National Theatre

Regional Theatre Focus: the Royal Exchange has been shaped by the people of Manchester
By Joshua Val Martin
As part of our Regional Theatre Focus, playwright and Manchester resident Joshua Val Martin explains why the Royal Exchange should become the official centre point of the city
British director William Gaskill dies at the age of 85
The director was a former head of Royal Court and co-founder of Joint Stock
William Gaskill obituary
The British theatre director has died at the age of 85
Lenny Henry joins board of National Theatre
The actor was knighted for his services to drama in 2015
Andrew Garfield returns to the National Theatre
The Hollywood star will perform as part of the NT's new season which also features a new Ivo van Hove production and a new version of The Threepenny Opera
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (Lyttelton Theatre, National)
Sharon D. Clarke stars in the show about the Chicago blues singer
What's in my dressing room? - Clint Dyer
We go backstage with Ma Rainey's Black Bottom star Clint Dyer
Then and Now: National Theatre
This week we take a look at how the National Theatre has changed over the years
Michael Coveney: it's all change in the Irish National Theatre
WhatsOnStage critic Michael Coveney reports back from a trip to Dublin
WWI centenary programme from 14-18 NOW is announced
The likes of Katie Mitchell and National Theatre of Scotland feature in this year's line up