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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.

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.

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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.

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Online Exhibits

Take a look at this series of Google Cultural Institute exhibits, exploring Greek Tragedy, Shakespeare, Black Plays, Children's Stories and Architecture.

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The Red Barn: Behind The Scene Changes

Featuring interviews with designer Bunny Christie and members of the crew, we look at the incredible work that goes on behind the scenes of this cinematic production.

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National Theatre: Vocal Warm-Up

This short vocal warm-up led by Jeannette Nelson offers actors techniques to prepare their voice ahead of rehearsals and performances.

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RashDash: Devising Masterclass

RashDash lead this movement masterclass, incorporating techniques that can be used by students in the devising process.

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Spymonkey: Devising Masterclass

Toby Park of theatre company Spymonkey leads this improvisation masterclass, exploring ways to uncover comedy through the process of devising.

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Lucian Msamati on Amadeus

The actor reflects on the challenges and rewards of playing Salieri in this new production of Amadeus. Chaired by Clemency Burton-Hill.

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Chekhov: The Seagull

Take a closer look at one of Chekhov's major plays with director Michael Oakley, actors Joshua James and Olivia Vinall, and academic Rosamund Bartlett.

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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.

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The Work of Terence Rattigan: Part Two

In the final film of our Terence Rattigan collection, we look at The Deep Blue Sea and Separate Tables.

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YouTube

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. 

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iTunes

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. 

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SoundCloud

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.

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