National Theatre

Michael Coveney at Edinburgh: English domination, Scottish parades and anti-Israeli protests
By Michael Coveney · 11 Aug 2014

Our chief critic reflects on some major talking points of the festival so far

The James Plays (Edinburgh International Festival)
By Michael Coveney · 11 Aug 2014

Rona Munro's epic trilogy premieres at the EIF ahead of its London transfer

Lucy Punch stars in West End Great Britain
By Theo Bosanquet · 11 Aug 2014

Punch, best know for film roles including Hot Fuzz and Bad Teacher takes over from Billie Piper in Richard Bean's satire

Luke Barnes: 'Edinburgh really made a career as a writer possible for me'
By Catherine Love · 1 Aug 2014

Playwright Luke Barnes talks about the Edinburgh Fringe and his shows Bottleneck and Beats North

Cast announced for first London revival of David Hare's Vertical Hour
By Rosie Bannister · 31 Jul 2014

Nigel Douglas's production at the Park Theatre includes a former Doctor Who star

5 London theatres with really cool places to eat and drink
By Ben Hewis · 30 Jul 2014

A trip to the theatre needn't be just to watch a show. Ben Hewis takes a look at five awesome London theatres for pre-show wining and dining, what are your favourites?

Infographic: SOLT report reveals London theatre makes more money than cinema
By Ben Hewis, Rosie Bannister · 30 Jul 2014

This was one of the findings of the London Theatre Report 2014, which also discovered that the average ticket price in London fell by more than £1 in 2012/13

25 shows to keep your family happy during the summer holidays
By Ben Hewis · 25 Jul 2014

Ben Hewis suggests the best shows to take your kids to during the summer holidays

Medea (NT Olivier)
By Michael Coveney · 22 Jul 2014

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

Changing of the Guard: Jeremy Herrin at Headlong
By Theo Bosanquet · 21 Jul 2014

As he prepares to open The Nether in a co-production with the Royal Court, Jeremy Herrin discusses taking on 'the best job in British theatre'