Corden’s Tony-Winner Free

(Above: ‘One Man, Two Guvnors.’ Credit: Johan Persson. Courtesy NT Live)

Since 2009, the UK’s National Theatre Live has beamed dozens of performances to paying audiences at movie theaters worldwide. Now, selected productions from that series will be free on YouTube under the banner of National Theatre at Home.

First up: from 2011, James Corden in One Man Two Guvnors, which later earned The Late Late Show host a Tony Award as best actor after it transferred to Broadway.

One Man Two Guvnors debuts today, April 2, at 3 pm ET on the National Theatre’s YouTube channel, where it will be available for a week. It will be replaced next Thursday, April 9, at the same time by Jane Eyre (2015). Subsequent shows, each also available for a week, will include Treasure Island (2015) starting April 16 and Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night (2017) on April 23.

Doon Mackichan and Tamsin Greig in Twelfth Night

(Above: Doon Mackichan and Tamsin Greig in Twelfth Night, image by Marc Brenner, courtesy NT Live)

To stream National Theatre at Home, visit youtube.com/user/ntdiscovertheatre. For more info: nationaltheatre.org.uk/nt-at-home.

About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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