National Theatre Live: This House (2013)

12A 05/15/2013 (GB) 2h 39m

Overview

It's February 1974. Ted Heath's Conservative government has been ousted. But only just. In the hung Parliament, Labour manages to form a minority government by sending its whips out wheeling and dealing with the Liberals, Scottish Nationalists and Northern Irish politicians. But this fragile alliance lasts only until October, when another election is called. This time, Labour win with a tiny majority of just three. Now things get tougher as old cross-Party agreements break down and even sick and dying MPs are wheeled into the chamber to cast their votes! James Graham's acclaimed new play whisks us back to the days of the UK's previous hung Parliament, when politics got really dirty in the battle for power.

  1. Jeremy Herrin

    Director

  2. James Graham

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Vincent Franklin

    Vincent Franklin

    Michael Cocks

  2. Phil Daniels

    Phil Daniels

    Bob Mellish

  3. Lauren O'Neill

    Ann Taylor

  4. Julian Wadham

    Julian Wadham

    Humphrey Atkins

  5. Charles Edwards

    Jack Weatherill

  6. Reece Dinsdale

    Reece Dinsdale

    Walter Harrison

  7. David Hounslow

    Joe Harper

  8. Gunnar Cauthery

    Clockmaker / Peebles / Redditch / Birmingham Perry Barr

  9. Christopher Godwin

    Christopher Godwin

    Woolwich West / Batley & Morley / Western Isles

  10. View More

Full Cast & Crew

National Theatre Live: This House
National Theatre Live: This House

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue -

Keywords

Content Score

100

Yes! Looking good!

Top Contributors

Popularity Trend

Login to report an issue

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Can't find a movie or TV show? Login to create it.

Global

s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page

Want to rate or add this item to a list?

Login