Ascension

Theatre (lgbtq+, historical)

  • Bedlam Theatre - Bedlam Theatre
  • 11:00
  • Jul 31 Aug 1-11, 13-18, 20-26
  • 50 minutes
  • Suitability: 14+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Dan Hazelwood
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains distressing or potentially triggering themes
  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 18 months
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Description

Dan Hazelwood adapts the haunting diary entries of 18th century sailor Leendert Hasenbosch for the stage. Marooned on Ascension Island for the crime of sodomy, Lee must tame the island's unforgiving terrain, along with the demons that followed him ashore. As the odds of his survival steadily decline, he struggles to find a balance between his faith and his romantic desires, all the while spiralling into recklessness and desperation. Using Lee's diary as a guide, Ascension tells a heart-rending story of queer identity from centuries ago that can be felt just as keenly today.

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General venue access

  • Audio enhancement system
  • Accessible entry: If not taking the accessible entrance there are steps on two levels. First there are a couple of steps from the public pavement into the building's enclosure. Second, after a short distance, there are a few more steps that lead into the building, directly into the box office area. Please visit our website for a video/audio tour of the access routes and entrances.
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp

  • Stairs: 11- 20
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

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  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

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