Accessible Events

Accessible Events

You can find listings for our upcoming BSL interpreted, Captioned and Audio Described events below as well as some general information on each type of performance.

Accessibility info:

In our theatre the seats are 19.5″ wide and the space between each of our seats is 4”. Most seats in the auditorium are linked together and have arm rests which are welded to the frame so cannot be removed. The only seats that can be removed are in row L 1-6 and 23-28 and the front row in two’s.

Legroom in Row A is 34”. Legroom in row B-K is 16” with corner seats having 20” of legroom.  Legroom is 12” in Row L 7-22. Should visitors require more space, they may request seats at the back of the auditorium, providing that the space isn’t currently booked, where other chairs can be placed here.

 

What can I expect from a BSL Interpreted performance?

British Sign Language Interpreted Performances are performances where an interpreter is on stage interpreting the words and songs live. They are suitable for: Deaf people. Those with family members who use British Sign Language.

 

What does a Captioned performance look like?

Captioned performances have text on screens at the front of the auditorium so that deaf and hard of hearing, or anyone that would like to read along, can also enjoy the performance.

 

What is an Audio Described performance?

Audio Description is a live verbal commentary to assist patrons who are visually impaired. A trained Audio Describer will be in a box at the back of the auditorium with a view of the stage and will conduct the description live. The commentary can be heard via headsets.

 

What’s a Relaxed Performance?

A relaxed performance is where the ambience of the auditorium and theatre ‘rules’ are relaxed. These performances are ideal for people with learning disabilities or autism, or anyone who would benefit from a more relaxed environment.

SOFIE HAGEN: FAT JOKES

FRI 24 FEB

Edinburgh comedy award winner Sofie Hagen presents; Fat Jokes.

A show bursting with big jokes and fat punchlines.

Sofie returns to her craft of devastatingly brilliant joke writing and storytelling and has created this collection of fat jokes and unforgettable moments that you can laugh at without feeling like sh*t. Come as you are and enjoy an actual fat person at the top of her game.