Theatre Royal Glasgow
Opened in 1867, Theatre Royal Glasgow went through two fires before the turn of the century.
Standing tall through thick and thin, the theatre has since presented a wide variety of productions covering all genres, including residents Scottish Opera and Scottish Ballet. Featuring a Victorian auditorium, Theatre Royal presents first class entertainment.
Contact Us - Please see our Access Contact Us page for details
Booking Information - Join our Access Membership Scheme to enable online booking for accessible seats, register for any available Access concessions and, for certain customers, reserve Personal Assistant tickets. Details on how to book Access tickets online are on our Booking With ATG Access Membership page.
Access Parking - There are no on street parking bays nearby. The nearest car park is Cambridge Street which is 200m away and has a number of blue badge bays.
Step Free Access and Wheelchairs
There is lift access to all levels. The lift weight restriction is 1250kg.
The whole venue is accessible. Step-free access is available on the ground floor via the main entrance.
We have 8 wheelchair positions. 2 in Row E of the stalls and 2 at the rear of all other levels. Stalls seats J1-3, J28-30, K1-3 and K28-30 are suitable if you wish to transfer to a theatre seat.
All bars are accessible via step-free or lift access, or ask us for At Seat Service when you arrive.
Seat Width - The seats at Theatre Royal Glasgow are 16-17 inches wide on average. Please contact [email protected] if you wish to discuss further.
Accessible Toilets - There is an accessible toilet on every level. There is lift access to all levels.
Access Performances - All upcoming Audio Described, Captioned, BSL Interpreted and Relaxed performances are listed on our Assisted Performances page.
Visual Impairment Services - Information about our venue’s audio description, touch tours and other visual services can be found on our Visual Impairment Services page. We recommend seats in front stalls area for customers who require a closer view of the stage. For Audio Described shows you can sit in any area in the auditorium. Touch Tours may also be available to accompany Audio Described performances; this will be advertised on the web or brochure page for each show.
Hearing Impairment Services - Information about our venue’s hearing enhancement systems, signed performances and other hearing services can be found on our Hearing Impairment Services page. Our venue has an Infra Red system. Please ask one of our ushers upon arrival for access to a headset. You can also use our system with your own personal headphones. You can use this system in any seats on stalls, dress or upper circle levels in our auditorium.
Useful Links - For any resources such as Symbol Resources or links to our Euan's Guide page, please see our Additional Resources. Email [email protected] for a copy of our Visual Story which is designed to show what will happen when you visit us, to assist customers who are autistic or who would otherwise benefit from preparing for the visit.
Further Information and Questions - Details of company-wide Access Services are available in our Access Section. Any other questions please see our FAQ’s.