri Grigorovich
Libretto Yuri Grigorovich (after E.T.A. Hoffmann and Marius Petipa).
Cast: Denis Rodkin (the Nutcracker Prince), Anna Nikulina (Marie), Andrei Merkuriev (Drosselmeyer), Vitaly Biktimirov (the Mouse King), and the Bolshoi Corps de Ballet.