Access

Audio-described performances and touch tours for Blind and visually impaired people

Details of forthcoming Audio-Described performances and touch tours


Captioned performances for deaf or partially hearing visitors

Details of forthcoming Captioned performances


Relaxed performances

Relaxed performances are aimed at anyone who would benefit from a more relaxed performance environment including people with an Autistic Spectrum Condition, sensory or communication disorders, or a learning disability. Details of forthcoming Relaxed performances.


Backstage Tours

National Theatre Backstage Tours are fully accessible and open to all.

For the hearing impaired (including hearing aid users), the Contego system, an easy-to-use wireless listening device, is now available for use on National Theatre Backstage Tours. Please inform us at the time of booking if you would like to use the Contego system, or if you have any additional access requirements.

Visit the Backstage Tours page for more information.


Booking Tickets − National Theatre Access List

To book tickets at the Disabled concessionary rate, you will need to be subscribed to our Access List. Read more information, and print off a sign-up form online. For more information, call 020 7452 3000 or enquire at the Box Office.


Please note that the information on these pages applies to Assisted performances at the National Theatre only.

For access information for our West End shows, visit the following pages:
War Horse, Access information is available on the New London Theatre venue page.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Access information is available on the Gielgud Theatre venue page


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Comments and suggestions about disability access at the National are welcome

Tel 020 7452 3284
Email access@nationaltheatre.org.uk