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Assisted Performances

This is a list of upcoming and recent assisted performances. Click here for a guide to our facilities.

Audio DescribedAudio Described Performances

Click 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.  



  • Aladdin: Sat 5 Jan, 2019, 2.30pm, Minds Eye - Anne Hornsby

Top price seats at all performances are half price for those registered blind or partially sighted and this concession is offered to one companion. For details please ask at the Box Office (01603) 630000

SignedSigned Performances

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:-


  • Fat Friends the Musical: Sat 17th March, 2.30pm - Karen Ward Welch - Theatre Sign
  • Jungle Book: Sat 14 April, 2018, 2.30pm, Theatresign - Taz Hockaday
  • Shrek: Sat 30 June, 2018, 2.30pm, Theatresign - Donna Ruane
  • Grease: Sat 28 July, 2018, 2.30pm, Theatresign - Stacey Green
  • Miss Saigon: Weds 29th Aug, 2.30pm - Donna Ruane - Theatre Sign


  • Aladdin: Sun 6 Jan, 2019, 1pm, Theatresign

CaptionedCaptioned Performances

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:



Relaxed Performances

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).


  • Aladdin, Fri 4 Jan, 2019, 5.30pm

Dementia Friendly Performances

Dementia-friendly performances

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).


There are no dementia-friendly perfomances planned at present.

Audio & British Sign Language Brochures

We also offer downloadable audio versions of our brochures.

Click here to download our current Audio brochure, April 2017 - January 2018 (mp3 zipped)

Click here to stream the current 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 j.ross@theatreroyalnorwich.co.uk or call 01603 598524

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