National Theatre

National Theatre

On the South Bank of the Thames, in London, the National Theatre presents up to 25 new shows a year. There are three theatres, a learning centre, theatre tours, restaurants, a riverside bar and a bookshop. Our productions also play in the West End and on tour. We broadcast to cinemas worldwide through National Theatre Live, stream plays free to UK schools, and produce a wealth of digital content about theatre. The NT aspires to reflect in its repertoire the diversity of the nation’s culture. With a commitment to openness, wide reaching engagement and access for everyone, the National shares its resources, energy and creativity with audiences and theatre-makers around the globe; using its Studio for research and development of new work, offering extensive learning and public engagement programmes, touring and broadcasting in the UK and internationally, and creating innovative digital content.

Productions

A Midsummer Night's Dream
Director
Nicholas Hytner
Shakespeare's romantic comedy tells the story of a feuding fairy King and Queen of the forest who cross paths with four runaway lovers and a...
All About Eve
Director
Ivo van Hove
Being shown here on screen, the story of Margo Channing. Legend. True star of the theatre. The spotlight is hers, always has been. But now there’s...
All My Sons
Director
Jeremy Herrin
Arthur Miller's play, performed at the Old Vic and being shown here on screen, is set in America in 1947. Despite hard choices and even harder...
Fleabag
Director
Vicky Jones
Billed as a rip-roaring look at some sort of woman living her sort of life. Fleabag may seem oversexed, emotionally unfiltered and self-obsessed, but...
Follies
Director
Dominic Cooke
Set in New York in 1971 where there’s a party on the stage of the Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years...

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