Backstage tour of theatre to inspire future stars

From the upper balconies of the gods to the chambers underground, families had a fantastic time on a behind-the-scenes tour of The Kings Theatre.

Tuesday, 10th April 2018, 1:48 pm
Updated Tuesday, 10th April 2018, 1:51 pm
(L-R) Andy Whincup of 'Past Participants', Reg Hill from the Museum of the Royal Navy, Kings Theatre volunteer and research group member Matthew Firth, Volunteer Pam Courtley, Kings Theatre archivist Chris Grant, Vice chairman of the Kings Theatre Trust Ron Hasker PICTURE: Duncan Shepherd

Theatre bosses hope an inside look at the beautiful Frank Matcham-designed theatre will inspire a new generation of stars.

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Visitors were given the chance to watch performances by groups including Kings Youth Theatre and Fine Voice Academy, from the boxes.