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NATIONAL THEATRE ASSISTED PERFORMANCES: NOVEMBER 2013 – JULY 2014

November 12, 2013

A press release:

NATIONAL THEATRE ASSISTED PERFORMANCES:  NOVEMBER 2013 – JULY 2014

Olivier Theatre

 

EMIL AND THE DETECTIVES
by Erich Kästner
adapted by Carl Miller


Growing up is the most exciting adventure of all. Join young Emil as he says goodbye to his mother, leaves his small town and sets off on a journey that will change his life.

CAPTIONED
Monday 30 December at 7pm
Sunday 9 February 2014 at 2pm

AUDIO DESCRIBED
Friday 3 January 2014 at 7pm
Saturday 4 January 2014 at 2pm
Saturday 25 January 2014 at 2pm

TOUCH TOUR
Saturday 4 January 2014 at 12.30pm
Saturday 25 January 2014 at 12.30pm

 

KING LEAR

by William Shakespeare
directed by Sam Mendes


Simon Russell Beale stars as an aged king who
decides to divide his kingdom between

his three daughters, according to which of them is most eloquent in praising him. His favourite, Cordelia, says nothing.

 

CAPTIONED
Sunday 23 March 2014 at 2pm

Tuesday 25 March 2014 at 7pm

 

AUDIO DESCRIBED
Saturday 1 March 2014 at 2pm

Monday 3 March 2014 at 7pm

 

TOUCH TOUR

Saturday 1 March 2014 at 12.30pm

 

Lyttelton Theatre

THE LIGHT PRINCESS
a new musical
music and lyrics by Tori Amos
book and lyrics by Samuel Adamson

The Light Princess brings together iconic singer-songwriter Tori Amos with playwright Samuel Adamson and director Marianne Elliott (Curious Incident) in this spectacular coming-of-age story. A dark fairytale about grief, rebellion and the power of love.

Suitable for 13 years +

CAPTIONED
Sunday 1 December at 2.30pm

Thursday 12 December at 7.30pm


AUDIO DESCRIBED
Saturday 9 November at 2.15pm
Saturday 1 February 2014 at 2.15pm


TOUCH TOUR
Saturday 9 November at 1pm

Saturday 1 February 2014 at 1pm

 

FROM MORNING TO MIDNIGHT
by Georg Kaiser, in a new version by Dennis Kelly

 

Adam Godley leads the cast of From Morning To Midnight by Georg Kaiser, in a new version by Dennis Kelly, directed by Melly Still. Georg Kaiser’s German Expressionist masterpiece explores the tragedy of an ordinary man who steps outside his humdrum life and, over the course of one crazy, alienating day, destroys himself.

 

CAPTIONED 

Tuesday 14 January 2014 at 7.30pm 

 

AUDIO DESCRIBED

Saturday 21 December at 2.15pm

 

TOUCH TOUR

Saturday 21 December at 12.45pm

 

 

 

 

A TASTE OF HONEY

by Shelagh Delaney

 

Bursting with energy and daring, this exhilarating and angry depiction of harsh, working-class life in post-war Salford is shot through with love and humour, and infused with jazz.

 

CAPTIONED

Thursday 3 April 2014 at 7.30pm

 

AUDIO DESCRIBED

Friday 28 March 2014 at 7.30pm

Saturday 29 March 2014 at 2.15pm

 

TOUCH TOUR
Saturday 29 March 2014 at 12.45pm

 

 The Shed


nut
created and directed by debbie tucker green

 

Bein you means not bein me – see, a deficit already – before you even started we running at a loss.

Elayne thinks she’s alright. Nobody else does.

 

debbie tucker green’s plays include truth and reconciliation, random (Royal Court) and generations (Young Vic).

CAPTIONED

Tuesday 26 November at 8pm

 

AUDIO DESCRIBED

Saturday 16 November at 3.30pm

TOUCH TOUR
Saturday 16 November at 2.15pm

 

PROTEST SONG

by Tim Price

Tim Price’s funny and savage monologue explores the reality of the Occupy movement. Rhys Ifans plays Danny.

 

CAPTIONED

Thursday 9 January 2014 at 9pm

 

AUDIO DESCRIBED
Tuesday 7 January 2014 at 9pm

 

TOUCH TOUR
Tuesday 7 January 2014 at 7.45pm

 

THE ELEPHANTOM

by Ross Collins

We have an Elephantom. He turned up on a Tuesday, just after tea-time.

For children and grown-ups of all ages, the story of one little girl and her larger-than-life friend is brought to life with extraordinary puppetry and theatrical ingenuity.

 

CAPTIONED
Saturday 4 January 2014 at 11.30am

 

AUDIO DESCRIBED
Saturday 11 January 2014 at 4.30pm

 

TOUCH TOUR
Saturday 11 January 2014 at 3.15pm

 

RELAXED PERFORMANCE

Saturday 11 January 2014 at 11.30am

 

For anyone who would benefit from a more relaxed performance environment, including people with an autistic spectrum condition, sensory or communication disorders, learning disabilities or families with young children.

 

BLURRED LINES

created by Carrie Cracknell and Nick Payne, written by Nick Payne

 

A blistering journey through the minefield of contemporary gender politics. With songs.

 

CAPTIONED

Tuesday 18 February 2014 at 8pm

 

AUDIO DESCRIBED
Saturday 15 February 2014 at 3pm

 

TOUCH TOUR

Saturday 15 February 2014 at 1.45pm


New London Theatre, Drury Lane

 

WAR HORSE

based on a novel by Michael Morpurgo
adapted by Nick Stafford

 

The National Theatre’s award-winning production continues its record-breaking run at the New London Theatre.

CAPTIONED
Saturday 14 December at 2.30pm
Saturday 7 June 2014 at 2.30pm

AUDIO DESCRIBED
Saturday 23 November at 2.30pm
Saturday 21 June 2013 at 2.30pm

TOUCH TOUR
Saturday 23 November at 12.45pm
Saturday 21 June 2013 at 12.45pm

 

SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETED
Saturday 5 July 2014 at 2.30pm

 

Theatre Royal, Haymarket

 

ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS

by Richard Bean
based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni

with songs by Grant Olding

 

*****

‘Comic perfection. What are you waiting for? Book now!’

Daily Telegraph

 

CAPTIONED
Saturday 11 January 2014 at 2.30pm

AUDIO DESCRIBED
Saturday 30 November at 2.30pm

TOUCH TOUR
Saturday 30 November at 12.45pm

Apollo Theatre

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME

based on the best-selling novel by Mark Haddon
adapted by Simon Stephens

Based on the award-winning novel by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens and directed by Marianne Elliott, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a thrilling new stage play, hailed by The Times as ‘a phenomenal combination of storytelling and spectacle’.

CAPTIONED
Saturday 7 December at 2.30pm
Saturday 26 April 2014 at 2.30pm  

AUDIO DESCRIBED
Saturday 22 March 2014 at 2.30pm

TOUCH TOUR
Saturday 22 March 2014 at 12.45pm

ENDS
11 November 2013
Public Information:

Box Office 020 7452 3000

Information 020 7452 3400 • Fax 020 7452 3030

Email boxoffice@nationaltheatre.org.uk

For more information about facilities and services call 020 7452 3400, visit nationaltheatre.org.uk/access or email access@nationaltheatre.org.uk

For more information contact Susie Newbery, Press Officer, on 020 7542 3061 or snewbery@nationaltheatre.org.uk

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