Access Performances

Signed Performances

A number of performances and events are British Sign Language interpreted. Please refer to the show pages for more information.

Grease – Wed 14 Dec, 7.30pm

The Twits – Tue 17 Jan, 7pm

What the Butler Saw – Wed 15 Mar, 7.30pm

Captioned Performances

Selected performances are captioned. Captions convert the spoken word  into visible text as they are spoken, via a display screen on stage.

The Twits – Thu 29 Dec, 7pm

Grease – Thu  5 Jan, 7.30pm

Audio Described Performances

Selected performances are audio described where key visual aspects of a performance are described live via a headset. Headsets which receive the description can be  reserved in advance via the Ticket office and may be collected prior to the performance. Season brochures are available in large print and audio CD on request.

The Twits – Wed 11 Jan, 10am

Grease – Mon 19 Dec 7.30pm & Sat 7 Jan 2.30pm

What the Butler Saw – Sat 18 Mar, 2.15pm

Touch Tours

Touch Tours are a tactile tour of the stage allowing customers who are blind or partially sighted greater access to the performance. Tours take place 90 minutes prior to the start of an audio described performance. Places on the tour should be booked in advance via the Ticket Office. Special seating is available for customers on audio described, captioned and British Sign Language Interpreted performances.

The Twits – Wed 11 Jan, 9am

Grease – Mon 19 Dec 6pm & Sat 7 Jan 12pm

What the Butler Saw – Sat 18 Mar, 2.15pm

Relaxed Performances

Relaxed performances are tailored and aimed at anyone who would benefit from a more relaxed performance environment. The atmosphere in the auditorium will be relaxed and audience members will be free to come and go as they please and make noise if they want to.

The Twits – Sat 14 Jan, 3.30pm

Grease – Sat 17 Dec 2.30pm

What the Butler Saw – Wed 15 Mar, 7.30pm

Dementia Friendly Performances

Dementia friendly performances are tailored to meet the specific needs of people living with dementia. They include adaptations to the show, clearer visual markers and signage in the physical environment and a relaxed attitude to movement and audience responses during the show.

To find out more about what a dementia friendly performance entails, you can watch footage from our Oliver! dementia friendly performance.

Grease – Wed 11 Jan 2.30pm