Accessible theatre listings for North Wales Jan- May 2019

Below you will find details of accessible/ assisted shows and performances that are available for theatres across North Wales from January to the end of May 2019. Accessible/ assisted performances mean that services or technology are provided to ensure that audiences members who are deaf, hard of hearing, have sight loss or conditions that affect their neurology, cognition, learning and sensitivity to sound and lighting … Continue reading Accessible theatre listings for North Wales Jan- May 2019

Kinky Boots UK tour accessible listings

I’ve recently booked to see Kinky Boots and was really impressed when I looked at the listings and saw that they actually have accessible shows, which is a very big deal for a National tour (even though it shouldn’t be.) So I thought I’d do a post to shout about it; in a good way. And share all the accessible/ assisted shows that are scheduled … Continue reading Kinky Boots UK tour accessible listings

Why is accessible theatre important?

What better way to start off on the topic of access and particularly accessible theatre than to discuss why it’s important? Put simply because all accessibility is important! In fact, it’s a matter of the law, which is presently covered by the Equality Act 2010 and states that reasonable adjustments must be made to ensure accessibility. However, the majority of us disabled people know that … Continue reading Why is accessible theatre important?

Me, my mouth and I and a discussion about accessible theatre

  Performance Live: Me, my mouth and I is a BBC documentary that was shown on BBC Two and can be seen on iPlayer for the next 5 days (from the time this post was published). It follows the rehearsal process for Jess Thom’s, (also known as Tourettes Hero) performance of Samuel Beckett’s Not I at Battersea Arts Centre. Whether the play is to your … Continue reading Me, my mouth and I and a discussion about accessible theatre

Home, I’m Darling review

© Theatr Clwyd/ National Theatre [Image description: promotional banner for Home I’m Darling. The image shows Katherine Parkinson dressed as a 1950s housewife in a yellow dress and cream apron, holding a tray of green cocktails in cocktail glasses against a background of a blue slightly cloudy sky] Rating: [Image description: five stars] Home, I’m Darling is a new play by Laura Wade co-produced by … Continue reading Home, I’m Darling review

The Assassination of Katie Hopkins review

  Rating:  [Image description: four and a half stars.] Venue: Theatr Clwyd For many when we think of musical theatre it still invokes images of light entertainment and an easy watch but with this new musical The Assassination of Katie Hopkins by Chris Bush and Matt Winkworth those stereotypes get completely turned on their head. Don’t leave your thinking cap at home because you’re going … Continue reading The Assassination of Katie Hopkins review

Beautiful: The Carole King musical review

Rating: [Image description: Four and a half stars.] Location: Liverpool Empire When it comes to music my taste is firmly in the past. I grew up listening to Motown and Soul on long car journies and Rock and Roll pantos. So when I first heard about Beautiful The Carole King Musical it automatically went onto my want to see list, however, I knew that it … Continue reading Beautiful: The Carole King musical review