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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.
Hampstead (12A) - Sat 22 Jul 5.15pm & Thu 27 Jul 2pm - Book here
Baby Driver (15) - Sat 5 Aug 5.15pm - Book here
War for the Planet of the Apes (12A) - Thu 17 Aug 2pm - Book here
The Beguiled (15) - Sat 12 Aug 5.15pm - Book here
Dunkirk (12A) - Sat 19 Aug 5.15pm & Thu 24 Aug 2pm - Book here
Maudie (12A) - Thu 31 Aug 2pm - Book here
The Big Sick (15) - Sat 26 Aug 5pm - Book here
Foreign language films
Harmonium (12A) - Sat 8 Jul 5pm & Thu 13 Jul 7.30pm - In Japanese with English subtitles Book here
From the Land of the Moon (15) - Fri 14 Jul 5pm, Sat 15 Jul 2pm & 8pm & Thu 20 Jul 2pm - In French, Spanish and German with English subtitles Book here
Slack Bay (15) - Sat 15 Jul 5.15pm & Wed 19 Jul 7.30pm - In French, with English subtitles Book here
A Man Called Ove (15) - Fri 28 Jul 8pm, Sat 29 Jul 2pm, Tue 1 Aug 7.30pm, Wed 2 Aug 2pm & Thu 3 Aug 7.30pm - In Swedish, with English subtitles Book here
Kedi (U) - Sat 29 Jul 5.30pm, Wed 2 Aug 7.30pm & Thu 3 Aug 2pm - In Turkish, with English subtitles Book here
The Midwife (12A) - Sat 5 Aug, Tue 8 Aug & Thu 10 Aug 2pm - In French, with English subtitles Book here