We programme a range of accessible performances including captioned, BSL, audio described and relaxed environment**. Please see the current booking period for the dates of each production’s accessible performances.

Captioned Performances

Captioned performances are accessible for people who are D/deaf, deafened & hard of hearing, as well as being suitable for people for whom English is not a first language. 

Is God Is: Wed 6 Oct, Wed 13 Oct, Wed 20 Oct, 7.30pm

What If If Only: Wed 13 Oct, Wed 20 Oct, 6pm

Rare Earth Mettle: Wed 1 Dec, Wed 8 Dec, Wed 15 Dec

A Fight Against…(Una Lucha Contra…): Fri 7 Jan, Fri 14 Jan (English), Fri 21 Jan (Spanish) 

The Glow: Wed 9 Feb, Wed 16 Feb, Wed 23 Feb, 7.30pm 

Purple Snowflakes and Titty Wanks: Fri 11 Feb, 7.45pm 

two Palestinians go dogging: Fri 27 May, 7.45pm

The Song Project: Fri 17 June, 8pm

BSL-interpreted Performances

BSL-interpreted performances, delivered by an interpreter, give a sign interpretation of the text spoken and/or sung by artists in the onstage production.

The Glow: Wed 2 March, 7.30pm

Audio-described Performances

Audio-described performances are accessible for people who are blind or partially sighted. They are preceded by a touch tour which allows patrons access to elements of theatre design including set and costume.

Is God Is: Sat 23 Oct, 3pm 

What If If Only: Sat 23 Oct, 6pm 

Rare Earth Mettle: Sat 11 Dec, 2.30pm 

The Glow: Sat 5 March, 2.30pm

Performances in a Relaxed Environment

Relaxed Environment performances are suitable for those who may benefit from a more relaxed environment.

 During these performances:

-There is a relaxed attitude to noise in the auditorium; you are welcome to respond to the show in whatever way feels natural

-You can enter and exit the auditorium when needed

-We will help you find the best seats for your experience

-House lights may remain raised slightly

-Loud noises may be reduced

Is God Is: Sat 16 Oct, 3pm 

What If If Only: Sat 16 Oct, 6pm 

Rare Earth Mettle: Sat 4 Dec, 2.30pm 

A Fight Against…(Una Lucha Contra…): Sat 15 Jan, 3pm 

The Glow: Sat 26 Feb, 2.30pm 

two Palestinians go dogging: Sat 28 May, 3pm 

Story Synopsis

A story synopsis is intended as a guide for anyone who would benefit from the opportunity to familiarise themselves with the scenes and storyline of the performance ahead of their visit to the theatre.

Is God Is

Sensory Synopsis

A sensory synopsis is intended to help those with sensory and communication requirements prepare for the experience of attending a performance. Our aim is to warn you of any moments with loud noises, flashes of light, sudden or surprising movements or heightened emotion.

Is God Is

If you would like to talk to us about your access requirements, please contact our Box Office at (0)20 7565 5000 or The Royal Court Visual Story is available on our website. We also produce Story and Sensory synopses which are available on request.

Covid-safe Touch Tours will be available at the theatre for some productions. Please contact to request details or to speak to a member of the Theatre Management team.

**Relaxed performances offer patrons a more relaxed environment in which to enjoy a production, which includes distancing between patrons when sat in the auditorium if requested.

Please find more information on access at the Royal Court and information about accessing the Royal Court building here.