Venue DescriptionEstablished in 1932, the award-winning Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre is one of the largest theatres in London. Situated in the beautiful surroundings of a Royal Park, both its stage and auditorium are entirely uncovered. The theatre is celebrated for its bold and dynamic productions, with audiences of over 140,000 each year during its 18-week season.
The theatre is fully accessible to people with reduced mobility. Spaces in the auditorium for wheelchair users and their companions can be booked in advance with the Open Air Theatre Box Office. Guide dogs are welcome and can be looked after if required. We offer captioned and audio described performances as well as touch tours. An FM assisted listening system is also available for people with hearing impairments. Please request a handset from the Box Office when booking. A returnable deposit of £5 is required.
For the 2019 season, captioned performances will take place on Friday 7 June 7.45pm (Our Town), Friday 26 July 7.45pm (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Friday 6 September 7.45pm (Evita). Audio Described performances will take place on Saturday 20 July 2.15pm (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Saturday 7 September 2.15pm (Evita) – with touch tours at 12.30pm on 20 July and 7 September.
Laurence Olivier Awards: 2017: Best Musical Revival (Jesus Christ Superstar) 2012: Best Musical Revival and Best Costume Design (Crazy For You) 2011: Best Musical Revival (Into the Woods) 2010: Best Musical Revival, Best Actress in a Musical and Best Theatre Choreographer (Hello, Dolly!, Samantha Spiro, Stephen Mear)) 1992: Best Musical Revival (The Boys from Syracuse) Evening Standard Awards: 2016: Best Musical (Jesus Christ Superstar) 2009: Best Musical (Hello, Dolly!) WhatsOnStage Awards: 2014: Best Play Revival (To Kill a Mockingbird) 2014: Best Musical Revival (The Sound of Music) 2011: Best Director (Timothy Sheader, Into the Woods and The Crucible)
There are accessible toilets on site with level access. There are grabs rails. The doors are manual.
Front of house staff given access training.
Assistance dog facilities
Assistance dog exercise facilities
Dogs can be exercised in certain areas of the park, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre is located within Queen Mary's Garden, assistance dogs must remain on the lead in this area.
Other assistance dog facilities
We can offer staff to look after your assistance dog during the show. Please contact the venue if you would like this service. You are also welcome to take your dog into the auditorium, please let us know at the time of booking so the most appropriate seats can be offered, we are also able to provide drinking water.
The venue says it has...
- Audio Described
- Carer Discount
- Dedicated Seating
- Disabled Access
- Induction Loop
- Online Booking
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