The National Theatre celebrates it’s 50 anniversary with a performance looking back at some of the more memorable and iconic shows. Broadcast live on BBC Two over 100 performers including Roger Allam, Simon Russell Beale, James Corden, Dominic Cooper, Benedict Cumberbatch, Frances de la Tour, Judi Dench, Christopher Eccleston, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, Derek Jacobi, Alex Jennings, Rory Kinnear, Adrian Lester, Anna Maxwell Martin, Helen Mirren, Andrew Scott, Maggie Smith and Penelope Wilton perform excerpts from past shows.

Salvador Bettencourt Ávila, of Mesmer, coordinated and programmed all the video elements used in the show. WIth imagery by Lawrence Rowell being projected onto the Olivier stage’s rear shutters. A total of 7 individual screens and 10 projectors were used. as well as a Catalyst and Encore system.