What's On

For useful links to other providers of audio description around the country visit the Audio Description Links page. And to find out about what is on offer at Museums, Galleries, and Heritage Sites where we have worked in partnership to provide greater access for blind and partially sighted people do visit the Museums, Galleries and Heritage Sites page.

The Caucasian Chalk Circle  Publicity Image
Date: Wed 4th Mar 2015 Time: 1.15pm

Blood runs through the streets and the Governor's severed head is nailed to the gates of the city. A young servant girl must make a choice: save her own skin or sacrifice everything to rescue an abandoned child....A bold and inventive new production of Brecht's moral masterpiece, accompanied by a live and original soundtrack. For ages 11+

  • Ticket Price: 10 - 15
  • Touch Tour Time: 1.15pm
  • Ticket Office Number: 020 7645 0560
Arcadia  Publicity Image Oxford Playhouse
Date: Thu 5th Mar 2015 Time: 2.30pm

In a stately home in 19th Century rural Derbyshire, secret desires and professional rivalries take hold of the residents of Sidley Park as Thomasina, a talented pupil, makes a startling discovery well ahead of her time, whilst in the present day academics Hannah and Bernard attempt to piece together the fragments of truth that tell her story…
 

  • Ticket Price: 10.50 - 30
  • Touch Tour Time: 1pm
  • Ticket Office Number: 0844 871 7677 (Access Booking Line)
The King's Speech Publicity Image
Date: Thu 5th Mar 2015 Time: 7.30pm

It’s 1936 and the King has abdicated leaving the throne to his brother, Bertie with Great Britain on the brink of war. But before Bertie can address the nation as King George VI, he first must conquer his paralysing stutter. This acclaimed play that inspired the Oscar-winning film, is the uplifting true story of a man inspired to overcome a life-long setback in order to lead his country through the Great War, and his poignant friendship with the man that helped him.
 

  • Ticket Price: Concessionary priced tickets available
  • Touch Tour Time: 6pm
  • Ticket Office Number: 0121 236 4455
LA TRAVIATA Publicity Image
Date: Fri 6th Mar 2015 Time: 7pm

Profoundly moving music, fervent passion and sweeping drama, Verdi's La traviata is widely considered the most popular opera of all time. Violetta is courtesan to the rich, but her superficial world is turned upside down when she falls for the young Alfredo. But when her past life catches up to her, she is soon forced to sacrifice what may be her only chance of real love.

 

  • Ticket Price: From 17.95
  • Touch Tour Time: 5.45pm
  • Ticket Office Number: 0844 811 2121
Matthew Bourne's Edward Scissorhands publicity Image
Date: Sat 7th Mar 2015 Time: 2pm

Based on the classic Tim Burton film and featuring  the beautiful and unforgettable music by Danny Elfman and Terry Davies, this touching love story tells the bittersweet story of a boy created by a lonely inventor who dies leaving him alone and unfinished. Left with only scissors for hands,...

  • Ticket Price: 21.50 - 51.60
  • Touch Tour Time: TBC
  • Ticket Office Number: 023 8071 1811