National Theatre London Audio Description Round Up 29 September 2023

Season 2, Episode 162,   Sep 29, 2023, 08:00 AM

Now for the next in our regular slots here on RNIB Connect Radio highlighting what is on offer at the National Theatre in London for blind and partially sighted people with audio description

Our Toby Davey was joined again by David Bellwood, Head of Access at the National Theatre to chat about a few up-coming audio described shows at the National Theatre and a couple of gems from the archives that are available online with audio description too via

Audio described performances included:

The final chapter of The Death of England Series with Death of England: Closing Time which explores family dynamics, race, and cancel culture. Audio described on Saturday 14 October 3pm, touch tour 1.30pm and on Thursday 2 November 8pm, touch tour 6.30pm, NT Dorfman Theatre

An intimate portrait of a life from Australia in 1943 to London 2021 with everything in between in The Confessions. Audio described on Saturday 4 November at 2pm, touch tour 12.30pm NT Lyttelton Theatre

David also mentioned the transfer to The Prince Edward Theatre in London’s West End of Dear England which will be audio described on Saturday 18 November at 2pm. There was also news about free access to NT Collections from your public library with a number of the productions also available with audio description.

Finally from with audio description David recommended the three other Death of England productions - Death of England, Death of England Delroy and Death of England Face to Face

To find out more about the National Theatre’s audio description offer and services for blind and partially sighted people do either call the NT on 020 7452 3961 or visit the NT website -

And for more about and to view many theatre productions online with audio description do visit -

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