September 2017

All The Things I Lied About

Mon 25 Sep

Katie Bonna is giving a TED talk on the science of lying. Well, that’s not quite true. TED haven’t actually asked her to do one – yet.

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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

Tue 26 — Wed 27 Sep

A thrilling adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s dark psychological fantasy, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde

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Antigone

Thu 28 Sep

This blistering new adaptation sees Sophocles’ tragedy reimagined in a dystopian landscape

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Are You Sitting Comfortably

Fri 29 Sep

Rob takes his trademark comedic storytelling to a career high in this full length show

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Galton Blackiston Cooks Live On Stage

Sat 30 Sep

An evening of live cooking and entertainment with Galton Blackiston.

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Galton Blackiston Reception

Sat 30 Sep

Join Galton for a drink and canapes, cooked to his recipe at a private reception after the show.

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October 2017

Clare Presland Sings !

Sun 1 Oct

A one-off chance to spend an evening with Clare Presland, mezzo soprano, & her pianist, with actors John Shrapnel & Dame Janet Suzman, DBE

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Clare Presland Reception

Sun 1 Oct

Join a private post-show reception with the performers

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A Judgement in Stone

Mon 2 — Sat 7 Oct

A new production adapted from one of the most celebrated works of the writer often hailed as the successor to Agatha Christie.

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The Tempest

Wed 4 Oct

Revenge is the name of the game in this gripping Shakespearean Comedy of magic, betrayal, fear and redemption.

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Churchgates, Nethergate, Whites

Churchgates ‘Call My Bluff’ Wine Event

Wed 4 Oct

Wine, dine and laugh at this Churchgates fundraising event in aid of Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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Lunchtime Concert – The Goldcrest Trio

Mon 9 Oct

Outstanding musicians give a programme of beautiful and inspiring music by Debussy, Ravel, Ibert and Piazzolla.

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Into The Woods

Tue 10 — Sat 14 Oct

Lapine and Sondheim take everyone's favourite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, yet relevant, piece

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Rubber Ring

Wed 11 Oct

A laugh-out-loud, funny as hell coming of age comedy about a Norfolk teenager's struggle with sexual and regional identity

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Creative Choices 2017

Thu 12 Oct

An opportunity to discover the many varied career pathways within the arts.

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The Snowlies

Sun 15 Oct

Enter the beautiful icy land of the Snowlies, and join them on their adventures as the Snowlie Queen reads to you...

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The Lure of the Ghost Story

Sun 15 Oct

A traditional ghostly tale set in a cathedral town ….!

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An Evening of Student Drama

Mon 16 Oct

Bury St Edmunds All-Through Trust have prepared a variety of short performances

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Bury Concert Series : Laura Snowden

Mon 16 Oct

Laura Snowden: Classical guitar's new champion.

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For Love or Money

Wed 18 — Sat 21 Oct

A Daft Comedy about Greed

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Crafty’s Creepy Castle

Sun 22 Oct

Come in your scariest Hallowe’en costume and join the adventure to find the hidden treasure!

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Griff Rhys Jones

Sun 22 Oct

90 minutes of comedy exploration. 

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Bookstory

Tue 24 Oct

The latest show from MONSTRO Theatre, the Pioneers of the Puppet Musical

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Scenes of 2017

Tue 24 Oct

Theatre Royal Writers look back at 2017 in an entertaining evening of satirical, intimate and ultimately hopeful short plays

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Big Foot

Wed 25 Oct

Love, life and masculinity meet head-on as Joseph tells his poignant coming-of-age story with a twist of the fantastical.

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Stick Man

Thu 26 — Fri 27 Oct

Touching, funny and utterly original, Scamp Theatre’s delightful adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s STICK MAN is coming back

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Buddy Holly and The Cricketers

Fri 27 Oct

25 Years of Rock ’n’ Rolling The World!

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Sister Act

Tue 31 Oct — Sat 4 Nov

Filled with toe-tapping tunes like Take Me to Heaven and Fabulous, Baby! you’re sure to get your groove on!

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November 2017

Sister Act

Tue 31 Oct — Sat 4 Nov

Filled with toe-tapping tunes like Take Me to Heaven and Fabulous, Baby! you’re sure to get your groove on!

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Godspell

Wed 1 — Sat 4 Nov

An honest, warm, often funny and exuberantly youthful retelling of gospel stories

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Harry and Chris Show 2

Tue 7 Nov

Harry Baker and Chris Read bring their unique mix of comedy, melody, poetry and best-matery to venues nationwide!

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Austentatious – The Improvised Jane Austen Novel

Wed 8 Nov

Austentatious are saddling the horses for a Grand Tour of the United Kingdom!

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The Old Curiosity Shop

Thu 9 — Sat 11 Nov

Little Nell Trent lives with her devoted grandfather in his London shop, a magical place filled from wall to wall with dust-laden treasures.

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A Night of Dirty Dancing

Sun 12 Nov

Experience all your favourite songs such as She’s Like The Wind, Hey Baby, Hungry Eyes & of course (I’ve Had) The Time of my Life

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Lunchtime Concert – Martenot Waves

Mon 13 Nov

A speical and fascinating chance to hear the exciting sound of the Ondes Martenot, including music from Elgar, Saint-Saëns and Messiaen

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Shakespeare Takeover Programme – The Tempest

Wed 15 Nov

Join us for an enchanting evening as three local schools perform their dramatic responses to Bilmankhwe Arts production The Tempest

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An Evening with Eric & Ern

Thu 16 — Fri 17 Nov

An Evening with Eric and Ern captures the brilliance of Morecambe & Wise in this outstanding homage to Britains best loved performers.

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This Changes Everything

Thu 16 — Sat 18 Nov

On a platform out at sea, 'The Community' has formed, a new type of society and a better way of living...

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Charles Abel-Smith – Lavenham Literary Festival 2017

Fri 17 Nov

A vivid, first-hand account of the fighting and suffering on the front line, written by commanding officer Wilfrid Abel Smith

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Clare Mulley – Lavenham Literary Festival 2017

Sat 18 Nov

Two female German flying aces in the Second World War; one of them a devout Nazi, the other of Jewish blood

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Wild Words- Creative Writing Course Lavenham Literary Festival 2017

Sat 18 Nov

A creative writing workshop introducing techniques to strengthen writing in all genres

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Daisy Hay – Lavenham Literary Festival 2017

Sat 18 Nov

The passionate love letters of Benjamin and Mary Anne Disraeli pieced together in a fascinating tale

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Sophie Hannah & Adele Geras – Lavenham Literary Festival 2017

Sat 18 Nov

Two renowned novelists, mother and daughter Adele Geras and Sophie Hannah

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Greg Votolato – Lavenham Literary Festival 2017

Sat 18 Nov

A guide through the evolution of design styles during The Golden Age of Ocean Liners

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Tracy Chevalier – Lavenham Literary Festival 2017

Sat 18 Nov

The tragedy of Othello is transposed to a 1970’s surburban Washington schoolyard

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Tracey Borman – Lavenham Literary Festival 2017

Sat 18 Nov

Secrets and unexamined details of the Tudor Monarchs lives through eyewitness accounts

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A Vision of Elvis

Sat 18 Nov

A Vision of Elvis transports the audience on a musical journey, an experience you will never forget.

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Erica James with JP Devlin- Lavenham Literary Festival 2017

Sun 19 Nov

A conversation between Radio 4 personality JP Devlin and novelist Erica James

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Churchill Biographers’ Panel – Lavenham Literary Festival 2017

Sun 19 Nov

Literary agent and writer Andrew Lownie introduces two renowned Churchill biographers' approaches to an enduring personality

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Reverend Richard Coles – Lavenham Literary Festival 2017

Sun 19 Nov

“How do you go from pop star to priest? And why?”

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Cambridge-Renaissance-2017

Music for the Habsburg Emperors

Sun 19 Nov

Cambridge Renaissance Voices return to Long Melford for a grand and spectacular concert of music

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The Nutcracker

Mon 20 — Wed 22 Nov

The Nutcracker, will be brought to life by Ballet Theatre UK

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Bury Concert Series : Alke Quartet

Mon 20 Nov

Alke Quartet: They have astonishing stylistic and tonal unanimity.

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December 2017

Dick Whittington

Fri 1 Dec — Sun 14 Jan

Join the cast for our 2017 traditional family pantomime and the ride of a lifetime...

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Carols From Cambridge

Tue 5 Dec

Our ever-popular annual carol concert set in the beautiful surroundings of St Mary's Church, Honey Hill.

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Mild Peril in Pantoland

Wed 13 Dec

An original Panto in the beautiful setting of Haughley Park

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January 2018

Dick Whittington

Fri 1 Dec — Sun 14 Jan

Join the cast for our 2017 traditional family pantomime and the ride of a lifetime...

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Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Sat 20 Jan

The Showstoppers have delighted audiences across the globe with their ingenious blend of comedy, musical theatre and spontaneity.

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The Good Person of Szechwan

Tue 23 — Sat 27 Jan

A fabulously colourful production and a parable for our times with a large ensemble cast, songs, masks… A theatre experience to remember!

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February 2018

Michael McIntyre: Work In Progress

Wed 7 — Thu 8 Feb

That's right! Michael McIntyre is coming to Theatre Royal!

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The Jungle Book

Sun 11 — Mon 12 Feb

Immersion Theatre is thrilled to be returning, with their brand new musical adaptation of family favourite, The Jungle Book!

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From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads

Tue 13 Feb

This is an astonishing physical piece of solo theatre and visual storytelling, featuring the music of David Bowie.

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Whose Story Is It Anyway ?

Wed 14 Feb

Recognised as one of Britain's funniest, most creative theatre companies, this wonderful theatre show guarantees to make you laugh out loud.

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Fall Out

Thu 15 Feb

The show begins a journey through quintessential jazz entangling movement within the graceful perspective of tap dance.

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More Stars than in the Heavens

Fri 16 Feb

Award winning singer Robert Habermann tells the story and sings the songs from the magical MGM musicals.

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Bury Concert Series : Eblana String Trio

Mon 19 Feb

Eblana String Trio: Winners of the Royal Northern College of Music chamber music award.

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Teechers

Mon 26 — Wed 28 Feb

Blackeyed Theatre revives its highly-acclaimed production of John Godber’s classic comedy about life at a modern comprehensive...

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March 2018

Bury Concert Series : Bella Tromba

Mon 19 Mar

Bella Tromba: They play with ritzy sophistication.

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