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National Theatre Live in HD: "The Madness of George III"

The King’s (Mark Gatiss, Sherlock) mind unravels at a dramatic pace in Alan Bennett’s (The History Boys) epic comedy-drama. Live in HD.

Sunday, January 6, 2019
4:00pm – 6:30pm
Visual Arts Center 104 Loew Auditorium
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Films
Fee required. Tickets required.

It’s 1786 and King George III (Mark Gatiss, Sherlock) is the most powerful man in the world. But his behavior is becoming increasingly erratic as he succumbs to fits of lunacy. With the King’s mind unravelling at a dramatic pace, ambitious politicians and the scheming Prince of Wales threaten to undermine the power of the Crown.

Beloved British playwright Alan Bennett’s (The History Boys) royal comedy-drama toys with the pomp and circumstance of the court to explore the gap between appearance and reality, between a King and a man. Runtime approx. 3h30m



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