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A Streetcar Named Desire - NT at Home

  • Plays and Theatre

During this unprecedented time which has seen the closure of theatres, cinemas and schools, NATIONAL THEATRE AT HOME is providing access to content online to serve audiences in their homes. Audiences around the world can stream NT Live productions for free via YouTube every Thursday at 7.00pm BST and they will then be available on demand for seven days.

To view the stream, simply head over to the National Theatre's YouTube Page.

A Young Vic / Joshua Andrews co-production By Tennessee Williams Direction Benedict Andrews Running Time: 3 hours and 25 minutes with a very short interval

National Theatre at Home: A Streetcar Named Desire

"I don’t want realism. I want magic!"

Gillian Anderson (All About Eve, The X-Files, The Fall, Sex Education) plays Blanche DuBois with Ben Foster (Lone Survivor, Kill Your Darlings) as Stanley and Vanessa Kirby (Julie, The Crown, Mission Impossible) as Stella.

As Blanche’s fragile world crumbles, she turns to her sister Stella for solace – but her downward spiral brings her face to face with the brutal, unforgiving Stanley Kowalski.

This critically acclaimed production was filmed live on stage at the Young Vic in 2014 by National Theatre Live.

BBFC rating 15 when released in cinema. Contains scenes featuring sexual violence and domestic abuse.

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