Our Patrons are an integral part of the National Theatre family.
(£125 per month by Direct Debit)
Enjoy a closer relationship with the National Theatre, with a personal contact in the Development Office and invitations to attend private post-show talks with directors.
- Receive the highest level of priority booking
- Book your tickets online, or by email or over the phone with support from the Development team
- Access seats for sold out productions via your personal contact in the Development team*
- Join our creative teams at six events each year, including the Director’s Insight series, the Annual Supporters’ Celebration, Family Day and NT Revealed**
- Enjoy year round access to the Ashcroft Room, our private members’ bar with river views†
- See your name listed as a Patron on our website and in every Olivier and Lyttelton programme
- Be the first to hear news about productions, casting and events, and receive posted copies of the NT Newsletter
Premier Patron: £3,000
(£250 per month by Direct Debit)
Premier Patrons support our ambition to be a theatre for everyone. Enjoy greater access to the Patron ticket allocation and opportunities to hear directly from the performers who bring our stages to life.
All the benefits of Patron, plus:
- Join an additional four events each year, including the opportunity to hear from cast members directly in our series of Cast Talkbacks**
- Secure better access to seats for sold out productions via your personal contact in the Development team*
- See your name listed as a Premier Patron on our website and in every Olivier and Lyttelton programme
(£500 per month by Direct Debit)
Benefactors enjoy a personal connection with the theatre. Attend opening nights, trips and dinners and get closer to our work and those who make it.
All the benefits of Premier Patron, plus:
- Attend two Opening Nights each year, all of which include a pre-show champagne reception and post-show party with the cast
- Late access to seats for sold out productions via your personal contact in the Development team*
- An invitation to the Annual Directors’ Lunch, hosted by Rufus Norris or Kate Varah
- Join our annual trip to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (with an itinerary designed by the NT)**
- See your name listed as a Benefactor on our website and in every Olivier and Lyttelton programme
Olivier Circle: £12,000
(£1,000 per month by Direct Debit)
As our closest friends, Olivier Circle members enjoy the highest level of access to our work and the people who make it – and help unlock the National Theatre’s full potential.
All the benefits of Benefactor, plus:
- Attend an additional three Opening Nights each year (five in total), all of which include a pre-show champagne reception and post-show party with the cast
- Last-minute access to seats for sold out productions via your personal contact in the Development team*
- An invitation to the Olivier Circle Dinner, a celebration of your support in the company of Rufus Norris, Kate Varah and special guests from across our artistic programme
- Opportunity to attend exclusive dinners with National Theatre artists at venues across London**
- See your name listed as an Olivier Circle member on our website, in every Olivier and Lyttelton programme and on our Boards in the NT foyer
*Access to tickets is subject to availability and applies to requests made up to one week in advance for Patrons and Premier Patrons, 3 days in advance for Benefactors and 1 day in advance for Olivier Circle.
**Extra cost applies. Find out more about our events series here
†On occasion we may need to close the Ashcroft Room. Click here for further details
All levels of NT membership and patronage comprise a benefits value detailing the actual cost of membership to the charity. These benefits can be purchased separately at this price. Any amounts given over and above this benefits value are given freely as a donation and are eligible for Gift Aid. All donations are non-refundable. Patrons: Donation £1,480/Benefits £20, Premier Patrons: Donation £2,962/Benefits £38, Benefactors: Donation £5,741/Benefits £259, Olivier Circle: Donation £11,443/Benefits £557. To discuss purchasing benefits separately please contact the Development Office on 020 7452 3850.
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