Access & accessibility
Captioning is a service for hearing-impaired or deaf people.
Every Monday the Depot programme includes a selection of films with caption subtitles – a transcription of the film’s dialogue, in English, along the bottom of the screen. A description of the sounds in the film is also included. Caption subtitled screenings are helpful for people with a hearing impairment – and also for those who just struggle with strong English language accents.
Our programme also includes many films subtitled into English from other languages. These may also be suitable for deaf or hearing-impaired audiences but won’t always include additional descriptions of sounds.
Please note: Caption subtitles are produced by the film distributors and, as it’s a costly process, not all distributors have a policy of providing caption subtitles for all of their films.
All auditoria are fitted with infrared hearing systems. Depot can provide special headphones, or you can plug in your own hearing aid via a lanyard. There are hearing loops around the box office, food counter and in the Studio.
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For more information email or call 01273 525354