Ahead of the National Theatre Live screenings this Thursday, July 25, we are excited to share a benind-the-scenes peek at The Lehman Trilogy! Take a look at cast members Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles, as they prepare for director Sam Mendes’ American epic, in exclusive images below:
Photos taken by Mark Douet.
The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening. Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, The Ferryman) directs Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles who play the Lehman Brothers, their sons and grandsons.
On a cold September morning in 1844 a young man from Bavaria stands on a New York dockside. Dreaming of a new life in the new world. He is joined by his two brothers and an American epic begins. 163 years later, the firm they establish – Lehman Brothers – spectacularly collapses into bankruptcy, and triggers the largest financial crisis in history.
This critically acclaimed and five-time Olivier Award nominated play features stunning set design from Es Devlin (NT Live: Hamlet) and will be broadcast live from London’s West End as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th Birthday season.
The Lehman Trilogy is in cinemas Thursday July 25.Find your local cinema and book your tickets now