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The Swan Theatre, St Mary Street, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

The Swan Theatre, High Wycombe in February 2013 - Courtesy Tim Speechley

Above - The Swan Theatre, High Wycombe in February 2013 - Courtesy Tim Speechley.

The Swan Theatre is a large and modern purpose built Theatre situated on St. Mary Street, High Wycombe. It was designed by Buckinghamshire County Architects and opened in November 1992 as a home for nationwide tours and home grown productions. It is also home to the Wycombe Swan Youth Theatre group who stage productions there on a regular basis.

The auditorium of the Swan Theatre, High Wycombe in February 2013 - Courtesy Tim Speechley

Above - The auditorium of the Swan Theatre, High Wycombe in February 2013 - Courtesy Tim Speechley

The auditorium of the Swan Theatre, High Wycombe in February 2013 - Courtesy Tim SpeechleyThe Theatre's auditorium is capable of seating over 1,000 people on three levels and has good backstage facilities.

The Swan is owned by the Wycombe District Council but is run on a lease by HQ Theatres. The Theatre forms part of a complex which also houses the Town Hall and the Oak Room, which is a function room for conferences and the like.

Left - The auditorium of the Swan Theatre, High Wycombe in February 2013 - Courtesy Tim Speechley.

The Theatre was refurbished in 2010 at a cost of over a million pounds which included reseating the auditorium and improving backstage technical facilities.

You may like to visit the Swan's own website here.