Lights Up

April 2021

J'Ouvert

4.0 3 x
A fearless award-winning play about two best friends at the 2017 Notting Hill Carnival, seeking joy and resistance in a society where women’s bodies are frequently under threat.

The Winter's Tale

4.0 3 x
Set across a span of 16 years, from the coronation to the moon landings, a new production of Shakespeare's play, staged for the screen by the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Orpheus in the Record Shop

4.0 2 x
Ancient myth is charged with the magical crackle of vinyl in rapper and playwright Testament’s timely musical story of a young man’s journey out of isolation.

Adam

3.0 4 x
The true story of a trans man, Adam Kashmiry, and his remarkable struggle across genders and borders. Based on the acclaimed National Theatre of Scotland play, with Adam himself in the lead role.

Buttercup

3.0 6 x
Fortune is live streaming her truth, weaving together words of survival and solidarity. From her life as a little girl in a bedroom in Kinshasa to a bold young poet in Liverpool, this is her story.

Harm

3.0 4 x
When a lonely estate agent becomes obsessed with the perfect life of a charismatic social media influencer, the lines between the online world and reality become dangerously blurred.

Sitting

3.0 2 x
Bafta Award-winning Katherine Parkinson's debut play. Three characters sit for a silent painter and reveal their personal truths in a play about love, loss and the importance of human connection.

Half Breed

3.0 4 x
Coming-of-age drama. A young woman from a small village has a burning desire to escape its small-minded atmosphere and move to the city to become an actress.
March 2021

Sadie

4.0 3 x
In David Ireland’s unflinching new play, a sharp-tongued Belfast cleaner relives painful and harrowing episodes in a showdown with her past. Filmed at the Lyric Theatre, Belfast.

Pale Sister

3.0 6 x
Written by Colm Toibin, Pale Sister is a powerful retelling of the classic tale of Antigone. Lisa Dwan stars in a tour-de-force performance directed by Sir Trevor Nunn.
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