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Matilda The Musical at Cambridge Theatre (Photo: Manuel Harlan)

Matilda The Musical at Cambridge Theatre (Photo: Manuel Harlan)

Captioned performances in London this month

Kitty Underwood

By Kitty Underwood First Published 14 November 2019, Last Updated 15 November 2019

It’s captioning awareness week this week, so we thought we’d pop together an article with some of the captioned performances in London this month. You can always check out the list of upcoming captioned performances on our access page, or head over to our access brochure to have a look at all the upcoming access performances over the next few months.

Mamma Mia!

(l-r) Kirsty Hoiles as Tanya, Mazz Murray as Donna & Ricky Butt as Rosie in MAMMA MIA_ Credit Brinkhoff & Mögenburg

Saturday 16 November 3pm

This classic musical is jam-packed full of energy. Featuring hit after hit from Abba’s back-catalogue, the show is full of impressive dance numbers and a heavy pinch of 1970s glamour. And of course, most importantly: flares.

Book online through the link below, or to book the best view of the captions call 0344 482 5137 or email access@delfontmackintosh.co.uk.

Groan Ups

Saturday 16 November 7.30pm

Following an unruly classroom of toddlers through their awkward teenage years all the way to a school reunion at 30, Groan Ups charts the life span of 5 characters. With the classic comedy we’ve come to expect from the Mischief Theatre Company, you’ll be laughing and cringing in equal measures.

Book online through the link below, or to book the best view of the captions call 0330 333 4815 or email access@nimaxtheatres.com.

The Mousetrap

Tuesday 19 November 7.30pm

68 years on, we’re still desperate to find out whodunnit. Agatha Christie’s famous murder mystery, The Mousetrap, follows a group of strangers stuck in a countryside hotel in the middle of a snowstorm. But when the local police call to tell them there’s a murderer on the loose, who can be trusted?

Book online through the link below, or to book the best view of the captions call 0330 333 4815 or email access@nimaxtheatres.com.

Stray Dogs

Thursday 21 November 7.45pm

Based on real-life events, Stray Dogs follows the story of Russian poet Anna Akhmatova in 1940s USSR. Even while she’s losing family all around her to Stalin’s purges, the Man of Steel himself wants a favour. But how far will she go to save a life?

Find out more through the link below, and to book call 020 7870 6876 or email boxoffice@parktheatre.co.uk.

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery at Criterion Theatre (Photo: Robert Day)

Friday 22 November 7.30pm

From the creators of The Play That Goes Wrong comes The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, the Olivier Award-nominated West End comedy about one enormous diamond, eight incompetent crooks and a snoozing security guard. If you’re up for an evening of raucous slapstick, look no further.

Book online through the link below, or to book the best view of the captions call 020 7839 8811 or email tickets@criterion-theatre.co.uk.

Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical at Cambridge Theatre (Photo: Manuel Harlan)

Saturday 23 November 2.30pm

Based on the beloved Roald Dahl book, with music and lyrics from musical comedian Tim Minchin, Matilda The Musical is a delightful production of the well-known tale. If the 86 major international awards (including 7 Olivier Awards!) aren’t enough to persuade you then we don’t know what is!

Book online through the link below, or to book the best view of the captions call 020 7087 7966 or email access@lwtheatres.co.uk.

White Christmas

White Christmas tickets

Thursday 28 November 2.30pm

No matter the weather outside, you can guarantee a White Christmas inside the Dominion Theatre this winter. With all the 1950s glam you could possibly ask for, the Tony Award-nominated show follows veterans Bob and Phil as they tour their song and dance act. After meeting the beautiful Haynes sisters, the pair fall hopelessly in love and follow the musical sisters to their Christmas show in Vermont.

Book online through the link below, or to book the best view of the captions call 020 7927 0929 or email dominion.access@nederlander.co.uk.

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