Fiona Shaw and Simon Russell Beale in London Assurance

Don’t forget that the National Theatre’s London Assurance will be shown in selected cinemas tonight, 28 June, as part of the NT Live programme.

The National’s latest big fat smash-hit sees Simon Russell Beale and Fiona Shaw star as Sir Harcourt and Lady Spanker  in Dion Boucicault’s hilarious classic comedy.

NT Live is an initiative to broadcast live performances of the National’s plays onto cinema screens in the UK and worldwide. The four show pilot season launched with Phèdre, starring Helen Mirren, All’s Well That Ends Well, Nation and The Habit of Art.

Check the NT Live website for times and cinemas.