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.
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.
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.
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.
More Information Links to other originations
www.ndcs.org.uk National charity for deaf children and young people
www.parkingforbluebadges.com Comprehensive parking and interactive bus information for Blue Badge disabled drivers.
www.rnib.org.uk National charity for visually impaired people.
www.shapearts.org.uk Disability-led arts organisation.
www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk National charity offering support to people with hearing loss.
www.spit.org.uk National organisation for signed performances in theatre
www.stagetext.org Captioning service provider
www.theatresign.com Sign Language Interpreted performances provider
www.tourismforall.org.uk Information on accessible accommodation, tourism advice and special offers on hotels
www.vocaleyes.co.uk Audio description service provider