The National Theatre today announced that Bijan Sheibani’s production of A Taste of Honey

The National Theatre today announced that Bijan Sheibani’s (Barber Shop Chronicles, Dance Nation) production of A Taste of Honey, the remarkable taboo-breaking 1950s play written by Shelagh Delaney when she was just 19, will transfer to the West End immediately following a nine-week UK tour. A Taste of Honey will […]


The first-ever live-action Pokémon adventure, “POKÉMON Detective Pikachu” stars Ryan Reynolds as Detective Pikachu and is based on the beloved Pokémon brand—one of the world’s most popular, multi-generation entertainment properties and most successful media franchises of all time. Fans everywhere can now experience Pikachu on the big screen as never […]


LUCY IN THE SKYFOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES PRESENT THE TEASER TRAILERCLICK HERE TO VIEWCLICK HERE DOWNLOAD Director: Noah HawleyStory By: Brian C. Brown and Elliot DiGuiseppiScreenplay By: Brian C. Brown & Elliot DiGuiseppi and Noah HawleyProduced By: Reese Witherspoon, Bruna Papandrea, Noah Hawley and John Cameron Cast: Natalie Portman, Jon Hamm, Dan Stevens, Zazie Beetz, Pearl Amanda Dickson and Ellen BurstynIn LUCY IN THE […]

National Theatre announces new exhibition THEATRE TREASURES

Celebrating 25 years of the National Theatre Archive, this exhibition reveals some of the treasures of the collection. Theatre-makers, playwrights and researchers were invited to choose an object which inspires them from the Archive. Participants included theatre critic Michael Billington, directors Simon Godwin and Emily Lim, playwright and director Patrick […]


Today sees the release of “Swan Song,” the latest single from global pop singing sensation and 2019 double Grammy nominee Dua Lipa. The track and accompanying video precede the Twentieth Century Fox February 6th theatrical film release of ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL, the epic action-adventure from producers James Cameron and Jon […]

The Winter’s Tale for young audiences at the National Theatre

Following a sold-out run at the Dorfman Theatre in 2018, The Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare returns to the National Theatre in February 2019.  Adapted by Justin Audibert for primary-age children and directed by Ruth Mary Johnson, this new version is the perfect introduction to Shakespeare for younger audiences. Perdita is a brave, […]

Full cast announced for TARTUFFE at the National Theatre

A ferocious new version of Molière’s comic masterpiece, Tartuffe, by John Donnelly, directed by Blanche McIntyre will open in February in the Lyttelton Theatre. Denis O’Hare makes his NT debut as Tartuffe, and is joined by Kevin Doyle as Orgon and Olivia Williams as Elmire. Orgon is the man who has everything: money, power, a beautiful home and family. But […]

Full cast announced for FOLLIES at National Theatre

FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR FOLLIES ★★★★★ The Arts Desk, Broadway World, City A.M., Culture Whisper, Daily Express, Daily Telegraph, Financial Times, The Guardian, Independent, Metro, Musical Theatre Review, The Observer, Radio Times, The Stage, The Sunday Times, Time Out, The Upcoming WINNER: 2018 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival and Best Costume […]

Fiona Shaw and George MacKay complete the casts of Courage Everywhere season at the National Theatre

The NT marks the 100th anniversary of the first women in the UK gaining the right to vote, with a series of rehearsed readings, talks and events, as well as a free exhibition in the Lyttelton Lounge. World-class directors Nadia Fall, Phyllida Lloyd, Jenny Sealey, Lyndsey Turner and Dawn Walton will bring to life five plays […]

Denis O’Hare to make his National Theatre debut playing Tartuffe in the Lyttelton Theatre

A ferocious new version of Molière’s comic masterpiece, Tartuffe, by John Donnelly will open in February at The National Theatre.Denis O’Hare will make his NT debut in the title role. Orgon is the man who has everything. Money, power, a beautiful home and family. But lately he’s been questioning the point of […]

The Donmar Warehouse’s all-female Shakespeare Trilogy added to the National Theatre’s On Demand In Schools service

The Donmar Warehouse’s all-female Shakespeare Trilogy has been added to the National Theatre’s On Demand In Schools service. Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, the ground-breaking trilogy which includes Julius Caeser, Henry IV and The Tempest is now available for secondary schools to watch across the UK via the free national service. With a diverse, all-female cast and […]


The National Theatre and Theatr Clwyd’s critically acclaimed co-production of Home, I’m Darling, a new play by Laura Wade directed by Theatre Clwyd Artistic Director Tamara Harvey featuring Katherine Parkinson, will transfer to the West End, in a co-production with Fiery Angel. Home, I’m Darling will play at the Duke of York’s Theatre from 26 January until 13 […]

BAFTA Weekly News

​ Tweet of the Week: “All filmmaking is hard.. making a terrible film is hard!” Quote unquote. #spikelee @BAFTAGuru #DavidLeanLecture #collaborative #art #filmmaking – @AmeliaSweetland BRITISH ACADEMY BRITANNIA AWARDS The British Academy Britannia Awards are taking place this evening in Los Angeles, honouring individuals who have dedicated their careers to advancing the art-forms of the moving […]

The Lehman Trilogy will transfer to the West End in May 2019

Following a sold-out run at the National Theatre, the NT and Neal Street Productions’ critically acclaimed The Lehman Trilogy will transfer to the Piccadilly Theatre in May 2019. Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley, and Ben Miles will reprise the roles they originated at the National Theatre in The Lehman Trilogy by Stefano Massini, adapted by Ben Power and directed by Sam […]

BAFTA Weekly News

Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. ​ Tweet of the Week:  “It’s already been over a week that I’ve been in the presence of Luca Guadagnino at @BAFTAGuru. Full of inspiring and motivating insights into his career and his approach to storytelling, every young filmmaker […]

Primary schools invited to create an extraordinary school play with National Theatre’s Let’s Play programme

The National Theatre is inviting primary schools looking for inspiration for their end of term play to take part in its Let’s Play programme. Let’s Play provides everything that teachers need to create an outstanding piece of theatre and inspire creative learning across the curriculum. Schools signed up to the […]

New Terminator

Director: Tim Miller   Producers: James Cameron, David Ellison Executive Producers: Dana Goldberg, Don Granger, Bonnie Curtis, Julie Lynn, Tim Miller, John Kelly, Edward Cheng Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Mackenzie Davis, Natalia Reyes, Gabriel Luna, Diego Boneta The untitled, in-production sequel to James Cameron’s original Terminator films will open in UK cinemas November 2019


Allelujah! reunites the award winning writer/director team of Alan Bennett and Nicholas Hytner, who were responsible for smash hits The History Boys and Madness of King George III Bennett’s first new work in the theatre for six years National Theatre Live currently screens to 2500 venues across 65 countries including 700 in […]

BAFTA Weekly News

Guru Live returns to London this September for a weekend of non-stop masterclasses, workshops and Q&As. It’s the place to learn from BAFTA-winners, industry professionals and up-and-coming talent. So take the next step in your career or simply share our passion for all things film, games and television. Tickets are just £6. Applications for our […]


TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX REVEALS THE SECOND TRAILER AND THE NEW POSTER FOR SHANE BLACK’S ‘THE PREDATOR’ The hunt has evolved. See #ThePredator, starring Boyd Holbrook and Olivia Munn, in cinemas September 13  From the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of suburbia, the hunt comes home in Shane Black’s explosive […]


THE HATE U GIVE TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX PRESENTS THE FIRST TRAILER   Director: George Tillman Jr Producers: Robert Teitel, George Tillman Jr, Marty Bowen, Wyck Godfrey Screenplay: Audrey Wells Cast: Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, Lamar Johnson, Issa Rae, Algee Smith, Sabrina Carpenter, Common, Anthony Mackie Starr Carter is constantly switching between two […]

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Tweet of the Week: “MASSIVE THANKS to @BAFTAGuru for bringing me along. I got to meet & thank my first idol for her inspiration over the years. What started as a young child aspiring to be like the actors in ‘Goodness Gracious Me’ now on the very journey I once dreamt!” #GRATEFUL @MEERASYAL @BAFTA – @Erinsdays GURU […]