NT Live: Nye

BBFC RatingNT Live: Nye

Showing: 16 June 2024 until 17 June 2024

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GenreStage on Screen
Director(s)Rufus Norris
Writer(s)Tim Price
Running Time3HR 5MINS
SeasonStage on Screen
Closed Captioning Subtitles for the d/Deaf and hard of hearing on Mon 17 Jun

Michael Sheen plays Nye Bevan in a surreal and spectacular journey through the life and legacy of the man who transformed Britain’s welfare state and created the NHS.

Confronted with death, Aneurin ‘Nye’ Bevan’s deepest memories lead him on a mind-bending journey back through his life; from childhood to mining underground, Parliament and fights with Churchill.

Written by Tim Price and directed by Rufus Norris (Small Island), this epic new Welsh fantasia was recorded live at the National Theatre.