A Streetcar Named Desire: National Theatre at Home (audio introduction)

Gillian Anderson (All About EveThe X-FilesThe FallSex Education) plays Blanche DuBois with Ben Foster (Lone SurvivorKill Your Darlings) as Stanley and Vanessa Kirby (JulieThe CrownMission Impossible) as Stella.

As Blanche’s fragile world crumbles, she turns to her sister Stella for solace – but her downward spiral brings her face to face with the brutal, unforgiving Stanley Kowalski.

This critically acclaimed production was filmed live on stage at the Young Vic in 2014 by National Theatre Live. It  was audio described by Ruth James and Kirstin Smith. Their Audio Introduction is available for download in Word and audio format at the bottom of this page.

You can watch A Streetcar Named Desire from Thursday 21 May 7pm on the National Theatre’s YouTube channel, then on demand for one week until Thursday 28 May 7pm, but you’ll need to start watching by 3.30pm UK time on 28 May to ensure you see it all.

Full details on the National Theatre website