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The Bookshop in the ground flooor foyer of the National Theatre, with tables and display cabinets of books and merchandise.

Our Bookshop offers an unrivalled selection of playtexts and specialist performing arts titles, as well as a carefully curated range of books and gifts.

Based at the heart of the National Theatre, you’ll find our shelves overflowing with books, play texts and gifts you won’t find anywhere else.

Whether you’re picking up a programme or ordering from our historic poster archive, every sale goes directly back into supporting our work across the UK.

Visit Us

National Theatre Bookshop, Upper Ground, South Bank, London, SE1 9PX
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Open: 10am–10.30pm, Monday–Saturday.
Please note: the Bookshop will be closed on Friday 29 March, after the interval on Easter Monday and on Tuesday 2 April it will be open from 6pm.

Shop online

Saw something you like? Our online shop is open 24/7.

  • Full refund for returns within 30 days.
  • Orders shipped worldwide.
  • Fully secure payment gateway.
  • Every purchase supports the work of the National Theatre.

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A stack of playtexts and a Welcome card to a Play in the post subscription

Gift vouchers

National Theatre gift vouchers can be used to pay for tickets, memberships and donations on our website.

Gift voucher details are sent by email within 15 minutes and you can either forward the email to the recipient or if you have access to a printer, you can print it and give them a paper copy.

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Contact us
Tel: +44 (0)20 7452 3456

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