National Theatre Live brings you the best of British theatre, broadcast from London to a world-wide audience via satellite. One of the great, generous-hearted and ingenious comedies of the English language, Goldsmith's She Stoops to Conquer offers a celebration of chaos, courtship and the dysfunctional family. Hardcastle, a man of substance, looks forward to acquainting his daughter with his old pal's son with a view to marriage. But thanks to playboy Lumpkin, he's mistaken by his prospective son-in-law Marlow for an innkeeper, his daughter for the local barmaid. The good news is, while Marlow can barely speak to a woman of quality he's a charmer with those of a different stamp. And so, as Hardcastle's indignation intensifies, Miss Hardcastle's appreciation for her misguided suitor soars. Misdemeanours multiply, love blossoms, mayhem ensues. *Skirball Center screenings of National Theatre Live events are on a time-delay and may not be screened on the same day or time as the live performance unless otherwise noted. National Theatre Live events are distributed outside the U.K through New York-based BY Experience, Inc.