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Your visit

We're thrilled to have opened our Olivier, Lyttelton and Dorfman theatres for full capacity performances.

Face coverings are currently required throughout your visit to help keep everyone safe, except when eating or drinking, for visitors aged 12+. Please advise staff if you’re exempt.

Get a taste of our refreshed food and drink experience in partnership with independent street food pioneers KERB.

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Your visit

Travel information

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National Theatre Car Park
Our Car Park is open Mondays to Fridays from 6am to midnight, and Saturdays and Sundays 7am to midnight.
The lifts from the Car Park to the main foyers will open from 10am Monday to Saturday.
Disabled people, including those attending the Dorfman theatre, should contact our Access line 020 7452 3961 to confirm blue badge parking arrangements.

Find out about the hourly and day rates

Opening times

Our public spaces are now open from 10am Monday to Saturday.

Box Office
You can chat to our Box Office team between 11am-6pm Monday to Saturday using the green chat button on the bottom of this page, or email [email protected]
To book tickets by phone, call 020 3989 5455 from 9.30am - 6pm Monday to Friday and 10am - 6pm on Saturdays.
A £3 fee per transaction applies to phone bookings.
For information about ticket exchange options, visit our Tickets FAQs

Online Bookings
Tickets can booked online and are available up to 30 minutes before a performance starts.
There is no fee for online bookings.

In Person
Tickets can be booked in person from 10am-6pm, Monday to Saturday.  After 6pm, we can only help with ticket sales for that night's performances.

To book Disabled concession tickets and for any additional support you may require, please call our Access line 020 7452 3961 from 11am-6pm, Monday to Saturday.
Our Access pages have more detailed information for users with specific access requirements.

Group Bookings
To book tickets for a group of 10 or more, call 020 7452 3010 from 11am-6pm, Monday to Saturday.


KERB at The Understudy - Hot sandwich in toasted bread in a takeaway box with a punnet of fries

KERB at The Understudy

Our relaxed and friendly craft beer bar now features three KERB traders showcasing a taste of London’s diverse flavours.

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Diners in the new Atrium Cafe

The Atrium Café

Our new Atrium Café serves artisan coffee, fresh pastries, salads and sandwiches produced by some of the UK's best independent makers.

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National Theatre Bookshop

The Bookshop

Explore our Bookshop at the heart of the National Theatre, overflowing with books, playtexts and gifts you won’t find anywhere else

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National Thetare entrance with skateboarders

Venues at the National Theatre

With three theatres, a workshop space, an intimate venue for talks, a rooftop venue for hire and a car park beneath the building there's a lot going on at the National.

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Costume & Props Hire at the National Theatre

Costume & Props Hire

Our Hire department offers costumes, furniture, props, armour and swords from past productions, for TV, film and theatre productions, photographers wanting to recreate an authentic image, and we provide an extensive resource for schools and colleges and amateur theatrical societies.

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