ARTICLE: Access all areas: the plays that took captioning and signing to their hearts

Jack Thorne’s The Solid Life of Sugar Water and a revival of Gogol’s The Government Inspector are among new accessible productions enriching the experience for audiences through design and casting choices.

Arts journalist Catherine Love explores more in this Guardian article.

Access all areas: the plays that took captioning and signing to their hearts

Captioned and signed performances have become common in theatre, with BSL interpreters and LED displays a familiar presence at the side of the stage. But theatres are increasingly making their work accessible for deaf and disabled audiences in a more creative, integrated fashion and are placing issues of access right at the heart of their design.