National Theatre Live Broadcast
Sunday, January 22, 2012 at 7:20AM
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Travelling Light by Nicholas Wright.  On 9 February, this NT live production will be broadcast live to cinemas across Manchester (Odeon, Cornerhouse and Cineworld, Didsbury). The play, which stars Tony and Olivier award winning actor Antony Sher, is set in an Eastern European shtetl at the turn of the 20th century. It imagines the birth of silent film in a small Jewish community and later, set in 1936, looks at the golden age of Hollywood's beginnings and the many Eastern European immigrants who were working there. Further information.

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