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D/ deaf Awareness training with Taking Flight

After talking about reasons why theatre can be inaccessible in my last post it's great to be able to talk about a positive initiative that's encouraging theatres across Wales to be more accessible and inclusive in this post. I was lucky enough to sit in on a training session with Taking Flight theatre company at… Continue reading D/ deaf Awareness training with Taking Flight

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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… Continue reading Why is accessible theatre important?

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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… Continue reading Me, my mouth and I and a discussion about accessible theatre

Access · Reviews

Can immersive theatre be accessible? My review of Theatr Clwyd and Guild of Misrule’s co-production of The Great Gatsby

© Access Theatre [Image description: photo of The Great Gatsby flyer, ticket and vintage pearls against a backdrop of navy fabric covered in silver sequins} When I heard that my local theatre (Theatr Clwyd) was doing a production of The Great Gatsby I got really excited but then as I read more and found out… Continue reading Can immersive theatre be accessible? My review of Theatr Clwyd and Guild of Misrule’s co-production of The Great Gatsby