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Access London Theatre

Published three times a year, the Access London Theatre brochure features audio-described, captioned, signed and relaxed performance listings for theatres across London and is available in large print, Braille and CD.

The summer 2016 issue, which lists performances from May to August, is available to download here as a PDF. Audio-described listings between May and August are also available in rich text format. To order a copy of the brochure, call 020 7557 6700 or email requesting your choice of format.

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Audio Description

Audio description improves access for visually impaired theatregoers by providing a live verbal commentary on the visual elements of a production broadcast through a headset.

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Captioning provides deaf, deafened and hard of hearing theatregoers access to live performance by converting speech into visible text and displaying it on an electronic screen.

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BSL Interpretation

For deaf, deafened and hard of hearing theatregoers, an interpreter will stand in a visible position and interpret the spoken and heard elements of a performance.

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Venue Access Guide summer 2016

Venue Access Guide

Our Venue Access Guide includes detailed access information for more than 70 theatres in London and can be downloaded as a PDF.

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Enabled maps

Enabled maps

Enabled London has produced Access Maps for a selection of London theatres, providing easy-to-follow instructions for step-free journeys.

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Transport accessibility

Transport for London offers a wide range of accessible transport options to help everyone get around Theatreland.

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Useful access information

Access e-newsletter

Access e-newsletter

Sign up to receive our monthly newsletter to get all the latest access news and performances direct to your inbox.

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Accessible Theatreland

Join us as on a journey around London’s famous and vibrant Theatreland and find out just how easy it is to see a show no matter what your disability.

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Access links

Access links

If you need to find out more about theatre access, there are a number of service providers and other organisations that may be of interest.

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Relaxed Performances

Relaxed performances are specially designed performances that have been adapted to reduce anxiety and create a supportive atmosphere for people with autism spectrum conditions, learning disabilities and other sensory and communication disorders.


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