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Aged 16 - 25?

Unlock £10 and £5 tickets

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How do I book tickets?

Before you even start, if you're already logged in, please log out and then come back here.

Step 1. Use the links below to unlock tickets for the show of your choice

Step 2. Select a performance that you’d like to attend - look for 16-25 Tickets in the Book now buttons:

Book now button with 16-25 Tickets label

 and choose any available pink seats from the seating plan:

  • £5 tickets if you're aged 16-18 (Pease note that after clicking on a pink seat you will have to click on the Show concession prices and ticket details bar to choose the £5 price)
  • £10 tickets if you're aged 19-25

Step 3. Add tickets to your basket and complete the payment. If you have not yet registered for a National Theatre account you will be prompted to do so and you'll need to add your date of birth.

Step 4. Collect your tickets at Box Office from 90 minutes before the performance. Bring photo ID to prove your age.

Step 5. Take your seat, relax and enjoy the show! 


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Paradise with Lesley Sharp in grey t-shirt with tag chain


Kate Tempest's powerful new version of the Greek tragedy Philoctetes is directed by Ian Rickson (Translations) with Lesley Sharp as the mighty warrior

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The Corn is Green with Nicola Walker. A photo of Nicola Walker pushing her bicycle towards the camera, through a crowd of black coated miners all walking away from camera

The Corn is Green

Nicola Walker (The SplitUnforgotten) plays the visionary Miss Moffat, in Emlyn Williams’ semi-autobiographical play, in a bold new staging by director Dominic Cooke (Follies).

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Welcome to Iran

Nadia Fall (HomeThree Sisters) returns to the National Theatre with a tender and  witty snapshot of modern Iran based on real-life interviews.

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The Visit or The Old Lady Comes to Call, with Lesley Manville and a black panther in a waiting area of an old public building

The Visit

Lesley Manville and Hugo Weaving are former lovers in Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s visionary revenge play, transported into mid-20th-century America by Tony Kushner

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The Welkin, with Maxine Peake and Ria Zmitrowicz

The Welkin

Rural Suffolk, 1759. Sally Poppy is sentenced to hang for a heinous murder, and a jury of 12 women must decide her fate. Cast includes Maxine Peake.

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The Seven Streams of the River Ota - photo from the show, of a woman running, carrying a suitcase, reflected multiple times across the image

The Seven Streams of the River Ota

First staged at the National Theatre in 1996, Robert Lepage’s masterpiece returns to London to mark 75 years since the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima.

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Manor by Moira Buffini - a photo of Ben Daniels and Michele Austin standing and Nancy Carroll and David Hargreaves sitting over a body under a sheet


A mother and daughter struggle to keep the roof on their run-down manor house during a storm, when neighbours begin to appear on their doorstep, seeking shelter from the floods.

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Jack Absolute Flies Again - illustration of a smiling, freefalling pilot giving the thumbs up, whlist pursued by enemy fighter planes

Jack Absolute Flies Again

Thea Sharrock (After The Dance) directs a riotous new comedy based on Sheridan’s The Rivals, co-written by Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guvnors) and Oliver Chris.

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