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National Theatre - Lyttelton

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Stalls V31, Stalls V7, Stalls V6

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Getting into the Venue

The Lyttelton Theatre main entrance is situated on South Bank at the National Theatre, with levelled ramp access from street level through double doors. The venue has a car park with accessible bays and a drop-off point located outside the theatre.

All sections of the National Theatre can be accessed via several customer lifts. This venue is fully accessible for all patrons.

Logo of AccessAble The National Theatre – Lyttelton has worked with AccessAble to make it easier to plan your theatre trip before you visit. AccessAble visited the theatre in-person to create a Detailed Access Guide. Click the logo to read the AccessAble Guide.

Customer Assistance

Staff are on hand to assist with navigation throughout the theatre. All sections of the theatre can be reached by stairs or large customer lifts.

Transfers are available and it is recommended that those wishing to transfer bring a companion. An at-seat service is available for patrons unable to access the bars.

How to Book

For those who require special assistance or wish to book wheelchair spaces, it is important to book in advance and notify the theatre of any special requirements. Wheelchair users and their companions will receive significant discounts for performances.

For further information and accessibility booking, please call: 020 7452 3000 or email:

Section Accessibility


There is level access into the Stalls, with Row V being accessible step-free from the National Theatre foyer. Once inside the auditorium, rows must be reached by stairs, with 15 steps down to Row A.

Transfers are available into rear aisle seats. There can be a maximum of 4 wheelchair spaces in Row V.


The Circle can be accessed via 22 steps up from the foyer. Alternatively, seating can be accessed via a customer lift and then 5 steps down from the Circle foyer. Once inside the auditorium, there are steps to all rows, with 2 steps up to Row A and 25 to Row J. This section can seem slightly steep.

Extra legroom can be found towards the rear of the seating.

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