More online announcements

National Theatre at Home is streaming plays every week for free on our YouTube channel.

We’re excited to announce Frankenstein + Antony and Cleopatra as two new titles for National Theatre At Home.

Frankenstein, directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle, is on 30 Apr and 1 May. Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternate the roles of Frankenstein and his creature.

Antony & Cleopatra, directed by Simon Godwin, with Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo as Shakespeare’s fated couple, is on 7 May.

Next, We’re a little star struck by the line-up for our brand-new National Theatre at Home Quizzes.

Join Dame Helen Mirren, Sir Lenny Henry, Lesley Manville and Sir Ian McKellen for our first quiz on Mon 27 Apr at 7pm UK time.

We’ll be announcing further quizzes featuring familiar names from stage and screen, which will be on Facebook and YouTube on the last Monday of each month.

Topics will include history, literature, sport, theatre, nature and, of course, the National Theatre.

Casting has been announced for Headlong’s new series of online shows, which will be presented from next month.

Called Unprecedented: Real Time Theatre From a State of Isolation, the series will be performed by a cast of over fifty UK actors while in isolation as the coronavirus outbreak continues.

The companies will also be working with BBC Arts to broadcast the pieces from May.

Get your theatrical fix online

Royalty free scripts to read online together

More productions being made available for free or a small fee.

‘David Ireland’s provocative study of sectarian hatred features a disturbing Stephen Rea as a deranged Belfast loyalist.’

Cyprus Avenue features in The Times and The Sunday Times guide to plays you can watch online.

Watch it for free until 26 April:

This Sunday 26th at 3pm The Orange Tree Theatre are streaming a conversation with Dame Judy Dench and Giles Brandreth (filmed in 2017)

It’s £4.99 with all proceeds going to support The Orange Tree Theatre.

Should be an interesting and entertaining 90 minutes

Dawn French’s solo show is available on iPlayer till 9th May and stream able on Netflix

Phantom of the Opera sequel to be on YouTube from 7pm Friday 24th April for 48 hours.

Les Mis available for download

Globe online through YouTube every Monday from 7pm and available for 14 days.

National Theatre YouTube channel will be showing Twelfth Night from this Thursday from 7pm for 7 days.

When you're in love with your best friend | Twelfth Night | National Theatre at Home

'If ever thou shalt love, In the sweet pangs of it, remember me.' ❤️ Join us with Orsino (Oliver Chris) and Viola (Tamara Lawrence) to celebrate Shakespeare's birthday on Thursday with Twelfth Night.

Posted by National Theatre on Tuesday, 21 April 2020

More online entertainment

Royal Albert Home

on Sat 18th April at 6.30pm, watch Mountbatten Festival of Music

National Theatre

Full length play every Thursday, Treasure Island still available and next week it’s Twelfth Night.

Andrew LLoyd Webber

Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals to be streamed free

Whats on stage article

Andrew Lloyd Webber will be streaming his musicals for free online in a new series for West End and Broadway fans.

Entitled “The Shows Must Go On”, the series will start with the 2000 adaptation of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat starring Donny Osmond, Maria Friedman, Richard Attenborough and Joan Collins.

The show will be available for 48 hours from Friday 3 April at 7pm BST on “The Shows Must Go On” YouTube channel.

The following week the 2012 production of Jesus Christ Superstar, with Tim Minchin, Melanie C and Chris Moyles, will be streamed. Further shows are to be announced.

While free, the channel is encouraging viewers to donate to a variety of charities – Acting for Others, Broadway Cares and Actors Benevolent Fund.

Read the full list of shows you can watch online for free here