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NT Live: Present Laughter

About this event

Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s SherlockFleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy, Present Laughter.

Filmed in front of a live audience.

As he prepares to embark on an overseas tour, star actor Garry Essendine’s colourful life is in danger of spiralling out of control. Engulfed by an escalating identity crisis as his many and various relationships compete for his attention, Garry’s few remaining days at home are a chaotic whirlwind of love, sex, panic and soul-searching.

Captured live from The Old Vic in London, Present Laughter is a giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness.

Tickets can be purchased on the door (subject to availability). Please note that at present we can only accept cash payments on the door.

Running time 80 mins (approx)
Certificate: 12A

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Contact and booking details

Rachel Fitzpatrick
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£10 or £5 for students
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