Benediction
Rating: 12A
The story of soldier and poet Siegfried Sassoon (18861967), who was decorated for bravery on the Western Front, and is best remembered for his angry and compassionate poems about..read more
The story of soldier and poet Siegfried Sassoon (18861967), who was decorated for bravery on the Western Front, and is best remembered for his angry and compassionate poems about the First World War, which brought him public and critical acclaim. Avoiding the sentimentality and jingoism of many war poets, Sassoon wrote of the horror and brutality of trench warfare and contemptuously satirised generals, politicians, and churchmen for their incompetence and blind support of the war
NT Live: Henry V - Encore
Runtime: 180mins   Rating: 15
Kit Harington ( Game of Thrones) plays the title role in Shakespeare's thrilling study of nationalism, war and the psychology of power. Fresh to the throne, King Henry V..read more
Kit Harington ( Game of Thrones) plays the title role in Shakespeare's thrilling study of nationalism, war and the psychology of power. Fresh to the throne, King Henry V launches England into a bloody war with France. When his campaign encounters resistance, this inexperienced new ruler must prove he is fit to guide a country into war. Captured live from the Donmar Warehouse in London, this exciting modern production directed by Max Webster (Life of Pi) explores what it means to be English and our relationship to Europe, asking: do we ever get the leaders we deserve?


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