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New season booking today

Member booking opens today for Advance Members.

To prepare for this, browsing of the website will be limited to the homepage, login and reset password pages from 8am and a queue will be in place from 8.30am, which may continue for up to an hour or more.

Please note: there are performances today of The Threepenny Opera at 2pm & 7.30pm (limited availabilty) and Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour at 8pm (limited availabilty).

29 September - 1 October performances

During the first hour or so of public booking today, access to the website is controlled by a queueing system. If your visit is to find out the performances, start times and general availability in the coming few days, please visit our blog page for details.

Welcome to the National Theatre

On the South Bank of the Thames, in London, the National Theatre presents up to 25 new shows a year on its stages. There are three theatres, a learning centre, theatre tours, restaurants, a riverside bar and a bookshop.

Our productions also play in the West End and on tour. We broadcast to cinemas worldwide through National Theatre Live, stream plays free to UK schools, and produce a wealth of digital content about theatre.

Find out more about the National Theatre.

National Theatre Jan 2015 credit Philip Vile

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American Express® Cardmembers can enjoy pre-sale booking for new seasons, reserved seating, special offers and more.

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