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Theatre Royal, Bury St. Edmunds

5 Westgate Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1QR, England
+44 1284 755127
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great evening out

We had a lovely girls night out (4 of us) great seats. A little disorganised in the coffee bar area... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Familytrips12
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Mildenhall, United Kingdom
Exceeded expectations

We went and saw Sister act, we thought it might be a bit rubbish and amateurish but it was really... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Danielle K
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Built in 1819, this Grade 1 listed playhouse is the only surviving example of a Regency theatre in the UK. It is the only theatre open to the public in the National Trust's portfolio of properties. Fully restored to it's Georgian splendour, the intimate auditorium and exquisite decorative scheme will provide visitors with an unforgettable and unique theatrical experience. The Theatre presents a vibrant, year-round programme of drama, music, dance and stand up comedy. We also offer regular tours of the building, contact our Box Office to book a space on one of our tours.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dress circle” (7 reviews)
“local amateur” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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5 Westgate Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1QR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely girls night out (4 of us) great seats. A little disorganised in the coffee bar area during the interval. one member of staff was rude to my friend who was ordering coffees for us. However the show was great and we...More

Thank Familytrips12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went and saw Sister act, we thought it might be a bit rubbish and amateurish but it was really good, very enjoyable! We booked last minute, but got front row seats, the view was a little strained but it was better than some other...More

Thank Danielle K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my daughter to see Stick Man for her birthday, we had a drink in the Greene Room whilst waiting to go to our seats, no big queues even though it was busy, after which we went to our seats which were easy to find...More

Thank Karl D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A really quaint theatre, small and in an oval shape with a high gallery but the stage could be seen from all areas.

Thank Wendy R
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Small intimate theatre. They put some great shows on. Small box office area but inside and outside bar. Also offers behind the scenes tours and other events.

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent evening with Galton Blackiston who is a Michelin star chef. He demonstrated recipes from his new book Hook Line Sinker. Well worth the price of the tickets would go again.

Thank JanC917
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Visited this place a couple of weeks ago and had one great night there while watching a show "All or nothing" about the 60's group 'Small faces'! The show was absolutely amazing, had to wait quite a while to get served for drinks but other...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Original Regency theatre which offers great theatre in an intimate setting. Easy and reasonable parking at the rear in Greene Kings car park. A short walk -well signed - arrives in the pleasant outside bar area. A good hospitality team directs theatregoers to seats. Great...More

Thank Florence B
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Went to see All or Nothing. Intimate sized theatre, steeped in history. Modern bar and good parking in adjacent brewery staff car park. A good experience.

Thank F1523XKdavidc
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We ere fortunate to visit on Heritage Day and were treated to a free tour, this was both informative and fun. We were amazed that an orchestra could fit into the small space under the stage. The National Trust are doing a great job bringing...More

Thank Margaret K
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Kelbel8888
19 March 2016|
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Response from TheatreRoyalBury | Property representative |
Hello there! Thanks for your enquiry. We have several excellent views throughout the Theatre. The best seats are between Boxes K to F in the Upper Circle and Boxes M to F in the Dress Circle. I hope this helps and... More
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