Shows at London theatres


London Rep - National Theatre


We have 16 shows listed.

Small Island

Playing now

Drama

National Theatre
A company of 40 tells a story which journeys from Jamaica to Britain, through the Second World War to 1948 - the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury.


Hansard

Playing now

Drama

National Theatre
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

National Theatre
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

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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.


My Brilliant Friend

Playing now

Drama

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When the most important person in her life goes missing without a trace, Lenu Greco, now a celebrated author, begins to recall a relationship of more than 60 years.


Three Sisters

Playing now

Drama

National Theatre
Owerri, 1967, on the brink of the Biafran Civil War. Lolo, Nne Chukwu and Udo are grieving the loss of their father. Months before, two ruthless military coups plunged the country into chaos.


The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Playing now

Drama

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A modern myth from the brilliant imagination of Neil Gaiman, creator of Good Omens, the epic American Gods, Coraline, Stardust and the Sandman series.


The Welkin

Playing now

Drama

National Theatre
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

Upcoming

Tragicomedy

National Theatre
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

Upcoming

Drama

National Theatre
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

National Theatre
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

National Theatre
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

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


Manor

Upcoming

Drama

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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

National Theatre
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

National Theatre
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.



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