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NEWS: Dates set for NT’s Brexit play My Country & other winter season productions

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The National Theatre has today announced dates and further details for upcoming productions in its 2016-2017 winter season, including: Simon Godwin directs a cast including Tamsin Greig in Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare, opening in the Olivier Theatre on 22 February. Ugly Lies the Bone by Lindsey Ferrentino makes its European premiere in the Lyttelton Theatre in March 2017, with …

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NEWS: NYT adapts two Booker shortlisted novels, returns to West End for 60th

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Paul Roseby, Artistic Director and Chief Executive of the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain (NYT) has announced a new season of work for the company in celebration of their 60th anniversary year. It includes premiere adaptations of two Booker shortlisted novels, a new West End repertory season, and residencies at London’s Arcola and Finborough Theatres.

EVERYMAN – National Theatre, Olivier

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Everyman is about one individual’s judgment day and the harrowing evaluation of his life’s work before God. Specifically whether as new custodian of the NT Rufus Norris can deliver a crowd-pleaser for the £15 Travelex punters (yes), and if it will get less critically mauled than his debut production Light Shining in Buckinghamshire (couldn’t do worse).

EVERYMAN Olivier, SE1

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THIS VERY NIGHT SHALL THY SOUL BE REQUIRED OF THEE… God is sweeping the big blank stage. We won’t know for a minute or two that Kate Duchene IS God, given she’s a weary grey-haired cleaner in a tabard. But … Continue reading →