The Deep Blue Sea Streaming Free - National Theatre at Home
National Theatre At Home’s latest FREE online offering is The Deep Blue Sea by Terrence Rattigan, streaming until July 16, 2020.
A brutal sense of loss and longing burns. Terence Rattigan’s devastating post-war masterpiece contains one of the greatest female roles in contemporary drama. Helen McCrory plays Hester Collyer and Tom Burke is Freddie Page.
A flat in Ladbroke Grove, West London. 1952.
When Hester Collyer is found by her neighbours in the aftermath of a failed suicide attempt, the story of her tempestuous affair with a former RAF pilot and the breakdown of her marriage to a High Court judge begins to emerge. With it comes a portrait of need, loneliness and long-repressed passion.
Helen McCrory and director Carrie Cracknell reunite following the acclaimed Medea in 2014.
The Deep Blue Seais streaming from 7pm UK time on Thursday 9 July until 7pm on Thursday 16 July.
The running time is 2 hours 5 minutes with a very short interval.
The BBFC rating is 12A, due to depictions of suicide attempts and some strong language.
The full list of cast and creatives is available here: https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/sites/default/files/national-theatre-at-home-the-deep-blue-sea-cast-list.pdf