Heritage Open Day 2018

Explore behind the scenes

Dating back to 1787 and remodelled by the Victorians, the Theatre Royal is proud to be the 2nd oldest working theatre in the UK, described by the Theatres Trust as “of major significance” and a Grade ll* listed building.

As part of the nationwide Heritage Open Days scheme, the Theatre Royal is opening its doors FREE of charge for just one afternoon. Grab this brief window of opportunity to sit in the Royal Box, go mermaid spotting, check out the view from the Gods and soak up the historic atmosphere.

Entry to the theatre is FREE and unticketed, but if you’d like to explore backstage as well, why not join one of our guided backstage tours?

Backstage tours for small groups, guided by our technical staff will run at 1.15pm, 2.30pm and 4pm and will last approx. 45 minutes. Booking required.

Tours Last: 45 minutes

Ages: 6+

Tickets: £3, Friends (FOMT) FREE.