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Aged 16 - 25?

Unlock £10 and £5 tickets

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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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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 £10 tickets in the date listings:

 Choose any available £10 seats from the seating plan and then choose the appropriate price:

  • £5 tickets if you're aged 16-18
  • £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. 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 currently available

Hex poster image - the Title spelt out in what looks like bones, tied together with rope, the letters against a backdrop of 4 actors in costumes from the musical


Rosalie Craig is among the cast of his mythic, big-hearted new musical based on Sleeping Beauty. Rufus Norris directs with music by Jim Fortune and book by Tanya Ronder.

Unlock 16-25 tickets for Hex

Trouble in Mind - multi-exposure photo of Tania Moodie in a red dress and animal-print coat

Trouble in Mind

Nancy Medina directs Tanya Moodie (Motherland) in this radical satire of racism in theatre, considered the masterpiece of Alice Childress.

Unlock 16-25 tickets for Trouble in Mind

Small Island

Our acclaimed and 'spectacular adaptation of Andrea Levy's Windrush novel' (★★★★★​ Observer) returns to the Olivier theatre.

Unlock 16-25 tickets for Small Island

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).

Unlock 16-25 tickets for The Corn is Green

Our Generation - a varied group of young people, posed like a schoool group photo, against a white background

Our Generation

Alecky Blythe follows the success of London Road with her astonishing new verbatim play, created from five years of interviews with 12 young people from across the UK.

Unlock 16-25 tickets for Our Generation

Middle - title treatment on a crimson background


Following their five-star production of Beginning, writer David Eldridge and director Polly Findlay reunite for this raw, touching and funny portrait of a 21st-century marriage.

Unlock 16-25 tickets for Middle


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