Frankenstein

Frankenstein | National Theatre

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Watch Frankenstein starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller.

Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire), this production of Frankenstein sees Benedict Cumberbatch (Doctor Strange, Hamlet, Sherlock) and Jonny Lee Miller (Elementary, Trainspotting) alternating between the roles of Victor Frankenstein and his creation.

Filmed from the main stage at the National Theatre, this thrilling production was a sell-out sensation. 

Frankenstein is available to watch from 30 April – 7 May 2020 here for free. 

Frankenstein story

Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the increasingly desperate and vengeful Creature determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal.

So begins a whirlwind of mistaken identity and unrequited love. The nearby households of Olivia and Orsino are overrun with passion. Even Olivia’s upright housekeeper Malvolia is swept up in the madness.

Where music is the food of love, and nobody is quite what they seem, anything proves possible.

Reviews

Universally acclaimed, you can read a detailed round-up of reviews here

The Times
5/5
The Guardian
4/5
Daily Telegraph
4/5
Time Out
4/5

 

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