National Theatre

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'

Chichester Festival Theatre relaunches on time in the sunshine
By Michael Coveney · 21 Jul 2014

Michael Coveney talks to executive director Alan Finch and architect Steve Tompkins about the £22m redevelopment of the Festival Theatre

Theatre Highlights of the Week: Medea, The Nether and Shakespeare in Love
By Ben Hewis · 21 Jul 2014

Several major openings and closings this week

Football legends Matt Le Tissier and Francis Benali to star in Nuffield Theatre production The Saints
By Ben Hewis · 18 Jul 2014

The play, written by Luke Barnes, is about the highs and lows of following Southampton Football Club

The Importance of Being Earnest (Harold Pinter Theatre)
By Michael Coveney · 18 Jul 2014

Lucy Bailey's revival of Oscar Wilde's classic has a concept which doesn't quite work

Rufus Sewell, Oliver Chris and Nancy Carroll get Closer at Donmar?
By Editorial Staff · 18 Jul 2014

The long-rumoured revival by David Leveaux will open in February, according to the Mail

Show Pics: Helen McCrory in National Theatre's Medea
By Rosie Bannister · 17 Jul 2014

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

8 ways to enjoy theatre outside this summer
By Ben Hewis · 17 Jul 2014

As the mercury rises to record levels this week, Ben Hewis takes a look at some of the theatre events taking place outside this summer