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NTL: Nye

NTL: Nye

Dir. Rufus Norris
160 min

September 9 at 7pm • September 11 at 12:30pm • September 14 at 11am

Michael Sheen plays Nye Bevan in a surreal and spectacular journey through the life and legacy of the man who transformed Britain’s welfare state.

From campaigning at the coalfield to leading the battle to create the National Health Service, Aneurin ‘Nye’ Bevan is often referred to as the politician with greatest influence over the UK without ever being Prime Minister.

Confronted with death, Aneurin ‘Nye’ Bevan’s deepest memories lead him on a mind-bending journey back through his life; from childhood to mining underground, Parliament and fights with Churchill.

Written by Tim Price and directed by Rufus Norris (Small Island), this epic new Welsh fantasia was filmed live at the National Theatre in London.

NTL showings are presented with open captions displayed on screen.

Film Details

Program: National Theatre Live
Runtime: 160 min
Country/Region: United Kingdom
Rating: R
Language: English
Print Source: BY Experience
Tags: Drama, Performance


Director: Rufus Norris
Screenwriter: Tim Price
Principal Cast: Michael Sheen, Sharon Small, Tony Jayawardena


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Monday, September 9th

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Wednesday, September 11th

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Saturday, September 14th