National Theatre Live

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

by Tom Stoppard
Directed by David Leveaux
Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Joshua McGuire and David Haig 

Thursday 20 April | 7.00pm
Running Time: 2 hours, 45 minutes (inc. interval)
Box Office: 01235 763 456

Half a century after its premiere on The Old Vic stage, the play that made a young Tom Stoppard’s name overnight, returns to The Old Vic in its 50th anniversary celebratory production.

Against the backdrop of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, this mind-bending situation comedy sees two hapless minor characters, Rosencrantz (Daniel Radcliffe) and Guildenstern (Joshua McGuire), take centre stage with David Haig as The Player. Increasingly out of their depth, the young double act stumble their way in and out of the action of this iconic drama. In a literary hall of mirrors, Stoppard’s brilliantly funny, existential labyrinth sees us witness the ultimate identity crisis.

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