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NT Live: Yerma 15

NT Live: Yerma

15

Director. Simon Stone

Billie Piper reprises her award-winning role as a woman teetering on the brink of self-destruction in Federico Garcia Lorca's achingly painful tragedy, broadcast live from the stage of the Young Vic. Reset from rural Spain to present-day London, Yerma centres on a successful journalist called Her, who excitedly moves into a new apartment with her partner John and discloses that she hungers to become a mother. The couple tries enthusiastically for a child but fails to conceive.

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