The world is huge

Don't miss any of it

Travel news, itineraries, and inspiration delivered straight to your inbox.

By proceeding, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.


See the best for less with London theater discounts

The pound isn’t doing us Yanks any favors these days, and even without the brutal exchange rate, London is a pricey city, so discounts count more than ever. Here’s a quick rundown on some of the ways to save on theater tickets in London.

National Theatre

The National Theatre offers a number of ways to avoid paying full price. Children under 18, groups, and seniors are eligible for discounted tickets to performances. And if you’re flexible, you can stop by and try to pick up discounted day-of, standing-room, or standby seats.

The National also has free exhibitions and free music performances year-round.

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

The Globe offers a variety of discounts on its tickets, including £10 off top-price tickets to some initial performances, discounts for group bookings, and savings for families. The theater also offers concessions to those under 16. Plus, there are 700 standing-room tickets for each performance available for £5 each.

More theater ticket discounts

The Society of London Theatre, which runs the half-price tkts ticket booths, also lists special offers on its website. To buy half-price, same-day tickets, visit the tkts ticket booths in Leicester Square or Canary Wharf. lists more ways to save on theater, movie, and music tickets.

We hand-pick everything we recommend and select items through testing and reviews. Some products are sent to us free of charge with no incentive to offer a favorable review. We offer our unbiased opinions and do not accept compensation to review products. All items are in stock and prices are accurate at the time of publication. If you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission.

Top Fares From