Present/Absent

Theatre (family, contemporary)

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  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    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

Social media, tech addiction, online gaming and its impact on mental health is the focus of this new, visceral and provocative piece. Are we digital dependent? Has tech stopped enhancing our lives and instead begun to infringe upon them? How do we reframe our relationship with tech? Should tech be the tool, not the driver of our lives? Present/Absent uses physical theatre, storytelling, music and movement to explore a topic critical to societal discourse. Created by young people, for young people, company patron Dame Emma Thompson called it 'Exciting and innovative, designed to illicit change and inspire conversation.' A must-see.

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Information not supplied
  • Wheelchair access type: Wheelchair accessible (please contact the venue for more information)

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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

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

Sarah Carter 108 days ago

Best show at the fring so far!


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