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Royal National Theatre

The Royal National Theatre of Great Britain is a building and theatre company on London's South Bank. Housing three separate auditoria - the Olivier Theatre, the Lyttleton Theatre and the Cottesloe Theatre - it was designed by Sir Denis Lasdun[?] and opened in 1976.

The largest space, the Olivier Theatre, is the main auditorium and was modelled on the ancient Greek theatre at Epidaurus[?]; it has an open stage and a fan-shaped audience seating area for about 1150 people. The Lyttleton Theatre is a proscenium arch[?] design holding up to 890 people. The Cottesloe Theatre is a small adaptable studio space holding up to 300 people.

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