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NT Live: Everyman (15)

Encore screening.

A dynamic new production of one of English drama's oldest plays, directed by the National Theatre’s new Director Rufus Norris (Broken, London Road).

Everyman is successful, popular and riding high when Death comes calling. He is forced to abandon the life he has built and embark on a last, frantic search to recruit a friend, anyone, to speak in his defence. But Death is close behind, and time is running out.

One of the great primal, spiritual myths, Everyman asks whether it is only in death that we can understand our lives. A cornerstone of English drama since the 15th century, it now explodes onto the stage in a startling production with words by Carol Ann Duffy, Poet Laureate, and movement by Javier De Frutos.

WHY? Stars BAFTA winner and Academy Award® nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave)

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Dave Gorman's Screen Guild

In preparation for the next series of his hit Dave TV show Modern Life is Goodish, Dave Gorman is hitting the road this summer armed with new material.

Taking a mischievous look at modern life, Dave will share his observations and frustrations with a little help from his laptop.
Known as one of comedy’s most innovative thinkers Dave Gorman credits include sell out live shows Are you Dave Gorman?, Googlewhack Adventure, Powerpoint Presentation and Gets Straight to the Powerpoint. He has starred in his own hit BBC Radio 4 and BBC2 series Genius and published best selling books Googlewhack Adventure, Dave Gorman vs the Rest of the World and Too Much Information.
The chance to see this unique comedian in an intimate warm up gig.

WHY? ‘Has transformed the seemingly mundane into hours of unabashed hysteria’ Metro

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Click here to visit Dave's website

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RSC Live: The Merchant of Venice

Live screening (Wednesday, encore Thursday).

In Venice trade is God and, with the gold flowing, all is well. But when a contract is broken, simmering tensions boil over.

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Marty O'Reilly and the Old Soul Orchestra

Seamlessly weaving trance blues music, harkening back to John Lee Hooker and Howlin' Wolf, with a drunken minor swing comparable to some of Tom Waits' darker works.

Marty O'Reilly and the Old Soul Orchestra deliver an enthralling and passionate performance. They perform original pieces and renditions of old American classics.

WHY? 'Raw musical excellence...guitar, fiddle and double bass played to within and inch of their inanimate lives' 4000milestonashville

Click here to visit Marty's website

Marty is supported by Andrew Duhon. He is a is a songwriter from New Orleans, a teller of stories with an undeniable voice, weighted and soulful. Click here to go to Andrew's website.

Tickets are £10 in advance and £12 on the door.

Click here to join Marty's event on Facebook

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NT Live: Hamlet

An encore screening from the Barbican.

As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralysed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state.

WHY? Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy

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