National Theatre: Nye
Broadcast, National Theatre Live

Dates and times
Tue 23rd April at 7:00pm
Sun 12th May at 2:30pm

Cast: Michael Sheen, Sharon Small, Tony Jayawardena

Written by Tim Price

Directed by Rufus Norris

Broadcast live from the Olivier stage of the National Theatre

From campaigning at the coalfield to leading the battle to create the NHS, Aneurin ‘Nye’ Bevan is often referred to as the politician with greatest influence on our country without ever being Prime Minister. Confronted with death, Nye’s deepest memories lead him on a mind-bending journey back through his life; from childhood to mining underground, Parliament and fights with Churchill in an epic Welsh fantasia.

(2hrs 40mins)