Cyprus Avenue by David Ireland Available to Watch for a Month for World Theatre Day from 27 March 2020Published on Fri 13 Mar 2020
On World Theatre Day, Friday 27 March 2020 at noon GMT the Royal Court Theatre and The Space will make Cyprus Avenue, the film adaptation, available to watch for free on their website, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages for one month.
This is the first time the film is able to be seen internationally.
Commissioned by The Space, this film of Cyprus Avenue, by David Ireland, mixes live capture of performance from the iconic Royal Court Theatre stage production with location shooting in Belfast. It was first broadcast on Sunday 15 September 2019 on BBC Four.
Starring Stephen Rea and directed by Vicky Featherstone, award-winning Cyprus Avenue was originally produced by the Royal Court Theatre, London and Abbey Theatre, Dublin before touring to The MAC in Belfast and the Public Theater in New York.
Full cast include Ronkẹ Adékoluẹjo, Chris Corrigan, Andrea Irvine, Amy Molloy and Stephen Rea.
The film adaptation was commissioned by The Space and produced for BBC Four by the Royal Court Theatre. It was Executive Produced by Lucy Davies, Jane Featherstone, Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson.
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