Following the latest Government guidance for London, socially distanced performances in the Olivier theatre are going ahead as scheduled. Seats are only available to book in household groups or support bubbles. Visit our FAQs for more information including the safety measures in place.
Death of England: Delroy
Live performances return with this one-person play by Clint Dyer and Roy Williams exploring what it's like to be a Black, British and working-class man in 2020 Great Britain.
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.
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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 this November 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.
That Black Theatre Podcast
Join Nadine Deller for a mix of history, interviews and discussion that celebrates black British theatre and the stories she has found in the Black Plays Archive.
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.