NT live screening at The Beehive: A Midsummer Night's Dream

PUBLISHED: 17:00 15 October 2019

A Midsummer Night's Dream. Picture: Manuel Harlan

A Midsummer Night's Dream. Picture: Manuel Harlan

Manuel Harlan

'The course of true love never did run smooth.'

A Midsummer Night's Dream. Picture: Manuel HarlanA Midsummer Night's Dream. Picture: Manuel Harlan

The National Theatre's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream in London will be captured live, and screened at the Beehive in Honiton on Friday, October 18.

The Bridge Theatre will become a forest - a dream world of flying fairies and moonlight revels, surrounded by a roving audience following the action on foot.

In Shakespeare's most famous romantic comedy, a feuding fairy King and Queen of the forest cross paths with four runaway lovers and a troupe of actors trying to rehearse a play.

As their dispute grows, the magical royal couple meddle with mortal lives, leading to love triangles, mistaken identities and transformations… with hilarious, but dark consequences.

A Midsummer Night's Dream. Picture: Manuel HarlanA Midsummer Night's Dream. Picture: Manuel Harlan

The production stars Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones), Oliver Chris (Green Wing, NT Live: Young Marx), David Moorst (NT Live: Allelujah!) and Hammed Animashaun (The Barber Shop Chronicles) as Titania, Oberon, Puck and Bottom.

The screening starts at 7pm and lasts about three hours.

Tickets are £15.30 for adults or £12.30 for students.

To book tickets visit the website or call the box office on 01404 384 050.

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