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Explore creativity in your classroom with fun activity ideas, short films and downloadable resource packs on previous National Theatre productions.

Visiting The Witches with a school group? Explore the post-show activity resources here:

Download the post-show activity pack (PDF 1.1 MB)

Primary teacher resources

Five Creative Ways

Quick drama exercises to use within the classroom

Let’s Play resources

Industry professionals provide their insights to help you create wonderful drama within the classroom

Recent secondary resources

The Boy with Two Hearts poster image photomontage of two young boys, birds flying in the sky, people walking in single file and a mosque and buildings
Play Video

Archive secondary resource packs & rehearsal diaries

A production photo of 'Hedda Gabler' from 2016 featuring actor Lizzy Watts in a white slip dress against a saturated gold background

Hedda Gabler (2016)

By Henrik Ibsen, in a new version by Patrick Marber
Directed by Ivo van Hove
Photograph by Brinkhoff/Moegenburg

Education Pack

Rehearsal Diaries

A production image from 'Macbeth' on tour, 2018, featuring actor Tom Mannion in a red suit against a bleak backdrop

Macbeth on tour (2018/19)

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Rufus Norris
Photograph by Brinkhoff/Moegenburg

Education Pack

Rehearsal diaries

A production shot of 'War Horse' from the National Theatre, 2019 featuring an actor on Joey, the puppet horse enginerred by an actor

War Horse

Based on the novel by Michael Murpurgo
Adapted for the stage by Nick Stafford
Directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris
Photograph by Brinkhoff/Moegenburg

2007 education pack

2011 education pack

Teacher resources from the Black Plays Archive

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