Behind the Scenes of The Producers – Two weeks to go…

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The Producers Bury St Edmunds Theatre Royal Irving Stage Company

By Sian Couture, Director. Two weeks to go….eek!!  Now we are “marching to a faster pace” This has been a productive week. Firstly in the workshop. Several of our cast members and backstage crew have been busy painting the set, … Continued

The Retirement of a Tour de Force

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After many years of service as Heritage Guide, archivist and all round good friend of the theatre, Joan Abbs was bid a fond & temporary farewell by colleagues. She has been a guide here for 15 years and prior to … Continued

Alchemy

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Theatre Royal Associate Artists Danusia Iwaszko and Lucinda Meredith have been working together with Bury St Edmunds Women’s Aid (The Refuge) to create and hold a series of writing workshops; using the tools of theatre to help women to express … Continued

META-MORE-FORCE Phase One

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Over the past four weeks, a group of Suffolk based young people from a wide diaspora have come together to work with Mark Straw and Kieran Manners from Ipswich and Suffolk Council of Racial Equality culminating in an inspiring session … Continued

The Hub Befrienders Group

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For a little over a year, Theatre Royal has been working with a group of dedicated performers, musicians, writers from The Hub Befrienders Group Bury St Edmunds. The group are devising a new production centred around a residential care home … Continued