A spacious glass lift at the St. Ann’s Square entrance offers equality of access to the Great Hall, which houses the Theatre, Box Office, Information Point, Theatre Shop, Rivals Cafe & Bar, Accesible Toilets and Cloackroom, as well access to The Studio and Rivals Restuarant. There are also steps to the Royal Exchange Theatre at both the Cross Street entrance and St. Ann’s Square entrance; these steps have railings on both sides. Doors at the entrance to the theatre are automatic to enable easy opening.
The theatre has accessible toilets, including an alarm system and mirror. These are located near the Cross Street entrance.
Bar Exchange has a low level counter section for wheelchair users. The Rivals Restaurant is on a split level, the lower part of which is accessible to wheelchair users.
Both the Theatre and Studio spaces are accessible to wheelchair users. The Theatre and The Studio have six wheelchair spaces. It is possible for companions to sit alongside wheelchair users in both auditoria. Please book any wheelchair spaces in advance when you book your tickets so that we can reserve them and the adjoining seats for anyone else in your party.
Wheelchairs are available for patrons who would like to use them, and can be accessed by contacting a member of the theatre staff.
Please note, the Theatre Module has seats over 3 levels - Stage Level, First Gallery and Secondary Gallery. Wheelchair access is only available to the Stage Level.
Tuesday 18 June, 2.30pm HOBSON'S CHOICE Relaxed Performance
Wednesday 19 June, 7.30pm - HOBSON'S CHOICE BSL Performance
Wednesday 26 June, 7.30pm - HOBSON'S CHOICE Captioned Performance
Saturday 29 June, 2.30pm HOBSON'S CHOICE Audio-Described Performance
Wednesday 3 July, 2.30pm and Thursday 4 July, 2.30pm WRESTLING THE WALRUS Relaxed Performance
Friday 2 August, 7.30pm THERE IS A LIGHT THAT NEVER GOES OUT Captioned Performance
Saturday 3 August, 2.30pm - THERE IS A LIGHT THAT NEVER GOES OUT Audio-Described Performance
Wednesday 7 August, 7.30pm - THERE IS A LIGHT THAT NEVER GOES OUT BSL Performance
Backrests and booster seats are available on request from the cloakroom.
The theatre offers backstage tours that are accessible for patrons with wheelchairs.