Network

Howard Beale, news anchorman, isn't pulling in the viewers. In his final broadcast he unravels live on screen. But when the ratings soar, the network seizes on their new found populist prophet, and Howard becomes the biggest thing on TV.

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by Stage Tube - February 25, 2018
In a panel chaired by Yasmeen Khan, Michelle Dockery and Douglas Henshall talked about their experiences being in Network. The actors reflect on the challenges and rewards of performing the roles of Diana Christensen and Max Schumacher.
by Stephi Wild - February 4, 2018
Bryan Cranston currently stars in Network, a new show that depicts a dystopian media landscape where opinion trumps fact. Cranston answered fan questions on Twitter, hosted by the National Theatre's Twitter account. Cranston reveals his 'acting crush,' who he'd want to interview if he were a real news anchor, and more!
by Stage Tube - January 3, 2018
Network's Video Designer Tal Yarden discusses the use of pre-recorded and live film in Network in a new video released by National Theatre Discoverer on YouTube. Follow Julie Rocque and Chris Jackson, the onstage camera operators of the production, in the video below.
by Review Roundups - November 14, 2017
Network depicts a dystopian media landscape where opinion trumps fact. Hilarious and horrifying by turns, the iconic film by Paddy Chayefsky won four Academy Awards in 1976. Now, Lee Hall (Billy Elliot, Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour) and director Ivo van Hove(Hedda Gabler) bring his masterwork to the stage for the first time, with Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) in the role of Howard Beale. Let's see what the critics have to say!
by BWW News Desk - November 4, 2017
This autumn the National Theatre will stage the world-premiere of Network, Lee Hall's new adaptation of the Oscar-winning film by Paddy Chayefsky. Previews begin tonight 4 November for a press night 13 November and continue in the repertoire until 24 March.
by BWW News Desk - October 25, 2017
First chance to buy Network tickets through Friday Rush is this Friday 27 October. Performances start on Saturday 4 November. BroadwayWorld brings you an inside look at rehearsals for Network below!