NT: My Brilliant Friend


  • The National Theatre, Olivier Theatre
  • Tue 12 Nov - Sat 22 Feb
  • Based on Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan Novels
    Adapted by April De Angelis & Directed by Rose Associate Artist Melly Still

Based on the celebrated novels by Elena Ferrante - published in over 50 countries - My Brilliant Friend is an epic story of love, violence, ambition and self-destruction.

Following a sold-out run here at the Rose, the acclaimed two-part adaptation by April De Angelis (Jumpy) is reworked for the Olivier stage by Rose Associate Artist Melly Still (Coram Boy). Rose Associate Artist Niamh Cusack and Catherine McCormack return to play Lenu and Lila.

Performances are no longer available to book via the Rose.

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