More Festival Success

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Following from the Royalty Theatre’s winning of the Championship Trophy at last year’s Durham and Sunderland One-Act Festival, the second instalment of the festival has brought more success for the theatre. Alex Goodchild came away with the Best Actor award for his performance in Jesu Mercy.  Written by Helen Bowie and starring James Errington alongside […]

New shows added to our 2018/19 programme

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As you probably know, we often open our doors to other theatre companies around the region, and some fantastic visiting company productions are making their way to the Royalty Theatre soon. Here’s a rundown of what we have – click on the links for more information. Please note, visiting company productions are not included in […]

New Box Office Dates

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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 Audition Dates

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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 […]

Dial M for Murder Audition Date Announced

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]