Theatre Royal

Theatre Royal

The Theatre Royal is Bury St Edmunds beautiful Georgian theatre offering a year round programme of top class entertainment. The Theatre Royal is the third oldest working theatre in the United Kingdom.

Theatre Royal

The town has the small but enormously significant Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds built by National Gallery architect William Wilkins in 1819.

It is the sole surviving Regency Theatre left in the country and even after nearly 200 years remains a vital part of the town's cultural identity.

Restoration

The theatre has recently undergone a major restoration.

Dame Judi Dench: "The Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds holds a unique place in the history of theatre in this country as well as a special place in my heart. The restoration of one of the last Georgian theatres in the country will ensure a vital part of our theatrical heritage will survive for future generations".