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Rockets and Blue Lights

It's the final weeks of our 'ambitious and humane' (★★★★★ The Independent) new play by Winsome Pinnock.

Must end Saturday 9 October.

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East is East

This 'magnificent revival of a culture-clash classic' (★★★★★ Guardian) reopens our Lyttelton theatre next month.

Playing 3 weeks only from Thursday 7 October.

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National Theatre at Home, supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies. Unmissable theatre, whenever you want it. Composite image with photos of NT shows displayed on various devices,: phone, tablet, laptop, TV.

National Theatre at Home

Subscribe to our collection of unmissable theatre, available to stream whenever you want.

New titles include Under Milk Wood, the Young Vic's A Streetcar Named Desire and Home.

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Ocean at the End of the Lane

The acclaimed National Theatre productionbased on the novel by Neil Gaiman, opens at the Duke of York's Theatre in October.

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Rosalie Craig is among the cast of this mythic, big-hearted, new musical based on Sleeping Beauty. Rufus Norris directs with music by Jim Fortune and book by Tanya Ronder.

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BFI London Film Festival 2021 Extpanded - Step into a new dimension of storytelling - 6-17 October. In pertnership with American Express

LFF Expanded

Step into a new dimension of storytelling with LFF Expanded, the London Film Festival's new strand of XR and Immersive art, featuring Museum of Austerity by Sacha Wares and John Pring

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Death of England: Face to Face. Giles Terera and Neil Maskell as Delroy and Michael, sat on a sofa in Michael's messy flat.

Death of England: Face to Face

With Neil Maskell (Peaky BlindersSmall Axe), Giles Terera (Hamilton) and a cast including Phil Daniels.

Broadcast on Sky Arts 25 November

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