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The National Theatre. Photo: Philip Vile The National Theatre with its temporary theatre in the foreground. Photo: Philip Vile

NT Live

National Theatre Live (NT Live) broadcasts theatrical productions filmed live from the National Theatre and partner theatres to cinemas internationally. Productions screened live include War Horse, Hangmen, The Audience, and One Man, Two Guvnors.

Theatre productions beamed into the cinema act as soft diplomacy for the industry. It expands access beyond physical theatres and national boundaries, and connects...

We like to think we are constantly innovating and changing the map of human existence. And theatre people like to believe they are playing their...

Late West End shows not for me I’m more than a little dismayed at the arrogance of people living in their London bubble, who are...

Leading theatre consultant Ian Stickland has claimed theatregoers should be using phones in the theatre as part of an interactive experience. The Charcoalblue consultant, who...

If anyone were in any doubt about the demand for National Theatre Live broadcasts, the worldwide audience of half a million that saw Benedict...

I remember the moment I realised how big theatre on screen had become. I was in Shanghai with academics from theatre departments across China. A professor from a...

In a 1928 Evening Standard cartoon titled The Future of the Theatre, David Low imagined Lilian Baylis, Sybil Thorndike and a well-heeled audience in...

The announcement earlier this month by the exam boards AQA and OCR that their new GCSE drama syllabuses would permit students to watch a...

I remember – back in 2009 – sitting in a press conference at the National Theatre and listening to the two Nicks (Hytner and...
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