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 date for Bring Up the Bodies:
Saturday 15 March 2014 7.30pm (Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon)

Audio described performance for Bring Up the Bodies
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 Bring Up the Bodies:
Saturday 8 March 2014, 1.30pm (Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon)
Thursday 27 March 2014, 7.30pm (Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon)

Audio introductions

The audio introduction for Bring Up the Bodies is available to listen to in mp3 format or read as text: links Download the files by following the links below:

Download the text file here.

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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