Theatre Royal


A rare treat – Britain's only working Regency playhouse features ornate gilding, sweeps of boxes and a trompe l'oeil ceiling, all revealed on self-led (free) and guided (£7.50) front-of-house and backstage tours. These guided tours tend to be held at 11am on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, between February and November, but times vary – call to check.

The theatre also stages a wide mix of drama, music, dance and comedy.

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