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  • New season on sale now

    Booking for the new National Theatre season is now open. 

    Productions include wonder.land, a new musical by Damon Albarn and Moira Buffini. Directed by Rufus Norris. 

  • Everyman

    Chiwetel Ejiofor takes the title role in a new adaptation by Carol Ann Duffy.

    Travelex £15 Tickets

    ‘Brilliant. An Everyman for today. Chiwetel Ejiofor is remarkable.’

    Playing until 30 August

  • Light Shining in Buckinghamshire

    by Caryl Churchill

    Revolution, faith and the battle for the soul of England.

    Travelex £15 Tickets

    ‘Electrifying. Brilliant. Sharply political.’
    Time Out

    Now playing

  • Beyond Caring

    by Alexander Zeldin, written through devising with the company 
    Presented by The Yard Theatre

    'Unforgettable. Quietly intense.' The Times

    A brutally honest and darkly humorous play, exposing stories of an invisible class.

    Playing until 23 May

  • The Beaux' Stratagem

    by George Farquhar

    A wild comedy of love and cash.

    Travelex £15 Tickets

    From 19 May

Featured Content

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

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  • Light Shining in Buckinghamshire Community Company

    Members of the Light Shining Community Company recite an extract from the Putney Debates, which features in Caryl Churchill's Light Shining in Buckinghamshire.

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  • Banner for Light Shining in Buckinghamshire

    Find out more about the banner maker for the Light Shining in Buckinghamshire poster, Ed Hall. Ed has made over 500 banners, his most celebrated for trade union and campaigns.

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  • Careers at the National Theatre: Scenic Artist

    As Scenic Artist, Ian Cooper is responsible for bringing the designer's ideas to life by creating the scenery that you see on our stages. Find out more about his exciting role...

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