National Theatre Live: The Lehman Trilogy

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Running Time: Approx 210 minsCert: 12aThe story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening.Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes(Skyfall,The Ferryman) directsSimon Russell Beale,Adam GodleyandBen Mileswho play the Lehman Brothers, their sons and grandsons.On a cold September morning in 1844 a young man from Bavaria stands on a New York dockside. Dreaming of a new life in the new world. He is joined by his two brothers and an American epic begins.163 years later, the firm they establish Lehman Brothers spectacularly collapses into bankruptcy, and triggers the largest financial crisis in history.This critically acclaimed and five-time Olivier Award nominated play features stunning set design from Es Devlin (NT Live: Hamlet) and will be broadcast live from Londons West End as part of National Theatre Lives 10th Birthday season.

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