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National Theatre (Great Britain)

Overview
Works: 478 works in 827 publications in 2 languages and 15,685 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Fiction  Televised plays  Drama  History  Juvenile works  Television plays 
Roles: Performer, Publisher, Other, Producer
Classifications: PT2603.R397, 832.912
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Othello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

4 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and held by 598 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 )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1860's Venice, a young Venetian borrows from a Jewish money-lender who gives him the money on the security of one pound of flesh. Upon default the money-lender insists on payment of his bond and the young Venetian is rescued by the heroine disguised as a male lawyer
Agamemnon by Aeschylus( Visual )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 476 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
Furies by Aeschylus( Visual )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orestes takes refuge at the shrine of Apollo, who promises protection and sends him to seek justice from Athens. The ghost of Clytemnestra rouses the Chorus of Furies to bring her murderer to justice
Libation bearers by Aeschylus( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 333 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
Britain's Royal National Theatre : the first 25 years by Tim Goodwin( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 272 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 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The way of the world by William Congreve( Recording )

14 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 224 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 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wild oats by Jeremy Sams( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother Courage and her children : a chronicle of the Thirty Years' War by Bertolt Brecht( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother Courage is the play in which Brecht made his most passionate statement against war, but perhaps Brecht's greatest achievement in the drama lies in the creation of the character of Anna Fierling, nicknamed "Mother Courage," the itinerant trader who drags her canteen through the blood and carnage of the Thirty Years' War and whose fatal error is to believe that she can make the war serve her ends
Coram boy by Jamila Gavin( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dramatised from Jamila Gavin's Whitbread Award-winning novel set in 18th-century England, Coram Boy is a tale of two cities - Gloucester and London - and a tale of two orphans at the Coram Hospital for Foundling Children: Toby, saved from an African slave ship, and Aaron, the abandoned son of the heir to a great estate. Also a tale of fathers and sons: slave-trader Otis and his son Meshak, and Sir William Ashbrook and the son he disinherits."--Jacket
In rehearsal at the National : rehearsal photographs, 1976-2001 by National Theatre (Great Britain)( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to the Maugham collection of theatrical paintings by National Theatre (Great Britain)( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The National : the theatre and its work 1963-1997 by Simon Callow( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The National Theatre : "The Architectural Review" guide by Colin Amery( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

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Teatro Nacional

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Wild oatsMother Courage and her children : a chronicle of the Thirty Years' WarCoram boyIn rehearsal at the National : rehearsal photographs, 1976-2001The National : the theatre and its work 1963-1997The National Theatre storyThe National : the theatre and its work 1963-1997