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The Light PrincessA new fairytale musical written by Tori Amos, The Light Princess premieres at the National Theatre's Lyttelton stage on 9th October 2013, with previews from 25th September. Marianne Elliott, whose previous National Theatre credits include War Horse and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, directs the production which features music and lyrics by Amos and book and lyrics by Samuel Adamson. The cast of this coming-of-age story stars Rosalie Craig as Althea, the princess, who plays opposite Nick Hendrix as Digby, a neighbouring Prince, and includes Clive Rowe who recently starred in The Hothouse at Trafalgar Transformed. This "dark fairytale about grief, rebellion and the power of love" follows the lives of a princess and prince who have both lost their mothers. In the midst of war, the pair meet on contested land and start an illicit affair but the princess must still confront the darkness and her fears.

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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Light Princess
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Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Light Princess
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Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Light Princess
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VENUENational Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre
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event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES5th to 23rd September 2017
VENUENational Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre
Lincoln Center Theater presents Bartlett Sher's acclaimed production of a new play by JT Rogers. Oslo tells the true story of two maverick Norwegian diplomats who coordinated top secret talks and inspired seemingly impossible friendships. Their quiet heroics led to the ground-breaking Oslo Peace Accords. Nominated for seven Tony Awards including Be...†More about this event
Jane EyreJane EyreJane Eyre2017 marks the 170th anniversary of the first publication of Charlotte Bronte's classic and much loved story, Jane Eyre. A good time, then, for Sally Cookson's bold re-imagining of Jane Eyre to be staged at the National Theatre, the culmination of a major twenty one city tour of the UK. Nadia Clifford plays the spirited heroine who fights for freed2017-09-26T00:00:00+01002017-10-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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event > Theatre > Dramas
PRICING£15-£50
DATES26th September to 21st October 2017
VENUENational Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre
2017 marks the 170th anniversary of the first publication of Charlotte Bronte's classic and much loved story, Jane Eyre. A good time, then, for Sally Cookson's bold re-imagining of Jane Eyre to be staged at the National Theatre, the culmination of a major twenty one city tour of the UK. Nadia Clifford plays the spirited heroine who fights for freed...†More about this event
PinocchioPinocchioAfter co-writing Matilda the Musical, Dennis Kelly now brings Pinocchio to life at the National Theatre. The new production will be directed by John Tiffany, former director of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and will feature songs and score from the Walt Disney film, including I've Got No Strings, Give a Little Whistle and When You Wish Upon a 2017-12-01T19:00:00+00002018-04-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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event > Theatre > Musicals
PRICING£15-£62
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VENUENational Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre
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