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Get An Exclusive Look At ‘The Lehman Trilogy’

Director Sam Mendes' critically-acclaimed play comes to Picturehouses nationwide this Thursday with National Theatre Live!

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.

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