Frankenstein | NT Live: Cumberbatch
(Frankenstein | NT Live) Director: Danny Boyle, GB, 2011, English version / Czech subtitles, 136 min
As Viktor Frankenstein: Benedict Cumberbatch
As A Monster: Jonny Lee Miller
A new play by Nick Dear based on the novel by Mary Shelley.
Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and vengeful, determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal.
Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is adapted for the stage by Nick Dear and realised by Danny Boyle in his return to the theatre after winning the Academy Award for best director for Slumdog Millionaire.
It's a recorded broadcast.
Not suitable for children.