Booking Tickets

Tickets can be booked directly with The Old Vic in three ways:

ONLINE via 24 hours a day – a £1.50 transaction fee applies per booking (does not apply to Premium Friends). If you complete your booking online, your tickets will come through in an email as e-tickets.

PHONE on 0844 871 7628* Mon–Fri 9am–7.30pm; Sat 9am–7pm; Sun 9.30am–4pm – a £2.50 transaction fee applies per booking (does not apply to Premium Friends). *0844 numbers are charged at 7p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge.

IN PERSON through our Box Office at The Old Vic, The Cut, London SE1 8NB Mon–Sat 10am–7pm (Mon–Fri until 6pm when there is no show) – no transaction fee applies when booking in person. We stop advance bookings 30 minutes before the show starts (remember that this also includes matinee days).

Tickets cannot be sold on or for commercial gain by any outlet other than The Old Vic or one of its authorised agents. We will void any ticket offered for resale at an inflated price, either on or offline, and urge audiences against buying tickets through these channels.


Available to everyone with half of the house priced at £10 for selected previews – find out more here

Best available seats for £30 for all matinee performances only

£12.50 for Mon–Wed evenings and Wed matinees
10% deposit required to reserve tickets – please have a credit card to hand when making your reservation.

£10 off Mon–Thu evenings and midweek matinees

£15 off Mon–Thu evenings and midweek matinees

Top three price bands reduced to £21 for all performances (available on the phone or in person)




School Groups 10+
£12.50 for Mon–Wed eves & mid–week matinees – Off Peak (7–19 Jan)

Groups Rate – Available for off-peak performances (27 Nov–13 Dec, 7–19 Jan)
Group 10+: £45 bands A & B, £20 band C Mon–Thu performances
Group 20+: £35 bands A & B, £15 band C Mon–Thu performances

Senior Rate
£30 for Matinees from 27 Nov–13 Dec 2018.
£30 for all performances from 7–19 Jan 2019.

Under 16s
50% off price Bands A–C Mon-Thu excluding premium weeks


CASH OR CREDIT/DEBIT CARDS – we accept Amex, Mastercard, Switch and Visa.

THEATRE TOKENS – are accepted and can be redeemed over the phone (0844 871 7628) or in person at the Box Office. If you are booking by phone, please press option 1 and then option 3 to talk to us about redeeming your tokens. You can buy Theatre Tokens here. Please note, no theatre tokens can be accepted within an hour of the show beginning.


E-TICKETS – you will be sent an email with your e-tickets attached as a PDF. This is The Old Vic’s preferred method of ticketing. Tickets will appear as one attachment and when you open it you will see you have one ticket per person. If this is not the case, please contact us.

POSTED – we can post your tickets to you. They can take up to seven working days to arrive. Please contact Box Office if you would like your tickets posted to you.

COLLECTION – tickets can be collected as soon as they have been purchased up until the start of the performance, although it is advisable to allow 30 minutes before the show starts. Please contact Box Office if you would like to collect your tickets.

If you bought your tickets via another agency, you will only be able to collect your tickets 30–60 minutes before the show starts.


Can be downloaded here