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Emil and the Detectives
by Erich Kästner,
adapted by Carl Miller
'Terrific. One of the all time great adventure stories.'
Now playing. Half-price tickets for under-18s.
From Morning to Midnight
by Georg Kaiser
in a new version by Dennis Kelly
Georg Kaiser’s exhilarating masterpiece explores the tragedy of an ordinary man who steps outside his humdrum life and, over the course of one crazy, alienating day, destroys himself.
by Ross Collins
For everyone 4 years and over. The story of one little girl and her larger-than-life friend is brought to life with extraordinary puppetry and theatrical ingenuity.
Opens next week. Daytime performances at times from 11.30am - 4.30pm.
The Light Princess
a new musical
music and lyrics by Tori Amos
book and lyrics by Samuel Adamson
‘I’d go again tomorrow, and again the day after that.’ Daily Express
Rosalie Craig – Winner, Best Musical Performance, London Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2013
Punchdrunk's The Drowned Man
A Hollywood Fable
The award-winning Punchdrunk return to London with their biggest production to date.
'A huge cult hit that will be talked about for years to come.'
Tickets available this week.
Featured ContentDiscover more about the art of making theatre by exploring our video collection on theatre practices and practitioners.
Staging From Morning to Midnight
Go behind the scenes and into the 'From Morning to Midnight' rehearsal room with director Melly Still, writer Dennis Kelly and actor Adam Godley.More info
Emil and the Detectives: An Introduction
This film celebrates 'Emil and the Detective' - the story, the characters, Berlin - and looks at the upcoming National Theatre production featuring interviews with Sally Gardner, Gillian Lathey, Carl Miller, Philip Pulman and Michael Rosen.More info
An Introduction to Fairy Tales
Explore the world and origins of fairy tales.More info