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Forthcoming audio described performances

See Me Now
4 Mar 2.45pm

A Midsummer Night's Dream
11 Mar 2.30pm

amplification system

The Young Vic has an infrared amplification system for use by patrons during performances. Headsets can be collected from our Front of House team upon arrival at the theatre.

Please let us know when you book if you want to take advantage of the system.

The box office counter has an induction loop service.

Access for all          

The Young Vic is committed to making your visit as enjoyable as possible. We aim to cater for every audience member’s needs and to be accessible to all - we’re always looking for ways to improve.

If you're coming to see a show and have specific access requirements, please contact us in advance so that we can make your visit as enjoyable as possible. Our Welcome Team will be happy to help with any enquiries or to receive any comments you may have. You can reach them prior to your visit or on the day over the phone on 0207 922 2922 (Textphone 18001 020 7922 2922), via email welcometeam@youngvic.org, or in person at Box Office.

About 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. Please let us know when you book if you want to take advantage of audio description.

Audio description supported by See A Voice

See the dates of upcoming audio described performances in the column to the left. 

About captioning    

Captioning converts the spoken word, song, sound effects and offstage noises into text that provides people with hearing loss access to live performance. Please let us know when you book if you want to take advantage of captioning.

Captioning supported by See A Voice

See the dates of upcoming captioned performances in the column to the left. 

About 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.

About Relaxed Performances 

Relaxed Performances welcome people with learning disabilities and/or sensory and communication impairments. During the show, audience members should feel comfortable making noise and moving around as and when they need to in a friendly environment. See the dates of the upcoming Relaxed Performances in the column to the left.

Dementia-Friendly Performance

Once in a Lifetime
11 Jan 2.30pm

A dementia-friendly performance of Once in a Lifetime will be held on Wednesday 11 January at 2.30pm. The Young Vic welcomes people with dementia together with their families, friends and carers to visit the theatre: an introduction pack including synopsis of the show will be available to audiences before their visit, additional flexibility is available when booking seats and there will be a dedicated room outside of the auditorium available throughout.

Read our dementia friendly performance information pack ahead of your visit.