A Streetcar Named Desire, directed by Benedict Andrews, was filmed live on stage at London’s Young Vic theatre by National Theatre Live in 2014. It’s streaming for free from 7pm on Thursday 21 May. Available until 7pm on Thursday 28 May 2020.
The running time is 3 hours and 25 minutes with a very short interval, and it is subtitled. Rating 15A when released in cinema. Contains scenes featuring sexual violence and domestic abuse.
As Blanche’s fragile world crumbles, she turns to her sister Stella for solace – but her downward spiral brings her face to face with the brutal, unforgiving Stanley Kowalski.
Gillian Anderson (The X-Files, The Fall, Sex Education) plays Blanche DuBois, with Ben Foster (Lone Survivor, Kill Your Darlings) as Stanley and Vanessa Kirby (The Crown, Mission Impossible 7) as Stella.
The full list of cast and creatives is available here: https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/si…
A Young Vic and Joshua Andrews co-production.
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