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Benefactor membership banner with a photo of a close crop of a costume from the Amadeus production with Lucian Msamati as Salieri

Benefactor Membership

£6,000 (£500 per month by Direct Debit)


Benefactor membership benefits are as Premier Patron:

  • Priority Booking through the Development Office who will offer you a personalised service
  • Excellent seats set aside for every performance exclusively for Patrons
  • Make your evening even more special by visiting the Ashcroft Room, our private members’ bar †
  • Invitations to Family Events, the Annual Supporters’ Party and NT Revealed, an annual opportunity
    to look behind the scenes*
  • Join us for exclusive Director’s Insight events and meet the people behind our productions
  • Opportunities to meet the cast and creative team and take part in post-show discussions at Cast Talkback events
  • Invitations to NT overseas trips*
  • Save 50% on NT Platforms and selected talks
  • Receive three copies a year of the National Theatre Magazine
  • Acknowledgement in every Olivier and Lyttelton programme, the Annual Report and on the NT website


  • Enjoy a champagne reception and a pair of tickets to two Opening Nights each year ‡
  • Celebrate a year at the National with an invitation to the Director's Lunch*
  • Join us on the Annual Supporters' Trip to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival*
  • Learn more about our exciting programme ahead of the press at the annual New Season Breakfast Briefing
  • Receive complimentary programmes

For more information on becoming a Benefactor of the NT, please contact Dominique Trotter on 020 7452 3219 or email

*extra cost applies
† on occasion we may need to close the Ashcroft Room. We always recommend booking ahead of your visit to avoid disappointment
 ‡ Subject to availability

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To buy this membership as a gift, follow the 'Add a membership as a gift' link below.



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Please note membership purchased by Direct Debit will be activated on the next working day. 

Membership can be purchased by either 1 annual payment or 12 monthly instalments. 

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Your gift to the National
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. Benefactor Membership − Donation £5,741/Benefits £259.
To discuss purchasing benefits separately please contact the Development Office on 020 7452 3850.

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