skip to main content

Enhanced security measures are in place at the National Theatre.

For your safety, current security measures include bag searches and some doors operating only as exits. If you're planning a visit, please find out more.

Featured shows

See What's On

New season booking

Member booking opens at 8.30am, Thursday 29 June, for new shows in the June 2017 to January 2018 season

To prepare for this, browsing of some sections of the website will be restricted from 8.20am and there will be a queue in place from 8.30am.

During this time, you will be able to buy tickets for Common, Salomé and the Connections Festival and visit What's on, login and reset password pages, and also view the Learning, Your visit and About the National Theatre sections.

Click here for full start times and availability information for the coming days.

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. 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 Thetare entrance with skateboarders

American Express Invites

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

Find out more