National Theatre to stream Cumberbatch’s Frankenstein for free

The National Theatre is going to stream both version fo its 20111 production of Frankenstein for free on YouTube.

They will be shown on 30th April and 1st May. Both star Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller, with the pair alternating the roles of Victor Frankenstein and Frankenstein’s monster.

Then on 7th May, Simon Godwin’s production of Anthony and Cleopatra will be available. The show stars Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo and initially ran at the National’s Olivier Theatre in 2018.

All of the shows will be presented at 7.00PM BST and then available on-demand for seven days. Further productions to be streamed as part of National Theatre at Home will be announced soon.

The venue has also announced special quizzes with famous faces acting as quizmasters. The first of these will be on Monday 27th April with quizmasters Dame Helen Mirren, Sir Lenny Henry, Lesley Manville and Sir Ian McKellen.

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