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In this section you will find details of the services that the National Theatre provides in order for anyone who would benefit from additional support to make their visit an enjoyable one.



National Theatre Access List

To book specific Access allocations online (wheelchair spaces, best seats for captioned performances) and tickets at the Disabled concessionary rate, subscribe to our Access List. Find more information, and the sign-up form here.
Access List members should log in before selecting tickets.

For more info or to get in touch:
Email: [email protected]


With thanks to:

The E Dennis Armstrong Trust, The Boshier-Hinton Foundation and The Sobell Foundation for their support towards captioned and audio-described performances and touch tours. The Band Trust for their support towards relaxed performances.


NT at Home Subtitles and Access provision


All of our plays and video content on National Theatre at Home have closed captioning for d/Deaf and hard of hearing audiences.

The captions will not appear on the plays or trailers automatically. You will need to turn them on each time you watch anything.

For more information about how to turn on captions, please visit the Vimeo Help Centre.

Audio Description

You can watch National Theatre plays Amadeus, The Cherry Orchard, Julie, Othello and Phedre, as well as Coriolanus from the Donmar Warehouse and Yerma from the Young Vic with Audio Description.

Each Audio Described performance is accompanied by Intro Notes (in MP4 format) that describe the story, set, cast and costumes for audiences to listen to in advance of watching the production.

You can find more information about our Audio Description offer here.


We made War Horse available as a pilot play for this new access provision. We will be working with our customers and industry stakeholders to gather feedback before making decisions about BSL programming in the future.  

How much does it cost?

You can watch all our AD titles by subscribing to National Theatre at Home for £9.99 per month / USD$12.99+tax or get 12 months for the price of 10 with annual subscription £99.99 / $129.99+tax for a year.  

You can also rent a single play for 3 days only for £7.99 / $11.99+tax for Othello, The Cherry Orchard, Phedre, Amadeus, Coriolanus and Yerma where ever you are in the world.