National Theatre

Further Dates Added to National Theatre’s Sold Out Macbeth

Additional performances for Rufus Norris’ production of Macbeth will go on sale on to the public on 26 January. The production will now play until 23 June, with all performances currently on sale sold out. The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards

2018-01-11T19:44:26+00:00 Thursday, January 11, 2018|

First Look: John at The National Theatre

John is an uncanny new play by Annie Baker, whose Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Flick had a sold-out, critically-acclaimed run at the NT in 2016. James Macdonald directs the European premiere, with design by Chloe Lamford. The week after Thanksgiving. A bed & breakfast in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. A cheerful innkeeper. A young

2018-01-10T16:27:31+00:00 Wednesday, January 10, 2018|

First Look: Amadeus at The National Theatre in Rehearsal

Michael Longhurst’s acclaimed production of Peter Shaffer's Amadeus returns to the Olivier theatre this January following a sell-out run of performances last year. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a rowdy young prodigy, arrives in Vienna determined to make a splash. Awestruck by his genius, court composer Antonio Salieri has the power to promote his

2018-01-03T16:39:30+00:00 Wednesday, January 3, 2018|

Top Ten West End Productions 2017

In a year dominated by revivals, the West End showed us it was still capable of innovation, with a few exciting new productions winning the hearts of audiences.  The arrival of one of the world's most successful musicals will surely change the face of the West End, even if the ticketing policy and prices

2017-12-23T17:22:07+00:00 Thursday, December 21, 2017|

National Theatre’s Beginning to Transfer to Ambassador’s Theatre

The National Theatre’s critically acclaimed, sold-out production of Beginning, ‘the (anti) romance for 21st-century London life’ (Evening Standard), will transfer to the Ambassadors Theatre for a strictly limited 10-week run from 15 January 2018. Beginning is a tender and funny look at the first fragile moments of risking your heart and taking a

2017-11-06T16:09:48+00:00 Monday, November 6, 2017|

National Theatre’s Macbeth to Embark on School Tour

Following a successful tour to schools and performances in the Dorfman theatre earlier this year, in which nearly 5000 students saw Macbeth, the production now begins a tour this week to a further 31 schools and colleges across Doncaster, London, Sunderland and Wakefield.Macbeth is adapted and directed for teenage audiences by Justin Audibert and

2017-10-31T16:32:46+00:00 Tuesday, October 31, 2017|

First Look: Network in Rehearsal at The National Theatre

Network depicts a dystopian media landscape where opinion trumps fact. Hilarious and horrifying by turns, the iconic film by Paddy Chayefsky won four Academy Awards in 1976. Now, Lee Hall (Billy Elliot, Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour) and director Ivo van Hove (Hedda Gabler) bring his masterwork to the stage for the first

2017-10-26T07:44:58+00:00 Wednesday, October 25, 2017|