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.

Captioned performance date for The Shoemaker's Holiday
Thursday 8 January 2015 evening performance at the Swan Theatre.
Saturday 21 February 2015 matinee performance at the Swan Theatre.

Audio described performance for The Shoemaker's Holiday
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 Shoemaker's Holiday
Saturday 7 February 2015 matinee performance at the Swan Theatre.
Monday 16 February 2015 evening performance at the Swan Theatre.

Audio introductions for The Shoemaker's Holiday
The audio introduction is available to listen to or download in mp3 format, below. Or you can download the notes to The Shoemaker's Holiday.

Find out about other services for patrons 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

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0844 800 1110
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