Michael Coveney and Matt Trueman on Hytner's National - 'a golden era'
Our critics assess Nicholas Hytner's 12-year tenure as he marks his final day as artistic director of the National Theatre
Show Pics: John Heffernan, Vanessa Kirby and Kobna Holbrook-Smith lead National's Edward II
By Editorial Staff
Joe Hill-Gibbins' radical revival of Christopher Marlowe's Edward II premieres at the National Theatre Olivier tonight (4 September 2013), starring John Heffernan in the title role
Further casting announced for Tori Amos' The Light Princess, NT marks 50 years
Casting and dates have been announced for the National Theatre's autumn programme, along with further details of its 50th anniversary celebrations in October