Covid 19 Policy

Smock Alley is abiding by all government protocols in regards to the safe assembly of groups of people.
In line with the government’s guidelines we request that you wear a face covering for the duration of your visit.

Smock Alley has introduced seat numbering and you will be issued a ticket with an allocated seat. Your seats will be issued to you after you book.

Smock Alley will collect your details for the purpose of contact tracing at the time when you purchase your tickets.

Smock Alley has introduced an entrance and exit process and you may be asked to leave the auditorium by a different exit to the one you came in. Please follow all instructions from the Front of House staff in this regard.

Smock Alley has introduced a rigorous cleaning protocol. Please be assured that the building, auditorium and the seats are thoroughly cleaned before and after every performance. Hand sanitisation points are available throughout the building. Please use them as often as you need to.

Please continue to observe social distancing when waiting for the bathroom facilities.
Please continue to observe good cough/sneezing etiquette.

Your visit to Smock Alley will be based on the assumption that you are well enough to gather in a group. If you display any of the following symptoms, please do not visit the theatre.

– Fever
– Cough
– Breathlessness
– Sore Throat

Similarly if you answer ‘yes’ to any of the following questions, please do not visit the theatre.

Have you been outside the country in the last 14 days?

Have you been in close contact with a confirmed case of Coronavirus in the past 14 days?


It might feel a little different, but we’re very much looking forward to welcoming you to the theatre!