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.
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