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National Theatre: Allelujah! – Encore Screening

We have an encore showing of Alan Bennett’s Allelujah!  on Thursday 7th February at 7.00pm.

Filmed live in front of an audience at London’s Bridge Theatre during its limited run.

The Beth, an old fashioned cradle-to-grave hospital serving a town on the edge of the Pennines, is threatened with closure as part of an efficiency drive. A documentary crew, eager to capture its fight for survival, follows the daily struggle to find beds on the Dusty Springfield Geriatric Ward, and the triumphs of the old people’s choir.

Alan Bennett’s celebrated plays include The History Boys, The Lady in the Van and The Madness of George III, all of which were also seen on film. Allelujah! is his tenth collaboration with award-winning director Nicholas Hytner.

★★★★ ‘A bonus treat from Alan Bennett that leaves you bobbing on a wave of happiness’ Independent

★★★★ ‘Alan Bennett’s sharp and hilarious new play is just what the doctor ordered’ Daily Telegraph

‘A rousing chorus line for the NHS’ Observer

★★★★ ‘Singalongs and Bennett’s stinging wit light up a state-of-the-nation play.’ Guardian

You can watch the official trailer here

Doors open 30 minutes before the performance commences. Please arrive in plenty of time to register and, if you wish,  order interval drinks.

For booking information please go here


Thu. 07 Feb, 2019


19:00 - 22:00