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Georgian Theatre Royal

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Wonderful Pantomime

This is a lovely and very unusual theatre being so small and intimate. The Panto is always great... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Richard A
Richmond, United Kingdom
Almost unchanged since being built in 1788, this is a unique experience in the world of theatre

The programmes here are most varied, I have seen the annual pantomime, classical music, jazz... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Richmond, United Kingdom
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Built in 1788, The Georgian Theatre Royal is the UK's oldest working theatre. Enjoy a guided tour of the Theatre or come to see a live performance - or both! With a diverse programme of events, including theatre, family shows, music and stand-up...more
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Victoria Road, Richmond DL10 4DW, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a lovely and very unusual theatre being so small and intimate. The Panto is always great fun and we have been several times over the years. This year was no exception with 8 of us in the audience. The cast were superb really...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

The programmes here are most varied, I have seen the annual pantomime, classical music, jazz singing and Burlesque shows here. During the Summer season the theatre is open for guided tours, an experience well worth the small fee of £5 (£2 children). Richmond is indeed...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank cliffbowes
Reviewed 3 November 2018

I've seen some pantos in my time-believe me! And I can tell a good one from a bad one! If you're wanting a brilliant panto, without the boring cheesy jokes-visit the Georgian! Clare Allen, what a director! Such creativity, unique but hilarious jokes and a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
3  Thank Pioneer18639188517
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Very interesting tour of this old Theatre which dates back genuinely to Georgian times. Lovely friendly ladies warmly welcomed us in and showed us round. Well worth the visit. We would love to go back and see a show there.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank mail631
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Excellent look back into a theatre of bygone age virtually in its original state. Very informative and friendly guide with great knowledge who made the tour very interesting. Excellent value for money for the entry fee.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Albert P
Reviewed 22 October 2018

I attended a comedy performance here over the weekend. The staff and Front of house manager were all very welcoming. Seating and disability access was taken care of via e-mail and I was pleased to see the theatre had a platform lift and disabled toilet...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Dean C
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

This theatre feeds the imagination. A theatre built in Georgian times which still has original fittings is incredible. The company have the original theatre bills, original paintings and layout. What makes this all come alive is the enthusiasm of the tour guide who’s infectious joy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 967alisonb
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Recently visiting Richmond we were looking for places of interest to see. The tourist information were very helpful in listing such places. The Georgian theatre sounded unusual so we decided to give it a look. What a pleasant surprise we were in for. We only...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank John W
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We weren't expecting very much, a tour of a theatre, a very old one at that. The one hour tour flew by, the guide made it come alive (forgot his name, but others who had a woman guide had the same reaction). We learned much...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Bradford W
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

A little gem in Richmond. An excellent tour and very informative, a must for anyone interested in history and the theatre.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Leo Mark D
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Yvonne S
29 December 2017|
Response from AntoniaTrip | Reviewed this property |
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Christine S
15 September 2015|
Response from Kath T |
From the website: “We are open every day from Monday to Saturday between mid-February and mid-November. Tours are given every hour on the hour from 10am, with the last tour starting at 4pm.”