Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, The Ferryman) directs Simon Russel Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles who play the Lehman Brothers, their sons and grandsons. In 1844, a young man from Bavaria stands on a New York dockside dreaming of a new life in the new world. He is joined by his two brothers and, an American epic begins.163 years later, the firm they establish – Lehman Brothers – spectacularly collapses into bankruptcy, and triggers the largest financial crisis in history. This critically acclaimed and five-time Olivier Award nominated play features stunning set design from Es Devlin (NT Live: Hamlet). Captured live from London’s West End as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th Birthday season.