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Theatre Tours

Explore the backstage life of the National Theatre.

Theatre Tours

The National Theatre is a working building, producing over 20 new productions every year.

We run four types of tour that offer the opportunity to explore the building and the work that goes on within it, details and links below.

For the hearing impaired (including hearing aid users) the Contego system, an easy-to-use wireless listening device, is now available for use on 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.

For further information on tour times, availability and group bookings email

Backstage Tours at the National Theatre
National Theatre entrance at night

London Craft Week Tour

Behind the Scenes of the National Theatre

The National was designed to have everything needed to make theatre under one roof - come and join a tour which includes the scenic workshops and learn how productions are brought to the stages.

Wed 9 May 5pm - 6.15pm

Tickets £11 (£9 concs)

Please e-mail to book.

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