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NT Live Encore: Frankenstein
Filmed live in 2011, this thrilling sold-out production became an international sensation, experienced by more than 800,000 people in cinemas around the world...
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  • 12a
  • Director: Danny Boyle
    Starring:  Benedict Cumberbatch, Jonny Lee Miller, Naomie Harris
    Running time: 2h (the full running time, inclusive of trailers)

    Directed by Academy Award-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire) this production of Frankenstein sees Benedict Cumberbatch (Doctor Strange, Hamlet, Sherlock) and Jonny Lee Miller (Elementary, Trainspotting, BBC’s Emma) alternating between the roles of Victor Frankenstein and his creation.

    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 increasingly desperate and vengeful Creature determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal. Scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development and the nature of good and evil, are embedded within this thrilling and deeply disturbing classic tale.

    Experience Benedict Cumberbatch playing the creature on Sun 6 Sept and Jonny Lee Miller playing the creature on Tues 8 Sept!