National Theatre

The stars of Rona Munro's trilogy of plays

The James Plays reviews – 'an astonishing achievement'

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Wed 13 Aug, AT 07:32

An enchanting trilogy illuminates the reigns of three little-known Scottish monarchs

Helen McCrory as Medea

Medea – reviews of National Theatre's 'thrilling' update

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Thu 24 Jul, AT 07:41

Helen McCrory a 'scorching' heroine in 'horribly gripping' update of Euripides's Greek tragedy

Yellow Face

Yellow Face – reviews of 'sparkling' race comedy

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Tue 13 May, AT 08:00

David Henry Hwang's jaunty comedy is a cleverly subversive study of political correctness

WW1 drama The Silver Tassie

The Silver Tassie – reviews of 'astonishing' WWI drama

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Mon 28 Apr, AT 08:00

Critics praise National Theatre's 'remarkable revival' of Sean O'Casey's experimental anti-war drama

Let the Right One In

Let the Right One In – reviews of 'spellbinding' vampire play

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Thu 10 Apr, AT 07:47

Scottish adaptation of Scandi-horror tale 'chills and thrills' critics with West End transfer

Riverrun – reviews of 'amazing' James Joyce stage adaptation

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Tue 18 Mar, AT 07:34

Olwen Fouere's one-woman show based on Joyce's Finnegans Wake mesmerises critics

Nadia Fall's new show Home finds music in homelessness

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Thu 22 Aug, AT 07:53

True tales from the young and homeless deliver a killer emotional blow at the National Theatre

Pirandello's Liola gets an Irish twist at National Theatre

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Thu 15 Aug, AT 07:45

Sicilian comedy with Irish cast and gypsy musicians 'shimmers with heat and enchantment'

Baldwin's Amen Corner at NT: 'pure theatrical poetry'

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Mon 17 Jun, AT 08:04

Praise the Lord! Spirit-lifting tale of a domineering preacher features glorious gospel singing

Adrian Lester and Rory Kinnear 'superb' in Othello

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Thu 25 Apr, AT 07:40

National Theatre's gripping production is modernised Shakespeare at its best