Access Performances

Signed Performances

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

Matilda – The Musical – Wed 21 Mar, 7.30pm

An Officer and a Gentleman – Wed 18 Apr, 7.30pm

White Christmas – Sat 22 Dec 2018, 2.15pm & Tue 8 Jan 2019 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.

Matilda – The Musical – Tue 20 Mar, 7.30pm

An Officer and a Gentleman – Wed 18 Apr, 7.30pm

White Christmas – Sat 22 Dec 2018, 2.15pm

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.

Matilda – The Musical – Thu 22 Mar, 7.30pm

An Officer and a Gentleman – Sat 21 Apr 2018 – 2:15pm

The Little Mermaid – Sat 5 May 2018, 2.30pm

White Christmas – Sun 23 Dec 2018, 5pm

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. The timings listed below are the start times of the Touch Tour. 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.

An Officer and a Gentleman – Sat 21 Apr 2018 – 2:15pm

The Little Mermaid – Sat 5 May 2018, 2.30pm

White Christmas – Sun 23 Dec 2018, 5pm & Sat 5 Jan 2019, 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.

White Christmas – Sat 12 Jan 2019, 2.15pm

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.

An Officer and a Gentleman – Sat 21 Apr 2018 – 2:15pm

White Christmas – Thu 3 Jan 2019, 2.15pm