National Theatre Live: The Lehman Trilogy

UK | 2019 | 223 mins | M, Suicide references

  • Director: Sam Mendes
  • Cast: Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley, Ben Miles
  • Live Perfromance
  • 240mins, with intermission



Astonishing…an acting masterclass
The Guardian

On a cold September morning in 1844 a young man from Bavaria stands on a New York dockside. Dreaming of a new life in the new world. He is joined by his two brothers and an American epic begins.

163 years later, the firm they establish – Lehman Brothers – spectacularly collapses into bankruptcy, and triggers the largest financial crisis in history.

Theatre at its best. Sam Mendes triumphs
The Times