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NTLiveScreening:CyranodeBergerac(1…

By Edmond Rostand, in a new version by Martin Crimp
Directed by Jamie Lloyd.

This is a screening of a live performance


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National Theatre Live

NT Live Screening: Cyrano de Bergerac (15)

By Edmond Rostand, in a new version by Martin Crimp
Directed by Jamie Lloyd.

This is a screening of a live performance

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James McAvoy (X-Men, Atonement) returns to the stage in an inventive new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London.

Fierce with a pen and notorious in combat, Cyrano almost has it all - if only he could win the heart of his true love Roxane. There’s just one big problem: he has a nose as huge as his heart. Will a society engulfed by narcissism get the better of Cyrano - or can his mastery of language set Roxane’s world alight?

Edmond Rostand’s masterwork is adapted by Martin Crimp, with direction by Jamie Lloyd (Betrayal). This classic play will be brought to life with linguistic ingenuity to celebrate Cyrano’s powerful and resonant resistance against overwhelming odds. 

This is a screening of a live performance

‘McAvoy is spellbinding as Cyrano’

Metro
The Telegraph

‘Mesmerising. Glittering. An unforgettable evening.’

The Times
The Arts Desk

‘The most breathtakingly exciting show in London right now’

Evening Standard

‘funny, thrilling and deeply moving’

WhatsOnStage
Guardian

‘James McAvoy shines as the lovelorn cavalier in this post-‘Hamilton’ take on the iconic French rhyming play’

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Independent

‘The kind of evening that will make you want to punch the air’

WhatsOnStage

‘Magnificent. Deserves every accolade that will surely come its way’

Broadway World

‘James McAvoy gives a stunningly powerful performance in this piece of pure theatre’

Evening Standard