The Old Vic


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The Old Vic

Telephone




Box office: 0844 871 7628

Email


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Location


Address:
The Cut
London SE1 8NB

Council: Lambeth

Region: London

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Transport


Tube:
Lambeth North (Bakerloo)
Southwark (Jubilee)
Waterloo (Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern)


Train:
Waterloo

Buses:

Stop:

The Old Vic


Day no:
1, 68, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188


Night no:
N1, N68, N171

Access information


General

For booking, contact accessible booking team on 0844 871 7628 Concessions are available for disabled patrons - ask for details when booking and mention if you require a particular seat. All concessions are limited and subject to availability. If you have an assistance dog, let the Box Office know when booking and an aisle seat will be offered if available. Theatre will advise of any special effects in the production that might affect your dog's comfort. If you prefer, front-of-house staff will be happy to take care of your dog during the performance.

You will find more information on the theatre website access page.


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Access link for this theatre


Wheelchair access

There are two spaces for wheelchair users in the Stalls. Inform Box Office at the time of booking if you require one. When you arrive at the theatre, make yourself known to a member of the front-of-house team (the main entrance is staffed from at least one hour before the performance). You will be escorted to the Webber Street side of the building where there is ramped access leading directly into the Stalls. Entry to the auditorium is not possible until approximately 30 minutes before the start of the performance. There is an accessible toilet close to this entrance.

Visual assistance

Audio described performances and touch tours available. Check shcedule with box office.

Hearing assistance

The auditorium is fitted with a Sennheiser Infrared System.


Two types of hearing device are available: headsets for people who don't use hearing aids but would like amplified sound; or neck loops for use with a hearing aid by switching it to the ‘T’ setting.


If you have a digital hearing aid, please ensure that the ‘T’ setting is available because not all come with this setting installed.


Headsets should be collected from the cloakroom in the main foyer before the performance. A returnable deposit of £5 is payable.


Inform the Box Office when booking if you'd like to make use of the system so they can advise on where best to sit.


Captioned performances available - check with box office for details.


Current shows


A Very Expensive Poison


A shocking assassination in the heart of London. In a bizarre mix of high-stakes global politics and radioactive villainy, a man pays with his life.


Previews from: Tuesday 20 August 2019

Closes: Saturday 5 October 2019



Upcoming shows


Lungs


The ice caps are melting, there's overpopulation, political unrest; everything's going to hell in a handcart - why on earth would someone bring a baby into this world?


Previews from: Monday 14 October 2019

Closes: Saturday 9 November 2019



A Christmas Carol


The Old Vic's A Christmas Carol fills the auditorium to the brim with mince pies, music and merriment. A unique staging immerses the audience in this uplifting story.


Previews from: Saturday 23 November 2019

Closes: Saturday 18 January 2020



Endgame


Nothing stirs outside. In a bare room, Hamm, an old, blind tyrant, is locked in a stalemate with his servant Clov.


Previews from: Monday 27 January 2020

Closes: Saturday 28 March 2020



Local Hero


Ambitious Texan oil executive Mac MacIntyre arrives in Scotland on a mission to buy a small seaside village and replace it with a refinery. It's the deal of a lifetime.


Previews from: Thursday 18 June 2020

Closes: Saturday 22 August 2020




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