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Rockets and Blue Lights

Dorfman Theatre, the National Theatre

Lambeth, London SE1 9PX 020 7452 3000

National Theatre North East. Photo by Philip Vile
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Previews from 25th August, opens 1st, 2nd and 3rd September 2021. Ends 9th October 2021.
Captioned performance: 18th September 2021 at 1.30pm.
Audio described performance: 2nd October 2021 at 1.30pm (touch tour 12pm).

Lucy and Thomas are freed slaves in 1840 London.

Lou is working on a film about Victorian artist JMW Turner in London of today.

Winsome Pinnock's play moves between two eras. Miranda Cromwell directs a production first seen at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester.


Not available.

The monkey advises checking performance times on your tickets and that performances are happening as scheduled, before travelling.

25th August to 2nd September 2021
Monday to Saturday at 7pm

From 3rd September 2021 onwards
Tuesday to Saturday at 7.30pm
Wednesday and Saturday at 1.30pm and 7.30pm



Theatres use "dynamic pricing." Seat prices change according to demand for a particular performance. Prices below were compiled as booking originally opened. Current prices are advised at time of enquiry.

Dorfman prices seating plan
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