News: The Effect joins National Theatre at Home in January 2024

The National Theatre announces The Effect by Lucy Prebble (Succession), in association with The Jamie Lloyd Company is joining National Theatre at Home on 9 January 2024.

Filmed during its run on the Lyttelton stage at the National Theatre in London, the ‘glorious’ (★★★★★ Mail on Sunday) production, directed by Jamie Lloyd, sees two young volunteers in a clinical drug trial, when their illicit romance poses startling dilemmas for the supervising doctors. Following its successful London run, The Effect will transfer to The Shed in New York, running 3 – 31 March 2024.

Audiences globally* can stream the unmissable Paapa Essiedu (The Lazarus Project) and Taylor Russell (Bones and All) in this ‘tender, thrilling and elegantly brutal’ (★★★★★ The Stage) examination of love and ethics, alongside Michele Austin (This Is Going to HurtCyrano de Bergerac) and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith (Tina Turner: The Musical).

All titles on National Theatre at Home are available with captions, and over 70% of titles are available with Audio Description.

National Theatre at Home is available at, with single titles to rent from £5.99 – £7.99, a monthly subscription for £9.99 or an annual subscription for £99.99. Gift membership is also available as a one/two/three month or one-year subscription.

Bloomberg Philanthropies is Headline Sponsor of National Theatre at Home.

National Theatre at Home is also supported by The Linbury Trust.

*The Effect will not be available to stream in the USA.

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