National Theatre Encore Screening: Follies

Important Information

This is a screening, not a live performance

Thu 11 January | Festival Theatre

Matinee 2.30pm | Evening 7pm

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Age: 12A

Ticket prices

General from: £14.50*


We offer a range of discounts and concessions to enable everyone to enjoy an affordable visit to the Festival and King's Theatres.

Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas.

New York, 1971. There’s a party on the stage of the Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves.

Tracie BennettJanie Dee and Imelda Staunton play the magnificent Follies in this dazzling new production. Featuring a cast of 37 and an orchestra of 21, it’s directed by Dominic Cooke (The Comedy of Errors).

Winner of Academy, Tony, Grammy and Olivier awards, Sondheim’s previous work includes A Little Night MusicSweeney Todd and Sunday in the Park with George.

★★★★★ "Jaw-droppingly great" Independent

★★★★★ "Unmissable. Razzmatazz, poignancy and cracking songs" Daily Telegraph

★★★★★ "Imelda Staunton is unforgettable in Sondheim’s showbiz stunner" Guardian

★★★★★ "Spectacular. Outstanding" Financial Times

★★★★★ "Stunning. An extraordinary cast" Time Out

★★★★★ "A perfect production" Metro

★★★★★ "Triumphant. Produces tears, cackles and goosebumps, sometimes all together" Sunday Times

★★★★★ "Tremendous. This bittersweet musical is still a sensation" Observer

 * Ticket prices include a contribution to the Theatres Development Fund.  An 80p handling charge will be added if you ask us to post your tickets.


Friends 20% off

Concessions £2.50 off