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What is audio description?

Some programmes are audio described for people with sight problems, from soaps and dramas to children’s TV and films. Programmes with audio descriptions can be accessed through all Freeview HD and Freeview Play devices.

To access them, either press the Audio Description button (this may be shown as AD) on your set-top box or TV's remote control, or press the menu button, then follow the on-screen options until you reach those for language and subtitles.

For more information on accessibility features please see our accessibility guide.

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