3 Potters Fields Park,
What's playing at the Bridge Theatre
The information given is correct at time of writing, but please check with the venue when making a booking.
There is level access into the foyer. The wheelchair spaces are in Gallery 1 with level access from the foyer.
platform lift provides access to the Stalls. (Gallery 2 does not have lift access.) The main staircase from the foyer to the Stalls has 21 steps. There are 12 steps up to Gallery 2 from the foyer level.
You can borrow a wheelchair from the Bridge Theatre to use during your visit. To arrange for a wheelchair to be available call 0333 320 0051 before your visit. Subject to availability.
There are 3 unisex accessible toilets, with one located on the same level as both the Stalls, and on Gallery 2 (street level).
Hearing impaired visitors
Sennheiser radio receivers give you access to assisted listening and, at certain performances, audio description. Hearing aids can be collected from the cloakroom before the show.
All productions will include a captioned performance, and a block of seats is reserved to ensure a good view of the caption box or boxes. Captioned shows are provided by StageTEXT. They offer a free synopsis and cast list to all bookers of captioned performances.
BSL performance of each show is also offered. Seats with the best view of the interpreter will be held back from general sale and set aside for access patrons who require them.
Visually impaired visitors
Audio description is a live commentary by trained describers, interspersed with the actors' dialogue. There is also a 'programme notes' description, starting 15 minutes before the production.
The description is relayed via an app. They have devices set up already with this app which can be borrowed from the theatre's cloakroom, or you can download the app on to your own device. When booking for an audio-described performance, please let them know where you'd prefer to sit and the number of devices or earphones you require.
Concession rates for carers
The theatre operates an "Access List" which offers the disabled concessionary rate (subject to availability) to customers and companions. Check their website for details.
Assistance dogs are welcome in all spaces of the Bridge Theatre. Let them know when booking so that they can arrange an aisle seat for you and tell you about any loud noises or special effects that might affect your dog's comfort. Alternatively, you can leave your dog in the care of their hospitality team.