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Northern Broadsides shows are for everybody. For more information on accessibility at our tour venues for our upcoming shows, including our 2020 Quality Street tour, please scroll down.


We have compiled key information from the venues we are visiting on our Quality Street tour below. If you would like more information please click the buttons to visit the full details provided by the venue. Please note that this page will be updated with access information throughout the tour. If you think we’re missing something, or if you’d like to send any feedback on this page then please email

The Viaduct Theatre (14 - 22 Feb)


There are 3 accessible bays at each performance. The venue has some uneven floors but it is accessible for those with mobility needs including wheelchairs. The venue has a Sennheiser Assisted Listening System.

Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds (10 - 14 Mar)

Bury St Edmunds


Spaces for wheelchair users are available in Dress Circle Boxes F, H, K and M subject to availability. The venue ask you to book in person or over the phone to ensure we can fully accommodate your visit. There is step free access from the street to the Box Office, Greene Room Bar and toilets including an accessible toilet.

Yvonne Arnaud (7 - 11 April)


There is a lift from the ground floor to the top floor and an accessible WC is on the ground floor. Sennheiser infra red sound enhancement system and headsets are available (can be used with aural or post-aural aids).

New Vic Theatre (28 April - 9 May)


The New Vic has free disabled parking for blue badge holders. There is ramped access to auditorium, accessible toilets on ground and first floors of the theatre. There is wheelchair access throughout the building (with the exception of the balcony). There is a magnetic induction loop in the auditorium.

Hull Truck Theatre (2 - 6 June)


Hull Truck Theatre prides itself on being a fully accessible venue. Parking is available next door at St Stephen’s Shopping Centre multi-storey car park, accessible via Portland Place off Ferensway. Patrons who identify as disabled and require an essential companion, to be able to attend the theatre, will be offered half priced tickets when purchased as a pair.

The Lowry (25 - 29 Feb)


The Quays Theatre is at the rear of the building ascending a long sloping floor. Doors into the the Quays Theatre are all accessible by lift or staircase. Many public areas are located on the ground floor with no steps to negotiate.

Liverpool Playhouse (17 - 21 Mar)


Rows A-H are level access. Rows J-M have one small step up before you can take your seats. The venue has five wheelchair spaces: Four on the side aisles of rows F&H and one on the centre aisle of row J.

Derby Theatre (14 - 18 April)


BSL PERFORMANCE: Thu 16 April, 7.30pm
TOUCH TOUR: Sat 18 April, 1.15pm

Derby has accessible wheelchair spaces and a fully accessible drop off point at the top of the theatre with a permanent ramped double door entrance. They have accessible toilets on all levels, and low counters at the Box Office, Bar and Theatre Café.

Stephen Joseph Theatre (12 - 16 May)


There is level access to Box Office and accessible toilets, a passenger lift to The Round auditorium, designated wheelchair spaces easily accessible from the lift and induction loops. Assistance dogs are more than welcome and the venue is dementia friendly. Please advise staff when booking if you have any specific seating requirements.

York Theatre Royal (9 - 13 June)


The theatre has level entrances to the foyer, with automatic doors and a low counter at Box Office. They have lift access to the Main House, Studio and Dress Circle seating, with accessible toilets on both ground floor and first floor levels. They operate a wireless loop system in the Main House to relay sound to customers who are hard of hearing, with Sennheiser headsets available free of charge from Box Office.

The Dukes (3 - 7 March)


An accessible parking space is bookable in advance. Both The Round entrance and The Round Foyer, including an accessible toilet are fully accessible to wheelchair users. There is a dropped kerb outside the Round entrance.

Northern Stage (24 - 28 March)

Newcastle upon Tyne

Northern Stage is fully accessible. The theatre has three lifts providing access to all parts of the building, including the accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, stages 2 & 3 and the backstage area.

Leeds Playhouse (21 - 25 Aprl)



The Playhouse have a range of facilities to meet people’s needs including disabled parking at the front of the building and level access, Braille signs and lifts inside the building. Guide dogs and Hearing Dogs for the Deaf are very welcome.


Harrogate Theatre (19 - 23 May)


There is an infra-red induction loop fitted in the Harrogate Theatre auditorium, compatible with a ‘T’ switch on your hearing aid. Level access is possible to the Theatre Foyer and Box Office from Oxford Street. Access to the Stalls seating area of the auditorium, the Stalls Bar, and an accessible toilet is via Cheltenham Parade. There are four wheelchair spaces in the rear of the Stalls.