NATIONAL THEATRE: CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
(NR) - 3 hr. 13 min.
On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gather at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy's birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell. Brick and Maggie dance round the secrets and sexual tensions that threaten to destroy their marriage. With the future of the family at stake, which version of the truth is real – and which will win out?
Directed by Benedict Andrews; Starring Brian Gleeson, Richard Hansell, Colm Meaney, Sienna Miller, Jack O'Connell, Lisa Palfrey, Michael J. Shannon.