Sunderland INDIE in Residence at the Royalty

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Local arts group Sunderland INDIE have joined forces with the Royalty to bring you a wonderful new display of local art. Throughout panto season, artworks by members of the group will be on display in our bar area for patrons to admire. This is just the beginning of a joint venture with the group which […]

The Damned United

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A Red Ladder Theatre Company production. 13-14 November 2018*, 7.30pm. Tickets £15, concessions and Royalty Members* £12. FOOTBALL FANS! You’ve seen the movie. You’ve read the book. Now THE DAMNED UNITED comes to the stage at the Royalty Theatre Red Ladder Theatre Company present Brian Clough’s journey from his beloved Derby County to the team […]

Latest auditions – and a free show!

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Latest auditions – and a free show! Auditions Two new audition dates have been decided and details are given below.  Roles are for over 16s only, other than that all are welcome.  No preparation or experience needed. Friday 23rd November 2018, 7.30pm: Mary Mary by Billy Towers.  A piece of new writing looking at the […]

New Box Office Dates

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On-site Box Office On-site box office will be open on the following Saturdays (11.30 am to 1.30pm): 20th October 27th October 24th November 1st December 8th December Cash and cards accepted.  Please note that NO booking fees apply to tickets bought in person. The Royalty Theatre regrets that, as a volunteer organisation, we can only […]

No Sex Please, We’re British

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Written by Anthony Marriot & Alistair Foot. 24-29 September 2018, 7.30pm. Advance £8/£6.50, Door £9/£7.50. This hilarious farce surrounds an assistant bank manager, Peter Hunter, who lives in a flat above his bank with his new bride Frances. When Frances innocently sends a mail order off for some Scandinavian glassware, what comes back is Scandinavian […]

What The Floyd?

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5 October 2018. Date, 7.30pm – £15*. Using the latest technology, What The Floyd? recreate the sights and sounds of a Pink Floyd concert. Featuring all the hits and some rarities, this show will feature a complete performance of the classic album ‘Dark Side of the Moon’! What the Floyd? have been selling out theatres […]

My Cousin Rachel

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Written by Diana Morgan (Based on the novel by Daphne du Maurier). 29 October – 3 November 2018, 7.30pm. Advance £8/£6.50, Door £9/£7.50. Philip Ashley travels to Italy to find his cousin Ambrose has died suddenly and Rachel, Ambrose’s wife, has gone. Philip returns to England convinced Rachel was responsible for Ambrose’s death, hoping to […]

Jack And The Beanstalk

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Written by David Farn. 13-23 December 2018*, 7.15pm, Saturday and Sunday Matinées 2.15pm. Advance £8/£6.50, Door £9/£7.50. Come and join us on our magical pantomime as Jack and his friends journey out to scale new heights and new adventures. Full of action, comedy, song and dance, our ever-popular Pantomime is the perfect way to entertain […]

Mary Mary

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Written by Billy Towers. 23-26 January 2019, 7.30pm – £6.50*. In a part of the East End of London, women are stalked and slain by a murderer who seems to be beyond capture. As each murder is brutally committed, the area is gripped by fear, suspicion and paranoia. One young woman, her world closing in […]

Hobson’s Choice

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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 […]