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National Theatre Architecture Tour

13 November - 31 March
Organized by: National Theatre
Venue: , National Theatre
Upper Ground
South Bank

Designed by the architect Denys Lasdun, the National Theatre has divided public opinion since it opened in 1976. In 2001 a Radio Times poll featured Denys Lasdun’s building in the top five of both the most hated and the most loved British buildings. 

Devised with Patrick Dillon, of NT Future architects Haworth Tompkins, come and see for yourself how Lasdun’s masterpiece is revealed anew.

The tour lasts around 90mins and takes you both outside and around the building This tour does not include the auditoriums – backstage tours may be booked separately Tickets £12.50 To book, email tours@nationaltheatre.org.uk


AccessFor the hearing impaired (including hearing aid users) the Contego system, an easy-to-use wireless listening device, is now available for use on these tours. Please inform us at the time of booking if you would like to use the Contego system, or if you have any additional access requirements.

For further information on tour times, availability and group bookings email tours@nationaltheatre.org.uk