National Theatre: 50 Years on Stage


Episode Info

The 50th anniversary of the National Theatre of Great Britain is marked with live extracts and archival footage of NT productions. Included: "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead" with Benedict Cumberbatch; "Mourning Becomes Electra" with Helen Mirren and Tim Pigott-Smith; and "Bedroom Farce" with Penelope Wilton. From the archives: Noel Coward's "Hay Fever" with Maggie Smith; "Amadeus" with Paul Scofield; and "Richard III" with Ian McKellen.