Audio Described | Official The Deep Blue Sea | National Theatre at Home Full Performance
Watch the audio described version of the National Theatre's The Deep Blue Sea, Terrence Rattigan's post-war masterpiece. The version without audio description is available here:
A flat in Ladbroke Grove, West London. 1952. When Hester Collyer is found by her neighbours in the aftermath of a failed suicide attempt, the story of her tempestuous affair with a former RAF pilot and the breakdown of her marriage to a High Court judge begins to emerge.
Helen McCrory and director Carrie Cracknell reunite following the acclaimed Medea in 2014, for a stage portrait of need, loneliness and long-repressed passion.
The Deep Blue Sea is streaming from 7pm UK time on Thursday 9 July until 7pm on Thursday 16 July.
The running time is 2 hours 5 minutes with a very short interval.
The BBFC rating is 12A, due to depictions of suicide attempts and some strong language.
The full list of cast and creatives is available here:
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Thank you to the amazing artists who have allowed us to share The Deep Blue Sea in this way, during this unprecedented time, when so many theatre fans can't visit their local theatres.
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The Deep Blue Sea was filmed live on-stage by National Theatre Live at the National Theatre in 2016.