Assisted Performances | Theatre Royal
Click here to view a detailed access report for the Theatre Royal compiled by national disabled access guide, DiasbledGo.
Brochures are available in Braille, large print and audio tape from the Box Office.
There are eight spaces for wheelchairs in the Stalls. (Please note: you must bring your own wheelchair). One free ticket for the companion of a wheelchair user.
We have a sound enhancement system in the auditorium. Using a headset (with or without a hearing aid) you can boost the volume of the performance. Headsets are bookable at the Box Office, which has an induction loop.
Guide, hearing and other working dogs are welcome in all parts of the theatre.
There is an accessible toilet on all levels of the theatre.
There are two parking spaces for Blue Badge Holders on Shakespeare St. and three spaces on Hood St. Most parking meters are free to Blue Badge Holders.
There is lift access to all levels of the theatre.
One free ticket for the companion of a customer who is unable to attend an event unaccompanied. Patrons will be asked to produce one of the following as validation of status:
- A letter confirming receipt of Disability Living Allowance.
- A Local Authority Mobility Card/Pass.
- A Disabled Person's Railcard.
- Local Authority Registration Cards for Visual Impairments or certificate.
- Doctor’s note (valid for 6 months)
(If patrons are booking a Wheelchair space, they do not need to show any proof.)
There are a number of Signed, Stagetext Captioned or Audio Described performances, please check the show pages for further information.
The following access performances are available at the Theatre Royal.**
British Sign Language - BSL
(Sign language interpreted for Deaf BSL users) View Shows >
* Please note: access performances are only available on selected performances.
The forthcoming Captioned performances at the Theatre Royal are:
Woman in Black Thu 23 May 7.30pm
Blood Brothers Sat 22 Jun, 2.30pm
Joseph Sat 27 Jul, 2pm
Fiddler on the Roof Thu 26 Sep, 7.30pm
Hamlet Thu 24 Oct, 7pm
As You Like It Thu 31 Oct, 7.30pm
All's Well That Ends Well Thu 7 Nov, 7.30pm
Jack and the Beanstalk Tue 17 Dec, 7pm
Jack and the Beanstalk Wed 8 Jan, 7pm
Dirty Dancing Thu 15 May 2014, 7.30pm
The forthcoming Audio Described performances at the Theatre Royal are:
Woman in Black Sat 25 May, 2.30pm
Blood Brothers Sat 15 Jun, 2.30pm
Joseph Sat 3 Aug, 2pm
Fiddler on the Roof Wed 25 Sep, 7.30pm
Hamlet Sat 26 Oct, 1pm (Touch Tour 11am)
As You Like It Sat 2 Nov, 1.30pm (Touch Tour 11.30am)
All's Well That Ends Well Sat 9 Nov, 1.30pm (Touch Tour 11.30am)
Opera North's Peter Grimes Sat 16 Nov, 7pm
Jack and the Beanstalk Sun 5 Jan, 5pm
Dirty Dancing Fri 16 May 2014, 5pm
The forthcoming British Sign Language (BSL) performances at the Theatre Royal are:
There are currently no BSL performances scheduled.
If you would like to speak to someone about access performances at the Theatre Royal, please call Ian Taylor, House Manager on 0191 244 2514 or email email@example.com