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Stairs Step Free Access

Step free access is only available to Box E & D of the Dress Circle and open 30 minutes before the performance.

Stairs Number of stairs to negotiate from the main entrance:

FOYER - 1 (15cm) step then 3 steps.
STALLS - 18 steps down
DRESS CIRCLE - level access from Foyer (1 step between rows)
UPPER CIRCLE - 25 steps up
BALCONY - 45 steps up

toilets Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access is available into Box E & D of the Dress Circle. Access is via the Royal Entrance (left-hand double EXIT door as you face the Theatre) on Shaftesbury Avenue, which is open 30 minutes before the show.

Please note the width of the door frame leading into Box E is 69.5 cm (27.2") wide and Box D is 69.3 cm (27.3"). We strongly recommend that you measure the wheelchair prior to booking to ensure it will fit through the doorway.

Toilet Facilities

There is an accessible toilet next to the Boxes.

hearing Hearing Systems

The theatre is fitted with a Williams Sound hearing assistance system. Headsets are available on a first come first served basis. For further information regarding hearing systems at the theatre, please call the theatre stage door on 0207 494 5841

information Autistic Spectrum Disorder

The theatre would be grateful for any additional information regarding your needs prior to going to the theatre, especially anything regarding sensory issues or matters relating to Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Please feel welcome to call the theatre management on 0207 494 5841 so they can offer you more assistance throughout your visit.

guide dog Guide/Hearing Dogs

The theatre management are happy to look after your Guide/Hearing dog during the performance. Please approach a member of the front of house team when you arrive at the theatre and they will make the necessary arrangements.


Masterpark on Poland Street and China Town. NCP at Wardour Street, Newpprt Place, Denman Street, Lexington Street. (Comprehensive parking and interactive bus information for Blue Badge disabled drivers travelling around London)

information Access Booking Line

t 0844 412 4648 (9-6pm Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm Saturdays, closed bank holidays)
f 0207 087 7771
Lyric Theatre stage door: 0207 494 5841

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