Following on from the huge popularity of the live screenings of National Theatre productions, Seaford Community Cinema brings you a double dose of comedy.
First up (25 Feb) is Shakespeare’s As You Like It, a glorious tale of love and liberation, perfect for the month of Valentine. With her father the Duke banished and in exile, Rosalind and her cousin Celia leave their lives in the court behind them and journey into the Forest of Arden. Disguising herself as a boy, she embraces a different way of living and falls spectacularly in love
With modern costumes and set design this is an accessible, fresh and funny play for those not so familiar with Shakespeare’s work.
Read a day-in-the-life blog post of Rosalie Craig who plays Rosalind here.
And if you’re new to the NT live events then Hangmen (3 March) would also be a great introduction.
In his small pub in the northern English town of Oldham, Harry (David Morrissey – The Walking Dead, State of Play) is something of a local celebrity. But what’s the second-best hangman in England to do on the day they’ve abolished hanging?
Written by Martin McDonagh who directed In Bruges and Seven Psychopaths, it boasts a great cast who should be well known to TV and film viewers.