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BSL & captioned
Access is an important to ARC as part of our commitment to increasing opportunities in the arts for disabled people at every level. As part of our Cultural Shift programme we are assessing and improving the access we provide.
A number of our theatre productions are BSL interpreted and we are increasingly asking artists to factor this in when planning their work. If you could let us know your requirements when booking tickets, we can ensure that suitable sets are reserved to meet your requirements, eg BSL sightlines, lip reading etc.
We regularly screen subtitled films as part of our cinema programme. These may be foreign language films or subtitled films for people with hearing loss.
Companions Tickets and Accessible Seating
A free ticket is available to a companion accompanying a disabled person to an event, where it is an access requirement. If you require accessible seating or have any access requirements, you can download our access form here. You can email it to firstname.lastname@example.org, post it to ARC, Dovecot Street, Stockton on Tees, TS18 1LL, or bring this into our box office for this information to be added to your customer account. This will let our staff know your requirements, so you don't need to explain every time you book.
Organisations and groups can also complete this form – you will just need to let us know the organisations name, the name of the person authorised to make bookings for your group, and let us know what the access requirements of members of the group are, including the ratio of companion tickets required for a group visit.
This season, we have the following BSL interpreted performances:
The Emperor's New Clothes – Fri 27 Oct, 2.30pm Book here
Pinocchio - Sat 9 & Sat 17 Dec at 2.30pm Book here
We offer subtitled screenings in our cinema each week at 2pm on Thursdays and 5.15pm on Saturdays.
This season, we have the following subtitled films available for people with hearing loss.
October - November Season
Victoria and Abdul (PG) - Sat 14 Oct 5.15pm & Thu 19 Jul 2pm - Book here
Daphne (15) - Sat 21 Oct 5.15pm - Book here
Goodbye Christopher Robin (PG) - Thu 2 Nov 2pm - Book here
The Mountain Between Us (PG) - Thu 9 Nov 2pm - Book here
The Snowman (15) - Sat 11 Nov 5.15pm - Book here
The Death of Stalin (15) - Sat 18 Nov 5.15pm & Thu 23 Nov 2pm - Book here
Foreign language films
October - November Season
Kills on Wheels (15) - Sat 21 Oct 8pm, Wed 25 Oct 7.30pm & Thu 26 Oct 2pm - In Hungarian with English subtitles - Book here
A Gentleman (12A) - Tue 7 Nov 7.30pm, - In Hindi, English subtitles - Book here