Present Laughter

Sunday, 16 February 2020

Present Laughter

Civic Theatre Newcastle
375 Hunter St, Newcastle, NSW, 2300

Civic Cinema inthe Playhouse

Fleabag’s Andrew Scott is caught up in a whirlwind of love, sex, panic and soul-searching in Noël’s Coward’s classic comedy.

Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter.

As he prepares to embark on an overseas tour, star actor Garry Essendine’s colourful life is in danger of spiralling out of control. Engulfed by an escalating identity crisis as his many and various relationships compete for his attention, Garry’s few remaining days at home are a chaotic whirlwind of love, sex, panic and soul-searching.

Captured live from The Old Vic in London, Present Laughter is a giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness.

Running time: 3hrs inc a 20min interval

We hope you enjoy this National Theatre Live screening – we make every attempt to replicate the theatre experience as closely as possible for your enjoyement.

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