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Name A Festival Bear!

The Once Upon a Festival, 11–23 June is East Anglia’s Children’s Arts Festival; and it brings live children’s theatre to venues across the region, but for this year’s event we have one beary pressing problem – our festival bears have no names! So we are launching our competition #NametheBears to come up …

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Guys & Dolls

Bury St Edmunds Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society (BSEAODS) is ready to take the Theatre Royal stage by storm from the 9th -13th May with its latest production, GUYS AND DOLLS (sponsored by local drama company Lights Music Action – LMA).  Considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy – …

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Oklahoma!

Oklahoma! Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds Irving Stage Company Tuesday 21st March 2017 Since first being staged in 1943, Oklahoma! has become a favourite with musical theatre goers across the world. Back then the show did something that was new; it blended song, character, plot and dance, something that today …

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The Machine Stops

The Machine Stops Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds 14 Mar 2017 It is incredible to think that, when the original EM Forster short story on which this play is based was published in 1909, we didn’t have any of the methods of mass communication that today, we carry in our …

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Hysteria

Hysteria Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds Until 25th February An ailing Sigmund Freud is visited upon by a protesting woman, a flamboyant Salvador Dali and Freud’s physician who unwittingly gets caught up in the farce. The early hours of one morning find Freud awakening to a stranger at his French …

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Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast, Theatre Royal at Bury St Edmunds Until 15th January Beastly Bury St Edmunds’ Old Abbey Gardens are the setting for the start of Beauty and the Beast which sees Fairy Blossom don her pink wellies to go with her skirt of twinkly lights. The Young Chorus …

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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet Ballet Theatre UK 22nd November Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds Clever choreography sees the rival families fighting with flying swords through the air to Prokofiev’s stunning score as the scene opens in Verona. The sparkling, opulent costumes, particularly those in red of the Capulet family, were made …

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Beauty and the Beast

A traditional family pantomime written by Chris Hannon (CBeebies’ Topsy & Tim) and directed by Theatre Royal’s Artistic Director Karen Simpson. Join the Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds this Christmas for a journey of enchantment and magic in one of the most loved fairy tales of all time! Set in …

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Be My Baby

Sex – that most natural of acts between consenting adults has been surrounded since time immemorial by shame, guilt and ignorance. Not the act itself perhaps, but it’s consequences. In the aftermath of two world wars and the looming threats embedded in the Cold War, teenagers in the 1960s had …

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When We Were Married

Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds Tue 4th October to Sat 8th Oct The scene is set the minute you walk into the auditorium, the damask wallpaper and potted aspidistras placing the scene firmly in Victorian England and once the lights go down the maid’s accent let you know that you …

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