This month with STAGETEXT


Dear Friend,


Please see the below link to our website where you can download the current edition of the STAGETEXT What’s On Diary. The diary is split into geographical sections. Please see the What’s on pages on our website for up-to-date details of captioned shows and talks with live subtitles.

Please remember to state that you wish to see the captions when you book.


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West End transfer of Handbagged captioned

The Tricycle Theatre’s acclaimed production has transferred to London’s Vaudeville Theatre, with a captioned performance on Wednesday 23 July 2014.Handbagged transfer

The monarch – Liz.
Her most powerful subject – Maggie.

Two enduring icons born six months apart. One destined to rule, the other elected to lead. But when the stiff upper lip softened and the gloves came off, which one had the upper hand?

Please see the below show link for booking information.

Handbagged, Vaudeville Theatre- Wed 23 Jul 2014, 7:30pm

FREE, captioned open air theatre at The Scoop

The Ring Cycle Plays 2Richard Wagner’s celebrated adaptation of Viking myths, presented on this occasion without the operatic scores, remains one of the most powerful and influential tales of sword and sorcery ever written.

This is a unique opportunity for opera buffs and fantasy fans alike to gain fresh insight into Wagner’s extraordinary chronicle by encountering The Ring Cycle operas performed as plays.

All four shows will take place at The Scoop, More London on Thursday 21 August 2014.

Please see the below show links for more information.

The Ring Cycle Plays: The Rhine Gold– 6pm to 6.45pm
The Ring Cycle Plays: The Valkyrie– 7pm to 7.45pm
The Ring Cycle Plays: Siegfried– 8.30pm to 9.15pm
The Ring Cycle: Twilight of the Gods 9.30pm to 10.15pm

New STAGETEXT film: ”It’s like day and night

If you’ve ever wondered about the history of STAGETEXT, then you might be interested in our brand new film 2

Shot on location at St. Martin’s Theatre in London, watch one of our founders Peter Pullan explain a little about how it all started, the history of the charity, and the early years of captioning in the UK.

Please view the film here

The Lion King: captioned dates around the UK

The acclaimed production; The Lion King has been seen by over 70 million people around the world and now has upcoming captioned performances in Southampton, London, Sunderland and Cardiff.

TLK - Circle of Life (Giraffes and Cheetah) (5) 2Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains to the evocative rhythms of Africa, this spectacular production explodes with glorious colours, stunning effects and enchanting music to tell the timeless story of Simba and his epic journey to fulfil his destiny as King of the Pridelands.

Please see the below show links for booking information.

The Lion King (Tour), Mayflower (Southampton) – Tue 22 Jul 2014, 7:30pm
The Lion King, Lyceum (London) – Sun Sep 14 2014, 2:30pm
The Lion King (Tour) Sunderland Empire- Thu 2 Oct 2014, 7:30pm
The Lion King (Tour) WMC (Cardiff) – Thu 4 Dec 2014, 7:30pm 
The Lion King (Tour) WMC (Cardiff) – Sat 3 Jan 2015, 2:30pm   

Above image; production shot of The Lion King © Disney

Emily Gallagher
Programme Assistant

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