national-theatre

Scene from Light Shining in Buckinghamshire at the National, London. Photo: Tristram Kenton.

The first production in Rufus Norris’ inaugural season as artistic director at the National feels like a statement of intent: written, directed and designed...
Tessa Ross, former chief executive of the National Theatre, with director Rufus Norris. Photo: Paul Plews

Should directors run theatres? This question has been a bone of contention in the theatre industry for some time now, but has come to...
Tessa Ross and Rufus Norris. Photo: Paul Plews

Industry leaders including Richard Eyre have hailed Tessa Ross’ decision to step down as chief executive of the National Theatre, claiming the company should...

The National Theatre, Wilton’s Music Hall and the Watermill Theatre in Newbury are among organisations set to receive grants worth more than £500,000 from...
London's Royal Court Theatre. Photo: Stephen Cummiskey

Writers working for the Royal Court, the National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company are to receive a 1.1% increase on minimum rates. The agreement,...

New National Theatre director Rufus Norris and Royal Shakespeare Company artistic director Gregory Doran are being urged to increase the number of associates and...
Tessa Ross, former chief executive of the National Theatre, with director Rufus Norris. Photo: Paul Plews

Tessa Ross has quit as chief executive of the National Theatre after less than six months in post. Ross was appointed in March 2014 to...

Hard on the heels of the Festival Theatre in Chichester and the Stirling Award-winning Everyman in Liverpool, the £80 million refurbishment of the National...