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A Streetcar Named Desire

A Young Vic / Joshua Andrews co-production
By Tennessee Williams
Direction Benedict Andrews

Gillian Anderson (All About Eve, The X-Files, The Fall, Sex Education) plays Blanche DuBois with Ben Foster (Lone Survivor, Kill Your Darlings) as Stanley and Vanessa Kirby (Julie, The Crown, Mission Impossible) as Stella.

As Blanche’s fragile world crumbles, she turns to her sister Stella for solace – but her downward spiral brings her face to face with the brutal, unforgiving Stanley Kowalski.

This critically acclaimed production was filmed live on stage at the Young Vic in 2014 by National Theatre Live.

BBFC rating 15 when released in cinema. Contains scenes featuring sexual violence and domestic abuse.

The streaming performance of A Streetcar Named Desire begins on May21st at 2:oo pm EST time. It will be available until 2:oopm EST on Thursday, May 28th but you’ll need to start watching by 10:30 am EST time on May 28th to ensure you see it all.

An absolute knock-out. – Daily Telegraph

Gillian Anderson’s shatteringly powerful and persuasive Blanche – Independent

Benedict Andrews’ version steams off the stage with pain, excitement and clamour. – Observer

Ben Foster is a truly fascinating Stanley – Time Out

Gillian Anderson’s Blanche is a tragic delight – Sunday Times

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