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Stories

a new play by Nina Raine

Now playing until 28 Nov
Running Time: Approx. 2hrs 15mins including interval

Stories

How do you have a baby when you’re 39 and single?

Anna is ready for children. The only problem: she’s recently been dumped.

Determined to start a family of her own, Anna sets off on an eye-opening, hilarious and heart-warming journey to have a baby and write her own story.

Following the critically acclaimed Consent, Nina Raine returns to the National Theatre with this funny and touching new play.

 

This play is a recipient of an Edgerton Foundation New Plays Award

 

Talks and events

Talks in collaboration with Fertility Fest
The Unknown Parent Wed 7 Nov, 6pm
Race and Reproduction Wed 14 Nov, 6pm

4 star rating

A vibrant new play. Claudie Blakley is luminous and Sam Troughton is excellent.

Guardian
4 star rating

Nina Raine's new play is hugely entertaining, bruising and tender.

The Times
4 star rating

Terrific. Written with Nina Raine's trademark wit.

Metro
4 star rating

A crisp comedy directed with precision.

Observer
4 star rating

Funny. Perceptive. Leaves you grinning.

The Sunday Times

Stories | About the play

Find out what Nina Raine's new play is all about from the cast.

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Stories | What Makes a Good Story?

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Stories | Rehearsal gallery

Production team

Photography by Graham Pearson.

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