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Built in 1788, The Georgian Theatre Royal is the UK's oldest working theatre. Enjoy a guided tour of the Theatre or come to see a live performance - or both! With a diverse programme of events, including theatre, family shows, music and stand-up...more
All reviews guided tour excellent tour knowledgeable guide box office behind the scenes wooden benches georgian gem original form every hour unique experience an absolute gem step back in time fascinating insight well worth a visit visiting richmond north yorkshire performance
I attended a comedy performance here over the weekend. The staff and Front of house manager were all very welcoming. Seating and disability access was taken care of via e-mail and I was pleased to see the theatre had a platform lift and disabled toilet...More
This theatre feeds the imagination. A theatre built in Georgian times which still has original fittings is incredible. The company have the original theatre bills, original paintings and layout. What makes this all come alive is the enthusiasm of the tour guide who’s infectious joy...More
Recently visiting Richmond we were looking for places of interest to see. The tourist information were very helpful in listing such places. The Georgian theatre sounded unusual so we decided to give it a look. What a pleasant surprise we were in for.
We weren't expecting very much, a tour of a theatre, a very old one at that. The one hour tour flew by, the guide made it come alive (forgot his name, but others who had a woman guide had the same reaction). We learned much...More
This is an amazing tour experience that is a must on anyone’s list of places to visit! The guide that undertook our tour really brought the theatre alive to enable us to imagine what it was like watching a production with the audiences and actors...More
The guided tour is excellent and great value. What a fab-u-lous place! Informative guide and a most interesting visit. Highly recommend. Some narrow stairs to negotiate. However there is a lift to the different levels.
Extremely well informed volunteers dressed in period costumes take you around the whole venue. I would have liked to to spend more time in the Education Room reading the information on the walls but this was a minor critiscm. The visit was entertaining, informative and...More
We’ve been to this unique theatre many times for performances but never done the tour. Over the Bank Holiday we had a visitor to stay and thought it a perfect addition to an outing to Richmond. At only £5 each (£4 for English Heritage members)...More