Access Performances

Signed Performances

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

What the Butler Saw – Wed 15 Mar, 7.30pm

Scrooge – Sat 23 Jan, 2.30pm

Captioned Performances

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

Scrooge – Thu 4 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.

What the Butler Saw – Sat 18 Mar, 2.15pm

Scrooge – Tue 19 Dec, 7.30pm & Sat 6 Jan, 2.30pm


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.

What the Butler Saw – Sat 18 Mar, 2.15pm

Scrooge – Tue 19 Dec, 7.30pm & Sat 6 Jan, 2.30pm

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.

Scrooge – Sun 17 Dec, 1pm

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.

Scrooge – Wed 3 Jan, 2.30pm