skip to main content


The National Theatre's work isn't limited to our stages – we're also responsible for a growing library of multimedia content, mobile apps and interactive exhibitions.


Check out the latest podcasts from the National Theatre, featuring interviews from National Theatre Platform events with actors including Rory Kinnear and Helen McCrory.

Listen now

Educational Content

Take a look at the National Theatre's collection of educational content for students returning to their GCSE and A-Level studies this term.

View collection

Digital Publications

Download the National Theatre's Backstage app to explore exclusive video, audio and interactive features from behind the scenes in our digital publications.

Download app

GCSE Drama: Using Multimedia

Company Three explore the use of multimedia in their production Brainstorm. Find out more about mobile technology in performance.

More info

The Work of Terence Rattigan: Part One

In the first of two films in our Terence Rattigan collection, we explore French Without Tears, The Winslow Boy and The Browning Version.

More info

The Work Of Sarah Kane: Part Two

In this final film on the work of Sarah Kane, we examine the latter two plays, Crave and 4.48 Psychosis.

More info

How to Make a Puppet

Join Toby Olié and Finn Caldwell as they demonstrate a step-by-step guide for making a brown paper man puppet.

More info

Sarah Kane: Staging The Unstageable

Here's a look at why Sarah Kane's Cleansed is a challenge for actors and directors, and what Kane might have intended by including seemingly impossible stage directions.

More info

War Horse: The Final Farewell

Prior to the final performance of War Horse at the New London Theatre in 2016, members of the creative team reunited to talk about the National Theatre’s most successful show.

More info

Rory Kinnear on The Threepenny Opera

The actor reflects on the challenges and rewards of playing Macheath in this new production of The Threepenny Opera.

More info

Frantic Assembly Masterclass: Learning to Fly

Find out how to create the spectacular lifts performed in the production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

More info


The NT Discover Theatre channel features content for teachers and students, including hundreds of videos about making theatre, with additional content to support texts that are on the English curriculum at GCSE and A-Level. 

View collection


Our iTunes platform offers the latest round-up of events at the National Theatre, and with our educational iTunes U platform you can watch hundreds of videos about making theatre − all for free. 

View collection


Our SoundCloud podcast collection features interviews on theatre and recordings from National Theatre Platform events with people such as Sam Mendes, James Corden, Ralph Fiennes, Enda Walsh and Julie Walters.

View podcasts