Putting Ramps on the Moon, the Challenge of Getting More Disabled People Into the Theatre

According to the State of Play Theatre UK report (2013), 63% of the population goes to the theatre at least once a year and 26% of theatre-goers visit the theatre’s website to find out about what’s on.

However, the percentage of disabled people engaged with the arts and cultural sector (72.4%), is lower than that of non-disabled people (79.1%). There has been no specific research into web accessibility in the theatre sector, but it’s highly likely that inaccessible information is partly to blame for lower levels of engagement among disabled people.

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