National Theatre At Home presents the Young Vic production of
National Theatre at Home: Yerma
A Young Vic Production filmed by National Theatre Live.
A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child.
Set in contemporary London, this radical production of Lorca’s classic tragedy builds with elemental force to a staggering, shocking, climax. Billie Piper plays the title role.
★★★★★ "An extraordinary theatrical triumph" The Times
★★★★★ "Billie Piper makes a shattering Yerma in Simon Stone’s inspired reworking of Lorca" The Observer
★★★★★ “Stunning, searing, unmissable” Mail on Sunday
★★★★★"A shatteringly powerful reinvention of a familiar classic" The Independent
Yerma is currently not available in the USA.
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Did you know?
The Young Vic’s critically-acclaimed productions of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, A Streetcar Named Desire and Yerma are part of the National Theatre Collection – a resource which makes the best of British Theatre available worldwide to libraries, schools, universities and the wider education sector.
Production photography by Johan Persson
Direction Simon Stone
Design Lizzie Clachan
Costumes Alice Babidge
Light James Farncombe
Music & Sound Stefan Gregory
Video Jack Henry James
Casting Julia Horan CDG
Maureen Beattie, Brendan Cowell, John MacMillan, Billie Piper, Charlotte Randle, Thalissa Teixeira
An Audio Described version of Yerma will be made available on National Theatre at Home from Monday 21 December 2020.