PREVIEW: The Middle, National Theatre

David Eldridge’s play will begin performances at the National Theatre from the 27th April. Following on from their collaboration of Beginning, which played to sold-out runs at the National Theatre and in the West End, writer David Eldridge and director Polly Findlay reunite for this new play which offers a portrait of a 21st-century marriage. Every relationship reaches a crossroad… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of…The Corn is Green, National Theatre

The production will begin performances at the National’s Lyttelton Theatre on the 9th April. Rehearsal images have been released of the cast preparing for The Corn is Green, which will begin performances next week at the National Theatre. Directed by Dominic Cooke, the cast for the production includes: Nicola Walker, Adam Baker, Saffron Coomber, Gareth… Read More

Review Round Up: The Normal Heart, National Theatre

Discover what critics have had to say about this revival of Larry Kramer’s play directed by Dominic Cooke. WhatsOnStage: ***** “The triumph of Cooke’s production is the way it respects every beat of Kramer’s political arguments and all his play’s wit and style – it is often very funny – while never letting us forget… Read More

Review Round Up: Paradise, National Theatre

We round up the reviews for Kae Tempest’s play reimagining a Greek legend now playing at the National Theatre. WhatsOnStage: **** “Ian Rickson’s staging, continuing the Olivier’s in-the-round configuration, could be called static, but then Tempest’s text is so lean and dynamic that it barely matters. And the action when it comes happens in intense… Read More

NEWS: Initial Casting Announced for Hex at the National Theatre

The new musical based on the story of Sleeping Beauty will begin performances from the 4th December. Initial casting has been confirmed for the National Theatre’s new musical Hex, based on the fairytale Sleeping Beauty and playing at the Olivier Theatre from this December. It has been announced that Rosalie Craig, Tamsin Carroll, Kat Ronney… Read More

Review Round Up: After Life, National Theatre

We round up the reviews for Jack Thorne’s adaptation of Hirokazu Kore-eda’s film of the same name now playing at the National Theatre. Evening Standard: *** “Herrin’s staging, a co-production with Headlong, is fluent and pleasing. It just feels a bit light, a bit airy-fairy, a bit meh, frankly, for these times and for the… Read More

NEWS: National Theatre to Reopen in June

The venue has confirmed that it will be reopening its doors in June to welcome back audiences for the first time since it closed its doors in December. The Southbank based theatre has announced the Olivier Theatre will reopen on the 16th June with a production of Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas, with additional… Read More

NEWS: National Theatre Adds New Shows to National Theatre At Home Service

The theatre will be adding three new shows to its National Theatre At Home streaming service. It has been announced that the theatre will be making its acclaimed productions of Angels in America, Antigone and Behind the Beautiful Forevers available for audiences to watch at home. The first show to be unveiled is the revival of Tony Kushner’s Angels… Read More

NEWS: National Theatre Announces Full Casting for Filmed Version of Romeo & Juliet

Full casting for the filmed production of Romeo & Juliet is announced as a first look image is released. The National Theatre’s feature film production of William Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy is set to air on Easter Sunday 4th April at 9pm on Sky Arts in the UK and Friday 23rd April at 9pm on PBS… Read More

NEWS: National Theatre Appoints Clint Dyer as Deputy Artistic Director

Rufus Norris has appointed Clint Dyer as the National Theatre’s Deputy Artistic Director. Having worked extensively in theatre, film and TV as anactor, writer and director, Clint Dyer will work closely with Rufus Norris Director and Joint Chief Executive, and Emily McLaughlin, Director of New Work to support and shape the NT’s creative output. Dyer… Read More