Access & accessibility

Audio described (AD)

Depot offers a selection of AD (audio described) screenings for blind and visually-impaired customers. It’s a bit like the commentary on a sports event.

Equipped with a pair of special headphones, or plugged into your own hearing aid via a lanyard, the system will provide a explanation of the on-screen action in the gaps in the dialogue and sound effects, while the film soundtrack is delivered through the speakers in the normal way.

At Depot, we also have induction loops above the ticket office, food and drink counters and in the Studio. All auditoria are fitted with infrared hearing systems.

Please note, audio description has to be produced by the film distributors. It’s a costly process so not all distributors have a policy of providing AD for all their films.

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For more information email or call 01273 525354


Audio Description is completely imperceptible to other (sighted) patrons – it can only be heard if wearing the special headphones or lanyard.

Upcoming audio described performances.

Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes 12A

Several generations in the future following Caesar's reign, apes are now the dominant species while humans have been reduced to living in the shadows

Tue 28th May to Thu 30th May

There’s Still Tomorrow 15

In post-war Italy, the family of typical housewife Delia is in turmoil over the impending engagement of beloved firstborn Marcella

Tue 28th May to Thu 30th May

The Garfield Movie U

Garfield, the world-famous, Monday-hating, lasagna-loving indoor cat, is about to have a wild outdoor adventure!

Tue 28th May to Thu 30th May

The Fall Guy 12A

Ryan Gosling stars as a stuntman who must solve a conspiracy and try to win back the love of his life while still doing his day job. What could possibly go right?

Tue 28th May to Thu 30th May

Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga 15

Snatched from the Green Place of Many Mothers, young Furiosa falls into the hands of a great biker horde, and finds herself in a nonstop battle to make her way home

Mon 27th May to Thu 30th May

NT Live: The Motive and the Cue 15

Sam Mendes (The Lehman Trilogy) directs Mark Gatiss as John Gielgud and Johnny Flynn as Richard Burton in this fierce and funny new play

Mon 10th Jun to Mon 10th Jun