Shows at London theatres


London Rep - National Theatre


We have 17 shows listed.

Hansard

Playing now

Drama

It's a summer's morning in 1988 and Tory politician Robin Hesketh has returned home to the idyllic Cotswold house he shares with his wife of 30 years, Diana. But all is not as blissful as it seems.


'Master Harold' ... and the boys

Playing now

Drama

St George's Park Tea Room, Port Elizabeth, 1950. On a long rainy afternoon, employees Sam and Willie practice their steps for the finals of the ballroom dancing championship.


Translations

Playing now

Drama

Owen, the prodigal son, returns to rural Donegal from Dublin. With him are two British army officers. Their ambition is to create a map of the area, replacing the Gaelic names with English. It is an administrative act with radical consequences.


The Welkin

Playing now

Drama

Rural Suffolk, 1759. As the country waits for Halley's comet, Sally Poppy is sentenced to hang for a heinous murder. When she claims to be pregnant, a jury of 12 matrons are taken from their housework to decide whether she's telling the truth ...


The Visit

Playing now

Tragicomedy

In the town of Slurry, New York, post-war recession has bitten.Claire Zachanassian, improbably beautiful and impenetrably terrifying, returns to her hometown as the world's richest woman.


Death of England

Playing now

Drama

A family in mourning. A man in crisis. After the death of his dad, Michael is powerless and angry. In a state of heartbreak, he confronts the difficult truths about his father's legacy and the country that shaped him.


The Seven Streams of the River Ota

Upcoming

Drama

Tracing survivors and their descendants across five decades, this giant theatrical journey through time and space explores the way in which a few kilograms of uranium falling on Japan changed the course of human history.


All of Us

Upcoming

Drama

Jess has a job she loves, great friends and a sharp sense of humour. So, when the life she has worked hard to build is threatened, she decides to take a stand.


Hamlet

Upcoming

Shakespeare - tragedy

Energetic and engaging retelling of Shakespeare's most well-known tragedy re-imagined for young audiences.


Manor

Upcoming

Drama

A violent storm sweeps the coast. Diana Stuckley and her daughter are struggling to keep the roof on their run-down manor house, when neighbours and strangers begin to appear on their doorstep, seeking shelter from the floods.


Jack Absolute Flies Again

Upcoming

Comedy

Staged to coincide with the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, Thea Sharrock (After The Dance) directs a riotous new comedy based on Sheridan's The Rivals, co-written by Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guvnors) and Oliver Chris.


Sea Sick

Upcoming

Drama

Following a sold-out run at the Edinburgh Festival and a Canadian tour, the Theatre Centre's critically acclaimed production about the state of the global ocean, written and performed by Alanna Mitchell, comes to the National Theatre.


Welcome to Iran

Upcoming

Drama

A journey into modern Iranian life. Ava is a 20-something Londoner. Following the death of her father, she journeys to Iran in search of his past and her culture.


The Corn is Green

Upcoming

Shakespeare - tragedy

Miss Lily Moffat arrives in rural North Wales, determined to help young local miners out of poverty by teaching them to read and write.


Paradise

Upcoming

Drama

In a cave on a desolate island lives Philoctetes: once a wartime hero, now a wounded outcast. Stranded for ten years, he sees a chance of escape when a young solider appears with tales of Philoctetes' past glories.


Romeo and Julie

Upcoming

Shakespeare - tragedy

Romeo is a teenage single dad hanging on tight. Julie is fighting to follow her dream of studying at Cambridge. Two 18-year-olds raised a few streets apart crash into first love and are knocked off their feet.


Small Island

Upcoming

Drama

Helen Edmundson's stage adaptation, featuring a company of 40 actors, traces the tangled history of Jamaica and the UK throughout the Second World War until 1948 - the year HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury.



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