The Magistrate

by Arthur Wing Pinero

John Lithgow takes the title role in this fast, furious, brilliantly plotted farce set in Victorian London; he is joined by Nancy Carroll, returning to the NT following her Olivier award-winning performance in After the Dance.

The Magistrate by Arthur Wing Pinero, illustration by Gerald Scarfe

    April 2014

    Ticket Information
    Performances tagged with an * have limited availability.

    Performances in black which are not links have sold out except for Day Tickets and possible returns.

    More information about joining National Theatre Membership and early booking.

    Promotion code

    If you have a promo code then please enter it here:

    • War Horse
    • War Horse on Tour - close up of horse's eye, with sketch of horse and rider just below
    • King Lear with Simon Russell-Beale
    • A Taste of Honey with Lesley Sharp and Kate O'Flynn on a terraced street
    • Home by Nadia Fall
    • A Small Family Business. With Nigel Lindsay in a warehouse
    • The Silver Tassie, with a photo of Ronan Raftery in British army uniform
    • Yellow Face
    • One Man Two Guvnors poster with Owain Arthur
    • The Animals and Children Took to the Streets, by 1927
    • The Roof - title treatment on concrete chasm looking up with free-runner leaping across the void
    • Hotel. A figure swimming, top half of body, viewed from below, with title.
    • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
    • 100 Acts of Minor Dissent. Photo of Mark Thomas
    • James I - photo of James McArdle against a stormy sky
    • Ballyturk
    • James II - photo of Andrew Rothney against a stormy sky
    • James III - photo of Jamie Sives against a stormy sky
    • The James Plays
    • Treasure Island. graphic outline of a sailing galleon on a calm sea at night with stars