National Theatre, Lyttelton
Time Out says
Posted: 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, Drama
- Rating: 4/5
Fans of Samuel Beckett, Buster Keaton, the TV show ‘Lost’ and ’80s electro pop will all find something to enjoy in Enda Walsh’s wilfully cryptic, gorgeously poetic and clownish new play.Highly strung, sweaty Cillian Murphy and fractionally less highly...
Dance, West End, Drama
Following their acclaimed 'Can We Talk About This?' DV8 return to the National Theatre with a new physical theatre piece. DV8 artistic director Lloyd Newson interviewed more than 50 men about love and sex, the result is this verbatim dance-theatre work...
Things to do, Installation
The concrete flytower of the National's Lyttleton theatre will become a screen for an art installation by New York artist Anita Glesta. Her video looks at the effect of climate change on waterfront cities, intercutting between 'extreme water events' and...
West End, Drama
Howard Davies directs this new play '3 Winters' from Croatian-born, London-living playwright Tena Stivicic about one family living in a house in war-torn Zagreb from 1945 to 2011. It's a stomp through the decline of the monarchy, communism, democracy...