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With nearly 150 years under its belt, the Theatre Royal remains a major player on the Scottish scene, acting as home to both the Scottish Opera and the Scottish Ballet. Having under gone many makeovers in its life (including two due to fires), the theatre currently features contemporary furnishings and technology.
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- Directed by: Ian Talbot
- Written by: Peter James (book)
Adaptation of novelist Peter James's latest work.
Backstage experience with a spooky twist. These spine-chilling tales will have you shivering in your seat and looking over your shoulder the next time you’re watching a show.
Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense
- Directed by: Sean Foley
- Written by: P G Wodehouse (book)
A new comedy based on the writings of PG Wodehouse, starring James Lance as aristocratic fool Bertie Wooster and John Gordon Sinclair as his trusted valet, Jeeves, who is called in to help his master play matchmaker in the countryside. Directed by Sean Foley.
Judy: The Judy Garland Story
The life, music, highs and lows of Judy Garland's life are explored in this musical show following her life from the golden Technicolor MGM years to later-in-life concert performances.
Thu 4 Jun 2015
The King's Speech
- Directed by: Roxana Silbert
- Written by: David Seidler
David Seidler's play which he later adapted into the 2010 film about King George VI and his relationship with speech therapist and failed actor Lionel Logue.
Peter Pan Goes Wrong
- Written by: J.M.Barrie
A drama society set out to put on the best darn production of Peter Pan the world has seen, but – as the title suggestions – the best laid plans of mice and men will insist in going aft agley.
Thu 16 Apr 2015
Retelling of Mel Brooks' story of theatre producers who get together in a get-rich-quick plot involving Broadway flops.
Rooster brings the rock'n'roll swagger of the Rolling Stones thrillingly to life in this evocation of the swinging sixties. Transporting you to the coolest nightspot in town, sharp-suited, snake-hipped men and strong, sassy women perform virtuoso courtship dances to some of the Stones' most famous tunes.
Saturday Night Fever
- Directed by: Ryan McBryde
New stage production of the 70s John Travolta film featuring songs by the Bee Gees. Choreographed by Andrew Wright; directed by Ryan McBride.
Scottish Ballet's The Nutcracker
Peter Darrell’s magical world of The Nutcracker has been reimagined by Olivier Award winning designer Lez Brotherston, bringing a new sheen to this classical 40-year-old adaptation. Booking is essential.
Thu 8 Jan 2015
Sat 10 Jan 2015
Scottish Opera: Il Trovatore
Verdi's Il trovatore is a story of family revenge with more twists and turns than a strand of fallen spaghetti, but it's all tied together with Verdi's powerful music. This revival of the 2001 production features Roland Wood, Anne Mason, Claire Rutter, Gwyn Hughes Jones and Matthew Best, and is directed by Peter Watson…
Scottish Opera: Ines de Castro
James MacMillan's Inés de Castro, based on the true story of the 14th century Spanish mistress of the Crown Prince of Portugal, has everything you need in an opera: love, politics, treachery, murder, heads in bags and an exhumed corpse being crowned queen. This production is directed by Olivia Fuchs and conducted by the…
Scottish Opera: Jenufa
Janáček’s Jenůfa is a powerful and brutally unsentimental tale of child murder in a small Czech town, but it manages to take the grimmest subject matter and make it curiously redemptive. Lee Bisset plays the title character, alongside Peter Wedd and Kathryn Harries. Stuart Stratford conducts.
Scottish Opera: Orfeo ed Euridice
Gluck's 1762 Orfeo ed Euridice did away with opportunities for empty virtuosity, setting new standards for dramatic integrity in opera writing, and in doing so helped to usher in the age of classical opera. Ashley Page directs this production, with Australian mezzo Caitlin Hulcup donning the breeches as Orfeo. Kenneth…
Sex and the Suburbs
Claire Sweeney stars in – and co-wrote – this comedy musical about an agony aunt who finds it hard to take the advice she is so used to dishing out.
Songbird: The Music Of Eva Cassidy
A biographical musical of the American vocalist's life.
To Kill A Mockingbird
- Directed by: Timothy Sheader
- Written by: Christopher Sergel (adapt)
An adaptation of Harper Lee's great book presented by Regent’s Park Theatre.
Wed 4 Feb 2015
Thu 5 Feb 2015
Top Hat – The Musical
- Directed by: Matthew White
- Written by: lyrics)
Irving Berlin's musical about an American tap dancer, who follows the girl of his dreams across Europe to win her heart. Directed by Matthew White.
Wed 3 Dec
Thu 4 Dec
The Woman in Black
- Directed by: Robin Herford
- Written by: Stephen Mallatratt (adapt)
Theatre experience with a heavy film noir influence, about a young lawyer trying to exorcise his metaphorical demons.
Reviews & features
Glasgow's Theatre Royal to get £11.5m refit8 Aug 2012
The building, owned by Scottish Opera, is to be opened up as 'a social hub'
Glasgow’s Theatre Royal will receive a £11.5m refit in a bid to transform the historic theatre space into a world-class venue. The redevelopment of the 19th century building includes plans for a new entrance, foyer and roof garden, as well as new bars…