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Translations

The administrative task of creating an Ordnance Survey map of Ireland quickly descends into tragedy in Translations. Divisions between the Irish peopl...
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The Deep Blue Sea

Helen McCrory and Carrie Cracknell, who worked together on The National Theatre’s Medea, reunite for The Deep Blue Sea, a play with none of Medea’s wi...
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The Suicide

The Suicide takes Nikolai Erdman’s satire and thrusts it, wholesale, into the world of 21st Century London. It follows Sam Desai (Javone Prince), unem...
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The James Plays

A gigantic sword pierces the stage in each of the three instalments that form The James Plays series. However, thesword’s appearance varies in each of...
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The Light Princess

George Macdonald's Victorian fairytale The Light Princess is given a twenty first century makeover in the National Theatre's latest venture into the w...
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Edward II

This outlandish, rollicking production of Marlowe’s Edward II starts normally enough with Edward II (John Hefferman) sitting on a throne centre stage ...