Richmond Theatre is one of the most beautiful of all the Frank Matcham theatres. Built in 1899 as the Theatre Royal and Opera House and refurbished in 1991, it is now operated and managed by The Ambassador Theatre Group Ltd, renowned for its quality productions and highly successful management and ownership of theatre venues internationally. 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 thousands of theatregoers to its many outstanding productions annually. We have an enthusiastic Creative Learning department for children and adults, which provides educational events, workshops and summer school activities each year. Tours of our historic building, the auditorium and stage area are available to the general public. Richmond Theatre acts as a venue for local arts organisations and charities to meet, perform and enjoy the theatre.