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Production shots of the NT's shows of The Winter's Tale and Treasure Island


We’ve adapted our nationwide programme for schools, young people and community groups across the country to keep providing opportunities to create and take part in theatre safely. 

Working with theatres across the country, we’re restarting our nationwide programmes with content delivered digitally until live activity can be resumed.

Let’s make sure, together, that creativity remains an essential part of education.

Our programme gives everyone the chance to discover new skills and experience the excitement of theatre.

Let's Play provides teachers with a toolkit to create short performances in primary schools. Connections brings together talented young theatre makers with exciting contemporary writers, and through New Views, students can write their own play with support from professional writers. Our work with young people has moved online, with free courses to develop skills in producing, playwriting and technical theatre.   

Through National Theatre Collection students in UK State-funded schools can watch the best of British Theatre online for free, from their home or their classroom. Our work with communities continues in Doncaster and London through Public Acts.  

We also have a broad range of digital learning resources to explore on our YouTube channel, as well as our Archive catalogue for additional production-specific resources. 

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More information about the National Theatre's response to Coronavirus can be found in our FAQs. Information will be updated as regularly as possible.


The National Theatre's Partner for Learning is Bank of America

Nationwide learning is supported by The Mohn Westlake Foundation, Buffini Chao Foundation, Clore Duffield Foundation, Tim and Sarah Bunting, Garfield Weston Foundation, The Hearn Foundation, and The Ingram Trust.

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