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Man and Superman
by Bernard Shaw
‘Out of this world. Ralph Fiennes flies high as Bernard Shaw’s Superman.’ Metro
Man and Superman is sold out except for Day Tickets and possible returns.
Broadcast live to cinemas on 14 May at 7pm Find your nearest venue
The Red Lion
a new play by Patrick Marber
Passion. Loyalty. Salvation.
Patrick Marber returns to premiere a fifth play at the National Theatre, where his previous work includes Dealer’s Choice and Closer.
Tickets now on sale
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
Good seats available at the National this month.
NT Live encore screenings in cinemas during half term.
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
Extra dates added. Best availability end of February.
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Women in Greek Theatre
This film explores the role of women in Ancient Greek society and the representation of female identity in Antigone, Women of Troy and Medea.More info
National Theatre: On Demand. In Schools
From September 2015, classrooms across the UK will be able to stream the National Theatre’s smash-hit productions of Hamlet, Othello and Frankenstein for free.More info
Nadia Fall, Tanya Ronder and Shahid Nadeem talk about the National Theatre production of Dara and the Mughal history the story is based on.More info
Modern Interpretations of Greek Chorus
Discover more about the theatre of Ancient Greece, with this film that examines the role of the chorus, a defining aspect of the plays that emerged there between 500BC and... More info