By Alan Bennett
11th June to 18th June
It’s 1786 and King George III is the most powerful man in the world. But his behaviour is becoming increasingly erratic as he succumbs to fits of lunacy. With the King’s mind unravelling at a dramatic pace, ambitious politicians and the scheming Prince of Wales threaten to undermine the power of the Crown, and expose the fine line between a King and a man.
Written by one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights, Alan Bennett, in 1991 (The History Boys, The Lady in the Van), the cast of this production features Olivier Award-winners Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Wolf Hall, NT Live Coriolanus) in the title role, and Adrian Scarborough (Gavin and Stacey, Upstairs Downstairs, After the Dance).
This multi-award-winning drama was captured at Nottingham Playhouse will be
available to watch on the National Theatre’s YouTube channel from Thursday 11th June.