This is a list of upcoming and recent assisted performances. Click here for a guide to our facilities.
Audio Described PerformancesClick here to download the latest audio brochure version of the Norwich Theatre Royal Brochure.
Audio Described performances are delivered live during a performance via headsets available from the Welcome Point – we recommend booking in the front Stalls
The following audio links will stream MP3's directly through your browser or default media player. To download please refer to your particular application's instructions.
- Girl On A Train: Sat 6th July, 2019, 2.30pm, - Caroline Williams
Matilda: Wed 31st July, 2.30pm - RSC Describers
- Sat 10th Aug, 2.30pm - RSC Describers
- Romeo & Juliet: Sat 7 Sept, 2.30pm - Caroline Burn
- Kinky Boots:Thu 26 Sept, 2.30pm - Caroline Williams
- The Lovely Bones: Sat 12 Oct, 2.30pm
- A Midsummer Night's Dream: Sat 19 Oct, 2.30pm - Roz Chalmers
- A Taste of Honey: Sat 16 Nov, 2.30pm - National Theatre Describer
- On Your Feet: Sat 23 Nov, 2.30pm - Caroline Williams
- Cinderella: Sat 11th Jan, 2.30pm
- Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes: Sat 22 Feb, 2.30pm -TBC
- Les Misérables: Thu 19th March, 2.30pm - Caroline Williams
- We Will Rock You: Sat 9 May, 2.30pm - Caroline Williams
A BSL interpreter will stand on the stage and give a sign interpretation of the text sung or spoken by the actors and singers on the stage. The signer will usually stand stage left. We recommend booking in the Centre Front Stalls.
The following are BSL signed performances:-
- Matilda: Sat 10 Aug, 2019, 2.30pm. Theatresign – Donna Ruane
- Kinky Boots: Thu 26 Sept 7.30pm. Theatresign – Donna Ruane
- A Woman Of No Importance: Sat 9 Nov, 2.30pm - Clare Edwards
- The Lovely Bones: Sat 12 Oct, 2.30pm - Theatresign
- A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Sat 19 Oct 2.30pm - Watermill Providers
- A Taste of Honey: Sat 16 Nov 2.30pm - National Theatre Providers
During a Captioned Performance there will be caption units displaying spoken or sung words as they are delivered on stage - we recommend avoiding the front three rows when booking to view the captions comfortably.
The following performances are captioned:
- Matilda: Wed 24th July, 2.30pm - Beverly Ward
- Kinky Boots:Thu 19 Sept 2.30pm - Suzanne Biesty
- The Lovely Bones: Wed 9 Oct, 2.30pm - TBC
- A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Sat 19 Oct 2.30pm - Suzanne Biesty
- A Woman Of No Importance: Sat 9 Nov , 2.30pm - TBC
- A Taste of Honey: Thu 14 Nov 2.30pm - National Theatre Captioner
- Cinderella: Sun 12th Jan 5.30pm - Rosey Lock
- Curtains: Sat 15 Feb, 2.30pm - TBC
- Les Misérables: Thur 26th Mar, 2.30pm - TBC
- We Will Rock You - Wed 6 May, 2.30pm - TBC
A supportive and relaxed environment especially suited to those with autism and a wide range of disabilities. Patrons free to move around and make noise during these full-length performances.
To book for relaxed performances please contact our Box Office on (01603) 630000 and we will be able to offer information and advice on where to sit within the auditorium. (N.B Relaxed performances cannot be booked online).
- Cinderella: Thur 16th Jan, 5.30pm
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Dementia-friendly performances offer a safe and relaxed experience for those living with dementia. More inforamtion on Dementia-friendly performances can be found on our accessibility page.
To book for relaxed performances please contact our Box Office on (01603) 630000 and they will be able to offer information and advice on where to sit within the auditorium. (Dementia-friendly performances cannot be booked online).
2019There are no dementia-friendly perfomances planned at present.
Available for those registered blind or partially sighted. For more details please contact our Access Officer on (01603) 598613.
- The Girl On The Train: Saturday 6th July 2019, 1pm
Audio & British Sign Language BrochuresWe also offer downloadable audio versions of our brochures.
Click here to download the latest Audio brochure
If you would like to receive a Braille, Big Print or Audio brochure posted to you every time they are released, please contact Jo Ross email@example.com or call 01603 598524