Access performances

We offer audio described and captioned performances for all patrons who are visually impaired, deaf or hearing impaired. We do this for all of our productions.

Captioned performance dates for The Roaring Girl:
Thursday, 24 July, 2014 7:30pm (Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon)
Saturday, 20 September, 2014 1:30pm (Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon)

Audio described performances for The Roaring Girl
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 dates for The Roaring Girl:
Fri 6 June, 7.30pm (Touch Tour 5.30pm) (Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon)
Sat 19 July, 1.30pm (Touch Tour 11.30am) (Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon)

Audio introductions for The Roaring Girl
The audio introduction for The Roaring Girl will also be available to listen to in mp3 format or read as text: links to download these files will be published here before the access performance dates.

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

The Roaring Girl

by Dekker & Middleton

Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
9 April - 30 Sept 2014

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