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photo of Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell starring in Cat On a Hot Tin Roof

16 Feb 2018

National Theatre screenings return to Loughborough

LU Arts will be hosting a screening of National Theatre Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof from London’s West End on Thursday 22 February at the Cope Auditorium.

This Tennessee Williams’ masterpiece from 1955 is directed by Benedict Andrews and stars Sienna Miller and Jack O’Connell alongside Colm Meaney.

On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gather at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell.

Brick (O’Connell) and Maggie (Miller) dance around the secrets and sexual tensions that threaten to destroy their marriage. With the future of the family at stake, which version of the truth is real – and which will win out?

The Sunday Times describes Cat on a Hot Tin Roof as “a bold reimagining, innovative and powerfully acted” (★★★★), with the Independent commenting “a brilliant, lacerating account of the play… unforgettable” (★★★★).

The performance has a certificate of 15 and starts at 7pm.

General tickets are £10 and  can be booked online or by contacting the LU Arts Box Office at Loughborough Town Hall on 01509 231914.

For further information on the LU Arts programme, please contact Nick Slater, Director of Arts, on 01509 222960 or visit the website.