FIRST LOOK: Rehearsals for The Normal Heart at the National Theatre

Last Updated on 2nd September 2021

The National Theatre has released these great rehearsal images for their upcoming production of Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart starring Ben Daniels.

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Ben Daniels rehearsing The Normal Heart. Photo: Helen Maybanks

The National Theatre has released rehearsal images for Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart a co-production with Fictionhouse, being performed in the Olivier Theatre in September 2021. Directed by Dominic Cooke, Kramer’s largely autobiographical play about the AIDS crisis in 1980 New York has not been performed professionally in London since its European premiere in 1986.

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Dino Fetscher. Photo: Helen Maybanks

Ben Daniels will perform the role of Ned Weeks, the co-founder of an AIDS advocacy group fighting to change the world around him, with Robert Bowman, Richard Cant, Liz Carr, Jonathan Dryden Taylor, Dino Fetscher, Daniel Krikler, Daniel Monks, Elander Moore, Luke Norris, Henry Nott, Lucas Rush, Freddie Stabb, Samuel Thomas and Danny Lee Wynter completing the company.

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Lizz Carr. Photo: Helen Maybanks

Set design by Vicki Mortimer, costume design by Lisa Duncan, lighting design by Paule Constable, sound design by Carolyn Downingand fight direction by Bret Yount.

The Normal Heart will be in the Olivier theatre from 23rd September until 6th November 2021.

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Liz Carr and Ben Daniels. Photo: Helen Maybanks
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Ben Daniels. Photo: Helen Maybanks
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Daniel Monks. Photo: Helen Maybanks
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Danny Lee Wynter. Photo: Helen Maybanks
Dino Fetscher
Dino Fetscher and Ben Daniels. Photo: Helen Maybanks
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Director Dominic Cooke. Photo: Helen Maybanks
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Elander Moore. Photo: Helen Maybanks
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Henry Nott. Photo: Helen Maybanks
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Luke Norris. Photo: Helen Maybanks

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