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 […]

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 […]

Dial M for Murder

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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… […]

Shakers: (re-stirred)

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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 Daryl, Adele, Nicky and Mel, four friends who have taken to bar work in desperation but who also have wit and resilience enough to never let any of the colourful characters they come […]