Will, or Eight Lost Years of William Shakespeare's Life

Theatre (physical theatre, historical)

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  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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England, 1585. A young Will Shakespeare is living in the peaceful town of Stratford-upon-Avon in the heart of England with his newly-wed wife, Anne. However, something’s missing. He’s dreaming of prophecies, rough magic and words that none, other than he, is able to find. As he starts to follow these dreams, life takes him on a journey from gentle nights in high castles to bawdy brawls in country taverns. Using poetry, music and improvised dance, our play tells the story of how Will became William Shakespeare in a physical, fresh and poignant way.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: 16 Stone Steps down to the Studio.
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible
  • 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.

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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