Access London Theatre


The Access London Theatre brochure features audio-described, captioned, signed and relaxed performance listings for theatres across London and is available in print, Braille and CD.

The brochure is published four times per year: May-Aug; Sep-Nov; Dec-Feb; and Mar-May.

Download the Autumn 2017 (September - November) edition in PDF or Rich Text Format.

To order a copy of the brochure, call 020 7557 6700 or email requesting your choice of format.

Sign up to our e-newsletter for monthly updates on the latest accessible performances.


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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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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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Venue Guide

Venue Access Guide

Our Venue Access Guide includes detailed access information for more than 60 theatres in London and can be downloaded as a PDF.

The guide is also available to download in Rich Text Format.

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Tube map

Transport accessibility

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

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Access 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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Useful access information


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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Access Touch Tour

Touch Tour

Touch tours give visually impaired theatre-goers the opportunity to touch the sets, props and costumes to familiarize themselves ahead of the performance. Take a look at the touch tour for Anatomy Of A Suicide, filmed at the Royal Court Theatre.

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