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National Theatre moves to 'shed'

The National Theatre in London is unveiling its new temporary stage, The Shed. It will fill the gap until the National re-opens its revamped, renamed third auditorium next year.

National Theatre unveils new stage in form of a 'shed'

The new stage stands directly in front of the National Theatre on the South Bank Credit: National Theatre

The National Theatre in London has unveiled its new temporary stage, The Shed.

Resembling a red upside-down table, the building will be used until the new revamped third auditorium opens next year.

The Shed resembles a red upside-down table on the South Bank Credit: National Theatre

It stands directly in front of the National Theatre, has 225 seats and tickets will be priced between £12 and £20.

Aptly the first play to be performed will be on 9th April and is titled Table.

The £70 million redevelopment which will transform the facilities the National offers to artists and audiences is set to be completed at the end of next year.

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