NT Live Encore: The Threepenny Opera

17th Oct 2016 - 7:00pm

The Arts Centre


Monday 17th October 7.00pm
National Theatre Live, Encore
presents The Threepenny Opera

Rory Kinnear is Mack the Knife in a new version of this landmark twentieth-century musical, broadcast live from the stage of the National Theatre.

Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill’s classic musical theatre piece is adapted by Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) and directed by Rufus Norris (EverymanLondon Road).

As London’s East End scrubs up for the coronation, Mr and Mrs Peachum gear up for a bumper day in the beggary business. Keeping tight control of the city’s underground – and their daughter’s whereabouts.

With Olivier Award-winner Rory Kinnear (HamletOthelloJames Bond) as Macheath, alongside Rosalie Craig (As You Like ItMy Family and other Animals) as Polly Peachum and Haydn Gwynne (The WindsorsDrop the Dead Donkey) as Mrs Peachum.

Contains filthy language and immoral behaviour.


Certification: 15
Duration: TBC

If you musical films such as Les Miserables, Moulin Rouge, Chicago, The Great Gatsby – you are sure  to enjoy The Threepenny Opera. 

Tickets £12 / £10 concessions / £5 Edge Hill University Students