Union Chapel and the brilliant Tokio Myers

An email made me aware of Tokio coming to a venue near you, and tickets were quickly booked at the Union Chapel, Highbury and Islington. I have never been there before, although my wife had sung there as a gamesmaker at some stage. The Union Chapel is brilliant, a church which also puts on some … Read more

Accessibilty at Moulin Rouge, Piccadilly Theatre absolutely first class, thanks Olly.

A late booking for a weekend in London to see my Doctors at the Royal Brompton after lung reduction surgery led to an email inquiry to the Piccadilly theatres as to availability for London shows on the evening of Saturday 13th April with wheelchair access. The Piccadilly Theatre came through trumps and my wife was … Read more

Accessibility at the O2 Arena and the stunning RAYE

At Christmas we were stunned by a performance on BBC of RAYE at the Royal Albert Hall where she talked about becoming Independant from her record producer as they would not allow here writings to be published. At the age of twenty six years young, she somehow had the belief in herself to take this … Read more

Victoria London Theatres accessibility 2021

There are two definite major theatres in Victoria, both are close to Victoria station, and well served by bus routes. The number 24 is a good choice, travelling from Pimlico to Hampstead Heath, it travels via Victoria, Westminster, Charing Cross, Leicester square, etc. As you can see, there are 3800+ seats at these two theatres … Read more

Queens Theatre, Billet lane, Hornchurch RM11

The Queens Theatre in Hornchurch was an old building in Station road when I first moved to Hornchurch. A couple of years later, a brand new theatre was planned and built between North street and Billet lane Hornchurch. Moving on, I worked in the bar in about 1979 for a brief period. There were some … Read more

DDA 2005 – Theatre access and discrimination by TFL?

The DDA 2005 suggests that providing a reasonable alternative method of using the service, e.g. the transport for London (TFL) buses and trains, are justified in having 40 to 50 steps in a station, by having alternative and occasional buildings or bus stop which allow access to wheelchair users who have no alternative methods of … Read more

Accessible Seven Dials Theatres in 2021

The Seven Dials is basically a central pivot of the seven roads and streets which lead into this junction. The road layout has altered massivley over the last 200 years, with street names changing, sometimes swapping with each other, but this is an entirely different project. In Earlham street is the popular Cambridge Theatre, which … Read more

Tottenham court road theatre 2021

The Dominion appears to be a little bereft of other theatres in the immediate neighbourhood, being right close to Tottenham court road. There is a whole lot more to do in the area, including the amazing British Museum. The station at Tottenham court road has just had millions (probably billions) sepnt on making it totally … Read more

Accessible Charing Cross road theatre 2021

Garrick Theatre – The Drifters Girl 2 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0HH (718)Facilities: Disabled toilets, Infrared hearing loop, Wheelchair accessible Phoenix Theatre – Come From Away Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0JP (1012)Facilities: Disabled toilets, Infrared hearing loop, Wheelchair accessible Wyndham Theatre – Leopoldstadt Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0DA