We have a range of outstanding productions from The National Theatre that have been recorded especially for the cinema and are available for you to book for a private screening for your students at a reduced price.

Please find a list of productions and their availability below. School screenings of theatre productions will start at or before 10.30 am and are available to book for weekdays only. 

To make a request for a booking for any of the productions, please complete our booking request form here.

Tickets for all these productions are £4.50 per student for a minimum of 45 students (or a flat fee of £198 for smaller groups). We offer one free adult per 10 students, additional adults are £4.50 each.






Much Ado About Nothing (PG)

By William Shakespeare, directed by Simon Godwin

Available to book between 22-Sept and 15-Dec
 
Katherine Parkinson (The IT Crowd) and John Heffernan (Dracula) lead the cast in Shakespeare's rom-com of sun, sea and mistaken identity. The legendary family-run Hotel Messina on the Italian Riveria has been visited by artists, celebrities and royalty. But when the owner's daughter weds a dashing young soldier, not all guests are in the mood for love. A string of scandalous deceptions soon surrounds not only the young couple but also the adamantly single Beatrice and Benedick.

Captured live from the stage at the National Theatre.

Age certificate: PG

Running Time: Approx 2 hours 10 minutes without interval




The Crucible

By Arther Miller, directed by Lyndsey Turner

Available to book between 27-Jan and 20-Apr

A witch hunt is beginning in Arthur Miller's captivating parable of power with Erin Doherty (The Crown) and Brendan Cowell (Yerma). 

Raised to be seen but not heard, a group of young women in Salem suddenly find their words have an almighty power.  As a climate of fear, vendetta and accusation spread through the community, no one is safe from the trial.  

Captured live from the Olivier stage at the National Theatre.

Age certificate: TBC but likely 12A.
Running Time: TBC but approx. 2 hours 50 minutes including interval



Othello

By William Shakespeare, directed by Clint Dyer

Available to book between 24-Feb and 18-May

An extraordinary new production of Shakespeare's most enduring tragedy, directed by Clint Dyer with a cast that includes Giles Terera (Hamilton), Rosy McEwan (The Alienist) and Paul Hilton (The Inheritance). 

She's a bright, headstrong daughter of a senator; elevated by her status but stifled by its expectations. He's a refugee of slavery; having risen to the top of a white world, he finds love across racial lines has a cost.  Wed in secret, Desdemona and Othello crave a new life together. But as unseen forces conspire against them, they find their future is not theirs to decide.  

Othello is filmed live on the Lyttleton stage of the National Theatre.

Age certificate: TBC but likely 12A.
Running Time: TBC but approx. 2 hours 50 minutes including one interval

Tickets for all these productions are £4.50 per student for a minimum of 45 students (or a flat fee of £198 for smaller groups). We offer one free adult per 10 students, additional adults are £4.50 each.