There are two ways to enter the theatre:
FRONT ENTRANCE from street level there are four steps up to the entrance doors.
LEVEL ENTRANCE down the right-hand side of the theatre through easy-open doors. Inside on the right is a lift which has a voice announcement and takes you to:
4 - JERWOOD THEATRE UPSTAIRS
I - BALCONY BAR (for JERWOOD THEATRE DOWNSTAIRS BALCONY and BALCONY BAR)
G - ENTRANCE FOYER (for TICKETS AND JERWOOD THEATRE DOWNSTAIRS CIRCLE)
LG - STREET LEVEL
B - STALLS FOYER (for JERWOOD THEATRE DOWNSTAIRS STALLS and STALLS BAR)
The lift is fitted with a voice commentary. Access to the downstairs BAR AND FOOD and BOOKSHOP is by a separate platform lift from the stalls bar.
If you have special seating requirements then please call the Box Office directly on 020 7565 5000 / 5100.
There are accessible toilets immediately outside the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs and immediately outside the stalls and circle of the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs. These toilets are fitted with emergency pull chords and flashing lights which warn you in the event of a fire.
THE LIFT Entry on street-level is to the right of the building through an easy-open door. Inside on the right is a lift that is fitted with a voice commentary and takes you to all levels of the building.
THE STAIRS The stairs have handrails with raised metal studs indicating the floor that you are approaching.
To enter the building by the front entrance there are four steps up to the main foyer. From the FOYER there are three staircases which access all Front of House areas:
To STREET LEVEL At the front-right of the foyer, there is a U-shaped staircase leading down. The first flight has 4 steps to a landing where you can enter or leave the building through an easy-open door.
To STALLS and STALLS BAR A further flight of 16 stairs leads you down to the STALLS and STALLS BAR. There is 1 metal stud on the handrail as you approach this level.
To BAR AND FOOD and BOOKSHOP At the foot of the staircase turn left to find either a further staircase of 11 steps or a platform lift down to the BAR AND FOOD and BOOKSHOP. Here there are 2 metal studs on the handrail.
Main stair access is to the right of the entrance foyer.
To BALCONY AND BALCONY BAR At the back of the foyer (behind the Box Office and past the lift) is a long upward staircase. There are 8 flights of stairs (64 steps) separated by small landings. Two flights (18 steps) take you up to the BALCONY SEATS of the JERWOOD THEATRE DOWNSTAIRS, and the BALCONY BAR. There is 1 stud at this level.
To JERWOOD THEATRE UPSTAIRS There are 8 flights of a stairs (64 steps), and the theatre is located on the floor with 4 metal studs on the handrail. As you climb this staircase you will feel a number of raised studs which indicate office areas for staff only.
Balcony-only access is to the left of the entrance foyer.
To BALCONY AND BALCONY BAR At the front left of the entrance foyer an L-shaped staircase of 11 steps, a landing and a further 7 steps takes you up to the BALCONY and BALCONY BAR where there is 1 metal stud on the handrail.
Guide and hearing dogs are welcome at the ROYAL COURT. Please let us know when you are booking your ticket so that we can arrange an aisle seat or have someone on hand to take care of your dog.
Some productions contain loud noises and startling lighting effects. If this may upset your dog please ask when booking your ticket for advice about the production that you wish to attend.
Large-print season information and menus are available on request.
STAGETEXT delivers open captioned performances. Captioning is a way of converting the spoken word into visible text that provides people with a hearing loss with access to live performance.
Captions, produced by a computer and a display unit installed on or near the stage, enable people with hearing loss to understand what is said when it is said. A captioned performance is delivered live by a captioner trained by STAGETEXT.
STAGETEXT provides open captioning. This is a form of universal access enabling people with a hearing loss to enjoy theatre on an equal basis with their hearing peers. Open captions also include sound effects and offstage noises. For more information and to view audience feedback visit www.stagetext.org