Learn backstage secrets at Royal & Derngate

Royal & Derngate.
Royal & Derngate.

A rare chance to explore backstage at the Royal & Derngate will be offered by storyteller, Jo Blake Cave this week.

Jo will guide visitors on a theatrical journey, exploring the colourful history of the theatre and discovering how its Made In Northampton productions are created.

The Behind the Curtain tour will cost £13 per person, or £20 for those who want to include afternoon tea in the theatre’s cafe, Eat and Drink, afterwards.

The next Behind The Curtain tours will take place on Tuesday, May 28 at 11am and Wednesday, May 29 at 11am and 1pm. To book a place, call the Royal & Derngate box office on 01604 624811.

A spokeswoman said: “This experience can be enjoyed by anyone, including groups and schools, and would make a unique gift experience for someone special.”

Further dates for backstage storytelling tours will be announced in due course.

To find out more about arranging exclusive storytelling tours for groups, contact Erica Martin on 01604 655757.

Jo Blake Cave is the ‘resident’ storyteller at the Royal & Derngate.