We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Norwich Theatre Royal

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Theatre Street, Norwich NR2 1RL, England
Phone Number: +44 1603 630000
09:30 - 20:00
Open now
See all hours
Sun - Sat 09:30 - 20:00

Central Norwich premier theatre presenting musicals, drama, dance, opera,...

Central Norwich premier theatre presenting musicals, drama, dance, opera, comedy and concerts. Professional shows are brought to Norwich direct from London's West End or as part of their national and international tours.

Our bars and restaurant offer a wide selection of hot and cold food, snacks and drinks. Open from 9.30am Monday to Saturday, visitors are welcome to call in for coffee and cake or a bite to eat at lunchtime. Pre-show meals are available from 5pm in both the restaurant and the Adnams Circle Bar.

Norwich Theatre Royal is fully accessible and family friendly.

read more
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
City Sightseeing Norwich Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 553 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 348
  • 133
    Very good
  • 42
  • 16
  • 11
Commitments on tour

Seen this show in the west end. So when I saw it was touring earlier in the year had to book tickets for it. The traveling version compares very well to the west end one we saw... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
kings lynn
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

553 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 550: English reviews
kings lynn
Level Contributor
28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Seen this show in the west end. So when I saw it was touring earlier in the year had to book tickets for it. The traveling version compares very well to the west end one we saw. The whole cast looked like they enjoyed what they were doing. The venue was awesome too not like a lot of theatres were... More 

Thank wozza1971
Hertford Hertfordshire UK
Level Contributor
155 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely theatre right in the centre of Norwich. It's quite big and has a very nice restaurant which I hope to review separately but it is very nice

Thank LindaMc108
Norwich, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Well an amazing show. Great music, great voices. Totally recommend the show if you get the chance. Theatre staff very informative. Bar staff friendly. Toilets very clean.

Thank Fiona S
Level Contributor
156 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

its the main theatre in norwich and its really packed when full. even the central aisle was removed when revamped a while ago. air conditioning struggles especially in the upper cheaper seats. the seat slope isnt very great so often your view can be obscured. norwich is well overdue for a new modern theatre with improved safety capability

Thank Marauder65
Hereford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
490 reviews
273 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A simply first-class production, excellenty staged, performed and sung. We would have expected nothing less. The theatre is modern, airy and has a great auditorium. The steeply raked seats give good sight lines to the stage.

Thank Pinkertonx
Norwich, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
124 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to many different theatres over the years and this place is a dream. It has been renovated in recent times and looks really good, with plenty of places to eat, drink chat etc.The staff are very helpful and pleasant. The theatre is lovely and we always enjoy our visit. We saw Madame Butterfly last night which was... More 

Thank Georgina W
Norwich, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
53 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been twice in the last month, firstly to see Chicago which was brilliant, amazing cast, was surprised by the great singing from the soap stars. The acting in Breakfast at Tiffanys was superb, but was spoilt by the rustling of sweet wrapper, as mobile phone going off, and people in front talking loudly, making it hard to concentrate at... More 

Thank silverfairy22
United Kingdom
Level Contributor
26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the production, excellent casting and very well done. As was publicised, it was not based on the film - no bad thing. The only down side - very hot when seated.

Thank 85Sarah
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were at this theatre for the Saturday performance of Sound Of Music. Lovely friendly staff. Unfortunately they had run out of programmes - but it was the last night. The seats were racked well and good valuel. Kemp's Restaurant situated inside the theatre is ideal for a pre show meal and there is a car park across the road... More 

Thank SjB022016
Norwich, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Fantastic performance by the whole company and the best musical I have ever seen , My wife and I enjoyed it all from start to finish .

1 Thank alan p

Travellers who viewed Norwich Theatre Royal also viewed

Norwich, Norfolk

Been to Norwich Theatre Royal? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Norwich Theatre Royal and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Norwich Theatre Royal staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?