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Backstage Tours

Backstage Tours Daily
Running Time: 75 mins

Explore the backstage life of the National Theatre.

The National Theatre is a working building, producing over 20 new productions every year. Preparation for the shows, including rehearsals, prop and costume-making all happen on site. No two tours are ever the same, so come and see what’s happening behind the scenes today.

Backstage Tours
Tours run Monday - Saturday, exploring the unseen areas of the theatre and giving you a glimpse into the backstage world.

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Tickets
Individuals: £11  (Concessions £9)
Entry Pass Members: £5 (not available to book online – please email tours@nationaltheatre.org.uk to book)
Groups of 8 or more: £8.75 each (not available to book online – please email tours@nationaltheatre.org.uk to book)

Access
For the hearing impaired (including hearing aid users) the Contego system, an easy-to-use wireless listening device, is now available for use on Backstage Tours. Please inform us at the time of booking if you would like to use the Contego system, or if you have any additional access requirements.

For further information on tour times, availability and group bookings email tours@nationaltheatre.org.uk

The Scenic Paint Studio at the National Theatre
National Theatre entrance at night

London Craft Week Tour

Behind the Scenes of the National Theatre

The National was designed to have everything needed to make theatre under one roof - come and join a tour which includes the scenic workshops and learn how productions are brought to the stages.

Wed 9 May 5pm - 6.15pm

Tickets £11 (£9 concs)

Please e-mail tours@nationaltheatre.org.uk to book.

Afternoon Tea & Tour

Follow your tour with a theatre-inspired Afternoon Tea

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Follow your tour with a theatre-inspired Afternoon Tea

Book now