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The National Theatre is dedicated to the constant revitalisation of the great traditions of the British stage. In its three theatres on the South Bank in London, it presents an eclectic mix of new plays and classics from the world repertoire, which reflect the diversity of the nation's culture.

Books by National Theatre

Costume at the National Theatre

Costume at the National Theatre

Author: National Theatre Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/10/2019

The National Theatre's Costume department is one of the theatre's largest departments. Their skilled practitioners work in a number of areas including tailoring, dyeing, costume props, costume production and maintenance to produce over 10,000 costume elements every year, transforming a designer's vision for a production into vibrant reality. Costume at the National Theatre is a lavish large-format photographic book featuring the extraordinary work of the Costume department, accompanying the National Theatre's showcase Costume exhibition from October 2019 to June 2020.

Fantastic Faces Transform yourself into 12 dramatic characters

Fantastic Faces Transform yourself into 12 dramatic characters

Author: National Theatre Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2019

Be the star of the show with these fun stage make-up looks from the National Theatre. Follow the simple step-by-step instructions to transform yourself into twelve dramatic characters, including a phoenix, zombie, pirate and rock star. Created by the experts at the National Theatre, the book is full of original top tips and tricks, such as the techniques for scars, bruises and wrinkles. With clear photographs throughout, the looks are all easy to create using face paints, and will make you the star of any show.

The National Theatre Yearbook 2018

The National Theatre Yearbook 2018

Author: National Theatre Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2018

The National Theatre Yearbook 2017/18 is a richly illustrated companion to the theatre, its history, repertory, actors and staff. Includes: Beginning; Network; Barber Shop Chronicles; Pinocchio; Amadeus; John; The Winter's Tale; Macbeth; The Great Wave; Absolute Hell; Nine Night; Translations; Julie; An Octoroon; NT Connections; The Lehman Trilogy; New Views; Exit the King; Home, I'm Darling; Riverstage; Pericles and Antony and Cleopatra.

National Theatre: All About Theatre

National Theatre: All About Theatre

Author: National Theatre Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2017

Described by Benedict Cumberbatch as a brilliant introduction to theatre , this fascinating book by the National Theatre shows how plays like War Horse and many others are made. Described by Benedict Cumberbatch as a brilliant introduction to theatre , this fascinating book by the National Theatre shows how plays like War Horse and many others are made. The book is packed with interviews with famous directors and actors, like Lenny Henry, Meera Syal, Julie Walters and Ben Whishaw, and productions like The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and One Man, Two Guvnors. Hear from experts at the world-famous National Theatre about every aspect of stagecraft, including prop-making, set building and lighting design, and discover, from first idea to final curtain, how plays are made.

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