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Georgian Theatre Royal

Victoria Road, Richmond DL10 4DW, England
+44 1748 823710
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Wonderful Tour of a Fascinating Theater

We toured the theater with a wonderfully knowledgeable guide who gave us a very thorough tour or... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
chrisa1001
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Oakland, CA
Back in time via the theatre.

We enjoyed an amazing behind the scenes tour of this great old theatre. Our guide was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
davidaclegg
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Yorkshire, 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 comedy, plus guided tours every hour on the hour, there is something for every age, taste, budget and interest. Come and see why we're number 1 of 'things to do in Richmond' on TripAdvisor!
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Victoria Road, Richmond DL10 4DW, England
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"wooden benches"
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"georgian gem"
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"behind the scenes"
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"original form"
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"unique experience"
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"an absolute gem"
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"every hour"
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"fascinating insight"
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"visiting richmond"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We toured the theater with a wonderfully knowledgeable guide who gave us a very thorough tour or all points of view from the audience and backstage. We were lucky enough to return a few nights later for a production of The Merchant of Venice by...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed an amazing behind the scenes tour of this great old theatre. Our guide was knowledgeable, expressive and charming.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fascinating bit of theatre history - having visited many historic theatres in Italy, this added a lot to my understanding of this kind of building - the intimacy was extraordinary and our guide Dorothy brought the idea of Butler's company tramping from theatre to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surround yourself in Georgiana. Imagine a first night in the days of Goldsmith, Kean & Macready. The atmosphere, the acoustics, everything about it is wonderful. Take the tour you will not be disappointed. Beautiful theatre, lovely people.

1  Thank sirjoker
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommended the tour by the tourist information. It was wonderful. So informative and interesting. The lady who showed us round was marvellous. A good hour spent!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best 50 min we’ve spent in along time. Arrived just before 10 AM and we were the only visitors so had a private tour with a most knowledgeable and interesting lady. This is a ‘must’ when in Richmond - don’t pass it...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Georgian is our local theatre so We visit quite often. The atmosphere is always fantastic as the theatre is small and intimate. Be prepared for a bit of shuffling as the seats are not the comfiest in the world! It all part of the...More

1  Thank scrisop
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This really was an unexpected pleasure in our trip to Richmond. We bought a Town Ticket and this was the last of the four places of interest that we visited. What an excellent tour of a unique attraction and how super to see the theatre...More

1  Thank Annb21
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A very enjoyable visit of the most beautiful Georgian theatre. The tour took us all around the building and the guide was incredibly informative. Fab all round x

1  Thank Linda M
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Spent an excellent hour touring this fantastic building, which still has may of its original features. Very informative guide who regaled us of the Its history and key players in its success. I hadn't realised it was one of eight theatres built by Samuel Butler,...More

1  Thank jichas
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