Book Tickets

Assisted Performances

Audio described performances

Live commentary via personalised headphones for blind or partially sighted patrons. Braille and Large Print cast lists will be available for these performances, with programme notes broadcast 15 minutes prior to the performance.

Touch Tours

Touch tours allow visually impaired people a unique opportunity to go onto the stage and explore the sets, costumes and props before the performance begins.

Touch Tour

Captioned performances

English text displayed on a unit for people with hearing impairments.
For more information on captioned performances please watch the video below.

Sign Language Interpreted Performances (SLIP)

A BSL interpreted performance is where the vocal line is interpreted into sign language. The interpreter stands at the front of the stage to one side allowing you to view both the signer and the production.

Forthcoming Assisted Performances...

Opera North
Audio Described - The Bartered Bride - Thursday 27 November 7pm
Touch Tour 5.45pm

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
SLIP - Saturday 13 December 2.30pm*, Tuesday 16 December 1.30pm & Friday 9 January 7.15pm 2015 Interpreted by Donna Ruane.
Relaxed Performance - Wednesday 7 January 2015 1.30pm (also sign language interpreted). Click here for more details.

*Free Signed Workshop for children 11.30am-1.00pm on Saturday 13 December
See the set costumes and props and try out some signed songs from the show. This workshop is free for deaf children & their siblings/friends attending the signed performance. Please request a place at the time of booking as places are limited and must be booked in advance.
Audio Described - Sunday 14 December 1.30pm & Saturday 3 January 2.30pm 2015
Captioned - Sunday 4 January 1.30pm 2015

One Man, Two Guvnors
SLIP - Thursday 29 January 7.30pm. Interpreter Donna Ruane.

Barnum
Audio Described - Tuesday 10 February 7.30pm
Captioned - Wednesday 11 February 7.30pm
SLIP - Thursday 12 February 7.30pm. Interpreter Marie Pascall. Dress Circle seats are advised.

A View From The Bridge
Captioned - Thursday 5 March 7.30pm
Audio Described - Saturday 7 March 2.30pm

Opera North
Audio Described - La Traviata - Friday 27 March 7pm
Touch Tour 5.45pm

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Captioned - Saturday 4 April 2.30pm
SLIP - Thursday 9 April 7.30pm. Interpreter Donna Ruane
Audio Described - Saturday 11 April 2.30pm

Sally Morgan
SLIP - Tuesday 28 April 7.30pm. Interpreter Donna Ruane.

Anything Goes
SLIP - Friday 19 June 7.30pm
Captioned - Saturday 20 June 2.30pm

The Bodyguard
SLIP - Friday 16 October 7.30pm
Captioned - Thursday 22 October 7.30pm
Audio Described - Saturday 24 October 2.30pm

Scene & Sound logo access page
For a full guide to Audio Described, Captioned and British Sign Language interpreted performances at a variety of local theatres visit sceneandsound.co.uk

For more information on our assisted performances please call Emily Noakes on 0115 989 5609 or email emily.noakes@nottinghamcity.gov.uk