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Treat someone you love to the joy of theatre, all year round. National Theatre Gift Membership includes priority booking, special events, regular updates and exclusive member content.

The perfect gift for theatre-lovers, your gift will also support our work on stage and beyond.

The original cast of Follies, with dancers wearing bird feather-plumed head-dresses and skirts.

Purchase a Gift Membership

Dudley Scunthorpe and Mrs Malaprop, in a ballroom dancing move, with other couples dancing in the background.

Priority – £80

Priority members enjoy:

  • Priority booking
    Book up to a week ahead of the general public and get the seats you want*
  • Events
    Join our annual members’ celebration** and enjoy special events and discounts during Members’ Week
  • News
    Be the first to hear news about our new productions, casting and events, and receive our digital newsletter
  • Members at Home
    An exclusive area of the website, just for members

Purchase Gift Membership

Young Patron Member – £100

Young Patron Members enjoy:

  • Priority booking
    Book up to a week ahead of the general public and secure the seats you want*
  • Events
    Join up to four Club Nights per year and our Annual Summer Party**
  • News
    Be the first to hear news on our new productions, casting and events
  • Members at Home
    An exclusive area of the website, just for members

Purchase Gift Membership

A woman (Jodie Comer) wearing a pinstripe suit and white shirt, stands and points with an arm outstretched, in an office lined with shelves of box files.

Digital Plus – £180

Digital plus members enjoy:

  • Unlimited streaming
    Twelve months of unlimited access to the National Theatre’s streaming platform, National Theatre at Home. Highlights include Prima Facie, Angels in America and War Horse
  • Plus get all the benefits of Priority Membership

Purchase Gift Membership

You can also purchase a Gift Membership online for the following levels:

To purchase a membership at Patron level (£1,500) or above, please call the Development team on 020 7452 3218. 

*We make every effort to ensure priority booking ahead of the public for members. On occasion schedules may vary.
**Extra cost may apply
Young Patron recipient must be between the ages of 21 and 45

Find out about all levels of Membership here

Once you’ve purchased the gift membership, an e-voucher will be delivered to your inbox within 15 minutes. You should forward this directly to the lucky recipient. The e-voucher will contain all the information they need and a unique code to activate the membership. E-vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase and, once activated, the recipient will enjoy a whole year of membership.

Activate a Gift Membership

You are just a few steps away from beginning your year of membership with us. If you have received a gift membership voucher and would like to activate your membership now, please follow these steps:

Activate your membership today 

  1. Click on the Activate your membership today button above
  2. On the next page, please select the membership level you’ve been gifted from the drop-down menu. 
  3. Click Activate Now, then Check out
  4. You’ll be asked to login to your National Theatre account. If you don’t already have an account you can register now, or if you have forgotten your password please use the Reset password function. 
  5. Once logged in, you will be taken to the Order Summary page. Check your details are correct and then enter your Gift Membership Voucher Number (including the hyphen) in the Gift or Credit Voucher ID box, then click the Apply Voucher button. 
  6. Click Buy Now to complete your membership activation 
  7. Once activated, you will receive a welcome email within one hour and your membership will be valid for 12 months. 

Once you have activated your membership, you will receive a welcome email and your membership will be active for one year. We look forward to welcoming you to the National Theatre soon.

Contact Us
If you have any questions or wish to activate your membership by telephone please use the following details:
Advance Membership – please call the Box Office on 020 7452 3060
All other levels – please call the Development Department on 020 7452 3254
Read our membership terms and conditions here.

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