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Hire this venue for your own event - it has seven function rooms the largest of which can hold a maximum of 400 guests and the smallest is ideal for 12.

Each year the three superb venues in the National Theatre put on a significant proportion of the world's best productions. From intimate character studies in the Dorfman Theatre, to grand spectacles in the Olivier, the National Theatre is the spiritual centre of the British theatrical tradition. Free music in the foyer, experimental outdoor performances on the roof and terraces, backstage tours, bars, restaurants, cafes and remarkable (if controversial) architecture complete the picture of the greatest theatre in the world. The Temporary Theatre, formerly opened as The Shed during the Dorfman's closure for refurbishment, will remain in situ until 2017 and the recently opened Clore Learning Centre offers a new dedicated space for learning at the National, transforming the theatre's approach to education with events and courses for all ages. Exploring all forms of theatre-making, from playwriting to technical skills, the courses will be frequently led by the National's own artists and staff.

National Theatre events

Ugly Lies The BoneUgly Lies The BoneUgly Lies The BoneIndhu Rubasingham directs the UK premiere staging of award-winning American playwright Lindsey Ferrentino's brutally funny drama about an Afghanistan war veteran, who returns home to Florida and experiments with a pioneering virtual reality therapy to heal her deep emotional scars. Kate Fleetwood, who starred opposite Patrick Stewart in an "era-def1st March 2017Saturday 1st April 2017 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
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Ugly Lies The Bone
event Running until Saturday 1st April 2017
VENUENational Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre†
Indhu Rubasingham directs the UK premiere staging of award-winning American playwright Lindsey Ferrentino's brutally funny drama about an Afghanistan war veteran, who returns home to Florida and experiments with a pioneering virtual reality therapy to heal her deep emotional scars. Kate Fleetwood, who starred opposite Patrick Stewart in an "era-def...†More about this event
Hedda GablerHedda GablerHedda GablerRuth Wilson, who so memorably played anti-heroine Alice Morgan in BBC drama Luther, stars in the title role as Ivo van Hove directs a new modern production of Henrik Ibsen's play about a newly married woman who longs to be free. In this new version by Patrick Marber, Ruth Wilson (who not only made an impression in Luther but also in The Affair) ret6th March 2017Tuesday 21st March 2017 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
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Hedda Gabler
event Running from Monday 5th December 2016 until Tuesday 21st March 2017
TIMES5th December 2016 to 21st March 2017† PRICINGDec 5-12 preview £15-£39, Dec 13-Feb 11 £15-£65
Ruth Wilson, who so memorably played anti-heroine Alice Morgan in BBC drama Luther, stars in the title role as Ivo van Hove directs a new modern production of Henrik Ibsen's play about a newly married woman who longs to be free. In this new version by Patrick Marber, Ruth Wilson (who not only made an impression in Luther but also in The Affair) ret...†More about this event
ConsentConsentRoger Michell's directs Nina Raine's provocative and painfully funny drama about two friends, who find themselves on opposite sides of a rape trial, sifting the shocking evidence from different perspectives. Contains scenes of sexual violence. A National theatre co-production with Out Of Joint.28th March 2017Wednesday 17th May 2017 Where:
National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
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Consent
event Running from Tuesday 28th March 2017 until Wednesday 17th May 2017
VENUENational Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre†
Roger Michell's directs Nina Raine's provocative and painfully funny drama about two friends, who find themselves on opposite sides of a rape trial, sifting the shocking evidence from different perspectives. Contains scenes of sexual violence. A National theatre co-production with Out Of Joint.
Angels In America: Part One: Millennium ApproachesAngels In America: Part One: Millennium ApproachesAngels In America: Part One: Millennium ApproachesThe first instalment of a new staging of Tony Kushner's multi-award winning two-part play, Angels in America, comes to the National Theatre this April. New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex in the mid-1980s as the spectre of the AIDS crisis casts a deathly pall over the conservative Reagan administration in the opening salvo. Marian11th April 2017Saturday 19th August 2017 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
Category: event
Angels In America: Part One: Millennium Approaches
event Running from Tuesday 11th April 2017 until Saturday 19th August 2017
VENUENational Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre†
The first instalment of a new staging of Tony Kushner's multi-award winning two-part play, Angels in America, comes to the National Theatre this April. New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex in the mid-1980s as the spectre of the AIDS crisis casts a deathly pall over the conservative Reagan administration in the opening salvo. Marian...†More about this event
Angels In America: Part Two: PerestroikaAngels In America: Part Two: PerestroikaAngels In America: Part Two: PerestroikaThe sobering repercussions of betrayal and excess send shockwaves through New York and force a deeper understanding of the AIDS crisis in the second half of Tony Kushner's multi-award-winning drama, Angels in America. Marianne Elliott (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and War Horse) directs Andrew Garfield (recently nominated for B24th April 2017Saturday 19th August 2017 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
Category: event
Angels In America: Part Two: Perestroika
event Running from Tuesday 11th April 2017 until Saturday 19th August 2017
VENUENational Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre†
The sobering repercussions of betrayal and excess send shockwaves through New York and force a deeper understanding of the AIDS crisis in the second half of Tony Kushner's multi-award-winning drama, Angels in America. Marianne Elliott (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and War Horse) directs Andrew Garfield (recently nominated for B...†More about this event

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Olivier Stalls Foyer

Capacity

Theatre
100
Reception
400

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Lyttleton Exhibition Area

Capacity

Theatre
240
Reception
300

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Mezzanine

Capacity

Theatre
110
Reception
150

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Terrace Cafe

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Theatre
120
Reception
240

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Gielgud Room

Capacity

Theatre
12
Reception
15

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Richardson Room

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Theatre
12
Reception
20

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Ashcroft Room

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Theatre
28
Reception
40

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