• NT Encore: The Lehman Trilogy

  • Wed, 14-08-2019 at 13:00
  • Picturehouse at Science and Media Museum
    National Media Museum
    BD1 1NQ City of Bradford
NT Encore: The Lehman Trilogy - Picturehouse at Science and Media Museum - Bradford

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 (Skyfall, The Ferryman) 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 in the 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 will be broadcast live from London’s West End as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th Birthday season.