National Theatre - Lyttelton, London

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 1025 seat reviews and 565 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 B27
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bryonyjameson 5"7, 85 reviews, 2 helpful votes
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National Theatre - Lyttelton B27 view from seat photo

A really decent seat, narrow but comfortable and decent enough legroom. I always find the second row means you get heads in the way in the Lyttleton, so maybe you're better off on Row A, C or D where the gradient of the seats pick up. More

Visited 27 March 2019

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Stalls C16
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bryonyjameson 5"7, 85 reviews, 2 helpful votes
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National Theatre - Lyttelton C16 view from seat photo

Seats are a little tight, with not so much room between your seats (due to the lack of arm rests on the first couple of rows). Would highly recommend you put your coat in the cloakroom just to make it more comfortable for you. Some heads in the way if... More

Visited 13 February 2019

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Stalls B17

LainerGertLush 5’4”, 51 reviews
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National Theatre - Lyttelton B17 view from seat photo

You have an amazing view in this seat, right in the middle of the row. However, it’s very tight for space, but that didn’t bother me too much. Being so close to the stage, you do have to look up slightly, so perhaps I’ll sit a few rows back next time. More

Visited 06 April 2019

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