The National Theatre Live Lockdown Streaming Programme A Streetcar Named Desire A Young Vic / Joshua Andrews co-production
The National Theatre Live Lockdown Streaming Programme
A Streetcar Named Desire
By Tennessee Williams
Direction Benedict Andrews
From 7pm 21 May until 28 May
Running Time: 3 hours and 25 minutes with a very short interval
I don’t want realism. I want magic!
Gillian Anderson (All About Eve, The X-Files, The Fall, Sex Education) plays Blanche DuBois with Ben Foster (Lone Survivor, Kill Your Darlings) as Stanley and Vanessa Kirby (Julie, The Crown, Mission Impossible) as Stella.
As Blanche’s fragile world crumbles, she turns to her sister Stella for solace – but her downward spiral brings her face to face with the brutal, unforgiving Stanley Kowalski.
This critically acclaimed production was filmed live on stage at the Young Vic in 2014 by National Theatre Live.
BBFC rating 15 when released in cinema. Contains scenes featuring sexual violence and domestic abuse.
(Thursday) 7:00 pm