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National Theatre: All About Eve

We will be showing  All About Eve live from the Noël Coward Theatre on Thursday 11th April at 7.00pm.

Starring Gillian Anderson (X-Files, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again)

All About Eve tells the story of Margo Channing. Legend. True star of the theatre. The spotlight is hers, always has been. But now there’s Eve. Her biggest fan. Young, beautiful Eve. The golden girl, the girl next door. But you know all about Eve…don’t you…?

Lifting the curtain on a world of jealousy and ambition, this new production, from one of the world’s most innovative theatre directors, Ivo van Hove (Network, NT Live: A View from the Bridge), asks why our fascination with celebrity, youth and identity never seems to get old.

All About Eve is adapted by Ivo van Hove from the 1950 Twentieth Century Fox film by Joseph L Mankiewicz and the play “The Wisdom of Eve” by Mary Orr. Ivo van Hove directs this new stage version with set and lighting design from Jan Versweyveld, costume design by An D’Huys and music from double Mercury Prize-winner PJ Harvey, alongside Tom Gibbons’ sound design. Casting is by Julia Horan CDG.

You can watch the official trailer here

Time Out ★★★★ Lily James is excellent and Gillian Anderson is incredible in one of those “I was there” moments.

Daily Mail ★★★★ This is event theatre done with tremendous panache.

Financial Times ★★★★ An acting masterclass from Gillian Anderson.

Independent ★★★★ Gillian Anderson is arresting in Van Hove’s emphatically successful update of classic film.

Doors open 30 minutes before the performance commences. Please arrive in plenty of time to register. Please note, there is no interval in this performance.

For booking information please go here


Thu. 11 Apr, 2019


19:00 - 21:30