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  • 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

    Now playing

    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.

  • Friday Rush

    Is there a show you’re desperate to see but can’t get a ticket?

    Get there first with Friday Rush.

    Every Friday at 1pm £20 tickets for the following week’s performances will be released to buy online.

  • The Red Lion

    a new play by Patrick Marber

    'It's a triumph'
    Daily Telegraph 

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

    Extra seats just released for performances this week.

  • We Want You To Watch

    by RashDash and Alice Birch
    Presented by RashDash

    A exhilarating new play looking at the effects of internet pornography on our society

    'Bold. Thrilling. Brutally direct.' Time Out

    11 June – 11 July

    All tickets £15 & £20

  • Win theatre for a year with Travelex and the National Theatre

    One lucky winner will receive a pair of tickets to a National Theatre production of their choice each month for one year from August 2015.

Featured Content

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

NT Channel

  • Man + Superman and Don Juan in Hell

    Ralph Fiennes, Indira Varma and director Simon Godwin discuss the importance of including the third act of Shaw's Man and Superman.

    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