It is 1884, it is opening night…
Join our professional storytellers and actors as they take you behind the curtain, exploring the unseen areas of the Royal and Derngate auditoria, in this informing and entertaining backstage tour.
Listen to the real life stories of the people who created, performed in and were audience members at shows here throughout the decades; explore this colourful history and discover how our Made In Northampton productions are created with a visit to our workshop and paintshop; discover where Dr Who was filmed and where Errol Flynn learned his craft, and if you are very lucky you may even meet our resident ghost along your way!
Backstage Tours is an engaging theatrical tour for groups, schools and individuals and lasts approximately 90 minutes.Customers are advised to wear flat shoes. Unfortunately, the standard tour is not suitable for those with access requirements.
School tours are available, including an option to visit the Derngate auditorium control room and have a go at operating the lights.
Accessible tours suitable for those with access needs, hearing or visual impairment are available with prior booking.
Our Behind The Curtain tours make great gifts, and are also ideal for groups, businesses and special events. Please contact [email protected] for further information or to book a group tour.
Please call Box Office on 01604 624811 to book or to discuss exclusive bookings.
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“BEHIND THE CURTAIN IS A THEATRICAL TREAT. A FASCINATING AND BRILLIANTLY ENTERTAINING CELEBRATION OF THIS GORGEOUS HISTORICAL THEATRE. A MUST-DO FOR EVERY THEATRE FAN – EASILY THE BEST BACKSTAGE TOUR I’VE HAD THE PLEASURE OF ATTENDING!”
“A MESMERISING THEATRICAL EVENT IN ITSELF, KEEPING THOSE LUCKY ENOUGH TO BE ON THE TOUR ENTHRALLED”