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National Theatre at Home

Watch our shows anytime, anywhere, using our streaming service National Theatre at Home.

A variety of devices including a desktop computer, laptop, tablet, and smartphone display different scenes from theatrical productions. The desktop shows

Unmissable theatre, whenever you want it.

With National Theatre at Home, you can stream incredible British theatre anytime, anywhere.

Watch world class plays from the comfort of your home. With new plays added every month you can stream brand new productions straight from the National Theatre stages or delve into the treasure trove of classics.

All recordings are captioned with optional subtitles, while many also offer audio description and a selection offer British Sign Language.

Subscribe for unlimited access from £9.99 per month or pay for a single play.

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Watch at home or on-the-go, on any internet browser or through the National Theatre at Home app, available on iOS, Android, Amazon Fire TV and Roku TV.

Get up close to all the twists and turns, laughter and heart break with some of the biggest names of stage and screen.

National Theatre at Home, supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies. Unmissable theatre, whenever you want it. Composite image with photos of NT shows displayed on various devices,: phone, tablet, laptop, TV.
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Stream our weekend pick

Each week enjoy a handpicked play in our weekend watch spotlight – from comedies to dramas there’s something for everyone.


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Save when you subscribe annually, and enjoy a whole year for just £99.99


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We believe theatre is best when it’s shared. Gift an annual subscription to your loved one to entertain them for a whole year.

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Bloomberg Philanthropies is the Headline Sponsor of National Theatre at Home.

National Theatre at Home is also supported by The Linbury Trust and Sidney E Frank Foundation.

We are proud to partner with the National Theatre to bring world-leading performances to an audience of unprecedented size and diversity. At Bloomberg Philanthropies, we believe that art can inspire social change and economic growth and we’re delighted to be able to support creative communities as we map out our recovery together.
Jemma Read, Global Head of Corporate Philanthropy at Bloomberg Philanthropies

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Frequently asked Questions

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Does National Theatre at Home offer live streams of current productions, or just recordings?

Does the streaming service just include National Theatre productions?

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Please note: National Theatre at Home is for individual personal use only. Using the platform for any kind of public screening is against our terms of service. More information.