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The only surviving Regency playhouse in Britain
Theatre Royal is one of Britain's most significant theatre buildings and the only surviving Regency playhouse in the country.
The recently restored Grade I listed theatre offers you an authentic 19th century theatre-going experience, combined with contemporary bar and restaurant for the 21st century theatre-goer.
The theatre presents a vibrant, year-round programme of drama, music, dance and light entertainment, featuring many of this country's leading companies and performers. It also offers a wide-ranging educational and community-based programme of actvities, tours and heritage teas.
You will find regular productions and rehearsed readings of plays written at the time when the theatre first opened its doors - the only theatre in the world capable of presenting this repertoire in an authentic and appropriate setting.
Please come and visit us and we look forward to welcoming you to Bury St Edmunds and its Regency jewel.
Backstage Past: Live Encounters
Come face to face with characters and scenes from the Theatre’s past. Enjoy a promenade performance around the Theatre Royal through 200 years of its history in just 60 minutes!
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