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Name a Seat

Our venues have been creating magical moments for our audiences for over 250 years with world class performances and artists inspiring people on and off our stages.

Why not celebrate the times that matter at Norwich Theatre Royal or Norwich Playhouse by naming a seat. This unique gift helps share and capture memories with friends and family, from celebrating a first performance, a special occasion, in memory of a loved one or as a gift to someone special in your life. You can now also dedicate a brand new seat at Norwich Playhouse and become woven into the fabric of our award-winning venue.

Your gift will be acknowledged on your chosen seat and will be a lasting presence in the venue’s auditorium, where unforgettable moments are experienced by thousands.

You can add yours or a loved one’s name or dedication as a way of celebrating these moments whether you want to say ‘Thank you’, ‘Congratulations’ or ‘I remember you’.

Seat Selection

Follow this link to choose your Norwich Theatre Royal seat online*.

If you would like to pay by monthly direct debit, or would like to purchase a seat at Norwich Playhouse, please get in contact with the Development Team at development@theatreroyalnorwich.co.uk or call 01603 598556.

*This option requires the payment in full. Please get in touch if you have problems selecting your preferred seat.

Seat Prices

We have two payment options available - either a one-off payment of £250 or £10 monthly direct debit for 25 months. If you would like to pay £10 per month, please get in contact with the Development Team to set this up at development@theatreroyalnorwich.co.uk or call 01603 598556.

Plaques are in place for a minimum of ten years, after which we will get in touch with you to ask whether you wish to renew your message.

Naming a Seat does not guarantee that you will be able to book this seat as part of your ticket purchases, or give you priority booking. If you would like priority and discounted booking please become a Friend of the theatre.

Please do be aware that if your monthly direct debit donations are stopped short of 25 payments, or the full amount of £250, we will contact you directly to discuss. Where payment is not made in full to the value of £250 we will remove the seat plaque and reallocate the seat.

Your Dedication

You can choose to have a name and dedication of up to 90 characters on your plaque, including spaces and punctuation, on a 17cm x 7.5cm plaque which will be placed on the back of your chosen seat for Norwich Theatre Royal and Norwich Playhouse.

Your Donation

The Norwich Theatre Royal is a registered charity, broadening the range of arts available in the region, providing a wide range of disabled access and providing an extensive Learning & Participation programme. Any surplus income the Theatre Royal makes is re-invested in the theatre building and our Learning & Participation programme.

Every penny of your donation goes towards supporting our work through our annual fund. This ensures we can retain our accessible prices across our performances, and supports our programme of free work in communities and with different groups to ensure as many people as possible can enjoy work on and off our stages.

All personal donations qualify for Gift Aid, under the current HMRC Gift Aid scheme. Please get in touch with the Development Team if you would like to Gift Aid your donation.

 “ My parents were theatre lovers and I could think of no better memorial than two seats at the Norwich Theatre Royal where they enjoyed many happy hours together. Every time I visit the theatre and book their seats it’s a wonderful reminder of our times together” Janice Soanes – Circle C34 & C35

“I saw my first opera at the Theatre Royal, it was Don Giovanni – it blew my socks off” Stephen Fry – Circle F1