At the National

  • 3 Winters. Black and white photomontage of a young woman. Photo © Jagoda Kaloper-Tajder

    3 Winters

    Croatia 1945–2011. Tena Štivičić’s 3 Winters creates the portrait of an eclectic family, held together by the courage to survive.

  • Behind the Beautiful Forevers. Collage of a boy on a rubbish heap with a passenger jet flying overhead

    Behind the Beautiful Forevers

    From Katherine Boo's book, winner of the National Book Award for Non-Fiction 2012, David Hare has fashioned a tumultuous play on an epic scale.

  • Treasure Island poster image

    Treasure Island

    This winter, Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life.

  • Dara. Photography by Seamus Ryan


    1659. Mughal India. The imperial court. Two brothers are heirs to this Muslim empire. Now they fight ferociously for succession. An intense domestic drama of global consequence.

  • The Hard Problem by Tom Stoppard. Image of mother and child in purple

    The Hard Problem

    Tom Stoppard’s first play for the stage since Rock ’n’ Roll in 2006, and his first for the National since his trilogy, The Coast of Utopia, 2002.

  • The Deck Valentine’s day pop-up restaurant

    Opening to the public for one night only, The Deck is being transformed into a stunning pop-up restaurant for Valentine’s Day...

  • Man and Superman poster, with Ralph Fiennes. Photography by Juergen Teller

    Man and Superman

    Ralph Fiennes takes the role of Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Shaw’s witty, provocative classic.

  • Rules for Living. Instruction image for combining people and objects

    Rules for Living

    In Sam Holcroft’s theatrically playful, dark comedy an extended family gathers in the kitchen for a traditional Christmas.

  • Parades banner for Light Shining in Buckinghamshire

    Light Shining in Buckinghamshire

    Caryl Churchill's play tells the story of the men and women who went into battle for the soul of England. Travelex £15 Tickets.

  • Everyman - a figure in a bleak space with cartoon finger pointing down at his head


    Chiwetel Ejiofor is Everyman: successful, popular and riding high when Death comes calling. With words by Carol Ann Duffy, Poet Laureate. Travelex £15 Tickets.

  • Beyond Caring. Photo of the bottom of curtainsagainst a wall

    Beyond Caring

    by Alexander Zeldin, presented by The Yard Theatre.

  • The Beaux' Stratagem - Portrait of an 18th century woman, collaged and retouched

    The Beaux' Stratagem

    A wild comedy of love and cash by George Farquar. Travelex £15 Tickets.

  • The Red Lion. Blurred figure holding a football in a doorway, lit from behind

    The Red Lion

    Passion. Loyalty. Salvation. A new play by Patrick Marber, writer of Closer and Dealer's Choice.

  • The Motherf**cker with the Hat. Illustration of a head with a hat but no face

    The Motherf**ker with the Hat

    Steven Adly Guirgis’s whip-smart look at love and addiction finds light even in the darkest corners of New York City

  • We Want You to Watch. Female head with wide open mouth and wide open mouths for eyes

    We Want You To Watch

    by RashDash and Alice Birch. 'This is about pornography.'

  • An Oak Tree. Instructional diagram of one male figure raising and lowering another with their hand, as if by magic

    An Oak Tree

    The 10th anniversary revival of this ground-breaking and Obie Award-winning production by Tim Crouch

  • Brainstorm. Teenage boy with blue exploding head


    Islington Community Theatre investigate the workings of the adolescent brain.

  • - grinning cartoon cat

    A brand new musical inspired by Lewis Carroll’s iconic Alice in Wonderland, with music by Damon Albarn and book and lyrics by Moira Buffini

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