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Behind the Beautiful Forevers
a new play by David Hare
based on the book by Katherine Boo
'Magnificent. Rufus Norris’s production has a humane, dignified sweep that captivates' Independent
Extra dates added. Best availability from January.
a co-production with DV8 Physical Theatre
a work conceived and directed by Lloyd Newson
‘Explosive. Magnificently performed.’
Now playing. Travelex £15 Tickets available.
by Robert Louis Stevenson
adapted by Bryony Lavery
Mutiny. Mystery. Murder.
This winter, the classic story is brought to life on the Olivier stage in a thrilling new production.
Suitable for 10yrs+
Playing from 3 December.
Tickets selling fast - book now.
a new play by Tena Štivičić
Croatia 1945 – 2011
Set against a country in turmoil, an eclectic family is held together by the courage to survive
26 November – 3 February
Great Britain at the Theatre Royal Haymarket
Richard Bean's anarchic satire about the press, the police, and the political establishment.
‘Laughter-making on an industrial scale.’ Independent
The NT's smash-hit production now playing in the West End
Rules for Living
a new play by Sam Holcroft
Marianne Elliott (Curious Incident) directs a brand new dark comedy in the Dorfman Theatre.
General booking opens on 26 November. Playing from 13 March.
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In 2012, filmmaker Pinny Grylls ventured backstage to capture actors during the hour before their stage entrance. Watch this behind-the-scenes documentary to discover how actors prepare... More info
What is a Movement Director?
Find out about the role of the Movement Director in this short film with Joseph Alford, Kate Flatt, Imogen Knight and Diane Alison-Mitchell.More info
An interview with David Hare
David Hare offers advice to young writers and an insight into his writing career.More info