Main Stage, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre (Est. 1965)

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

Millbrook, Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX, England

Date Opened: 2 February 1965

Located in Guildford, England, the YA is 'One of the first provincial theatres built post-War, it was designed as a theatre centre with restaurant, bars, club and club room. [...] The auditorium is horseshoe shaped and the side walls continue to the stage which can be extended to form an apron or, by moving the seating, in-the-round.' (Theatres Trust website) The seating capacity is 586 (Wikipedia). 'On both the Main Stage and in the Mill Studio an eclectic mix of classical and contemporary work is staged by new, lesser-known and established writers.' (Theatres Trust website)

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Theatres Trust Website


Accessed 31 August 2018.



Information about seating capacity taken from site's webpage for the theatre [accessed 31 August 2018].


Old Times (Theatre Royal, Bath tour) (2007)

12-Mar-2007 to 17-Mar-2007

Performance times: Mon-Thu 19:45; Fri and Sat 20:00; Thu and Sat matinees 14:30. Ticket prices: from £15-26.50.

Life Support (1997)


Performance times: 19:45.

Old Times (Guildford - Bath - London) (1985)


The Collection (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre) (1973)

The Caretaker (Newcastle - Birmingham - Bath - London) (1991)

03-Jun-1991 to 08-Jun-2020

The Birthday Party (Everyman Theatre Tour) (2020)

28-Apr-2020 to 02-May-2020

This production was scheduled but suspended due to the Coronavirus lockdown.

Old Times (Premiere: Aldwych Theatre) (1971)

10-May-1971 to 15-May-1971