national-theatre

Rufus Norris has claimed the UK’s vote to leave the European Union may have a “serious” financial impact on the National Theatre. The director said...

Britain's cultural sector must work harder than ever to bring communities back together following the "short-sighted" decision to leave the European Union, leading arts...

Rufus Norris, director of the National Theatre, recently wrote: “It is every theatremaker’s aim to preserve the magic onstage by concealing the workings behind...

National Theatre director Rufus Norris has urged the industry to be “fearless” and use the arts to give a voice to “all parts within...

Campaigners are calling on London funding bodies to invest more in the capital’s cultural institutions so that Arts Council England can better fund the...

New English National Opera artistic director Daniel Kramer has outlined an ambition to have an equal gender split among the directors he hires in...

Who cares about the lives of theatre critics? A lot of people, it seems. I've lost count of the number of people who've told...

NT Connections claims to be the largest youth theatre festival in the world. It’s certainly hard to think of anything comparable. In 2016, it...

The National Theatre is to commission new work for virtual reality headsets. It will create an immersive storytelling studio as part of the NT's...

A 16-year-old student from Brighton has won the National Theatre’s New Views playwriting competition. Molly O’Gorman’s play, Broad Shadow, was chosen from are than 300...

Helen McCrory has a magnificent way with a cigarette. She wields it with such poise and eloquence. She uses it both as a shield...

In an article marking Peter Shaffer’s knighthood in 2007, the actor Simon Callow (who had created the role of Mozart in his most popular...

A young playwright and his wife meet an enigmatic American couple while holidaying on Skiathos in the 1960s. Harvey is charismatic and persuasive. It...

Rufus Norris has rebuffed “absurd” claims that he stripped critics of their National Theatre press night plus ones as revenge for bad reviews. The policy,...

Brecht and Weill's The Threepenny Opera – here self-consciously dubbed the 3 Penny Opera – is blessed with one of the great scores of...

Harsh cuts? We can work it out Thank you for highlighting the grotesque, humiliating and immediate funding cut that we and Rose Bruford are experiencing...

This week’s great theatre scandal is the National Theatre’s proposal to strip critics of their traditional invitation to bring a guest to press night...

The National Theatre is to host the UK’s first conference on sponsorship in the arts. Called Art of Sponsorship, the event will run on June...
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