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FILM SYNOPSIS

PG

NT Live - Present Laughter

176 mins (excl Trailers, Advertisements)

Directed by:
Matthew Warchus
Starring:
Andrew Scott
Distributor:
National Theatre Live
Release Date:
28/11/2019
Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Genre:
Theatre;

BBFC Consumer Advice:Mild bad language, sex references.

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Present Laughter
by Noël Coward

Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter.
As he prepares to embark on an overseas tour, star actor Garry Essendine’s colourful life is in danger of spiralling out of control. Engulfed by an escalating identity crisis as his many and various relationships compete for his attention, Garry’s few remaining days at home are a chaotic whirlwind of love, sex, panic and soul-searching.

Captured live from The Old Vic in London, Present Laughter is a giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness.