London SE1 community website

National Theatre Lampoon

This event is in the past. This is an archive page for reference.

Uncover the story of the National from the early 1900s to today through rarely-seen cartoons and caricatures, satirical swipes from diarists, and records from the National's own archive.

From the drawn-out struggle to establish a National Theatre to the love/hate relationship with Denys Lasdun's building, and the strikes of the 1970s to the Romans in Britain court case and One Man, Two Guvnors, the NT's triumphs and tribulations have provided rich pickings for cartoonists, alongside the inventive brilliance of theatre posters and illustrations by artists such as Gerald Scarfe and The Times's Bill Hewison.


National Theatre
South Bank, London, SE1 9PX
infowhat's on @map

Box office: 020 7452 3000

Foyers open Mon-Sat 9.30am-11pm; Sun 12 noon-6pm


This belongs to

This event is in the past. This is an archive page for reference.
Keep up with SE1 news

We have three email newsletters for you to choose from:

We are part of
Independent Community News Network
Email newsletter

For the latest local news and events direct to your inbox every Monday, you need our weekly email newsletter SE1 Direct.

7,000+ locals read it every week. Can you afford to miss out?

Read the latest issue before signing up