Bill Nighy ("Love Actually", "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel") and Carey Mulligan ("Inside Llewyn Davis", "The Great Gatsby") feature in the highly anticipated production of David Hare’s "Skylight", directed by Stephen Daldry ("The Audience"), broadcast live from the West End by National Theatre Live. On a bitterly cold London evening, schoolteacher Kyra Hollis (Carey Mulligan) receives an unexpected visit from her former lover, Tom Sergeant (Bill Nighy), a successful and charismatic restaurateur whose wife has recently died.
Nominated for three Tony Awards®, The Audience sees Helen Mirren reprise her Olivier Award-winning performance as Queen Elizabeth II, following her Academy Award® win for the same role The Queen. Encore screenings of the original West End production of The Audience, captured live in London in 2013, feature an exclusive Q&A with Stephen Daldry and Helen Mirren. 'Helen Mirren is smashing. Her Majesty will see you now' New York Times For sixty years, Queen Elizabeth II has met with each of her twelve Prime Ministers in a private weekly meeting. This meeting is known as The Audience.