In Theaters Tue, Jul 19
The Audience (2016 Encore)
With Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II
For sixty years, Queen Elizabeth II has met with each of her twelve Prime Ministers in a private weekly meeting known as The Audience. From Winston Churchill right up to todayâ??s meetings with David Cameron, the Queen advises her Prime Ministers on all matters both public and personal.
Fathom Events, BY Experience and National Theatre Live present a special encore of The Audience, featuring Tony AwardÂ® and Academy AwardÂ®-winner Helen Mirren, when it returns to cinemas nationwide for an extraordinary one-night event on Tuesday, July 19. For sixty years, Queen Elizabeth II has met with each of her twelve Prime Ministers in a private weekly meeting. This meeting is known as The Audience, and no one knows what they discuss. From the old warrior Winston Churchill, to the Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair right up to todayâ??s meetings with the current incumbent David Cameron, the Queen advises her Prime Ministers on all matters both public and personal. Recorded live during the original run of the production in Londonâ??s West End in 2013, and featuring the original West End cast, The Audience is written by Peter Morgan (The Queen) and directed by two-time Tony AwardÂ®-winner and Academy AwardÂ®-nominated director Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot, The Hours). The production was presented in the West End by Matthew Byam Shaw for Playful Productions, Robert Fox and Andy Harries.