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National Theatre (Great Britain)

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Works: 349 works in 592 publications in 2 languages and 13,469 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Pictorial works  Television programs  Exhibition catalogs  Television plays  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Performer, Producer
Classifications: PR2829.A23, 791.4372
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The history boys by Nicholas Hytner ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Centers around eight boisterous-yet-talented schoolboys hoping to gain admittance to England's most prestigious universities. They are aided on their quest by two teachers, a shrewd young upstart and an inspiring old eccentric, whose opposing philosophies challenge the boys to confront the true meaning of education and the relative values of happiness and success
Othello by Oliver Parker ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Desdemona defies her father to marry the Moor of Venice, the mighty warrior, Othello. Iago is determined to bring about the downfall of Othello's new favorite, Cassio, and destroy Othello in the process, by casting aspersions on Othello's new bride
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A television version of Jonathan Miller's London stage production of The Merchant of Venice. The play, set in Venice of 1860, is the story of a young Venetian and Shylock, who lends him money on the security of one pound of flesh
Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nearly a thousand miles away from their beloved Moscow, three sisters live in virtual exile. Olga attempts to support her family and home that is the sole legacy from their late father. Masha finds relief from an empty marriage by being involved with a passionate young colonel. Irina wills herself to return the affections of an ardent suitor in the hope that he will whisk her off to the city. Sift through the debris of their shattered dreams on the eve of the social and political upheaval that will transform Russia forever
Agamemnon by Aeschylus ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The play opens as the Watchman at King Agamemnon's palace sees the beacon that announces the fall of Troy. The chorus of Old Men tell the background to the story of the Trojan War. When Agamemnon returns home after a 10-year absence, his Queen Clytemnestra welcomes him, but Cassandra foretells his murder
She stoops to conquer by Max Stafford-Clark ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This classic comedy of manners tells of the clever schemes and comic ruses that unfold one night at a country house. An ambitious step-mother, impassioned sweethearts, a pragmatic father and a pair of star-crossed suitors are sent spinning through a hilarious comedy of errors by one of the great characters of the stage, Tony Lumpkin. In its day, this eighteenth century masterpiece was considered so 'low' that it might never have reached the stage. When it was finally produced, it enjoyed immediate and lasting success, breaking the mould with its satirical swipe at polite society
Othello by Kenneth Tynan ( Book )
4 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Oresteia the trilogy by Aeschylus ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a modern staging of the oldest surviving Greek classical trilogy
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depicts a day in the life of a family deteriorating from alcoholism, drug addiction, and imminent death. Ageing actor James Tyrone has abandoned all hope of being a great performer and has settled for being a hack. His bitter wife, Mary, has slipped into morphine addiction, while his eldest son, Jamie, is a drunk. Jamie is envious of the writing talent of his sickly younger brother, Edmund. These four haunted lives are about to clash
Britain's Royal National Theatre : the first 25 years by Tim Goodwin ( Book )
4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Passion : selected from the 15th century cycle of York mystery plays in a version ( Book )
3 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The way of the world by William Congreve ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Libation bearers ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orestes, Agamemnon's son, returns from exile with his friend Pylades and dedicates a lock of his hair on his father's grave. His sister Electra and the Chorus of Trojan Women come to offer libations at the tomb and in a deeply moving scene brother and sister recognize one another. They swear to avenge their father's death as directed by Apollo
Eumenides the furies by Aeschylus ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orestes takes refuge at the shrine of Apollo, who promises protection and sends him to seek justice from Athena. The ghost of Clytemnestra rouses the Chorus of Furies to bring her murderer to justice
Bertolt Brecht in Britain by Bertolt Brecht ( Book )
3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Furies ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this drama which concludes the Oresteia, the goddess Athena is called upon to decide whether orestes is to be punished for his murder of Clytomnestra, or whether his life should be spared, thus ending the cycle of bloody retribution
The art of darkness : staging the Philip Pullman trilogy by Robert Butler ( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Choephori Libation bearers by Aeschylus ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orestes, Agamemnon's son, returns from exile with his friend Pylades and dedicates a lock of his hair on his father's grave. His sister Electra and the Chorus of Trojan Women come to offer libations at the tomb and in a deeply moving scene brother and sister recognize one another. They swear to avenge their father's death as directed by Apollo
The seagull by Pam Gems ( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wild oats by Jeremy Sams ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Royal National Theatre (Great Britain)

National Theatre
National Theatre Company.
National Theatre Company (Great Britain)
National Theatre London
National Theatre of Great Britain.
NT
Royal National Theatre London
Theatre of Great Britain London
Languages
English (177)
German (2)
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