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Aged 16 - 25?

Unlock £10 and £5 tickets

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Pay less for amazing shows.​


We’re making it as simple as possible for you to get your hands on excellent seats at affordable prices.  

UK residents aged between 16 - 25 years old can now unlock £5 and £10 tickets for the shows listed below. There are also discounted ticket options for a range of Learning talks and courses. 

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Check out our FAQs for more information.

16 - 25 tickets Terms and Conditions

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
  • £30 tickets for courses if you're aged 16-25 (limited amount available)

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. Bring photo ID to prove your age when you come to the performance.

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


Tickets for 16-25 year olds

Tickets for Paradise and Rockets and Blue Lights are now available below.
Tickets for East is East, Manor, The Normal Heart and Hex will be available from midday on Thursday 29 July.

After Life - poster image of a pair of old, white canvas basketball high-top trainers, floating above a teal coloured carpet, in an otherwise bare room with white walls

After Life

If you could spend eternity with just one precious memory, what would it be?

Adapted from the film by Hirokazu Kore-eda

Sorry - tickets for 16-25 year olds are now sold out. Standard price tickets may be available via the link below.

Check for standard price tickets for After Life

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


A thrilling story of pride, glory and betrayal.

Kae Tempest, the astonishing writer, recording artist and performer, forges an epic new take on Greek legend.

Unlock tickets for 16-25 year olds

Rockets and Blue Lights poster

Rockets and Blue Lights

Winsome Pinnock's award-winning play is a powerfully personal voyage through time.

Our Royal Exchange Theatre co-production opens on 25 August.

Unlock tickets for 16-25 year olds


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