Welcome to National Theatre

  • Three Days in the Country

    by Patrick Marber, after Turgenev

    Summer love. A passionate comedy.

    ★★★★
    ‘A masterly piece of work.’
    Financial Times

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

    Tickets from £15

  • 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 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.

  • The Red Lion

    a new play by Patrick Marber

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

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

    Good availability in August.

  • 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.  

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.

    More info

  • The Beaux Stratagem Interviews

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

    More info

  • Ralph Fiennes on Man and Superman

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

    More info