Access to the National Theatre Collection is available free to UK state-funded Schools and Further Education Colleges by completing the registration form below. Only one registration per institution is required. Please see the full list of institutions who have already registered here.

First, please read, download and print for future reference the National Theatre Collection Licence/Terms of Use. To view the National Theatre privacy policy please click here.

With schools being closed for an indefinite period, the National Theatre is permitting remote access on a temporary basis to enable students to view the productions from home during this challenging time.

Once your registration has been verified, we will send you a username and password that you are free to share with the relevant students and staff for use remotely during the extended school closure. The details should NOT be shared with anyone outside of your institution.

To complete your application you will need to provide…

  • Schools in England and Wales must also provide their 6-digit URN number, a full register of URN numbers can be found here.
  • Schools in Scotland must provide their 7-digit SEED Number. SEED numbers can be found here.
  • Schools in Northern Ireland must provide their IRN number, IRN numbers can be found here.
  • FE Colleges do not have any of these numbers and should complete the relevant question on the form by entering N/A.

Due to high demand it may take up to 10 days for your request to be processed. We thank you for your patience.

*If it has been over 10 working days since you registered, and you are still waiting for your welcome email, please check your junk folder – if you still don’t have your email please do not complete the registration form again – contact us at*

Any questions? Please view our Frequently Asked Questions page.

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  • If you are from an FE College please enter 'N/A'.

  • (Please provide a direct line/extension number if possible)

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