Access Performances

Signed Performances

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

Les Misérables
Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm

White Christmas

Sat 22 Dec, 2.15pm &
Tue 8 Jan 2019, 7.30pm

The Cat in the Hat
Sun 23 Dec, 3pm

To Kill A Mockingbird
Thu 14 Feb 2019, 7.30pm

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin
Sat 20 Apr 2019, 7.30pm

Rambert: Life is a Dream
Fri 1 Mar, 7.30pm

On Your Feet!
Fri 7 Jun 2019, 7.30pm

The Color Purple
Fri 5 Jul 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.

The Cat in the Hat
Sun 16 Dec, 3pm

White Christmas

Sat 22 Dec, 2.15pm

To Kill A Mockingbird
Sat 16 Feb 2019, 2.15pm

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin
Sat 20 Apr 2019, 2.15pm

On Your Feet!
Thu 6 Jun 2019, 7.30pm

The Color Purple
Tue 9 Jul 2019, 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.

Les Misérables
Thu 22 Nov, 7.30pm

The Cat in the Hat
Fri 21 Dec, 6.30pm

White Christmas
Sun 23 Dec, 5pm & Sat 5 Jan 2019, 2.15pm

To Kill A Mockingbird
Sat 16 Feb 2019, 2.15pm

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin
Sat 20 Apr 2019, 7.30pm

Northern Ballet‘s Victoria
Sat 6 Apr 2019, 2.30pm

On Your Feet!
Sat 8 Jun 2019, 2.15pm

The Color Purple
Fri 12 Jul 2019, 7.30pm

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 usually 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 Box Office. Special seating is available for customers on audio described, captioned and British Sign Language Interpreted performances.

White Christmas
Sun 23 Dec, 3.30pm (performance at 5pm) & Sat 5 Jan 2019, 12.45pm (performance at 2.15pm)

To Kill A Mockingbird
Sat 16 Feb 2019, 6pm

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin
Sat 20 Apr 2019, 6pm

Northern Ballet‘s Victoria
Sat 6 Apr 2019, 12noon

On Your Feet!
Sat 8 Jun 2019, 12.45pm

The Color Purple
Fri 12 Jul 2019, 6pm

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 Cat in the Hat
Fri 21 Dec, 6.30pm & Sun 6 Jan 2019, 3pm

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.

White Christmas
Thu 3 Jan 2019, 2.15pm