The Ruff Guide to Shakespeare

Children's Shows (theatre, storytelling)

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  • Accessibility:
    Relaxed 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 18 months
Dates, Times and Prices

Description

A glorious celebration of the work of the world's greatest playwright. Expect silly sketches, toe-tapping songs and dastardly duels. 'The perfect way to introduce your child to Shakespeare' ***** (BroadwayBaby.com). 'Every bit as entertaining for adults as it is for kids' ***** (List). Take Thou That are back for their eighth year at the Fringe to bring new life to the beauty and power of Shakespeare's verse. Three of the Best Shows for Children (Scotsman, 2018).

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General venue access

  • Relaxed Performance
  • Accessible entry: There are 12 steps into this venue.
  • Wheelchair access type: Information not supplied
  • 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


Relaxed performances

  • Dates: 26 May
  • Booking options: You can book independently online, or contact our access team for more information or to discuss any accessibility requirements.
  • Character Introduction Details
  • Additional information: Information not supplied

Be aware that this show features:

  • Audience required to sing/speak along with/for performer
  • Audience invited on stage
  • Loud/repetitive/high pitched/unexpected or overlapping sound
  • Characters expressing anger
  • Permission to move around and make noise

Show does not feature:

  • Total Audience Black Out
  • Flashing Lights/Strobed Lighting
  • Distinctive smells
  • Special effects (e.g. smoke/bubbles/pyrotechnics)
  • Latex balloons
  • Heavily dialogue-driven scenes
  • Audience required to walk around
  • Audience required to undertake directed movement
  • Performer goes into audience area
  • An intermission
  • Audience chill out area
  • Permission to engage with performer
  • Show guide or synopsis or character list

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

Dates, Times and Prices