NT Live: Julie (15)
Julie By Polly Stenham, after Strindberg | Directed by Carrie Cracknell
Wild and newly single, Julie throws herself a late night birthday party. Meanwhile in the kitchen, Jean and Kristina clean up as the celebration heaves around them. Crossing this threshold, Julie initiates a power game with Jean – which rapidly descends into a savage fight for escape and ultimately survival.
This new version of August Strindberg’s play, written by Polly Stenham, remains shocking and fiercely relevant in its new setting of contemporary London. Starring BAFTA-winner Vanessa Kirby (The Crown, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) as Julie, directed by Carrie Cracknell (NT Live: The Deep Blue Sea).
Screened live at The Paget Rooms, screened from the stage at the National Theatre.
BBFC rating 15 | This production contains strong language, scenes of a sexual nature and strobe lighting