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'Never ceases to astonish.' Evening Standard
‘Sam Mendes and Simon Russell Beale's production is worth the wait.' Independent
More tickets now on public sale. Good availability for performances from 3 June.
A Small Family Business
by Alan Ayckbourn
Playing until 27 August
'Classic Ayckbourn. Delivers laughs and chills with great panache' Daily Telegraph
A Small Family Business will also be broadcast live to cinemas around the world on 12 June by National Theatre Live.
The Silver Tassie
Ireland, World War One. From the Dublin tenements to the trenches.
Sean O’Casey’s powerful, huge and rarely performed anti-war play, in a new production by Howard Davies.
Now in previews - some good seats available this week.
A Taste of Honey
by Shelagh Delaney
One of the great defining and taboo-breaking plays of the 1950s.
Mail on Sunday
Playing until 11 May
Transfers to the New London Theatre
From 30 June
'The National Theatre has another hit on its hands.' Telegraph
'Full of fun. Magical.'
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Home - behind the scenes
This film looks at the creation of this story, featuring interviews with director and writer Nadia Fall, musicians Tom Green and Shakka Philips, and cast member Grace Savage.More info
A Taste of Honey: Shelagh Delaney and Joan Littlewood
Shelagh Delaney wrote A Taste of Honey when she was nineteen, sending the script to Joan Littlewood at the Theatre Royal Stratford East. It became one of the great defining and taboo-breaking plays of the 1950s.More info
A guide to making verbatim theatre
Robin Belfield gives advice on how to create your own piece of verbatim theatre.More info