Using this Website

By using this website, you are agreeing to these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please do not use the site. We reserve the right to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these terms at any time.

We aim to have up to date and correct information on our site at all times and reserve the right to update this site as and when is needed in order to reflect the most up to date information.

Privacy Policy

Nottingham Playhouse Trust Ltd understands the importance of protecting your personal information and we will use our best endeavours to safeguard your privacy. Our Privacy Policy explains our data processing practices, what information we gather, how that information will be used and who will have access to it.

Cookie Policy

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device. They are created when you visit a website that uses cookies and are stored in the memory (session cookies) or hard drive (persistent cookies). By using our site you consent to cookies being used in accordance with our policy. You can find our Cookie Policy here.


The copyright in the content on the Nottingham Playhouse website belongs to Nottingham Playhouse except where it is stated otherwise. All rights are reserved by Nottingham Playhouse. Except solely for your own personal and non-commercial use in accordance with the law, no part of this website may be copied, published, or adapted in any other medium without the prior written permission of Nottingham Playhouse.

Making a Purchase

All tickets, merchandise and other items available to purchase on this website are subject to availability.

Nottingham Playhouse reserves the right to change prices, for example introduce discounts, without prior notification. Offers or discounts will not be applied to previously purchased tickets or other items.

Booking fees, where applicable, are charged per transaction and not per ticket. If your transaction contains tickets for several events, the highest booking fee will apply. Playhouse Pass members do not pay booking fees.

Please check the date and time of your booking(s) carefully as mistakes cannot always be rectified.

All information is correct at the time of purchase. Occasionally it is necessary to make changes to performances, for example a change of artist or the start time or date of an event. Nottingham Playhouse reserves the right to make these changes without prior notification or obligation to refund monies or exchange tickets. We will make every endeavour to contact customers in advance to advise of any changes.

Some productions may not be suitable for children or may contain material which could cause offence. Specific age and content advisory information is included on the event webpage and our Triggers and Advisories page.

Concessions, Discounts and Offers

A range of concessions, discounts and offers is available and varies from event to event. Specific information on the ticket prices available are shown on the event webpage and our Ticket Savings page. You can find information about schools and groups discounts here. If you are unsure about your eligibility for a concession or discount please contact our Box Office on 0115 941 9419 or

If you have purchased tickets at the student rate you will need to show your NUS card, along with your ticket, on arrival at the theatre.

Baby tickets – We sell baby tickets for £1 for all children under the age of one so parents can enjoy coming to the theatre. Some restrictions may apply to specific performances – please check with our Box Office team. Please note, this does not apply to those performance which are designed for children under the age of one (standard ticket prices will apply). Baby tickets require the child to sit on the parent’s/carer’s knee. Pushchairs and car seats will not be permitted inside the auditorium; however, our Front of House team will be able to help you store your pushchair safely elsewhere. Please call our Box Office on 0115 941 9419 to book a baby ticket. Children over 12 months old will require a standard ticket to attend a show. The baby ticket service is free to Playhouse Pass members.

Exchanges and Refunds

Tickets are non-refundable, unless an event is cancelled or rescheduled. We can exchange your tickets to a different day of the same production but tickets cannot be exchanged between different productions. This is provided you contact us at least 24 hours in advance of the first performance. This service is offered at a rate of £2 per ticket and free of charge to Playhouse Pass Premium, Silver, Gold and Platinum members. If the value of the new tickets is higher than the original tickets the difference must be paid, however no refunds will be given if you choose tickets of a lesser value.

If you experience a problem whilst at Nottingham Playhouse or during an event, please bring it to the attention of the Duty Manager immediately. We regret we may not be able to offer refunds or exchanges retrospectively unless you have let us know of a problem during your visit.

Tickets for events that are cancelled or rescheduled after purchase are eligible for exchange and refund and our Box Office team will be in touch with you by email or phone with information specific to your booking. Where a customer opts to keep their tickets for a future date, this is considered as a firm booking and is subject to our usual terms and conditions.

Please note that Nottingham Playhouse is not liable for any additional costs or expenses you may incur as a result of a cancelled or rescheduled event, including for travel, accommodation or hospitality.

Ticket Refund Protection

Ticket Refund Protection is issued through Secure My Booking and can be purchased when buying your tickets. Ticket Refund Protection cannot be added to your tickets after purchasing. See Secure My Booking’s full terms & conditions.


Tickets must not be resold. This includes the resale of tickets for profit, in which circumstances Nottingham Playhouse reserves the right to cancel the booking or refuse admission without notice and without being obliged to refund monies. We are able resell your tickets once a performance is sold out. This service is offered at a rate of £2 per ticket and free of charge to Playhouse Pass members.

Seat Allocation

Occasionally it may be necessary to change a customer’s seat allocation. Nottingham Playhouse reserves the right to make these changes without prior notification or obligation to refund monies or exchange tickets. We will make every endeavour to contact customers in advance to advise of any changes at the earliest opportunity.

Attending an Event


Nottingham Playhouse reserves the right to refuse admission to any ticket holder to ensure the comfort and safety of our staff and audiences.

Audience members are not permitted to bring alcohol onto Nottingham Playhouse premises.

Large bags (measuring over 40cm x 30cm x 15cm) cannot be taken into performances.

We may need to conduct random bag searches prior to admission. On these occasions, if you do not permit a search to be undertaken, unfortunately we cannot admit you to the performance or event.

Latecomers will be admitted at the discretion of the Duty Manager at a suitable point in the performance. Please note, some performances have a strict no latecomers policy and we are unable to refund ticket purchases if you miss the performance start time.

During Your Visit

Nottingham Playhouse has Zero Tolerance of ALL forms of abuse or harassment. We expect that all visitors will treat staff, performers and each other with courtesy and respect. We reserve the right to end any visit without warning and will report all incidents of threats, harassment, or discrimination to Nottinghamshire Police.

Photography, video and sound recording of performances is strictly forbidden. Anyone found to be recording a performance may be asked to leave.

The use of mobile phones is not permitted during performances.

Drinks are not permitted to be taken into auditoria in glass.

Playhouse Pass and Consumer Contracts Regulations

Playhouse Pass memberships are subject to the Consumer Contracts Regulations’ 14-day cooling off period from the date of purchase, providing no part has already been used. Event ticket purchases are exempt from this regulation.