Wild and newly single, Julie throws a late night party. In the kitchen, Jean and Kristina clean up as the celebration heaves above them. Crossing the threshold, Julie initiates a power game with Jean – which rapidly descends into a savage fight for survival.
This new version of August Strindberg’s play Miss Julie, written by Polly Stenham, remains shocking and fiercely relevant in its new setting of contemporary London.
Vanessa Kirby (The Crown, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Eric Kofi Abrefa (The Amen Corner) feature in the cast of this brand new production, directed by Carrie Cracknell (NT Live: The Deep Blue Sea) and broadcast live from the National Theatre.
The new On-Stage trailer
WATCH The cast discuss this new production of Strindberg’s masterpiece.
Running time: 1h 35m
Please note: the BBFC rating for Julie is 15, as it contains moments and themes that some people may find distressing. The performance also contains strobe lighting.
Show image photograph (Vanessa Kirby and Eric Kofi Abrefa) by Rosaline Shahnavaz
“Provocative and profound. Carrie Cracknell’s direction is astonishing.”
“A superlative production. Exhilarating.”
“A stylish staging. Miss Julie remains a play for our times.”
What’s On Stage
“Packs an emotional punch. Vanessa Kirby is magnetic as Julie.”
Mail On Sunday