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  • wonder.land

    A new musical inspired by Lewis Carroll’s iconic Alice in Wonderland, created by Damon Albarn, Moira Buffini and Rufus Norris.

    Now playing

  • Evening at the Talk House

    a new play by Wallace Shawn

    Just relax.
    Nothing has changed.
    These are nice people.

    Playing from 17 November

    Tickets from £15

  • As You Like It

    by William Shakespeare

    ‘Magical. Flock to this enchanted Arden’

    ‘Revolutionary. Fresh, funny and invigorating’
    Mail on Sunday

  • Waste

    by Harley Granville Barker.

    'Remarkable. Charles Edwards is superb.'

    'A luminous revival. Compulsory viewing.'

  • I Want My Hat Back

    by Jon Klassen
    book and lyrics by Joel Horwood, music by Arthur Darvill

    'A mischievous, boisterous delight of a show.'

    A treat for everyone aged 3 - 300.

    Tickets £12 & £15 (£10 for under-18yrs)

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NT Channel

  • Waste: a political tragedy

    Charles Edwards, Olivia Williams, Roger Michell and Michael Elwyn discuss the history and context of Waste.

    More info

  • Careers at the National Theatre: Casting Associate

    Find out how Charlotte Bevan came to work in casting and what skills are needed to succeed in her role.

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  • Jane Eyre: The devising process

    Director Sally Cookson and the Jane Eyre Company talk about bringing Charlotte Brontë’s masterpiece to life on stage.

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