Live Online This Week

Listings for week to Sunday 5 April 2020:

While Edinburgh’s theatres are dark due to the Covid-19 virus, we will publish a list of live theatre performances being broadcast online.

For next week’s listings look here: Live online Next Week.
The following week’s listings are here: Live online the Following Week.

Click on the name of the show to go to the streaming site.

Still streaming

By Maya Arad Yasur
Live recording of the Orange Tree Theatre, Actors Touring Company and Theatre Royal Plymouth production on:YouTube.
Remains online until Mon 27 April.
An Israeli violinist. Living in her trendy Amsterdam apartment. 9 months pregnant. One day a mysterious unpaid gas bill from 1944 arrives…

By Kieran Hurley
A Theatre Uncut broadcast live on Facebook.
Remains online until Thurs 23 April.
An explosive, experimental and topical new play about identity politics, modern community – and where we draw the line.

Cyprus Avenue
By David Ireland
Film adaptation, produced for BBC Four by the Royal Court Theatre on YouTube.
Remains online until Sun 26 April 2020.
A Belfast Loyalist (Stephen Rea) mistakes his baby granddaughter for Gerry Adams. Directed by Vicky Featherstone, mixes the Royal Court performance with footage shot in Belfast.

BalletBoyz: Deluxe
A Sadlers Wells broadcast live on Facebook.
Remains online until Friday 3 April.
An evening of brand new dance works by choreographers Sarah Golding, Maxine Doyle and Xie Xin.

Streaming this week

Wednesday 1 April 2020

Henry VI Part 1
Live reading by The Show Must Go On(Line)on YouTube.
Weds 1 April 2020: 7pm.
Remains online.
A live Zoom reading of Shakespeare’s third play by a global cast, directed by Robert Miles.
The Show Must Go OnLine is Robert’s response to Covid-19: weekly readings of every Shakespeare play by a global cast, in the order they were believed to have been written and broadcast live on his  YouTube channel. The series kicked off on March 19 with The Two Gentlemen Of Verona, including a cracking introduction by Ben Crystal. NB: Weekly streaming now moved to Wednesdays.
Live broadcast here: YouTube.

Thursday 2 April 2020

One Man, Two Guvnors
A National Theatre Live production on YouTube
Thurs 2 April 2020: 7pm.
Remains online until Thurs 9 April.
Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from James Corden as Francis Henshall in this hilarious West End and Broadway hit.
The first weekly streaming from the NT At Home season, scheduled to last until June.

Friday 3 April 2020

Sadlers Wells’ live-stream
A Sadlers Wells as-live stream on Facebook.
Fri 3 April 2020: 7.30pm.
Remains online until Friday 9 April.
Sadlers Wells’s free Digital Stage performances continue. Expected production either Wilkie Branson’s TOM or balletLORENT’s family production, Rumpelstiltskin.
Premiere live broadcast here: @ SadlersWells.

Saturday 4 April 2020

Saturday Night Live at the Stand
Compere: Mark Nelson 
A Stand broadcast live on YouTube.
Sat 4 April 2020: 8.30pm.
Remains online until 10am Sunday.
Our report of the first SNLatS on Sat 21: 7,000 Tune in to Stand.
Live(ish) from a living room near Edinburgh famous Stand Comedy Club, an evening of scabrous, explosive and thoroughly up-to-the-minute comedy. Compere Mark Nelson with pre-recorded exclusive content from many famous comedians. 20,000 tuned in last week, so you won’t be alone…
Content warning: Likely to contain very rude words right from the effing start.
Live broadcast here:

*NB: We would like this to be a complete listing of all live-streamed theatrical productions on the internet. If you know a live stream which is not listed, or a listing is inaccurate, please get in touch through the contact page, here. Many thanks!