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National Theatre Screening: Allelujah!

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Evening 7pm

Age: 15

Festival Theatre

Box Office: 0131 529 6000

Ticket prices

£15*

* Ticket prices include a contribution to the Theatres Development Fund. An 80p handling charge will be added if you ask us to post your tickets.

Important Information

This is a screening, not a live performance. The actors do not appear in person on stage.

National Theatre Screening: Allelujah!

Alan Bennett’s sharp and hilarious new play is ‘just what the doctor ordered’ (Daily Telegraph). Filmed live at London’s Bridge Theatre during its limited run, don’t miss this ‘rousing chorus line for the NHS’ (Observer).

The Beth, an old fashioned cradle-to-grave hospital serving a town on the edge of the Pennines, is threatened with closure as part of an efficiency drive. A documentary crew, eager to capture its fight for survival, follows the daily struggle to find beds on the Dusty Springfield Geriatric Ward, and the triumphs of the old people’s choir. 

Alan Bennett’s celebrated plays include The History Boys, The Lady in the Van and The Madness of George III, all of which were also seen on film. Allelujah! is his tenth collaboration with award-winning director Nicholas Hytner.

Letterpress graphic by Alan Kitching, art directed by Michael Mayhew.

★★★★

Sharp, funny and subversively political

The Guardian

★★★★

Leaves you bobbing on a wave of happiness

Independent

★★★★

Just what the doctor ordered

Daily Telegraph

★★★★

Humanity-affirming zest

The Telegraph

Ticket prices

£15*

* Ticket prices include a contribution to the Theatres Development Fund. An 80p handling charge will be added if you ask us to post your tickets.

Capital Theatres aim to be accessible to all. We are committed to making your visit to our theatres as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. All of our Front of House staff undergo disability awareness training and Dementia Friend Training and will be pleased to assist you should you require any information or help. 

Find more information about access to the Festival Theatre.

Friends 20% off

Concessions £2.50 off 

Discounts are available to people with disabilities, please call box office to buy your tickets. If you would like to book a wheelchair space or if you have any special requirements please phone the box office who can advise. Our staff can be called on 0131 529 6000 or by using Text Relay on 18002 0131 529 6003.

* Student Standby tickets are subject to availability on the day of the performance and can only be purchased in person at the Box Office from 12pm. A valid Student or Young Scot ID is required. Only one ticket per card.

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