The Crucible Theatre

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Sheffield’s renowned production theatre, The Crucible is part of Sheffield Theatres, the largest theatre complex outside of London. As well as theatrical performances, it hosts the  most prestigious event in professional snooker, the World Championship, and of course  some of DocFest’s best films, talks and special events!  

For general accessibility information for The Crucible please visit the link below:
The Crucible

Address:  55 Norfolk Street, Tudor Square, Sheffield S1 1DA


  • Wheelchair accessible 
  • Accessible toilets
  • No Gender Neutral Toilets
  • Elevator located directly near the entrance
  • Baby changing facilities (located in the female toilets)
  • Breastfeeding friendly
  • Hearing Loops/Infrared Audio System available for all sessions 
  • Assistance dogs welcome  
  • Seat Measurement: Width 17.5" / 44cm

To find out more about what to expect during your visit at The Crucible, please visit their website

Important information for delegates: The Crucible do not allow bags bigger than A3 size into their auditoriums. If you need somewhere to store large bags during your visit to The Crucible, we recommend Stasher Bag Storage, Premier Inn (Angel street) is an option, it is a 5 minute walk from the venue, and £5.90 per day. 

Capacity: 900 (Theatre), 250 (Playhouse), 70 (Adelphi) 
Wheelchair Capacity: 12 (Theatre), 3 (Studio), 6 (Adelphi) 
Blue Badge Parking: Norfolk Street 
Wi-Fi: Public Wi-Fi available 

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