Our Story

The Burrell Theatre is Truro’s hidden gem in the heart of Cornwall. The theatre produces and receives a diverse mix of theatre, dance, live music and film and with a seating capacity of 200 or a standing capacity of 350, the space is very adaptable to suit the needs of the user.

The theatre was officially opened by Sir Tim Rice in 2002 and went on to be awarded a special commendation by the Cornwall Buildings Group. The Burrell is run by a small but dedicated team and a crew of very experienced theatre practitioners. We have excellent front of house and backstage facilities, and our equipment is second to none for the size of the venue. So whether you’re hiring or visiting, the experience should be a pleasant one.

We have full disabled access and Facilities. When booking your tickets, please inform us of your requirements and we can ensure your needs are met.

The Burrell also has its own theatre company in residence. Cube Theatre Company produce their shows at the Burrell which they then tour the country with. Cube also work with the students of Truro School to help develop their acting and production skills.
To say the least, the Burrell Theatre is a very busy and vibrant theatre, and is fast becoming one of Cornwall’s favourite multi-purpose venues.