LIVE theatre on the BIG screen – August 15th at 6:30 pm & August 17th at 1:30 pm
The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening. Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) directs Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles who play the Lehman Brothers, their sons and grandsons. On a cold September morning in 1844 a young man from Bavaria stands on a New York dockside. Dreaming of a new life inthe new world. He is joined by his two brothers and an American epic begins. 163 years later, the firm they establish –Lehman Brothers –spectacularly collapses into bankruptcy, and triggers the largest financial crisis in history.This critically acclaimed and five-time Olivier Award nominated play features stunning set design from Es Devlin (NT Live: Hamlet) and has been captured live from London’s West End as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th Birthday season.