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Friday Rush

Friday Rush offers a great way to get hold of National Theatre tickets at late notice – even for sold out shows.

Friday Rush shows on sale on 23 Aug 19

Friday Rush

Every Friday at 1pm an allocation of £20 tickets for shows in all three theatres at the National is released to buy online, for the following week’s performances. Friday Rush tickets are only available to book online and limited to 2 per customer for each show.

Friday Rush tickets are not transferable.
They can only be collected from the Box Office on the day of the performance from 90 minutes before the start of the show and you will have to show the card you paid with on collection.

For more detailed ticket information and additional tickets available on the day, see our help centre

Please note: Friday Rush tickets may also be made available for National Theatre productions appearing at other London theatres.

When the timer below counts down to zero at 1pm on Friday 23 August, £20 Friday Rush tickets will become available for performances from Monday 26 August to Saturday 30 August for The Secret River, Hansard and Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear - the Musical! at the National Theatre, and Peter Pan at Troubadour White City Theatre.

You can also buy £10 tickets for the musical adaptation of William Shakespeare’s As You LIke It, at the Queen's Theatre Hornchurch from Saturday 24 to Tuesday 27 August. This is the 2019 Public Acts production, presented in partnership with the National Theatre. A link and promo code for booking will be included on the queue page from 1pm.

If you are based in a different time zone to GMT/BST, please be aware that the timer may reflect your time zone and not GMT/BST.

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2019 08 23 12 59

The timer is currently unavailable. The Friday Rush tickets linked to below will only be available on the date and time specified above.