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  • The Beaux' Stratagem

    by George Farquhar

    'Exuberant. Deliciously modern. This Restoration romp is a lot of fun.' Time Out

    Travelex £15 Tickets

    Some good seats available this week.

  • The Motherf**ker with the Hat

    by Stephen Adly Guirgis


    'Hats off to the National and a 5-star cast for delivering the mother of all triumphs.'
    Evening Standard

    Now playing.

    Tickets from £15.

  • wonder.land

    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.

    Playing at the National from November. 

    Playing at Manchester International Festival 29 June to 12 July.

  • An Oak Tree

    by Tim Crouch

    10th anniversary revival

    'Funny. Hugely rewarding.'
    The Times

    ‘A modern experimental classic.’
    Time Out

     Tickets £15 & £20
  • The Red Lion

    a new play by Patrick Marber

    'It's a triumph'
    Daily Telegraph 

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

    Extra seats just released for performances this week.

  • Win a year of NT tickets with Travelex

    One lucky winner will receive a pair of tickets to a National Theatre production of their choice each month for one year from August 2015.

Featured Content

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

NT Channel

  • Man + Superman and Don Juan in Hell

    Ralph Fiennes, Indira Varma and director Simon Godwin discuss the importance of including the third act of Shaw's Man and Superman.

    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