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MedeaMedeaMedeaHelen McCrory stars in the title role in Carrie Cracknell's production of Medea, the Euripides' tragedy, adapted by Ben Power for the National Theatre. Medea is faced with separation from the children she has had for her husband, who has abandoned her and so enacts a dreadful revenge. Director Carrie Cracknell had a hit earlier in the year at the N28th August 2014Thursday 4th September 2014 Where:
National Theatre: Olivier Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 8XZ
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Medea
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  14th July to 4th September 2014
Helen McCrory stars in the title role in Carrie Cracknell's production of Medea, the Euripides' tragedy, adapted by Ben Power for the National Theatre. Medea i... More about this event
 
The James Plays: James IThe James Plays: James IThe James Plays: James IThe James Plays, a trio of new history plays by award-winning writer Rona Munro bringing to life three generations of Stewart kings who ruled Scotland in the tumultuous fifteenth century, comes to the National Theatre this autumn. In the first installment, James I returns to Scotland after 18 years' imprisonment at the hands of the English, with hi10th September 2014Tuesday 28th October 2014 Where:
National Theatre: Olivier Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 8XZ
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The James Plays: James I
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  10th September to 28th October 2014
The James Plays, a trio of new history plays by award-winning writer Rona Munro bringing to life three generations of Stewart kings who ruled Scotland in the t... More about this event
 
The James Plays: James IIThe James Plays: James IIThe James Plays: James IIThe second of three new plays by award-winning writer Rona Munro about 15th century Scottish kings, in James II the king has become the ultimate prize in a terrible game being played by Scotland's most powerful families. James, played by Andrew Rothney (Blackbird, KJB: The Book That Changed the World, The Cottage), can only trust William his childh15th September 2014Wednesday 29th October 2014 Where:
National Theatre: Olivier Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 8XZ
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The James Plays: James II
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  15th September to 29th October 2014
The second of three new plays by award-winning writer Rona Munro about 15th century Scottish kings, in James II the king has become the ultimate prize in a ter... More about this event
 
The James Plays: James IIIThe James Plays: James IIIThe James Plays: James IIIJames III is full of grand schemes in the third and final installment of Rona Munro's trio of new history plays, The James Plays, which play in rep at the National Theatre this autumn. Presenting "accessible, popular culture versions of our medieval history" (Scottish writer Munro told the BBC), James III picks up the action as Scotland approaches 19th September 2014Wednesday 29th October 2014 Where:
National Theatre: Olivier Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 8XZ
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The James Plays: James III
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  19th September to 29th October 2014
James III is full of grand schemes in the third and final installment of Rona Munro's trio of new history plays, The James Plays, which play in rep at the Nati... More about this event
 
NT Platforms: Rona Munro And Laurie Sansom On The James Plays: TalkNT Platforms: Rona Munro And Laurie Sansom On The James Plays: TalkThe playwright and director discuss the trilogy of plays.26th September 2014Friday 26th September 2014 Where:
National Theatre: Olivier Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 8XZ
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NT Platforms: Rona Munro And Laurie Sansom On The James Plays: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Friday 26th September 2014 - 6pm
The playwright and director discuss the trilogy of plays.
 
Behind The Beautiful ForeversBehind The Beautiful ForeversMeera Syal stars in Behind the Beautiful Forevers, David Hare's adaptation of Katherine Boo's book - "a small classic of contemporary writing" at the National Theatre. The 2012 book was penned after the author spent three years in Annawadi recording the lives of its residents, and now comes to the National directed by the theatre's next artistic di10th November 2014Wednesday 14th January 2015 Where:
National Theatre: Olivier Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 8XZ
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Behind The Beautiful Forevers
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  10th November 2014 to 14th January 2015
Meera Syal stars in Behind the Beautiful Forevers, David Hare's adaptation of Katherine Boo's book - "a small classic of contemporary writing" at the National ... More about this event
 
Treasure Island (Over 10s)Treasure Island (Over 10s)Treasure Island (Over 10s)The National Theatre's Christmas kids' show takes Robert Louis Stevenson's classic, Treasure Island, and adapts it for children aged ten and above. This stage adaptation has been written by Bryony Lavery, the 67-year-old playwright best known for her play Frozen, who has also penned The Believers, playing at the Tricycle Theatre earlier in the year22nd December 2014Wednesday 21st January 2015 Where:
National Theatre: Olivier Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 8XZ
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Treasure Island (Over 10s)
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  22nd December 2014 to 21st January 2015
The National Theatre's Christmas kids' show takes Robert Louis Stevenson's classic, Treasure Island, and adapts it for children aged ten and above. This stage ... More about this event
 
 
 

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Medea
Medea
Theatre | Until 4th September 2014 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre

Helen McCrory stars in the title role in Carrie Cracknell's production of Medea, the Euripides' tragedy, adapted by Ben Power ...More

 
London Wonderground
Dance | Until 28th September 2014 

London Wonderground Spiegeltent 2 minutes walk from National Theatre: Olivier Theatre

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What's Love Got To Do With It
Exhibitions | Until 14th September 2014 

Southbank Centre 2 minutes walk from National Theatre: Olivier Theatre

A selection of works that question the verbal and visual languages of love and the many ways that these languages ...More

Festival of Love Film Series
Festival of Love Film Series
Exhibitions | Until 29th August 2014 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 2 minutes walk from National Theatre: Olivier Theatre

Pucker up for the Southbank Centre's summer-long Festival of Love which continues throughout August with a special Film Series ...More

 
Rivers of the World
Exhibitions | Until 14th September 2014 

South Bank 2 minutes walk from National Theatre: Olivier Theatre

Linking over 2,000 young people around the world through a focus on a common theme - their river - large-scale ...More

Festival of Love
Festival of Love
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

Southbank Centre 2 minutes walk from National Theatre: Olivier Theatre

Love in all its guises is celebrated in the summer-long Festival of Love at the Southbank Centre. Different types of ...More

 
The Human Factor
The Human Factor
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

Southbank Centre 2 minutes walk from National Theatre: Olivier Theatre

A major survey examining how figurative sculpture has been reinvented from the late-1980s to the present, The Human Factor displays ...More

 
The Hunt Is On For The Lost Book
Exhibitions | On 28th August 2014 

Southbank Centre 2 minutes walk from National Theatre: Olivier Theatre

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The House In The Sky
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

Southbank Centre 2 minutes walk from National Theatre: Olivier Theatre

Ten artists from home and abroad have been invited to send, by old-fashioned post, an 'abstract communication' musing on the ...More

Tunnel Of Love
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

Southbank Centre 2 minutes walk from National Theatre: Olivier Theatre

This multi-sensory, multi-media, interactive installation comes complete with a soundtrack of giggles and love songs, vibrating floors, fruity smells, Twister ...More

 
 
 
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