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The Lowry's Lyric Theatre Conferences space Manchester

Visitors with a visual impairment

Audio Described Performances

What is an Audio Described performances?

A describer provides a live commentary on the visual elements of a show – this could include the production design, the actions of the characters, facial expressions and visual jokes.

You can listen to the description via a headset (free to hire from our information desk), or via the MobileConnect app on your mobile phone.

Many audio described performances also include a Touch Tour before the show, which gives you the opportunity to walk about on the stage to get a sense of the space, as well as handling a selection of props and costumes.

Audio described performances are listed here or sign up to receive monthly listings emails by emailing access@thelowry.com.