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NATIONAL THEATRE LONDON - FRANKENSTEIN VERSION 1

Rating: NR
Length: 135 minutes
Session Times:
Sun, 30th Nov:1:00pm 7:00pm
Wed, 3rd Dec:1:00pm 7:00pm
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch & Jonny Lee Miller.


VERSION 1= Cumberbatch as Creature / Miller as Frankenstein.


Sunday November 31 at 1pm and 7pm. (Version 1)
Wednesday December 3rd at 1pm and 7pm. (Version 1)


Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire), Frankenstein features Benedict Cumberbatch (12 Years A Slave, Star Trek: Into Darkness) and Jonny Lee Miller (Trainspotting, Mansfield Park) alternating roles as Victor Frankenstein and his creation.

The production was a sell-out hit at the National Theatre in 2011, and the broadcast has since become an international sensation, experienced by almost half a million people in cinemas around the world.

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 friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and vengeful, determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal.

Urgent concerns of scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development and the nature of good and evil are embedded within this thrilling and deeply disturbing classic gothic tale.