Au Olivier Theatre, National
Major Barbara works tirelessly for the Salvation Army until a large but morally dubious donation is welcomed from her estranged father, a millionaire weapons manufacturer. When she visits the factory, the well-fed workers in their thriving conditions make a devastating case for arms trade profits and a whole new set of ideals. See George Bernard Shaw's masterpiece, MAJOR BARBARA, today!
Major Barbara Critiques
"Hytner's assured production stylishly captures the play's entertaining mixture of social comedy and paradoxical, witty debate"
"Simon Russell Beale, refreshingly cast against type as the iron-willed Undershaft, invests him with a pause-filled gravitas and deeply moving paternal passion"
"Hayley Atwell. positively glows with spiritual fervour in the title role"
Monday to Saturday 7.30pm
Wednesday and Saturday and some Thursdays at 2pm
(10mins) Follow signs for exits to the South Bank. This should lead you to an underground pedestrian passage called ‘Sutton Walk’ that emerges at the South Bank. Turn right and walk along the river Thames until you see the National Theat</p