National Theatre, South Bank. Photo: Milan Gonda/Shutterstock

National Theatre

The National Theatre of Great Britain is a prolific producing theatre, located on the South Bank in London. The building houses three theatres: the Olivier, the Lyttelton and the Dorfman. Previous productions at the National include One Man, Two Guvnors, Amadeus, London Road, War Horse and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

Twelfth Night has always been a play of abandon. Characters slip on different costumes, different gender identities, they shuck off their solemnity, they let...

Tributes have been paid to two leading casting directors who died within hours of each other on February 19. Maggie Lunn, who had held key...

Few actors were as consistently intelligent and engagingly relaxed on stage and screen as Alec McCowen. They were qualities that shone through a career...

Trevor Nunn has claimed the National Theatre has as much duty to new work as it does to the classics, and must strive to...

The role, relevance and respect for the classics in British theatre has been thrown into the spotlight twice in the past few weeks. Guardian chief...

Guardian theatre critic Michael Billington has claimed the National Theatre's forthcoming season represents a "staggering dereliction" of its duty to stage classic plays. Billington said...

Bryan Cranston is to make his UK theatre debut in a new stage adaptation of Network, directed by Ivo van Hove at the National...

The National Theatre is partnering with Stratford Circus Arts Centre to allow 4,500 schoolchildren to see a free Shakespeare production. It is part of the...

Chekhov's unfinished, untitled early play, sometimes known by the name of its lead character, Platonov, is supposedly rarely performed. Yet over the past 12...
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