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Signed Performances

Selected Opera North performances are sign interpreted. D/deaf audience members who are booking for the BSL interpretation qualify for discounts in some venues, so please phone the box office of your chosen venue.  They will also recommend seating areas with the best view of the signer.

Watch online: Trouble in Tahiti

The film of Trouble in Tahiti, originally commissioned by The Space, has been produced in accessible formats for D/deaf and hard of hearing, and blind or partially-sighted audience members.

The film is available in full, for free, with audio description, British Sign Language interpretation, or British Sign Language interpretation with subtitles and are also available on Opera North’s YouTube channel.

Signed performances: 2020/21 season


30 January 2021, 2.30pm Leeds Grand Theatre Carmen
18 March 2021, 7pm The Lowry, Salford Quays Carmen

BSL Introduction: La bohème

In 2019 we offered a series of signed performances for our Autumn season, including a BSL introduction to one of the most popular operas of all time, Puccini’s La bohème.


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