Access performances

We offer captioned and audio described performances along with touch tours to enhance your experience at the theatre. We do this for all our productions.

Part I:

Captioned performance dates for Henry IV Part I:
Friday, 8 August, 2014 7:15pm (Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon)

Audio described performance for Henry IV Part I
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 access@rsc.org.uk.

Audio described performance dates for Henry IV Part I:
Friday 29 August, 7.15pm (Touch Tour 5.15pm) (Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon)

Audio introductions for Henry IV Part I
The audio introduction for Henry IV Part I is available to listen in mp3 format as below:

 

or you can download the text file here.

Part II:

Captioned performance dates for Henry IV Part II:
Saturday, 9 August, 2014 7:15pm (Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon)

Audio described performances for Henry IV Part II
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 access@rsc.org.uk.

Audio described performance dates for Henry IV Part II:
Sat 30 August, 7.15pm (Touch Tour 5.15pm) (Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon)

Audio introductions for Henry IV Part II
The audio introduction for Henry IV Part II is available to listen in mp3 format as below:

 

Or you can download the text file here.

Find out about other services for people with access needs including:

  • Reduced ticket prices
  • Reserved front row seating
  • Parking
  • Touch Tours
  • Bringing assistance dogs to the theatre
  • Enhanced stage sound
  • Induction loops

Henry IV Parts I & II

by William Shakespeare

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