As one of the oldest surviving theatres designed by iconic architect Frank Matcham, Richmond Theatre has sat in the heart of the local community since 1899. It is established as one of the most successful theatres in the country; presenting a wide range of quality drama, record breaking musicals, opera, dance and family entertainment each year. Richmond Theatre welcomes a quarter of a million theatre goers to over 40 outstanding productions annually, performing for about 49 weeks every year!
Babes in Arms Policy
Children under the age of 18 months will not require a seat and can remain on the lap of the attending adult. Children over this age must therefore have a seat purchased for them.
Richmond Theatre Visual Story A visual resource to help prepare visitors for a new experience and to help them become familiar with new surroundings and what to expect. Click here to download it
Dementia-Friendly Performances Watch our guide of what to expect when attending a dementia-friendly performance here at Richmond Theatre.
Venue Access Information
Please note: This venue does not have a lift and access for wheelchair users is restricted to the Stalls level only. The Stalls, Stalls bar and an adapted toilet are accessible to wheelchair users.
We're pleased to introduce MobileConnect to our venue, a WiFi-based system for accessible hearing. Easy and convenient to use, you can download the app direct to your smartphone. We also have a limited number of iPods available in venue for you to hire if hearing assistance is required during a show. Speak to a member of staff on arrival and we will be happy to assist in setting you up!
Hearing dogs and guide dogs are welcome in the theatre. Please inform the Box Office at the time of making your booking.