If you're aged 16-25 you can get £5 tickets for RSC shows in Stratford-upon-Avon and London.


Forty tickets in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and 20 tickets in the Swan Theatre are reserved every performance (except press night) for 16-25 year olds.

Booking your £5 theatre tickets is super simple. Check out our step-by-step guide on how to do it below:

  • Step 1: Head to the 'What's On and Book Tickets' page
  • Step 2: Find a show that takes your fancy and click the 'Book Tickets' button
  • Step 3: Enter the promo code '1625' into the promo box and click 'Add'
  • Step 4: Choose which performance works best for you and continue to select your seats as normal

Technology not on your side? You can always ring our lovely Box Office team on 01789 331111 who will be able to give you a hand.

No tickets available on the day you want? Don't forget we also have a limited number of on the day tickets. These are available at 10am on the day in person only from our Box Office in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.

Tickets can only be collected from the Box Office from one hour before the performance. Proof of age is required. Tickets allocated at discretion of Box Office.


For our London Season at the Barbican, 20 £5 tickets are available for every performance (except Press Night) for anyone aged 16-25. You can either visit the Barbican Box Office in person or get them over the phone on 020 7638 8891.

You must make the booking yourself, maximum two per person. All tickets will be held for collection at the Box Office until one hour before the performance when proof of ID will be required. There are no booking fees.

Be sure to check out our other London offers for 16-25s, including our West End transfers and Matilda The Musical.