Youth Theatre

Beccles youth theatre is designed to develop confidence as well as theatrical skills and discover more about all aspects of theatre.


Our professional theatre practitioners who will be running the academy have a wealth of experience within the industry. If you're between 8 - 18, come and join us, no previous experience is needed and everyone is welcome.

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Meet Thom

Thom Bailey is a professional experienced theatre practitioner. He has years of experience working with young people and adults, directing numerous stage productions across East Anglia. He has also appeared in the annual Beccles pantomime. 

Thom will be leading the youth theatre and is very excited to meet you. He will be joined by a musical director and choreographer. Got a question? Send Thom an email


Creative Team

Producer:                  Ryan Holt

Director:                   Thom Bailey

Musical Director:   Rachael King

Choreographer:      Chrissy Clarke


Matilda the Musical Jr

We have been lucky to be granted the performance rights of Matilda the Musical Jr. The hit West End and Broadway musical, with lyrics by award-winning Tim Minchin. 

Audition Workshop - Saturday 28th Aug 2021

Come along and sign in between 10am - 10:30am and be part of the audition workshop that will be with our creative team and finish at approx 2pm. Please make sure you register below. 

Rehearsals (from September 2021)

Wednesdays 6:30 - 8:30

Thursday 5:00 - 7:30

Saturday 10:00 - 12:30


29th - 31st October 2021 (4 Performances)

Participation Fee

£49 per young person (includes FREE Matilda t-shirt)


Young people must be aged between 8 - 18 to be

able to take part in this production.