Olivier Awards for Yerma

Show screening here in autumn

The wonderful Billie Piper received an Olivier Award for Best Actress for her role in Yerma, which comes to us as a National Theatre encore screening on Thursday 14 September.

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The play also took the award for Best Revival. Piper has already won the Evening Standard Best Actress for the role.

In Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece, a young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child.

The unmissable theatre phenomenon sold out at the Young Vic and critics call it ‘an extraordinary theatrical triumph’ (The Times) and ‘stunning, searing, unmissable’ (Mail on Sunday).

Billie Piper’s lead performance is described as ‘spellbinding’ (The Evening Standard), ‘astonishing’ (iNews) and ‘devastatingly powerful’ (The Daily Telegraph).

Set in contemporary London, Piper’s portrayal of a woman in her thirties desperate to conceive builds with elemental force to a staggering, shocking, climax. Please note that this broadcast does not have an interval.

READ the Guardian review here.

See the full list of nominees – including some past and future shows being screened at the Palace – here.