Sleeping Beauty Success

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It is the last week of the Sleeping Beauty run. 69 shows down and 7 shows left to go. There’s been tears and laughter, slips and spills and a whole lot of comedy…and that’s just backstage. Sleeping Beauty‘s opening night … Continued

Chess: The Musical Update!

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Chess is one of my favourite musicals! I directed it for Irving Stage Company (ISC) 10 years ago almost to the day. It became engraved on my heart, it touched my soul and I love every aspect of it! It … Continued

200th Anniversary Live Interpretation Auditions

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We are delighted to be casting volunteers aged 17+ for live interpretation roles as part of Theatre Royal’s 200th Anniversary, as part of the celebrations we are offering a number of new tours and events throughout the year, including an immersive … Continued

Act Your Age Workshop Leader on BBC1

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The leader of Theatre Royal’s popular Act Your Age Workshops, Graham Allum, has appeared on television in a sketch during Michael McIntyre’s Big Show on BBC1. Graham was part of a concerted effort to convince a member of British Airways … Continued

The Wisdom Club Cast Announced

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Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds is delighted to reveal the full cast details for the premiere of The Wisdom Club, a brand new play by Bury St Edmunds-based writer Danusia Iwaszko (A Labour of Love, 2015) and directed by the … Continued

Nanny Fanny Gives Blood

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Actor Chris Clarkson (Nanny Fanny) visited the Athenaeum in Bury St Edmunds in the run up to Christmas in order to do something amazing – give blood. Not only that, but in a bid to further promote the importance of … Continued

Sleeping Beauty Rehearsals!

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On Monday, the professional cast of this year’s panto were introduced to the staff of Theatre Royal for a meet and greet and the first read through of the script. Sat around in a circle, the cast joked back and … Continued

Act Your Age Workshops!

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Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds Associate Artist Programme FREE THEATRE WORKSHOPS for people aged 55+   Suffolk Libraries and the Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds are working together to provide this series of six theatre skills workshops NOVEMBER 13TH   20TH  … Continued

Pantomime Poster Competition!

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Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds is launching its annual poster competition to celebrate this year’s pantomime, Sleeping Beauty. There are some fabulous prizes up for grabs for the winner. Young people in two age groups under 9 and 9+ are … Continued

Spring 2019 Season Announcement!

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Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds is delighted to present details of the fabulous new spring season line-up. In 2019 Theatre Royal celebrates its 200th Anniversary and there’s plenty of great shows on offer for theatre lovers of all ages. Opening … Continued