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National Theatre Bookshop


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

Find us in the ground floor floyer.

Opening times

Monday – Saturday: 9.30am – 10.45pm

Sunday: closed apart from Sunday 18 December (see below).

Christmas & New Year:

24 and 25 December closed; Monday 26 December 4pm - 8.30pm; Tuesday 27 December 12noon - 8.30pm.

Sunday 31 December 9.30am - 6pm; Monday 2 January 4pm - 11pm.



Visit our online shop, posting worldwide:

Visit our print-on-demand poster site, and search the National Theatre archive:

Tel: +44 (0)20 7452 3456
Post: Bookshop, National Theatre, South Bank, London SE1 9PX

Twitter: @NTBookshop

Instagram: @NTBookshop

Christmas Shopping Day 18 December

Join us on Sunday 18 December for a Christmas Shopping Day.

Bag those last-minute unique gifts in the Bookshop, and get there early for a free mince pie!

Spend over £50 and enjoy a 10% discount.

Spend over £100 and get a 20% discount. Sunday 18th December in the Bookshop only.

And for hassle-free Christmas shopping without the crowds, don't forget you can shop online at

Every purchase supports the artistic work of the National Theatre.

National Theatre Bookshop

All About Theatre

A brilliant introduction to the world of theatre and the people who make it’ Benedict Cumberbatch

All About Theatre is a richly illustrated hardback specially designed to take children behind the scenes and open up the world of theatre. 

Buy the book

All About Theatre