Behind The Scenes

From a very thankful Theatre Manager…

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As the production of Dick Whittington draws to a close, it’s time to say a few thank-yous. There’s a team of people who keep the show on the road and who are, perhaps, not always immediately visible to our audiences. … Continued

Body Image in the arts

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By Emma Croft, Young Associate. Body image is a very personal matter, however in the industry of performing arts body image is one of the most spoken about topics. Both male and female performers are some of the most looked up to people … Continued

Harry & Chris Q&A

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Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds Harry and Chris Show 2 singing poetry

Harry and Chris are at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds Tue 7 Nov, ahead of that we sent them some questions to answer for us.   What’s been your favourite thing to sing about? We love pandas, they seem like … Continued

Warming up for Panto…

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Front Facade of Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

By Matthew Abercrombie, Theatre Manager. Sweets, ice-cream, merchandise, children, coaches, buggies, mums, dads, grandparents, actors, dust pans, mops, programmes, tickets and a lot of rotas. My life for the next two and a half months will contain almost nothing but … Continued

Irving Stage Company – Sister Act

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Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds Show

By Christian Jenner, Irving Stage Company. For a convent girl, there is nothing quite like climbing into a nun’s habit for the first time. This School of Jesus and Mary girl (Ipswich 1972-1977) has donned her first wimple to take … Continued

BSEAODS Into The Woods Update!

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Today we had a delightful tramp in the woods with our lovely photographer Debbie who with our fab publicity team, had some great ideas about character promotional photographs. We are so lucky to have so many lovely people who give … Continued

Work Experience Week

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This week we have 5 students with us for work experience. Why did they choose to come to Theatre Royal? ‘I chose to come here for my work experience as I have always had a passion for the stage. I … Continued

Want to get involved with Irving’s Sister Act?

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If anyone told me back at my university in Georgia, U.S.A. that I would be performing in musicals in England in a few years, I would have replied, “Maybe in my dreams.”. Yet that is just what has happened.  I … Continued

Bury Theatre Workshop Arcadia: a view from the wings

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We are half way through a run of Arcadia, Tom Stoppard’s multi-layered comedy which plays with conventions of time and space in a glorious romp which mixes up notions of honour, sexual attraction and free will. As prompter, I am … Continued

TR Blog – Kat Smith, Irving Stage Company

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TR Blog – Kat Smith, Irving Stage Company One of the best things about theatre is the opportunity it gives you to challenge yourself in many ways. In the past year Irving Stage Company has brought me to Theatre Royal … Continued