NT Live will present a live broadcast of the 7 PM performance of Dion Boucicault's comedy. In addition to Beale and Shaw, the cast features Mark Addy, Richard Briers, Matt Cross, Fiona Drummond, Mark Extance, Richard Frame, Junix Inocian, Tony Jayawardena, Simon Markey, Laura Matthews, Prassana Puwanarajah, Michelle Terry and David Whitworth. Nicholas Hynter directs. The National's series will continue for its second season in the fall, with live broadcasts of Hamlet, starring Rory Kinnea and directed by Nicholas Hytner; and the 2011 Danny Boyle production of Nick Dear's Frankenstein, based on the Mary Shelley novel.
New York venues airing the broadcast of London Assurance will be announced shortly.
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