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National Theatre Live: “The Audience”
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NT Live

Live transmission from the National Theatre – London

In collaboration with the British Embassy & the British Council in Athens

With English subtitles

Helen Mirren in The Audience, a new play by Peter Morgan

Directed by Stephen Daldry

“The Audience is going to be one of the theatrical highlights of 2013.”
Daily Mail

Helen Mirren reprises her Academy Award winning role as Queen Elizabeth II in the highly-anticipated West End production of The Audience, broadcast as part of National Theatre Live.
For sixty years Elizabeth II has met each of her twelve Prime Ministers in a weekly audience at Buckingham Palace – a meeting like no other in British public life – it is private. Both parties have an unspoken agreement never to repeat what is said. Not even to their spouses.
The Audience breaks this contract of silence – and imagines a series of pivotal meetings between the Downing Street incumbents and their Queen. From Churchill to Cameron, each Prime Minister has used these private conversations as a sounding board and a confessional – sometimes intimate, sometimes explosive.
From young mother to grandmother, these private audiences chart the arc of the second Elizabethan Age. Politicians come and go through the revolving door of electoral politics, while she remains constant, waiting to welcome her next Prime Minister.

The Audience reunites writer Peter Morgan and Academy Award-winning actress Helen Mirren following their collaboration on the critically-acclaimed movie sensation The Queen.
The Audience is directed by Academy Award-nominated director Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot, The Hours).

ATHENS CONCERT HALL (Megaron Mousikis)

Vas. Sofias & Kokkali str.

(metro station: megaro mousikis)

Location:
Alexandra Trianti Hall

Date/Time:

13 June 2013/21:00

Prices:
Students: € 7
General admission: € 14

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