Richmond Theatre is one of the most beautiful of all the Frank Matcham theatres. Built in 1899 as the Theatre Royal and Opera House and refurbished in 1991, it is now operated and managed by The Ambassador Theatre Group Ltd, renowned for its productions and highly successful management and ownership of theatre venues throughout the country. Established as one of the most successful theatres in the country, presenting a wide range of quality drama, record breaking musicals, opera, dance and... Read more >>
Mary Pollard takes a look at the rich history of Shakespeare at Richmond Theatre ahead of Olivier Award nominated lead Michael Pennington's return to the venue in King Lear
Ahead of the Edinburgh Fringe, we caught up with award-winner and word meister Gyles Brandreth, visiting us on Sunday 22nd May with his show Word Power! We see if he really does have a way with words...
A major new production of Noël Coward’s best loved and multi award-winning comedy, Private Lives graces our stage from Mon 15 – Sat 20 February. To celebrate one of the greatest plays of all time, we decided to explore the private life of legendary playwright Sir Noël Coward with ten reasons why we think he was a legend!
At an exclusive meet and greet at Richmond Theatre, Tom Chambers and Charlotte Ritchie tell us all we need to know about Private Lives.
From Festive horse and carriage rides in the park, to Santa's grotto and Ice Skating.There's lots to do in Richmond this Christmas, not to mention this years 5-star pantomime, Cinderella.
Here are our top tips about the best Christmas shows to go and see this 2014. There's something in here for everyone, whether you're from Torquay, Glasgow or anywhere in between.
To celebrate classic films gracing our Richmond Theatre stage this season we take a look back at a selection of films that have seamlessly made the transition from the silver screen to the red curtains of Theatreland.
It looks set to be a sunny season to remember in Richmond with a bumper crop of summery shows heading to our stage. To celebrate, we asked our staff to tell us which coming attractions they can't wait to see in the coming months
On April 27, Richmond Theatre plays host to the ultimate legal thriller, Twelve Angry Men. Here are twelve great reasons to get your tickets now.
Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize winning To Kill a Mockingbird, adapted for the stage by Christopher Sergel, is coming to Richmond Theatre this May.
All My Sons, Arthur Miller's 1947 classic about the harsh realities of the American Dream is coming to Richmond Theatre at the end of this month.
With Kneehigh Theatre’s Rebecca bursting onto our stage, we take you through the history of Daphne du Maurier’s most famous book.
Check out which of our biggest and best musicals are UK bound this 2014, and which plays are taking punters by storm.
We're very excited that the CBeebies presenter is returning to our stage, having first performed with us in our 1996 panto, Aladdin. We sat down with the popular performer to ask a few questions.
As the Christmas lights go up across the land, we take a look at the stars who will be lighting up the Richmond Theatre stage this panto season.
Find out more about the people, places and perfect holiday hotspots on the mythical island of Illyria, as made famous by Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night.
We get out and about in Richmond to see what everyone in our community loves about Panto!
We take a look at some of the actors who have decided to pick up a pen and put their own characters on paper
It’s over 50 years since Buddy Holly changed the landscape of popular music, yet the Peggy Sue singer is as revered today as he was when he first burst onto the scene in 1957.
Want our top five reasons why the bespectacled kid from Texas is as cool as ever? Well alright!
As a venue that welcomes the local community and beyond, Richmond Theatre is committed to accessibility for as many patrons as possible. As part of this commitment, we have our biggest programme of access performances to date planned for the coming months.
Director Ben Kidd on collaborating with Headlong, what Spring Awakening still has to say today, and why the teenage characters in the show double up to play the adult roles.
Marine Cassidy Little on the genesis of The Two Worlds of Charlie F and how it aided his recovery.
A behind the scenes sneak peek at the rehearsals for See How They Run at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley
Richmond panto star Jeremy Legat takes you on his daily panto routine.
Every member of a family reviews Richmond Theatre’s pantomime Peter Pan.
Take our pantomime quiz to decide which show is the one for you. Are you young at heart like Peter Pan, a bit of a clean freak like Cinderella, a fan of exotic climates like Aladdin, not a morning person like Sleeping Beauty, one of the lads like Snow White, keen on heights like Jack and the Beanstalk or all about the gold like Dick Whittington?
This Christmas, we thought we'd try and get some of ATG's staff centre stage with our own version of the '12 Days of Christmas' classic. Contributors are - in true ATG style - from all round the country, and involved in theatre in many different capacities.
As The Butterfly Lion arrives at Richmond Theatre, we explore the history of depicting – and using – animals on stage.
Halloween is here again, and we thought we'd mark the occasion by telling you ghost stories from some of our most haunted theatres. Light a candle, grab a cuppa and be prepared for the fright of your life!
Get a taste of the fun in store with this year’s swashbuckling offering Peter Pan by checking out some pics from the ghost of panto past!
What makes Christmas the best time of the year? Is it the presents? The tree? That song by The Pogues? No, of course not, it’s PANTO!
Did you know that ATG owns 40 theatres? Each unique in their own special way... here are some nice photos that show them off at their best.