Ben Power

Matt Trueman: Rufus Norris is subtly creating a National Theatre for everyone

Norris, who announced his inaugural season last week, wants his National to speak to the nation

Rufus Norris announces first season as National Theatre artistic director

Chiwetel Ejiofor will return to the venue, and the season features new plays from Caryl Churchill and Patrick Marber plus a new musical by Damon Albarn

Helen McCory masters Medea at the National
By Rebecca Donn

The show opened at the Olivier in the National Theatre to a warm reception

Medea (NT Olivier)

Helen McCrory gives a powerful performance in the title role of Carrie Cracknell's production

Show Pics: Helen McCrory in National Theatre's Medea

Production images have been released for Ben Power's new version of Euripedes' Medea starring Helen McCrory in the title role

Meera Syal stars in NT's Beautiful Forevers; Here Lies Love confirmed for Dorfman

The National has announced further details of its 2014/15 programme

Goldfrapp duo write music for Medea at National

Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory are making their first foray into theatre

Ben Power talks dramaturgy, rebranding The Shed and rethinking Medea

The man considered the National Theatre's secret weapon is witnessing some radical changes at the institution in terms of architecture, leadership and programming