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Our Man in Havana

“You should dream more, Mr. Wormold. Reality in our century is not something to be faced.”  Meet Jim Wormwold – a hapless vacuum cleaner salesman who gets sucked into a dirty world of espionage and double agents when the chance of helping out MI6 with a job or two proves …

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Susan Calman

It’s Susan Calman’s tenth year in comedy and she’s back with a brand new show. You may have seen or heard her on shows like QI, HIGNFY, News Quiz, Listomania or Mock the Week.  Now you have the opportunity to see her in person, life size if you will. For …

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Alice in Wonderland

Ballet Theatre UK presents Alice in Wonderland, at Bury Theatre Royal on the 19th and 20th June.  Come with Alice on a magical adventure as she tumbles into Wonderland! Guided by the White Rabbit, Alice meets some astonishing characters, including the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts, a studious caterpillar and …

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Creative Collaborations Conference

This June sees the first Creative Collaborations Conference a stimulating, practical day at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, open to professional artists, theatre makers and those in the education sector. Led by one of the leading international practitioners, Chris Elwell, Director of Half Moon Theatre, London, the day will provide …

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Between the Two

SADIE NEWMAN presents Between the Two by Rochi Rampal and Daniel Tyler.  Where is home? Where do we belong when the maps are redrawn? What happens when we have to leave our homeland for a better future? On board a ship, we meet a young woman on her voyage between homes. …

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Our Day Out: Deadline Extended

DEADLINE EXTENDED for ‘Our Day Out’ this August at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds. Following on from the success of the Summer School performance of Kes last year Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds are launching an exciting month long opportunity to realise your dreams, be ambitious.  Young people aged 12-19 will …

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Our Day Out

The Autumn Season opens at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds with Our Day Out – the Musical, the iconic Willy Russell play. This is a very special production. The week long run will be a culmination of the Summer School at Theatre Royal, allowing a young cast of 12 – …

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New Season at Bury Theatre Royal

New season, new talent and old friends at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds. It’s becoming a cliché to say there’s ‘something for everyone’ at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds but as a vital and vibrant part of the year round cultural life of Bury St Edmunds and environs, not to …

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Guys and Dolls

Bury St Edmunds Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society’s Guys and Dolls, Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds Until 13 May All life is here in depression-era New York – drunkards, prostitutes and the righteous Salvation Army and police officers trying to keep order in chases reminiscent of the Keystone Cops. When …

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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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The Tiger Who Came to Tea

NICK BROOKE LTD presents The Tiger Who Came to Tea. Based on the book by Judith Kerr. The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? What they certainly don’t expect to see at the door is a big, stripy …

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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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