At over 200 years old Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds is one of the most historic theatres in the East Of England and, after a pause over 2020 and 2021, have re-started their theatre tours.
These 90 minute tours give visitors insight into how integral the theatre was to society throughout history and explains how this fascinating building has helped to shape the history of the town and the lives of the people in it.
See the stage on which “The Personal Life Of David Copperfield” (2019) was filmed and hear about how the theatre works behind the scenes with its array of staff and sponsors.
Tour guides will show visitors around the theatre from the depths of backstage up to the gallery and even allow them to stand on the regency stage itself.
Visitors will discover the famous faces that have graced the boards from Buffalo Bill to Dame Judi Dench and hear about death defying stunts, theatre secrets and how live entertainment has changed throughout the theatre’s history.
Tours are available on Wednesdays and Saturdays, view the website to see specific dates and times. Booking is advisable either through our box office on 01284 769505 or via the website ww.theatreroyal.org/shows/theatre-tour-2022/