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Talks and courses

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Talks and courses

Discover more about theatre and our productions from the people who make them; from conversations with the creative teams and actors to discussions on wider themes and context. 

Our talks are now available online via YouTube, Instagram and zoom, and are mostly free. 

A Poet for Every Day of the Year

Join us on Tuesday 25th January for a night of poetry readings on the Lyttelton Stage, with Damian Lewis, Simon Russell Beale, Lesley Sharp and Fay Ripley performing poems from Allie Esiri's new anthology, A Poet for Every Day of the Year.


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Hex talks and events

Check out our Talks programme around Hex, including Q&As with the cast.





Hex talks

Trouble in Mind talks and events

Check out our Talks programme around Trouble in Mind, including Q&As with the cast.



Trouble in Mind

Theatre is for all of us.

We have made most of our talks and events totally free so they can be enjoyed by as many people as possible. When registering for our talks and events, we simply ask that you make a donation if you can.

All donations will go towards National Theatre Together and make it possible for us to keep our events accessible to everyone. With your support, we can share the best of British theatre with audiences around the world. Thank you.

Together we can shape a bright, creative future.


NT Playwriting Masterclasses

This series gives an insight into different approaches to developing your playwriting via discussions, exercises and Q&As. Sessions will focus on a particular topic and will be led by a different playwright each month. 

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Podcasts and Recordings

Explore our collection of conversations and interviews through the NT Talks podcast and live recorded events on our YouTube channel. Hear from actors, playwrights, and directors as they explore productions from NT stages.

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Theatreworks is our experiential training programme aimed at professionals in the business and charity sectors in the art of communication.

Learn more about our courses


The NT Archve has an online catalogue and can provide research space and free screening facilities for individual researchers as well as groups, schools and universities.

Find out more