Written by Harold Brighouse. 18-23 February 2019, 7.30pm. Advance £8/£6.50, Door £9/£7.50. The youngest daughters of curmudgeonly boot maker Hobson are anxious to marry and have eligible suitors who must wait until eldest daughter, the practical-minded Maggie, is promised in marriage. Maggie however has other plans which include freedom from her father’s tyranny, a business […]
Written by Frederick Knott. 18-23 March 2019, 7.30pm. Advance £8/£6.50, Door £9/£7.50. Tony Wendice has married his wife, Margot, for her money and now plans to murder her for the same reason. He arranges the perfect murder, blackmails a scoundrel he used to know into strangling her, and arranges a brilliant alibi for himself. Unfortunately… […]
Written by John Godber and Jane Thornton. 24-27 April 2019, 7.30pm – £6.50*. In a not-so-chic London bar called Shakers, we meet Carol, Adele, Nicky and Mel, four friends who have taken to waitressing in desperation but who also have wit and resilience enough to never let any of the colourful characters they come across […]
Royalty Theatre - Entertaining Sunderland
Welcome to The Royalty Theatre, one of the region's oldest amateur theatre groups, where we have been entertaining Sunderland for the over 90 years.
We pride ourselves on producing high-quality, professional standard theatre. Our regular season of 6 plays plus a family pantomime, offers something for everyone to enjoy for less than the price of a cinema ticket.
We are always looking to welcome new people to join our teams of actors, directors, technicians and front of house staff, please come along on a Friday evening if you are interested in being involved.
Season membership is now available, please download and print an application form and return to the theatre along with your membership fee, prices from £20.
On-site box office will be open on the following days and times. Wednesday 13th March (6.30pm to 8pm) Saturday 16th March (11.30am to 1.30pm) Saturday 13th April (11.30am to 1.30pm) Wednesday 17th April (6.30pm to 8pm) Saturday 11th May (11.30am to 1.30pm) Saturday 18th May (11.30am to 1.30pm) Saturday 15th June (11.30am to 1.30pm) Saturday 22nd June (11.30am to 1.30pm) Cash and […]
Latest Auditions All auditions are open to all over 16 (unless stated), regardless of experience. No preparation is required, but please turn up about 15 minutes early so that we can take some details. Friday 1st March 2019, 7.30pm: Shakers (Re-stirred) by John Godber. To be directed by Corinne Kilvington and performed in our studio from […]
All auditions are open to all over 16 (unless stated), regardless of experience. Friday 18th January 2019, 7.00pm: Dial M for Murder by Frederick Knott. The play on which the classic Hitchcock film was based. To be directed by Billy Towers and performed on our main stage from 18th to 23rd March 2019. A number […]
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Had an amazing time tonight at Born in the Dark, wonderfully original script written by Lee Stewart with a very strong cast! Olivia Bowern, Lee Stewart, Lorna Breeze and Thomas Potts did an amazing job! Brilliant mix of comedy and emotion, thoroughly enjoyable show! Massive congratulations to everyone involved.
Was a real good laugh tonight at A Bolt from the Blue! Funny. I may possibly need a heart transplant… #bigloudbang
We are members of the Royalty Theatre, and thoroughly enjoyed this production ………Acting…SET (Brilliant as usual especially for this stage)…sound and visual effects….Wow! There have been so many good productions ….but there are still some empty seats waiting to be filled……Thanks to all concerned for the hard work and dedication.