Welcome to The Bookshop

Browse our online bookshop below, filled with 100s of beautiful books about all aspects of working in the Theatre, including preparing for auditions and choosing a career path in the theatre - from acting to directing and writing.

Working in a Theatre

All the inspiration you need for your own career journey in the Theatre

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Our online shop is just a fraction of our stock — we have thousands of books on our shelves and can access millions more.  To order a book, get in touch with us at bookshop@nationaltheatre.org.uk

About the Theatre

Books about the National Theatre, history and more

Every purchase supports the National Theatre

When you're picking up a book, every sale goes directly back into supporting the artistic work of the National Theatre. So thank you, from us to you. We couldn't do it without you.

Play in a box

Discover how to create, direct and act in your very own play in this brilliant kit from the National Theatre.  For readers aged 6+.

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