Deaf Ears

Theatre (storytelling, solo show)

  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Signed Performance
    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 2 years

Description

What's it like growing up when your parents can't hear? In this poignant and captivating solo show, Joe, therapist and Child of Deaf Adults (CODA), explores his life to answer the question. He takes us from his early years to a hilarious and scary face-off with Chicago police then to a life-changing encounter with a seriously challenging patient who helped unblock his deaf ears. You'll laugh, be moved and come away with real insight into what it is to truly hear. Finalist, Standing Ovation Awards. 'Spellbinding storytelling' (FringeReview.co.uk). As featured on BBC Radio 4's Four Thought.

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General venue access

  • Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Signed Performance
  • Accessible entry: Main queue on road outside. 5 steps down to venue or Lift access through Pleasance Bar — ask at Box Office or bar for assistance.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: 2 - 5
    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


Signed performances

  • Dates: 8 August, 14 August
  • Interpreter: Yvonne Strain - Integrated into performance
  • Type: BSL
  • Booking options: You can book independently online, or contact our access team to book your tickets and request any specific seating requests in relation to the location of the interpeter.

How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • 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

David & Kate 38 days ago

So disappointed that this show was cancelled . I would’ve loved to have heard about Joe’s life.
Hope you bring this back in 2023.


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