NT Live: Allelujah! (15)

Alan Bennett's new hit comedy Running from
Last event: Thursday 1 November 2018 at 7pm
  • Full Price: £19.50
    Aged Under 26: £14.50
  • Cinema

Part of: Stage on Screen

‘Leaves you bobbing on a wave of happiness’ Independent

Alan Bennett’s sharp and hilarious new play is ‘just what the doctor ordered’ (Daily Telegraph). Filmed live at London’s Bridge Theatre during its limited run, don’t miss this ‘rousing chorus line for the NHS’ (Observer) at Storyhouse.

The Beth, an old fashioned cradle-to-grave hospital serving a town on the edge of the Pennines, is threatened with closure as part of an efficiency drive. A documentary crew, eager to capture its fight for survival, follows the daily struggle to find beds on the Dusty Springfield Geriatric Ward, and the triumphs of the old people’s choir.

Alan Bennett’s celebrated plays include The History Boys, The Lady in the Van and The Madness of George III, all of which were also seen on film. Allelujah! is his tenth collaboration with award-winning director Nicholas Hytner.

Letterpress graphic by Alan Kitching, art directed by Michael Mayhew.

The running time of 2 hrs 50 includes an interval
This screening has been filmed live in front of an audience

Certificate:

15

Duration

Approx 170 mins

Season Stage on Screen

National Theatre, RSC, Royal Opera House and more stream live in Storyhouse