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About the event

Between 3 – 9 December, we want to say a big thank you to National Lottery players by giving them a flavour of what their money supports. The idea is that they can use their National Lottery ticket to access something for free at a National Lottery-supported organisation, and that includes the New Theatre Royal.

Call in at the Box Office with your National Lottery ticket and you can book onto one of our popular Behind the Curtain Tours. Discover the fascinating history of this beautiful theatre from 1856 to the present day, and get a chance to see the secrets of a Phipps/Matcham Theatre in operation.

The tours will show you parts of the theatre not usually visited by the public, but do involve walking up and down staircases, some of which are very steep and narrow. If you have mobility issues, or are a wheelchair user, please let us know when you book so we can pre-arrange an alternative route.

You must book this event in person at the Box Office, with your Lottery ticket.


Terms and Conditions of the #ThanksToYou Offer at New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth

One National Lottery ticket provides the holder with FREE entry for a maximum of two people to a Behind the Curtain Tour at New Theatre Royal Portsmouth

All National Lottery Games qualify for FREE entry (including both National Lottery draw-based games and National Lottery Scratchcards. Proof of purchase of a National Lottery Game can be provided either as a Hard Copy ticket of as a digital ticket.

Lottery tickets are not a valid ticket for a tour, a tour ticket must be pre-booked.

The FREE Tour Offer is valid for bookings made in person between Monday 3rd December until Sunday 9th December only, at the Box Office at New Theatre Royal.

Bookings must be made in advance and can be for any currently bookable tour date.  No entry will be allowed to a tour if you do not have a valid ticket, which was booked between the 3rd – 9th December with this offer.

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