James McAvoy on 'Cyrano de Bergerac' | Interview

Felicity Beckett

10 Feb 20

James McAvoy on NT Live's broadcast of Cyrano de Bergerac which comes to cinema's on Thursday 20 February. Discussing everything from the production's contemporary appeal and aesthetic, the super-power of words and how he hopes, 'people come out exhausted... in a good way'. 

Cyrano de Bergerac has been adapted by Martin Crimp from the original play by Rostand about two men hoping to win the heart of the beautiful Roxanne, but can true love transcend what society would look to ridicule?