Theatre Royal accessibility

Getting into the Venue

The Theatre Royal Brighton is situated on New Road, with a drop-off point located directly outside the venue. There is step-free access from the street into the main foyer, where the box office and kiosk are located.

All sections of the theatre must be reached by stairs as there is no customer lift. There is level access to the Stalls, where 4 wheelchair spaces are available. Level access is also available to the bar and accessible facilities.

Customer Assistance

Staff are on hand throughout the theatre to assist with navigation and to assist access patrons into the Stalls. Those who wish to transfer into seats are advised to bring a companion and to notify the theatre when booking. The box office counter is at a lowered height for wheelchair patrons.

There is no cloakroom available, therefore wheelchairs must remain with patrons. An at-seat service can be requested for those who are unable to access the bars.

How to Book

For those who require assistance or wish to book wheelchair spaces in the Stalls, it is important to book in advance to guarantee availability and to notify the theatre of any special requirements. Discounted tickets are available for access patrons and one companion, with the price depending on the show booking.

For further information, ticket bookings and assistance please call the access booking line: 0844 871 7677 (calls cost 7p/pm) or email: bridiewilliams@theambassadors.com

Accessible seats

Stalls O1
Stalls Q4
Stalls Q5
Stalls H1

View Seating Plan

Section accessibility

Stalls

The Stalls are accessible step-free from the main foyer, which is level access from street level. The route is clearly signposted and leads through double doors into the left-hand side of the Stalls seating. The Circle overhang begins around Row L and may restrict some seats towards the rear. Support pillars will directly affect the view of those seated behind. There are 4 wheelchair spaces located in the Stalls in H1, O1, Q4 and Q5.

Extra legroom is available throughout the Stalls, specifically in aisle seats.

Royal Circle

The Royal Circle can be accessed via 22 steps up from the main foyer, located to the right of the Stalls Bar. All steps are highlighted with handrails in place. Once inside the auditorium, there are further steps down to reach each row. This section must be reached by steps as there is no customer lift.

Legroom is good throughout this section. Support pillars at the rear of the seating and the safety barriers may restrict some views.

Second Circle

The Second Circle can be accessed via 41 steps up from the main foyer, located to the left of the Stalls Bar. Handrails are in place and steps are clearly highlighted. Once inside the auditorium, there are further steps down to each row. There is no customer lift. This section is not recommended for those with limited mobility.

Support pillars restrict views towards the rear of the section. Legroom and sight-lines are severely restricted in seats towards the ends of each row.

Gallery

The Gallery is accessible via the same entrance to the Second Circle, 41 steps up from the main foyer, located to the left of the Stalls Bar. From here, there are further steps up to the Gallery seating. Once inside the auditorium, there are further steps down to each row. There is no customer lift. This section is not recommended for those with limited mobility.

Seats towards the ends of rows are very restricted in sight-lines and legroom. Sight-lines are restricted in the middle seats and rows A-B due to safety barriers and a lighting rig. Please note that legroom in this section is considerably more limited.