Audio described

We offer audio description on a number of selected theatre performances and all our cinemas are equipped with infrared audio description equipment. Audio described (AD) screenings are similar to listening to a cricket or football match on the radio, having the action described to you. The film soundtrack comes through the main cinema surround sound speakers in the usual way, and if you are using an audio description headset, you’ll be provided with an explanation of what’s happening on screen – in gaps in the dialogue and sound effects.

To reserve an AD headset please email access@homemcr.org or phone 0161 200 1500. Films are rarely available with audio description on DVD, so catch them while you can at the cinema.

Please note, audio description has to be actively produced by the film distributors who have to decide to pay someone to write and record the audio description track. Some distributors (Warner Brothers for example) have a policy of providing AD (and subtitles) for all their films. Other distributors may never provide this service.

Our listings are also available in large print and audio CD from our Box Office, please email access@homemcr.org or phone 0161 200 1500 with any enquiries.

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Dunkirk (12A)

Next Audio described showing today at 16.00
Featuring an all-star cast, the latest work from Christopher Nolan is about the evacuation of Dunkirk.

The Big Sick (15)

Next Audio described showing Fri 28 Jul 2017 at 13.35
A joyful, emotive and ruefully hilarious story, The Big Sick is eloquent on racial anxieties but also on...

Queerama (15)

Next Audio described showing Mon 31 Jul 2017 at 18.20
Crafted from the treasures of the BFI National Archive, Queerama traverses a century of gay experiences, and encompasses...

Preview/ England is Mine (15)

Next Audio described showing Thu 3 Aug 2017 at 20.30
England is Mine offers an amusing and evocative portrait of singer-songwriter Steven Patrick Morrissey.
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Uncle Vanya

Next Audio described showing Sat 11 Nov 2017 at 14.00
Taking Russia's past as inspiration in this historic year, Walter Meierjohann's production explores the deeply tragic and deeply...