Following Government advice that Tier 2 restrictions will apply in London from 2 December, we’re pleased to confirm that our pantomime Dick Whittington will open as planned on 11 December. We can't wait to welcome you back safely.
Join Dick Whittington and friends on an adventure to save the true spirit of London as pantomime comes to the National Theatre for one year only.
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Welcoming you back safely
We've put in place many changes to ensure your safety and wellbeing while visiting the National Theatre, including a transformed Olivier theatre with socially distanced seating.
Ocean at the End of the Lane
Following a sold out run at the National Theatre, our acclaimed production of The Ocean at the End of the Lane transfers to the West End from October 2021.
There's more to come
Dominic Cooke directs The Normal Heart by Larry Kramer (pictured): a largely autobiographical play about the AIDS crisis in ‘80s New York, featuring Ben Daniels.
War Horse in cinemas
Our acclaimed, smash hit play War Horse, based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo, returns to cinemas with National Theatre Live.
National Theatre Live
From Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Fleabag to The Old Vic’s production of Present Laughter, we can’t wait to entertain you from the comfort and safety of your local cinema.
Romeo & Juliet
Jessie Buckley and Josh O’Connor play Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers in a new made-for-screen version of Romeo & Juliet, directed by Simon Godwin.