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Audio-described performances

Audio-described performances

The National Theatre is reopening for performances from 21 October 2020.

See below for forthcoming audio-described performances.

Audio described performances have a live audio-description that can be heard through headphones. A Touch Tour is for blind and partially-sighted customers to familiarise themselves with the set ahead of the performance. 

Email: [email protected] for details

National Theatre Access List

To book specific Access allocations online (wheelchair spaces, best seats for captioned performances) and tickets at the Disabled concessionary rate, subscribe to our Access List. Find more information, and the sign-up form here.
Access List members should log in before selecting tickets.

We hold an allocation of seats for blind and partially-sighted customers. You can also book a free Touch Tour ahead of the performance.

Email: [email protected]

We have an allocation of tickets held for members of our access list and if any performances listed below are shown as “Sold Out”, tickets may still be available: Please log in to your account to access them or call Box Office on 02074523961


Audio Described
Touch Tour at 12.30pm
Afterlife Afterlife Afterlife

Dorfman Theatre

Off sale

The Normal Heart

Audio Described
Touch Tour at 11am
The Normal Heart The Normal Heart The Normal Heart

Olivier Theatre

Off sale

What is an Audio Described Performance?

Join Yusuf on a touch tour and audio-described performance of Mosquitoes.

More info