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Theatre Royal Magic Lantern Backstage Tour

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About Theatre Royal Magic Lantern Backstage Tour
Multi award-winning Ezekial Bone plays 'Everyman', the Spirit of the Theatre, on this unique Backstage Tour of the magnificent Theatre Royal. Stand on the stage and see behind the scenes! Learn about its fascinating history as you are transported from the Opening Night in 1865, to the modern world of entertainment today in the Royal Concert Hall. Be part of the magic!
Nottingham, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came to see the panto this week. Have to say, bit disappointed with it. Couldn't hear what Hook was saying all the time as music so loud. Thought jokes went on a bit too long at times, and 3D ok but children screamed and my...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 108caseyb
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Have just been on his guided backstage tour of the Royal Theatre Nottingham. Excellent. I have done the city walking tour as well which was excellent. He really does enjoy what he is doing and attracts audience participation. He is full of knowledge about Nottingham...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ann l
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Have wanted to do this tour for a VERY long time, but never actually managed to do it, until Saturday 7th July. We actually got to do the tour for free, as part of our Royal Centre membership, which was really nice. Ezekiel Bone, what...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank NottinghamPanther
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Really informative tour, lots of interesting facts presented in a fun and entertaining way. Ezekiel Bone a brilliant character which you could really buy into. Amazing knowledge of the history of the theatre and obviously a love of local history. Well worth a visit and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Hannah G
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We were treated to a visit for my Birthday present. Ezekiel Bone was our tour leader, and what a wonderful job he did. I would fully recommend the tour and Ezekiel Bone.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank AlisonA109
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Ezekiel Bone (an actor in character) conducted the tour describing the building and architecture of the original theatre through to the present. He was entertaining and had a wealth of knowledge that bought the social history to life and included a context of some of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Carol H
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Went on a guided tour behind the scenes and learnt about the history of the theatre very much brought alive by Ezekiel Bone. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Linda C
Reviewed 4 May 2018

We were taken around Nottingham's Theatre Royal by the resident ghost, Ezekiel Bone but it was anything but as dry as old bones!! Our ghost lead us around the theatre on a trip through time. We went from opening night to the 21st century during...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jeanette S
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

The theatre itself is a masterpiece of architecture, a stunning building to behold. This is made even more incredible by the knowledge that pours from Ade. He completely draws you in, two hours fly by as you tour the labrinth of corridors together. Would highly...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 77katt
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Ezekial Bone (an actor in character) conducted this 90minute/2hour tour. He was very entertaining and the tour was educational and amusing. Also extremely good value for money at £8 per person. I would highly recommend it. Suitable for adults and children from about age 10....More

Date of experience: February 2018
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27 June 2018|
Response from AlisonA109 | Reviewed this property |
Really not sure, but we were told that photography was not allowed.