NT Live: All About Eve (Encore)
Rating 12A I Running Time 130 mins I UK I 2019
By Joseph L Mankiewicz I Directed by Ivo van Hove I Starring: Gillian Anderson, Lily James
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.
This highly-anticipated stage production stars Gillian Anderson (X-Files, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia 2, Downton Abbey). This will be a co-production with Sonia Friedman Productions and Fox Stage Productions and directed by one of the world’s most innovative theatre directors Ivo Van Hove (Network) and music from double Mercury Prize-winner PJ Harvey.