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Rules for Living
a new play by Sam Holcroft
‘An exuberant production. Stephen Mangan and Miles Jupp are a joy.' The Guardian
'Marianne Elliot’s production is sharp, ebullient and superbly acted.' Metro
Playing until 8 July
Best availability from 20 April
New season on sale now
Booking is now open for for Tessa Ross and Rufus Norris' first season at National Theatre.
Productions include a new adapatation of Everyman by Carol Ann Duffy, with Chiwetel Ejiofor in the title role.
Behind the Beautiful Forevers
a new play by David Hare
based on the book by Katherine Boo
'David Hare’s adaptation of Katherine Boo’s acclaimed study of a Mumbai slum breaks new ground for the National' Observer
Travelex £15 tickets available. More performances added.
1659, Mughal India.
A family at war.
An empire in the balance.
Adapted by Tanya Ronder from Shahid Nadeem's play, originally performed by Ajoka Theatre, Pakistan.
‘Beautifully acted. Visually sumptuous.’
by Robert Louis Stevenson
adapted by Bryony Lavery
'Spectacular. Daring. Fun for all the family.' Time Out
Playing until 8 April - Good availability on remaining performances.
NT Live: The Hard Problem
The Hard Problem
a new play by Tom Stoppard
‘Stimulating. Absorbing. A rich, ideas-packed work.’ Guardian
Broadcasts live to cinemas world-wide on 16 April.
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