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 1120 seat reviews and 626 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 A20
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doritxuuu 158cm, 212 reviews, 6 helpful votes
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National Theatre - Lyttelton Stalls A20 view from seat photo

As usual, the front row seats at the Lyttelton are extremely narrow so be prepared to be squeezed for the duration of the performance. Legroom is excellent with plenty of room between the seats and the stage. The view for this production of Top Girls... More

Visited 27 March 2019

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Stalls P10
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doritxuuu 158cm, 212 reviews, 6 helpful votes
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National Theatre - Lyttelton Stalls P10 view from seat photo

Overall a very decent seat - the view is excellent with absolutely no obstructions and the stage feels quite close, a lot closer than I expected it from Row P. Legroom and comfort are below the top West End standards but I'd consider both quite decent. More

Visited 05 March 2019

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Circle F2

elliotcross 17 reviews
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National Theatre - Lyttelton Circle F2 view from seat photo

It's a cliche, but there isn't really a bad seat in this theatre. Comfort and legroom are top notch. The view isn't bad at all, but it is quite dependant upon who is sitting in front of you. I couldn't see the bottom right of the stage owing to the person... More

Visited 24 August 2019

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