National Theatre - Lyttelton seating plan

National Theatre - Lyttelton seating plan

National Theatre - Lyttelton Seating Plan

The National Theatre - Lyttelton has a capacity of 894 seats, including 552 seats in the Stalls and 342 seats in the Circle. Use our interactive seating plan to view 830 seat reviews and 420 photos of views from seat.

Venue overview

The Lyttelton is the smaller space in the National Theatre and represents most West End theatres. A proscenium arch theatre, the venue typically hosts small, traditional plays, as well as revivals and new writing. The auditorium reflects the 1970’s design of the building and has a relatively modern interior, which allows for relatively comfortable seating throughout.

Seating in the venue is particularly good, with comfort and legroom being top-class. There are great sight-lines in both the Stalls and Circle, although it is recommended to sit in the lower Stalls for the best overall view.

Good value seats

The National Theatre boasts an excellent Entry Pass scheme for under 25's, allowing tickets for productions to be purchased for £5. These seats are located throughout the theatre and typically allow for excellent views! Alternatively, sit towards the rear of the Stalls or Circle for an unobstructed view of the stage which may only feel a tad distant.

Premium seats

Sit in the Stalls for the best view of the stage, namely centrally between Row E and Row M. Alternatively, sitting in the first two rows of the Circle allows for an excellent view of the entire stage. For the most intimate experience, sit in the front few rows to feel entirely immersed!

Recent seat reviews

Stalls D12
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simonmilligan 6"2, 121 reviews, 3 helpful votes
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National Theatre - Lyttelton D12 view from seat photo

Legroom is poor in this part of the theatre and the view is compromised as the first 3 or 4 rows arent raked at all. If you have a tall person in front of you then you'll have a bad time. Luckily enough I AM that tall person - so was better for m... More

Saw Network Network on 11 November 2017

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Stalls D13
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nathandowling 26 reviews
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National Theatre - Lyttelton D13 view from seat photo

Limited leg room and there is no high back to the seats. However the view is great and these seats are usually cheaper due to being close to the stage and lower down so you cant see the floor of the back of the stage. This is not usually a problem th... More

Saw Network Network on 11 November 2017

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Stalls A26
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bryonyjameson 5"7, 58 reviews, 1 helpful vote
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National Theatre - Lyttelton A26 view from seat photo

You're very very close, but not neck-hurtingly close. It's powerful when the cast come to the edge of the stage, like they did in this production. Plenty of legroom and space unlike the other rows at the very front of the Lyttleton.... More

Saw Absolute Hell Absolute Hell on 28 April 2018

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