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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 foyer.

Opening times

Monday – Saturday, 9.30am – 10.45pm

Sunday, closed

Christmas & New Year

23 - 25 December, closed

26 December, 4pm - 10.45pm

31 December, 9.30am - 6pm

1 January 2019, 4pm - 10.45pm



Online shop

Visit our online shop, posting worldwide:

Buy historic National Theatre posters

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

Contact the Bookshop

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

Twitter: @NTBookshop

Instagram: @NTBookshop

Book Subscriptions

Our book subscriptions are your gateway to a whole year of the very best new titles in plays, fiction and children's books.

With a Play in the Post subscription you get a brand new play every month, delivered to your door, hand gift-wrapped, and chosen by people who love theatre as much as you do.

The perfect gift for all lovers of the theatre (although we think it’s totally acceptable to buy for yourself).

Explore our whole range of book subscriptions. Available online only.

Totes Cleopatra

Check out our Shakespeare ranges featuring unique gifts inspired by National Theatre productions, including Antony & Cleopatra.

Explore the range