The Old Vic Theatre
The Old Vic is one on the best known and best loved theatres in the world, synonymous with the greatest acting talent that Britain has ever produced.
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||18001 0844 871 7628
|Concessions / Discounts
||Yes - There are two spaces for wheelchair users in the Stalls. Please inform Box Office at the time of booking if you require one. When you arrive at the theatre, please make yourself known to a member of the front-of-house team (the main entrance is staffed from at least one hour before the performance). You will be escorted to the Webber Street side of the building where there is ramped access leading directly into the Stalls. Entry to the auditorium is not possible until approximately 30 minutes before the start of the performance.
|Appropriate Toilet Facilities
||Yes - There is an accessible toilet close to the access entrance.
||For information regarding parking in the area please contact Lambeth Council.
||Yes - If you have an assistance dog that you would like to bring into the auditorium, please let the Box Office know when booking and we will offer an aisle seat if available. We will also advise you of any special effects in the production that might affect your dog’s comfort. If you prefer, our front-of-house staff will be happy to take care of your dog during the performance.
||Yes - The auditorium is fitted with a Sennheiser Infrared System appropriate for those who would like sound amplified. Headsets should be collected from the cloakroom in the main foyer before the performance. A returnable deposit of £5 is payable. Please inform the Box Office when booking if you’d like to make use of the system so we can advise on where best to sit.
||Yes - The auditorium is fitted with a Sennheiser Infrared System. Two types of hearing device are available: headsets for people wNeck loops for use with a hearing aid by switching it to the ‘T’ setting are available. If you have a digital hearing aid, please ensure that the ‘T’ setting is available because not all come with this setting installed. Headsets should be collected from the cloakroom in the main foyer before the performance. A returnable deposit of £5 is payable. Please inform the Box Office when booking if you’d like to make use of the system so we can advise on where best to sit.
|Information in alternative formats
||We provide both Braille and large print programmes.
||The Old Vic aims to be welcoming and accessible to all. We are committed to making your visit as easy and enjoyable as possible but since the theatre is nearly 200 years old, there are a few areas where access may be restricted by the building’s physical layout.