Theatres

drama groupAll of the major theatres in Newcastle provide performances that have either a BSL interpreter, captioned or audio described.

Details for local theatres are available below and the future programme of performances can be viewed here.


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Theatre RoyalNEWCASTLE THEATRE ROYAL (website)

100 Grey Street, Newcastle NE1 6BR.

Both Captioned and Audio Described performances:

Cinderella (Opera North), Sat 4 Mar 2017, 2pm

Hansel and Gretel (Opera North), Sat 4 Mar 2017, 7pm

Not Dead Enough, Sat 25 Mar 2017, 2.30pm

Mamma Mia!, Sat 8 Apr 2017, 2.30pm

Funny Girl, Sat 20 May 2017, 2.30pm

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, Thu 8 Jun 2017, 7.30pm

Jane Eyre, Sat 8 Jul 2017, 2pm

Crazy for You, Sat 16 Sep 2017, 2.30pm

Shirley Valentine, Sat 28 Oct 2017, 2.30pm

Peter Pan, Tue 12 Dec 2017, 7pm

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Captioned performances: (what is captioned? - click here)

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Audio Described performance (what is Audio Description? - click here)

 

For tickets, call Theatre Royal Box Office on 08448 11 21 21, Group Bookings on 08448 11 21 22 or book online and select your own seat at www.theatreroyal.co.uk 

You can bring a friend/family member as a FREE companion into Newcastle Theatre Royal assisted performances if you prove …

 “The Criteria states – Free companion if you can provide

  • A letter confirming Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payment (PIP)*

  • Local Authority mobility card or pass,

  • disabled persons rail card,

  • local authority for partially or full blind registered,

  • or doctors note within last six months about your deafness/sight.

 If you have one of these you can bring companion for free.”

Must show when first book your ticket!

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Dance City, Temple Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4BR

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NORTHERN STAGE (website) (map and directions)
 


Barras Bridge, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 7RH

We offer a range of ways to assist in your enjoyment of shows at Northern Stage including BSL, audio described and captioned performances, details of which can be found below. Tickets are only £5 if you are a user of any of these services. All you need to do when booking is tell the box office staff this promo code NSACCESS.

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INTERGRATED BSL (British Sign Language) performances 

If you are a BSL user tickets to these performances are only £5 use promo code NSACCESS.   

 Hedda Gabler, This is not a love story - Friday 3rd March at 7.30pm, Saturday 4th March at 7.30pm and Tuesday 7th March 2pm

The ones on the 3rd and 4th March will have a BSL interpreted BSL post show discussion afterwards.

Dr Frankenstein - Thursday 9th March at 7.30pm

Butterfly - Tuesday 21st March at 7.45pm

The Twits - Saturday 25th March at 2.30pm

East is East - Friday 12th May at 7.30pm 


Tell the box office staff for £5 tickets using promo code NSACCESS if you are booking.

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Captioned performances: (what is captioned? - click here)

Hedda Gabler, This is not a love story - Thursday 2nd March at 7.30pm

Dr Frankenstein - Friday 10th March at 7.30pm

East is East - Thursday 11th May at 7.30pm 

 Tell the box office staff for £5 tickets using promo code NSACCESS if you are booking.


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Audio Described performance (what is Audio Description? - click here)

Hedda Gabler, This is not a love story - Saturday 4th march at 2pm, touch tour at 12.30pm

Dr Frankenstein - Saturday 11th March at 2pm, touch tour at 12.30pm

East is East - Saturday 13th May at 2pm, touch tour 12.30pm 


Tell the box office staff for £5 tickets if you are booking .

 
For tickets, click on the show titles for online bookings, call Northern Stage Box Office on 0191 230 5151 or book online and select your own seat at www.northernstage.co.uk PLEASE USE PROMO CODE NSACCESS for BSL, CAPTIONED OR AUDIO DESCRIBED PERFORMANCES WHEN BOOKING

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Live TheatreNEWCASTLE LIVE THEATRE (website)

Broad Chare, Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3DQ

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BSL (British Sign Language) performances

 The Red Lion - 26th April at 7.30pm - http://www.live.org.uk/whats-on-book/the-red-lion


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Captioned performances: (what is captioned? - click here)

 The Red Lion - 27th April at 7.30pm - http://www.live.org.uk/whats-on-book/the-red-lion


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Audio Described performance (what is Audio Description? - click here)

 The Red Lion - 6th May at 2pm, touch tour at 1pm - http://www.live.org.uk/whats-on-book/the-red-lion

 

For tickets, call Live Theatre Box Office on 0191 232 1232 or book online and select your own seat at www.live.org.uk

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Sunderland Empire

SUNDERLAND EMPIRE (website) (directions and map)

High Street West, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR1 3EX.

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BSL PERFORMANCES
Presented by TheatreSign and Northern Sign

  Wonderland - Thu 2 Feb at 7.30pm
Mamma Mia - Wed 8 Nov at 7.30pm

To book any of the above shows, please visit www.atgtickets.com/sunderland or you can ring our Central Access Line on 08448717677. Alternatively our Box Office general opening hours are between Monday – Saturday 10.00am – 18.00pm. See below for other contact details.

 


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Captioned performances by StageText:

 

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Audio Described performance (what is Audio Description? - click here)

 


Early booking recommended for best seats !!!!!

Book online www.atgtickets.com/venues/sunderland-empire/

Telephone   08448713022

In person   Box office, Sunderland Empire, High Street West, S/D SR13EX

or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


 

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The Customs House (website) (directions)


The Customs House, Mill Dam, South Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE33 1ES. Tel. No. 0191 427 8183, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Click link to download new brochure click here



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Updated 30/1/17

Ticket Prices £7 (or £5 for concessions)

** 2 for 1 ticket offer for groups **

You can book tickets online https://online.gateshead.gov.uk/EventTicketsOnline/pages/eventdetails.aspx?ky=2690 but there isn’t a free offer option so you would have to buy 2 tickets. If you want 2 for 1 offer you will need to book in person at any library in Gateshead or St Mary’s Heritage Centre (near The Sage) or get your hearing family / friend to ring Gateshead Central Library on 433 6965.

If you need further information or assistance you can email me or the library reception which is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Useful links

 Newcastle City Council Social Care Direct - Adult social care services for deaf, hard of hearing, blind, partially sighted, deafblind people. Click here for more information.

If anyone Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing living in Newcastle is struggling they can arrange a needs assessment by contacting Social Care Direct on 0191 2788377 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Once the assessment is complete, equipment can be offered free of charge and is not means tested.  Once equipment has been provided subsequent equipment would need to be self-funded. There is a website to support the identification of equipment and clients should visit www.myequipmentnewcastle.org.uk


Another Council Services can be found on this link http://www.deaflink.org.uk/important-services/city-council


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