Theatre Royal

Theatre Royal
5 Westgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1QR
  • Telephone 01284 769505
  • Box office times Mon–Sat 10am–6pm
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Arabian Nights: Theatre Royal Youth Theatre

David Whitney directs a modern adaptation of the popular stories, twisting your expectations about the Middle Eastern folk tales that feature Sinbad and Aladdin.

As You Like It: LAMDA

  • Written by: William Shakespeare

Students from the London Academy Of Music And Dramatic Art present a staging of Shakespeare's romantic adventure featuring Rosalind and Orlando as they flee to the Forest Of Arden.

Wed 26 Apr

£8.50–£20.50 / 01284 769505

Thu 27 Apr

£8.50–£20.50 / 01284 769505

Ballet Theatre UK: Giselle

  • Written by: Adolphe Adam

A romantic ballet in two acts which follows the doomed affair of a young peasant girl, who falls in love with a handsome suitor, unaware he is a noble duke in disguise.

Thu 2 Mar

£8.50–£26 (Children £8.50–£15) / 01284 769505

Fri 3 Mar

£8.50–£26 (Children £8.50–£15) / 01284 769505

Sat 4 Mar

£8.50–£26 (Children £8.50–£15) / 01284 769505

Big Girls Don't Cry

Easy Theatres celebrate the music of Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons featuring number one hits including Walk Like A Man, Sherry, Working My Way Back To You, Rag Doll and more.

Fri 21 Apr

£8.50–£21.50 / 01284 769505

Big Girls Don't Cry

Oh what a night you'll have at this tribute to Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, with all the hits from 'Sherry' to 'Grease is the Word'.

Fri 21 Apr

£8.50–£21.50 / 01284 769505

Brian Conley: The Greatest Entertainer

The popular performer and TV personality presents his all-new variety-style show.

Sun 9 Apr

Bury Fair: LAMDA

Students from the academy perform the comical play written by Thomas Shadwell, surrounding a pretentious female fop and her mother, some idiotic local wags, and a young woman in disguise.

Fri 28 Apr

£8.50–£20.50 / 01284 769505

Sat 29 Apr

£8.50–£20.50 / 01284 769505


Deborah McAndrew's lively adaptation features performance company Northern Broadsides in this swashbuckling tale of unrequited love, set in the golden age of musketeers.

Tue 2 May

£8.50–£21.50 / 01284 769505

Wed 3 May

£8.50–£21.50 / 01284 769505

Thu 4 May

£8.50–£21.50 / 01284 769505

…and 2 more dates until 6 May

English National Ballet: Akram Khan's Giselle

  • Written by: Adolphe Adam

Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Akram Khan creates a new version of romantic ballet Giselle for English National Ballet. Composer Ben Frost adapts the original score, which is performed by English National Ballet Philharmonic.

Thu 2 Mar

Fri 3 Mar


Blackeyed Theatre Company presents a new version of Mary Shelley's masterpiece.

Tue 7 Mar

£8.50–£21.50 / 01284 769505

Wed 8 Mar

£8.50–£21.50 / 01284 769505

Thu 9 Mar

£8.50–£21.50 / 01284 769505

The Haywood Sisters

Soulful, close harmony trio from London perform original songs, their own arrangements of modern hits and some old time classics.

Thu 16 Mar

£10–£20 / 01284 769505

Hollywood Meets Broadway

The Bury St Edmunds Concert Band perform a selection of songs from stage and film musicals.

Sat 18 Mar

£8.50–£15 / 01284 769505


Terry Johnson's comedy drama depicting the meeting between psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud and surrealist painter Salvador Dali in 1939 Hampstead.

Fri 24 Feb

£8.50–£21.50 / 01284 769505

Sat 25 Feb

£8.50–£21.50 / 01284 769505

Jazz! With Suffolk Youth Music

West Suffolk Youth Jazz Orchestra and West Suffolk Youth Big Band perform a program of classic and contemporary numbers.

Mon 27 Mar

£10–£12 / 01284 769505

Just An Ordinary Lawyer

A play featuring music written and performed by Tayo Aluko, who muses on international politics and history as they affect the black population of the world from Africa to America and Britain. The production unfolds from the point of view of someone who would rather watch sports and spread love and peace through the…

Thu 20 Apr

£8.50–£16.50 / 01284 769505

The Machine Stops

  • Directed by: Juliet Forster
  • Written by: E M Forster

Juliet Forster directs Neil Duffield's adaptation of EM Forster's classic short story exploring our increasingly complex relationship with technology. Featuring a soundtrack composed by John Foxx, pioneer of electronic music and founder of Ultravox, and analogue synth specialist, Benge.

Tue 14 Mar

£8.50–£16.50 / 01284 769505

Wed 15 Mar

£8.50–£16.50 / 01284 769505

Mr Darcy Loses the Plot

Award-winning duo LipService celebrate the life of Jane Austen through a comic tale inspired by the world of women writers.

Fri 17 Mar

£8.50–£16.50 / 01284 769505

Music Hall Extravaganza

The Berkeley Squares stage their traditional old-fashioned variety show.

Sun 12 Mar

£8.50–£16.50 / 01284 769505

Noel & Gertie

Noel & Gertie is a warm and witty musical comedy based on the legendary friendship and professional collaboration of actor, playwright and songwriter Noel and the alluring and charismatic actress Gertie. A major revival of Sheridan Morley's hit play that originally ran in the West End for nine years, it is…

Tue 11 Apr

£8.50–£21.50 / 01284 769505

Wed 12 Apr

£8.50–£21.50 / 01284 769505

Oklahoma!: Irving Stage Company

The theatre group present the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic musical featuring Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin, I Cain't Say No, People Will Say We're In Love, and the title song Oklahoma!

Tue 21 Mar

£10–£20 / 01284 769505

Wed 22 Mar

£10–£20 / 01284 769505

Thu 23 Mar

£10–£20 / 01284 769505

…and 2 more dates until 25 Mar

Room On The Broom: Tall Stories

An adaptation of the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler about a witch and her cat.

Fri 14 Apr

Ruthie Henshall

A selection of songs from musicals is performed by the singer and actress.

Sun 5 Mar

£10–£25 / 01284 769505

Sally Morgan

Got a goldfish that you flushed down the toilet that you need to say sorry to? Now's your chance to apologise through the medium of Sally Morgan.

Mon 22 May

£25 / 01284 769505

Stig Of The Dump: London Contemporary Theatre

This adaptation of the Clive King novel about a boy who finds a caveman on the South Downs, is aimed at children aged four and over.

Sat 1 Apr

£8.50–£12 / 01284 769505

Swansea City Opera: Lakmé

Swansea City Opera presents Delibes's opera about love during the Raj.

Sat 11 Mar

£10–£25 / 01284 769505

The Vega Wind Trio

The group performs a selection of classical works from Baroque to 20th century.

Mon 20 Mar

Phone for prices / 01284 769505

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

  • Written by: Jonathan Rockefeller (adapt)

Based on Eric Carle's hand-painted books, Jonathan Rockefeller's family-friendly stage production uses a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets to faithfully bring to life the four stories: The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse, Mister Seahorse, The Very Lonely Firefly and The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Sat 8 Apr

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