NT Live - People

People

2h 30min  |  Theatre  |  Release Date: 21.03.2013

People

a new play by Alan Bennett

Frances de la Tour takes the part of Dorothy in her third new play by Alan Bennett at the National following The History Boys and The Habit of Art. She is joined by Selina Cadell and Linda Bassett.

21 March 2013

A sale? Why not? Release all your wonderful treasures onto the open market and they are there for everyone to enjoy. It’s a kind of emancipation, a setting them free to range the world… a saleroom here, an exhibition there; art, Lady Stacpoole, is a rover.

People spoil things; there are so many of them and the last thing one wants is them traipsing through one’s house. But with the park a jungle and a bath on the billiard table, what is one to do? Dorothy wonders if an attic sale could be a solution.

– How’re you doing?

– Not sure.

– Well why don’t you get on the mobile to your dick and find out.

World Premiere

Cast includes:

Frances Ashman

Linda Bassett

Ellie Burrow

Selina Cadell

Philip Childs

Jack Chissick

Giles Cooper

Carole Dance

Andy de la Tour

Frances de la Tour

Peter Egan

Miles Jupp

Barbara Kirby

Nicholas le Prevost

Jess Murphy

Alastair Parker

Robin Pearce

Alexander Warner

Creative includes:

Director - Nicholas Hytner

Designer - Bob Crowley

Lighting Designer - James Farncombe

Sound Designer - Rich Walsh

Movement Director - Jonathan Watkins

Short film by - Jon Driscoll

    

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