The Old Vic Theatre The Old Vic Theatre

The Old Vic Theatre

The Cut, London, SE1 8NB, United Kingdom | 0844 871 7628 | Website

Venue Description

The Old Vic is London’s independent not-for-profit theatre, a world leader in creativity and entertainment. Today, Artistic Director Matthew Warchus is building on 200 years of creative adventure, with The Old Vic recently being hailed as ‘London’s most eclectic and frequently electrifying theatre’


There are four steps from the street into the foyer and Box Office. Handrails are available on either side of the entrance. From the foyer there are three steps into the Stalls (without handrails). There are 29 steps to the Dress Circle and a further 20 steps to the Lilian Baylis Upper Circle. There is currently no step-free access to the foyer, Box Office or bars, but The Old Vic is currently undergoing a building project to change this by the end of 2019. You can visit to find out more.

Accessibility Guide

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Accessible Performances

There are Audio-Described and Captioned performances available for main stage shows. Please contact a member of staff if you require any assistance during your visit. More information at


There is currently one accessible loo in the Stalls. Following the building project there will also be an accessible loo in the basement café/bar, which will have a lift down from the ground floor.


Information about the staff has not been added for this venue.

COVID Precautions

Information about COVID precautions has not been added for this venue.

The venue says it has...

  • Audio Described
  • Audio Format
  • Braille
  • Carer Discount
  • Dedicated Seating
  • Disabled Access
  • IR Induction Loop
  • Large Print

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