The Motive and the Cue
a new play by Jack Thorne
directed by Sam Mendes
starring Mark Gatiss and Johnny Flynn
1964: Richard Burton, newly married to Elizabeth Taylor, is to play the title role in an experimental new Broadway production of Hamlet under John Gielgud’s exacting direction. But as rehearsals progress, two ages of theatre collide and the collaboration between actor and director soon threatens to unravel.
The Motive and the Cue is pre-recorded, filmed infront of a live audience.
Running Time: Approx 180 mins (TBC)