Caption and audio described performances

We offer Audio Described and Captioned performances for visually and for deaf and hearing impaired patrons for all productions.

Captioned performance date: Wednesday 13 March 2013, 7.30pm

Audio described performances
A live commentary giving details of all the visual aspects of a production. The commentary is interspersed with the actors' dialogue. Before the play begins you can hear an introduction to the production which gives details of the set, costumes and characters. The commentary is delivered via radio headsets, available from the desk in the theatre foyer.

You can also get the introductory notes on CD sent to your home to listen to before you come to the theatre. Please ask for this service when you book your tickets or email

Audio described performance date:
Saturday 23 February 2013, 7.30pm (Touch Tour 5.30 - 6.00) (buy tickets)
Thursday 21 March 2013, 7.30pm (Touch Tour 5.30 - 6.00)

Audio introductions
The audio introduction for Boris Godunov is also available to read as text: listen. Alternatively you can use Soundcloud to listen or download:


Find out about other services for visually impaired patrons, including:

  • Touch Tours
  • Bringing guide dogs to the theatre
  • Seats for people with visual or hearing impairment

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0844 800 1110
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