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Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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Recently restored to its original Regency glory after a two-year re-development programme, the Theatre Royal offers a wide range of contemporary and period drama, as well as dance, music, comedy, family shows, guided tours and workshops.

Our heritage programme includes period plays and rehearsed readings, workshops, lectures and more, all presented under our Restoring the Repertoire© banner.

Built in 1819 and designed by the eminent architect William Wilkins, who also designed the National Gallery in London, the Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds is this country's sole surviving example of a Regency playhouse.

One of only eight Grade 1-listed theatres in the country and in the care of the National Trust, it is, in terms of both its architecture and history, one of the most significant theatre buildings in the United Kingdom.

Please contact our Box Office Telephone number above for details of both Performances and Guided Tours.General Information:

  • Access for disabled visitors
  • Guided tours
  • Parking behind Theatre - book space via Box Office
  • No dogs except guide dogs
  • No parking in front of theatre
  • No access when theatrical activity in progress
  • Send large SAE for programme of events, or contact our Box Office
  • For further information, visit our website.

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On Westgate Street on S side of A134 from Sudbury (one-way system). Limited parking in Westgate Street.

Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds Postcode for SatNav: IP33 1QR


+44 (0)1284 769 505 (Box Office)
+44 (0)1284 706 035

Westgate Street
Bury St Edmunds
IP33 1QR

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