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  • People, Places and Things

    by Duncan Macmillan
    A co-production with Headlong

    A mesmeric trip into addiction, rehab and identity.

    Now playing. Tickets from £15

  • Our Country's Good

    by Timberlake Wertenbaker 
    based on The Playmaker by Thomas Keneally  

    'An overwhelmingly successful production. Strongly recommended.'
    The Independent

    Now playing.
    Travelex £15 Tickets available

  • The Red Lion

    a new play by Patrick Marber

    'It's a triumph'
    Daily Telegraph 

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

    Good availability from September

  • National Theatre Live: Hamlet

    Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy, directed by Lyndsey Turner and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions.

    Broadcast live to cinemas around the world on 15 October

  • Three Days in the Country

    by Patrick Marber, after Turgenev

    Summer love.

    ‘A masterly piece of work.’
    Financial Times

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

    Tickets from £15

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