Free to view 11 – 18 June.
Watch Mark Gatiss (The League of Gentlemen, Dracula, Sherlock) as George III in Nottingham Playhouse’s ‘spellbinding’ ★★★★★ (The Telegraph) play examining the fine line between a king and a man.
1788. King George III is the most powerful man in the world. But with his mind unravelling at a dramatic pace, ambitious politicians and a scheming prince threaten to undermine the power of the crown.
The Madness of George III is written by one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights, Alan Bennett (The History Boys, The Lady in the Van). The royally epic cast also includes Adrian Scarborough (Gavin and Stacey), Debra Gillett (Bridget Jones’ Baby) and Sara Powell (Last Christmas).
The Madness of George III, directed by Adam Penford, is streaming from 7pm UK time on Thursday 11 June until 7pm UK time on Thursday 18 June 2020.
The running time is 2 hours 10 minutes with a very short interval. BBFC rating for cinemas: 12A.
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