Inspired by The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoevsky and adapted by Katie Mitchell and the company.
The cast includes Hattie Morahan and Ben Whishaw.
A woman lies dead on a bed in her wedding dress, a silver knife through her heart. The two men who loved her lie beside her.
This multimedia performance develops the use of live video seen in Katie Mitchell's ground-breaking production of Waves at the National Theatre in 2006/07.
Katie Mitchell's work at the National includes Women of Troy, Attempts on her Life, Waves, The Seagull, Three Sisters, A Dream Play, Iphigenia at Aulis, Ivanov and The Oresteia. She is an NT Associate.
Hattie Morahan was last seen at the National in The Seagull and Iphigenia at Aulis; her recent TV credits include Elinor Dashwood in Sense and Sensibility.
Ben Whishaw's theatre work includes The Seagull at the National and the title role in Hamlet at the Old Vic. He plays Sebastian Flyte in the forthcoming film of Brideshead Revisited.