NT Live: The Lehman Trilogy (Encore)


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Available to bookMonday 10 February

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The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening.

Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) directs Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles who play the Lehman Brothers, their sons and grandsons.

On a cold September morning in 1844 a young man from Bavaria stands on a New York dockside. Dreaming of a new life in the new world. He is joined by his two brothers and an American epic begins.

163 years later, the firm they establish –Lehman Brothers –spectacularly collapses into bankruptcy, and triggers the largest financial crisis in history.

This critically acclaimed and five-time Olivier Award nominated play features stunning set design from Es Devlin (NT Live: Hamlet), filmed on London’s West End as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th Birthday season.

Sam Mendes
3 hours 30 minutes
Adam Godley, Ben Milnes, Simon Russell Beale

‘Astonishing... an acting masterclass.’
The Guardian

‘Theatre at its best. Sam Mendes triumphs’
The Times

‘Spectacular saga... magnificently performed’
The Stage

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