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National Theatre (Great Britain)

Works: 230 works in 405 publications in 2 languages and 10,575 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television adaptations  Pictorial works  Biography  Biographical films  Film and video adaptations  Filmed plays 
Roles: Performer
Classifications: PT2603.R397, 791.4372
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The history boys by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centres on eight boisterous-yet-talented schoolboys hoping to gain admittance to England's most prestigious universties. They are aided on the 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
Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Visual )

6 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 673 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
Othello by Stuart Burge( Visual )

9 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desdemona defies her father to marry the Moor of Venice, the mighty warrior, Othello. Lago 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
She stoops to conquer by Max Stafford-Clark( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 567 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. 518 "This production was first performed on September 12, 2002 at the Oxford Playhouse, and opened at the National Theatre on December 17, 2002. It was recorded at the Theatre Royal, Bath on April 8 & 9, 2003."
Agamemnon by Aeschylus( Visual )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 502 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
Othello by Kenneth Tynan( Book )

4 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britain's Royal National Theatre : the first 25 years by Tim Goodwin( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 249 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
Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published between 1965 and 1996 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's tragic story of how a great man's vanity is manipulated by a jealous aide to bring about his downfall. Presents John Dexter's production at the National Theatre of Great Britain
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 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The way of the world by William Congreve( Recording )

13 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from William Congreve's play The way of the world are dramatically performed on Apr. 6, 1935. Includes duplicate recordings
Bertolt Brecht in Britain by Nicholas Jacobs( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of darkness : staging the Philip Pullman trilogy by Robert Butler( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother Courage and her children by Bertolt Brecht( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles Mother Courage as she trails the armies back and forth across Europe selling provisions and liquor from her canteen wagon during the thirty years war
Olivier at work : the National years : an illustrated memoir by Richard Olivier( Book )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love for love by William Congreve( Recording )

4 editions published in 1966 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seagull by Pam Gems( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Seuss's the Cat in the Hat( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that the cat in the hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met.The National Theatre's production of The Cat in the Hat is a lively, engaging first theatre experience for 3 to 6-year-olds
The Complete guide to Britain's National Theatre by Royal National Theatre (Great Britain)( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1982 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A laughing matter by April De Angelis( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 16th century, around the life and times of Garrick Goldsmith, Boswell, Johnson, Peg Woffington and a galaxy of others, this play is a rollicking round of argument, politics sex and duels
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The art of darkness : staging the Philip Pullman trilogyMother Courage and her childrenThe seagullA laughing matterThe National Theatre storyNational service : diary of a decadeThe National : the theatre and its work 1963-1997