Sussex Modern: Theatre Tour

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Who was the bright mind behind the founding of Chichester Festival Theatre? Why is it classed as one of the most striking and iconic playhouses in the country? What is the Theatre's architectural significance in the landscape of modern British theatre?

Some of the most famous faces in theatre, from Imelda Staunton to Omid Djalili, and Ian McKellen to Penelope Keith have trodden the boards of Chichester Festival Theatre. Follow in their footsteps, discover how we create our shows and explore our Grade II* listed building in this exclusive 60-minute tour.

This tour is part of a curated week of experiences, presented by Sussex Modern, celebrating the best of contemporary Sussex culture, 13–19 September. Modern Sussex is all about creative inspiration and here’s a chance to be part of it. Working with brilliant art, wine and landscape partners, Sussex Modern have lined up a week of special events and exclusive collaborations for you to see out the Sussex summer in style.

Find out how you can take your pick from gastro treats, guided trails, behind-the-scenes tours and more… all set against the backdrop of the iconic Sussex countryside. 

The tour was not just good, it was incredibly informative and the delivery was animated, enthusiastic and inspirational. All five of us remarked on what fantastic value the morning was. All of us will view future performances with a great insight and much better appreciation of all the hard work which goes on behind the scenes



Running Time
approx 1 hour