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The Young Vic is committed to making your visit as enjoyable as possible. We aim to cater for every audience member's needs. Please check this page regularly for our latest Access Performance listings.

ACCESS BOOKING ONLINE

We are making access concession tickets, wheelchair spaces, and seats reserved for Captioned, Audio Described, BSL and relaxed performances available to book online. This process will not require you to provide any proof of your disability status.

For more information, please email us at boxoffice@youngvic.org or call us on 020 7922 2922.

Click here to see our full Terms and Conditions.

AUDIO DESCRIPTION

Audio Description is a live verbal commentary on the visual elements of a production. It is delivered in-between dialogue on stage and is picked up by an easy-to-use headset. Complimentary tickets are available for an accompanying carer.  

If you require audio description, please register your access requirements with us to book the best access seats at concessionary rates for the below performances online. 

Free touch tours are available to book on dates of Audio Described performances, starting from 1pm for matinees and 6pm for evening performances. Touch tours provide a chance for visually impaired or blind people to get to know the stage, set, and costumes used in the production.  

Our upcoming Audio Described performances are as follows: 

Nachtland: Fri 15 Mar, 7.30pm & Tue 16 Apr, 7.30pm.

The Earthworks: Sat 6 Apr, 7.45pm.

Passing Strange: Sat 22 Jun, 2.30pm & Tue 25 Jun, 7.30pm.   

A Face in the Crowd: Tue 1 Oct, 7.30pm & Sat 26 Oct, 2.30pm. 

The Little Foxes: Thu 19 Dec, 7.30pm & Sat 18 Jan, 2.30pm. 

BRITISH SIGN LANGUAGE

British Sign Language (BSL) is a form of sign language. A highly trained professional BSL interpreter will translate the speech into BSL form in a position that is visible to the audience.

If you require BSL interpretation, please register your access requirements with us to book the best access seats at concessionary rates for the below performances online.

Our upcoming BSL performances are as follows: 

Nachtland: Fri 22 Mar, 7:30pm.

The Earthworks: Thu 4 Apr, 7.45pm.

Passing Strange: Thu 30 May, 7.30pm.   

A Face in the Crowd: Tue 15 Oct, 7.30pm. 

The Little Foxes: Tue 7 Jan, 7.30pm. 

CAPTIONING

Captioning converts the spoken word, song, sound effects and offstage noises into text that provides people with hearing loss access to live performance.  At the Young Vic, our captioning is delivered as a speech-to-text transcription (STT). STT is similar to live subtitles. A highly-trained professional uses a specially designed phonetic keyboard and software to transcribe the actors’ words verbatim. The text will appear on the caption unit slightly after it is spoken. Complimentary tickets are available for accompanying carer.

If you require captioning, please register your access requirements with us to book the best access seats at concessionary rates for the below performances online.

Our upcoming captioned performances are as follows:  

Nachtland: Thu 14 March, 7:30pm and Mon 8 Apr, 7:30pm.

The Earthworks: Fri 5 Apr, 7.45pm.

Passing Strange: Wed 5 Jun, 2.30pm & Thu 13 Jun, 7.30pm.  

A Face in the Crowd: Thu 26 Sep, 7.30pm & Sat 05 Oct, 2.30pm. 

The Little Foxes: Tue 17 Dec, 7.30pm & Sat 4 Jan, 2.30pm. 

ASSISTANCE DOGS

Assistance dogs are always welcome at the Young Vic, if you are planning a visit please let us know in advance which performance you will be attending and we will be happy to look after your dog during the show. 

RELAXED PERFORMANCES

Relaxed Performances welcome people with learning disabilities and/or additional sensory and communication needs. During the show, audience members should feel comfortable making noise and moving around as and when they need to in a friendly environment. 

We also hold additional seats for these performances, should you require more space. 

A chill out space will also be open before, during and after these performances in the Marie McKenna Room, with comfy chairs and a variety of fidget toys available. Just follow the signage or ask one of our ushers and they’ll be happy to direct you.  

If you would like to specifically book for a relaxed performance, please register your access requirements with us to book the best access seats at concessionary rates for the below performances online.

Our upcoming Relaxed Performances are as follows: 

Nachtland: Mon 11 Mar, 7.30pm and Sat 6 Apr, 2.30pm.

Passing Strange: Sat 8 Jun, 2.30pm & Thu 27 Jun, 7.30pm. 

A Face in the Crowd: Sat 19 Oct, 2.30pm & Thu 24 Oct, 7.30pm. 

The Little Foxes: Sat 11 Jan, 2.30pm & Thu 16 Jan, 7.30pm. 

SENSORY ADAPTED PERFORMANCES

Technical adjustments are made to the production, so it is suitable for people with sensory sensitivities. For example, keeping lights on in the audience area, removing flashing/strobe lights and smoke effects, and removing or softening any loud noises. 

Sensory Adapted performances will also be Relaxed. During the show, audience members can feel comfortable making noise and moving around, including leaving and coming back, as and when they need to in a friendly environment. 

We also hold additional seats for these performances, should you require more space.   

A chill out space will also be open before, during and after these performances in the Marie McKenna Room, with comfy chairs and a variety of fidget toys available. Just follow the signage or ask one of our ushers and they’ll be happy to direct you.  

If you would like to specifically book for a Sensory Adapted performance, please register your access requirements with us to book the best access seats at concessionary rates for the below performances online.

Our upcoming Sensory Adapted performances are as follows:

Nachtland: Fri 12 Apr, 7.30pm.

Passing Strange: Tue 18 Jun, 7.30pm.  

A Face in the Crowd: Thu 10 Oct, 7.30pm. 

The Little Foxes: Thu 9 Jan, 7.30pm. 

WHEELCHAIR USERS

There are two types of spaces for wheelchair users. If you wish to remain seated in your wheelchair, please select a wheelchair space. If you want to transfer from your wheelchair to a seat in the theatre, please select wheelchair transfer. If you would like to book a wheelchair space or transfer, please register your access requirements with us to book the best access seats at concessionary rates online.

SOUND ENHANCEMENT AND HEARING LOOPS 

We use Sennheiser radio receivers to give you access to sound enhancement. Hearing loops can be reserved when you book your tickets and you can collect them from our Front of House team upon arrival at the theatre.  

To reserve a hearing loop when you book, please sign up for Access Booking Online.  

When you arrive at the theatre, you will be able to select a hearing loop with headphones, bring your own headphones, or use an induction neck loop. If bringing your own headphones, they must have an 3.5mm jack to work with our devices. 

Devices will be cleaned thoroughly before and after every use. 

Our box office counter also has an induction loop service.