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The Young Vic is committed to making your visit as enjoyable as possible. We aim to cater for every audience member's needs. If you're coming to see a show and have specific access requirements, please contact us in advance so that we can make your visit as enjoyable as possible. 

Please check this page regularly for our latest Access Performance listings. For more information, please email us at call us on 020 7922 2922.


Audio Description is a live verbal commentary on the visual elements of a production. It is delivered in-between dialogue on stage and is picked up by an easy-to-use headset. Complimentary tickets are available for accompanying carer.

Listen to the audio introduction for Who Killed My Father

Mandela: Mon 19 Dec, Tue 10 Jan & Tue 24 Jan, 7.30pm with free Touch Tours at 6pm

For the best experience, please let us know when you book one of the above performances that you want to take advantage of our audio description offer. 


British Sign Language (BSL) is a form of sign language. A highly trained professional BSL interpreter will translate the speech into BSL for in a position that is visible to the audience.

For the best experience, please let us know when you book a BSL performance that you want to take advantage of our BSL offer.

Our upcoming 2022 BSL performances are as follows: 
Mandela: Tue 13 Dec, 2022 & Thu 12 Jan, 2023, 7.30pm 


Captioning converts the spoken word, song, sound effects and offstage noises into text that provides people with hearing loss access to live performance.  At the Young Vic, our captioning is delivered as a  speech-to-text transcription (STT). STT is similar to live subtitles. A highly-trained professional uses a specially designed phonetic keyboard and software to transcribe the actors’ words verbatim. The text will appear on the caption unit slightly after it is spoken. Complimentary tickets are available for accompanying carer.

Our upcoming 2022 Captioned performances are as follows:  
Who Killed My Father: Thu 22 Sep, 7.30pm
Mandela: Thu 15 Dec, 2022 & Thu 5 Jan, 2023, 7.30pm

For the best experience, please let us know when you book one of the above performances that you want to take advantage of our captioning offer.


Assistance dogs are always welcome at the Young Vic, if you are planning a visit please let us know in advance which performance you will be attending and we will be happy to look after your dog during the show. 


Relaxed Performances welcome people with learning disabilities and/or additional sensory and communication needs. During the show, audience members should feel comfortable making noise and moving around as and when they need to in a friendly environment. Complimentary tickets are available for accompanying carer.

Our 2022 Relaxed performances are as follows: 
Mandela: Wed 4 Jan 2023, 7.30pm


We offer a number of tickets for every performance for people who use a wheelchair. As our auditorium is different for every show, we suggest booking via the box office so we can make sure your seats are suitable and your visit is as easy and enjoyable as possible.

If you are booking for one of our shows you can choose to transfer into a theatre seat or utilise a wheelchair space. These tickets are available online: just look for the wheelchair symbol on the seating map. You can also book these spaces by getting in touch via the Box Office. 


The Young Vic has an infrared amplification system for use by patrons during performances. Headsets can be collected from our Front of House team upon arrival at the theatre. Please let us know when you book if you want to take advantage of the system.

The box office counter also has an induction loop service.

Please note:  To help us ensure we have all the devices we need for every performance, we will ask you at the point of booking whether you will need a hearing device by emailing Devices can be collected from the Box Office on arrival and will be cleaned thoroughly before and after every use.