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  • New season on sale now

    Booking for the new National Theatre season is now open. 

    Productions include DH Lawrence trilogy Husbands & Sons, adapted by Ben Power. Anne-Marie Duff returns to the National to play Lizzie Holroyd.  

  • Three Days in the Country

    by Patrick Marber, after Turgenev

    Summer love. A passionate comedy.

    ★★★★
    ‘Excellent. Patrick Marber turns out another gem.’
    Daily Telegraph

    Tickets from £15

    Good availability in August 

  • The Beaux' Stratagem

    by George Farquhar

    ★★★★
    'Exuberant. Deliciously modern. This Restoration romp is a lot of fun.' Time Out

    Travelex £15 Tickets

    Some good seats available this week.

    Broadcast on 3 Septermber, 7pm. Find your nearest venue

  • Everyman

    Chiwetel Ejiofor takes the title role in a new adaptation by Carol Ann Duffy.

    Travelex £15 Tickets

    ★★★★
    ‘Brilliant. An Everyman for today. Chiwetel Ejiofor is remarkable.’
    Guardian

    Playing until 30 August 

  • The Red Lion

    a new play by Patrick Marber

    ★★★★
    'It's a triumph'
    Daily Telegraph 

    ★★★★ 
    'Gripping. Punchy. Makes the game beautiful again.'
    Metro 

    Best availability from 1 August.

  • The Motherf**ker with the Hat

    by Stephen Adly Guirgis

    ★★★★★

    'Hats off to the National and a 5-star cast for delivering the mother of all triumphs.'
    Evening Standard

    Final 15 performances.

    Tickets from £15. Book now.

Featured Content

Discover more about the art of making theatre by exploring our video collection on theatre practices and practitioners.

NT Channel

  • Three Days in the Country: Cast Interviews

    Head behind the scenes of the cast photo shoot for Three Days in the Country.

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  • The Beaux Stratagem Interviews

    Director Simon Godwin and the cast of The Beaux Stratagem discuss staging the carnal comedy of love and money.

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  • Ralph Fiennes on Man and Superman

    The actor talks about the challenges and rewards of playing Jack Tanner in Man and Superman.

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