National Theatre, Lyttelton
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Time Out says
Wed Jun 20 2012
The Lyttelton provides the National Theatre with a classic-looking theatre space – though, thankfully, it comes without the obstructive pillars of older venues. Timeless plays such as Lee Hall’s stellar ‘The Pitmen Painters’ and Harold Pinter rarity ‘The Hothouse’ have gone down a storm here. Summer 2009 also saw the stage return of Helen Mirren playing opposite Dominic Cooper (of ‘Mamma Mia!’ fame) in ‘Phédre’.
What's on at National Theatre, Lyttelton
West End, Comedy, Experimental theatre
Daniel Kitson's back. The connoisseur's comedian, capable of selling out entire runs in split seconds, returns to the National with his latest theatrical monologue. This one's about a pre-recorded story. Expect more layers than a Tory MP skimping on his...
West End, Drama
- Rating: 3/5
Regular visitors to the National Theatre may find themselves increasingly confused about exactly when and where it is they’re living: London, 2013? Or early twentieth-century Berlin? The NT’s year kicked off with a revival of Carl Zuckmayer’s ‘The Captain...
West End, Musicals
- Rating: 4/5
- Critics' choice
The National Theatre’s much-hyped new musical is a visual and technical tour de force with a title performance from Rosalie Craig that’ll blow your mind and melt your heart. I was a fan – in other words – in spite of the fact that ‘The Light Princess’...
Lesley Sharp returns to the National theatre for the first time since Harper Regan (2008) to star in Shelagh Delaney's classic about a dysfunctional mother-daughter relationship in working class Salford. Delaney, who died last year, wrote the play aged...