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Theatre Royal Bath, Saw Close, Bath, BA1 1ET


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One of the UK's oldest and most beautiful theatres


Built in 1805, the Georgian Theatre Royal was beautifully refurbished in 2010. The Main House offers a year-round programme of top-quality drama, including many West End productions, opera, comedy, dance and frequent Sunday concerts.

The Theatre Royal also houses the Egg Theatre for children, young people and their families, and the Egg Café; the cutting-edge Ustinov Studio, which produces nationally acclaimed seasons of UK premieres, interspersed with contemporary drama, comedy and music from visiting companies; and the historic Garrick's Head Pub.

The Theatre Royal's many regular events include the Summer Season and a traditional family pantomime at Christmas.

Accessibility Information

- Wheelchair users: £10 tickets are available for wheelchair users in the Main House and The Egg.

- Audio-description: £10 tickets are available to eligible patrons when attending an audio-described performance.

- BSL Sign Language: £10 tickets are available to eligible patrons when attending a signed performance.

- If you find it challenging to hear the dialogue during the performances, infrared headphones are available free of charge from any of the Theatre bars to increase the dialogue level for you. Please note, there is no hearing loop accessible via patrons’ own hearing aids.

- There are adapted toilets located across the three auditoriums, which also have baby changing facilities.

- Assistance dogs are welcome

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  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors - There is now a platform lift taking patrons from the foyer to the Stalls and Royal Circle levels.
  • Assistance Dogs
  • Facilities for Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Restaurant

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children

Establishment Features

  • Air-conditioning throughout
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • Celebrity connection
  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

Parking & Transport

  • On Bus Route

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Diners Club accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Show Facilities

Opening Times

Opening (2 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)


Tuesday, 11th June 2024 - Sunday, 16th June 2024

Two Men leaning against each otherMind Mangler: Member of the Tragic Circle at Theatre Royal BathJoin the Mind Mangler as he attempts a spectacular return with his West End debut solo show.
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Tuesday, 18th June 2024 - Saturday, 22nd June 2024

Cartoon drawing of Prime MinisterParty Games! at Theatre Royal BathA hilariously acerbic new comedy by Michael McManus, the writer of Maggie & Ted, directed by Joanna Read in the year of the General Election!
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Tuesday, 25th June 2024 - Saturday, 29th June 2024

Policeman chasing a manThe 39 Steps at Theatre Royal BathAlfred Hitchcock's classic spy thriller, The 39 Steps, has been brilliantly and hilariously adapted for the stage by Patrick Barlow to become the smash hit Olivier and Tony Award winning comedy.
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Tuesday, 2nd July 2024 - Saturday, 6th July 2024

Man and a woman standing close together behind a glass fronted doorAccolade at Theatre Royal BathAccolade follows the life of a celebrated writer on the verge of receiving a much-coveted award for his work. A gripping tale of ambition, scandal, and the harsh realities that lie beneath the surface of success. 
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Tuesday, 9th July 2024 - Saturday, 13th July 2024

Bell boy opening a door in a hotelSuite in Three Keys at Theatre Royal BathMarking the 50th anniversary of Noël Coward's death and the 125th of his birth, this is the first complete revival of Suite in Three Keys for a generation.
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Tuesday, 23rd July 2024 - Saturday, 27th July 2024

Man in victorian clothing raising his arms upwards and smilingSweeney Todd: A Victorian Melodrama at Theatre Royal BathCome and be shocked, terrified, and amazed, and most important of all, hiss the villain – the notorious Fiend of Fleet Street!
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Tuesday, 30th July 2024 - Saturday, 3rd August 2024

Three teenage girls in different color school uniforms and croquet malletsHeathers The Musical at Theatre Royal BathHeathers the Musical is back on tour!
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Tuesday, 6th August 2024 - Saturday, 17th August 2024

Chorus of dancing nunsSister Act at Theatre Royal BathBrace yourselves sisters – the habit is finally coming to Bath!
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Thursday, 22nd August 2024 - Saturday, 31st August 2024

Type font The History BoysThe History Boys at Theatre Royal BathThe History Boys follows this bright bunch of boys in pursuit of sex, sport and a place at university
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Thursday, 19th September 2024 - Saturday, 21st September 2024

Woman in period costumeAusten's Women: Lady Susan at Theatre Royal BathBased on Jane Austen's first full-length work from 1794, the piece is performed by Rebecca Vaughan and directed by Andrew Margerison.
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Tuesday, 8th October 2024 - Saturday, 12th October 2024

Man with vampire teeth reaching out his right handDracula at Theatre Royal BathThe year is 1897. Mankind is on the cusp of vast technological change, scientific mastery and media innovation. But poised between traditional beliefs, the threat of the unknown and the shock of the new world, an altogether darker fear is emerging...
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Thursday, 10th October 2024 - Sunday, 13th October 2024

Dinosaur World Live!Dinosaur World Live! at Theatre Royal BathThe winner of the Olivier Award for Best Family Show returns to Bath by huge popular demand!
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Tuesday, 5th November 2024 - Saturday, 9th November 2024

Glittery text Here You Come Again at Theatre Royal BathThis lively and touching new musical tells the story of a diehard fan whose fantasy version of international icon Dolly Parton gets him through trying times.
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Sunday, 10th November 2024 - Sunday, 10th November 2024

Man with grey hairBen Elton: Authentic Stupidity at Theatre Royal BathFollowing the huge success of Ben Elton's critically acclaimed sold-out UK tour in 2019, which marked his return to live comedy after a fifteen year hiatus, the undisputed godfather of modern stand-up is going back on the road with his new show – Authentic Stupidity.
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Tuesday, 12th November 2024 - Saturday, 16th November 2024

Painting of an idyllic Italian harbour townFilumena at Theatre Royal BathA classic comedy set in the balmy Neapolitan heat!
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Tuesday, 19th November 2024 - Saturday, 23rd November 2024

Man and a woman with their heads togetherGhost The Musical at Theatre Royal BathThe Oscar-winning love story, live on stage.
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Sunday, 24th November 2024 - Sunday, 24th November 2024

Man balancing with one hand on a yellow boxRussell Kane: HyperActive at Theatre Royal BathThe brand-new tour for 2024 comes with a safety warning: wear strong underwear - pants will be spoiled.
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Monday, 25th November 2024 - Saturday, 30th November 2024

Red poppy with birds flying around itSebastian Faulks' Birdsong at Theatre Royal BathA mesmerising story of love and courage, set both before and during the Great War.
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Sunday, 1st December 2024 - Friday, 20th December 2024

Man surrounded in smoke holding a candle stickA Christmas Carol at Theatre Royal BathOlivier Award winner Guy Masterson’s internationally acclaimed solo performance of Charles Dickens’s festive tale.
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Monday, 2nd December 2024 - Saturday, 7th December 2024

Pirate with an eye patch and a cigarSasha Regan's The Pirates of Penzance at Theatre Royal BathFast and funny and packed with wit and musical excellence, this is the tale of Frederic, apprenticed in error to a band of tender-hearted, orphaned pirates.
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Friday, 6th December 2024 - Saturday, 4th January 2025

Cartoon image of a man and a butlerJeeves Takes Charge at Theatre Royal BathTwo of the best-loved characters in comic literary history, PG Wodehouse's Jeeves and Wooster, are brought hilariously to life in this heart-warming show which has been seen all over the world.
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Sunday, 9th March 2025 - Sunday, 9th March 2025

Man with large collar and glassesHarry Hill: New Bits & Greatest Hits at Theatre Royal BathJoin Harry on his Diamond Jubilee lap of honour as he celebrate 60 Glorious Years of fun, laughter and low level disruption!
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Tuesday, 11th March 2025 - Saturday, 15th March 2025

Train with red smokeMurder on the Orient Express at Theatre Royal BathTrapped in the snow with a killer still on board, can the world's most famous detective, Hercule Poirot, crack the case before the train reaches its final destination?
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Friday, 27th June 2025 - Saturday, 19th July 2025

Head shot of man in front of red backgroundGrace Pervades - Ralph Fiennes Season at Theatre Royal BathThe opening production of The Ralph Fiennes/Theatre Royal Bath Season sees global star of stage and screen Ralph Fiennes playing the legendary actor Henry Irving in the world premiere of David Hare's new play, Grace Pervades.
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Friday, 15th August 2025 - Saturday, 6th September 2025

2 woman in separate photographsAs You Like It - Ralph Fiennes Season at Theatre Royal BathThe Ralph Fiennes/Theatre Royal Bath Season continues with William Shakespeare's timeless comedy
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Map & Directions

Road Directions

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Map and Directions

Road Directions

Find out about the latest on the roads and get travel directions from
Bath is operating a charging Clean Air Zone. Owners of all higher emission vehicles – except private cars and motorbikes – will need to pay to drive in the city centre. To check if you need to pay or to apply for an exemption or discount, go to

Public Transport Directions

For comprehensive information about getting here by public transport, please visit TravelWest
or go to our Public Transport page

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