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Queer Theatre: Readings at the National Theatre

  • National Theatre National Theatre, Upper Ground, South Bank London, England, SE1 9PX United Kingdom (map)
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From 7:30pm to 9:00pm

To celebrate Pride weekend a world-class group of directors and actors bring seminal queer plays back to the stage in an act of celebration and remembrance.

Neaptide (1986), by Sarah Daniels
Thu 6 July, 7.30pm
Directed By Sarah Frankcom

Wig Out (2008), by Tarell Alvin McCraney
Fri 7 July, 7.30pm
Directed by Tarell Alvin McCraney

Certain Young Men (1999), by Peter Gill
Sat 8 July, 7.30pm
Directed by Peter Gill

Bent (1979), by Martin Sherman
Sun 9th July, 2.30pm
Directed by Stephen Daldry

The Drag (1927), by Mae West 
Mon 10 July, 7.30pm
Directed by Polly Stenham

Part of the National Theatre and Pride in London Festival celebrations for 2017 which also includes Angels in AmericaQueer Stages: Talks and Events and In Visible Ink exhibition.



  • Accessible toilets
  • Assistance dog friendly
  • No BSL interpretation
  • Fully accessible
  • Induction loop
  • No speech to text


  • Under £20
  • Family friendly
  • No meet and greet
  • Under 18s welcome

    When you're there

    • Gender neutral toilets
    • May be alcohol
    • May be crowds
    • May be flashing lights
    • May be loud noises

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