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National Theatre Live and The Freston Kino Present – The Motive and The Cue

April 11 at1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Motive and the Cue Showing in Freston Ipswich Suffolk

National Theatre Live 2024 and The Freston Kino presents

The Motive and the Cue
a new play by Jack Thorne
Sam Mendes (The Lehman Trilogy) directs Mark Gatiss as John Gielgud and Johnny Flynn
as Richard Burton in this fierce and funny new play.


Adult – £11.50  Senior or Junior – £10

Or join us for an evening of food and theatre, 2 courses selected main and dessert, a choice of selected drink and the presentation of The Motive and The Cue – £35.00

Synopsis: 1964: Richard Burton, newly married to Elizabeth Taylor, is to play the title role in an
experimental new Broadway production of Hamlet under John Gielgud’s exacting direction.
But as rehearsals progress, two ages of theatre collide and the collaboration between actor
and director soon threatens to unravel.

Written by Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and designed by Es Devlin (The
Crucible), the Evening Standard award-winning best new play was filmed live during a
sold-out run at the National Theatre.

The Motive and the Cue has been rated 15 by the BBFC for ‘strong language’.


April 11
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The Boot


The Boot
The Freston Boot
Freston, Suffolk IP9 1AB United Kingdom
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01473 780722