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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.

Podcasts

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

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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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Chekhov: Staging Three Plays In A Day

Designer Tom Pye talks about the challenges of staging three productions in a single day on the Olivier stage.

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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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GCSE Drama: Using Multimedia

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

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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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