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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 2015 issue is now available. To order a a copy of the brochure, which lists performances taking place between May and August, call 020 7557 6700 or email Alternatively you can download it as a pdf or download the audio-described listings in rich text 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

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.

  • 4 Aug 14:00
    The Gruffalo
    Lyric Theatre
    T: 020 7632 4121


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