National Theatre

National Theatre


The National Theatre presents a range of new plays & classics in London, on tour, and via live broadcast to cinemas around the world.

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"I desire you. I write to you. I write for you... I want you." 😍 Cyrano de Bergerac, with James McAvoy, is now playing in cinemas with @NTLive .

'I'd no idea you were like this. You're wonderful!' Noel Coward's Present Laughter is being shown in UK cinemas now with @NTLive  . 📷 Manuel Harlan

P.S. Get well soon, Andrew! Hope you're back on stage quickly, down the road @oldvictheatre .

Olivia Colman featured with Olivia Williams in Lucy Kirkwood's 2017 play #Mosquitoes  about sparring sisters. 📷 Brinkhoff-Mogenburg

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Get the best seats in the house. We’re launching National Theatre at Home to give you access to theatre online. A selection of much-loved @NTLive  shows will be streamed on YouTube every week, free for everyone. #NationalTheatreAtHome 

▶️ After 10 weeks and over 12m views to date, we’re excited to announce the final plays streaming for free with #NationalTheatreAtHome : - 18 June#SmallIsland  - 25 June #BridgeDream  @bridgetheatre  - 2 July#LesBlancs  - 9 July #TheDeepBlueSea  - 16 July #Amadeus 

'Theatre stands on the brink of ruin. Without an urgent government rescue package, 70% of our performing arts companies will be out of business before the end of this year.' RT to show your support for the theatre industry. We need it more than ever.

"Austerity has caused the death of over 130,000 human beings in Britain." The moment Francesca Martinez spoke out on @bbcquestiontime . She's written a play for us - called #AllOfUs  - about the struggle to survive for those who don’t fit in:

'Nobody blames God when there’s a woman can be blamed instead.' Tonight would've been the @NTLive  stream of Lucy Kirkwood's #TheWelkin . 😢

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