We are not currently taking any bookings for tours. We will update this page when we are reopen, following government advice.

Public Theatre Tours
The restoration of the Theatre has reinstated the full 19th Century splendour of Frank Matcham's auditorium. Public tours of the theatre take place regularly througout the year. 
Private Theatre Tours
Our private tours are ideal for groups or for celebratory occasions. Join us front of house, backstage and on stage and hear all about the Theatre Royal through the years. Suitable for groups of up to a maximum of 25 members.

Cost: £65 (+ VAT) per group
Duration: 90 minutes (approximately)

Tour, Talk & Tea
If you would like to do something a little bit different with your group, why not extend your tour with a talk and cup of tea?

The visit includes:
  • A guided tour of Newcastle Theatre Royal
  • A talk on the history of the theatre & season briefing including highlights for groups
  • A FREE copy of Theatre Royal, Newcastle - A New Short History book for each person
  • Light refreshments - tea/coffee & biscuits
Cost: £20 per person (minimum of 10 people per booking)
Duration: 3 hours (approximately)

To book a tour or for further information please contact the Learning team
on 0191 244 2513 or send an email to