Accessible Theatre for All
Brixton House has a fully wheelchair accessible building and theatre spaces. Whether you need a seat transfer, or wheelchair accessible seating, we will always endeavour to facilitate your needs, and make the journey from start to finish, as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.
Brixton House also aims to provide audio described, captioned, and BSL performances, across all main house productions. In line with all audio described performances, Brixton House will also provide an option of a Touch Tour for all patrons.
If you are booking to see a show and have specific access requirements that you believe will be useful for Brixton House to know in advance, please do contact us so that we are able to fully accommodate your visit!
Please note: Theatre 1 and Theatre 2 often use raked seating (steep incline, with steps). Please take this into account when booking seats if you suffer with issues regarding mobility. If you have issues with mobility, and require additional assistance, then please notify the Box Office in advance of your visit.
How to Book:
Access tickets can be booked either online or via our Box Office; in person or over the telephone. To book a wheelchair seat, you will need to create an account and select one of the following tags in the ‘Other Preferences’ tab:
- I am a wheelchair user (Manual)
- I am a wheelchair user (Electric)
- I require a seat transfer (Wheelchair).
By selecting one of these tags in your customer profile, it will allow for you to see and book Wheelchair Accessible Seating.
To book an access ticket, and receive the complimentary 2 for 1 access companion discount, you will also be required to select the ‘I require a Personal/Essential Companion tag, found in the ‘Other Preferences’ tab.
If you already have an account with us, you can either add these tags in your customer profile or contact our Box Office to help facilitate this for you.
Tickets can be booked in person, over the phone on 020 7582 7680, or by email at [email protected].
Brixton House are always welcome to having assistance dogs in the theatre. If you are planning a visit with us, and are planning on bringing your assistance dog, please let us know in advance, and we will be happy to care for and look after your dog during the performance.
Audio-described performances are for people who are blind, or partially sighted, where there they receive a live verbal commentary of the show, providing information on the visual elements – movement, expressions etc…, of the production, as it happens live in the theatre.
If you book for an audio-described performance, you will receive:
- An invitation to participate in a pre-show touch tour. These will normally take place up to an hour before the start of the show.
Captioned performances are for people who are D/deaf, deafened, and hard of hearing.
Captioned performance work similarly to how subtitled television works. The captions are prepared in advance and the text runs at the same time and speed of the actors on stage.
British Sign Language (BSL) Performances:
BSL Interpreted shows offer a signed interpretation of the text sung and/or spoken by the actors onstage. They are delivered by a highly trained BSL interpreter.