Theatre Royal

Theatre Royal
Theatre Royal
Addington Street, Margate, Kent, CT9 1PW
  • Telephone 01843 292795
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  • Website www.theatreroyalmargate.com

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The Actor’s Lament (Over 12s)

A comedy about the bizarre lives of actors and the many fights, frustrations and madness they are prone to. Steven Berkoff stars with Jay Benedict and Andree Bernard in this glimpse backstage, lifting the curtain on the bizarre and often hilarious world of theatre.

Tue 13 May

£20 (£15) / 01843 292795

Wed 14 May

£20 (£15) / 01843 292795

Austentatious: An Improvised Novel

An irreverent show performed in period costume, borne from suggestions from the audience.

Sat 3 May

£12 (£10) / 01843 292795

The Ballad Of Martha Brown

Angel Exit's drama based on the life and times of Martha Brown, the last woman publicly hanged in Dorset in 1856. Presented in the company's rich visual style, blending storytelling and striking physicality, this show is spliced through with wicked humour, an original score and macabre songs. Not suitable for children…

Fri 9 May

£12 (£10) / 01843 292795

Ballet Theatre UK: The Little Mermaid

A dramatic re-telling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic story in which a beautiful young mermaid falls in love with a human Prince and gives up everything to win his love.

Sun 25 May

£10–£16 (£14; £12) / 01843 292795

Charlie Landsborough

Septuagenarian country singer who is as entertaining on stage as he is melodic.

Sat 1 Nov

£19–£21 / 01843 292795

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The Complete Works Of Williams Shakespeare

An irreverent, fast-paced romp through the Bard's plays. Join these madcap men in tights as they weave their wicked way through all of Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories and Tragedies in one wild ride that will leave you breathless.

Sat 21 Jun

Consider Yourself At Home With Ron Moody & Mark Lester: Talk

The stage and screen actors talk about their careers and give insights into the things that happen off camera.

Sun 4 May

Dance Excerpts

Professional dancers will perform excerpts from famous classical works including La Fille Mal Gardee, and original dance creations. They will be supported by young, talented dancers from all over Kent.

Sat 16 Aug

£12 (£10) / 01843 292795

Dave Gorman Gets Straight to the Point (The Powerpoint)

The comedian/writer/general brainbox's new tour is centred around on his trademark powerpoint presentations, with wit and hilarity in shedloads.

A Doll's House

  • Written by: Henrik Ibsen

The Rondo presents Henrik Ibsen's mould-shattering drama, in which a loyal and well-meaning wife finds her happiness threatened by social convention.

Mon 3 Nov

£15 (£13; £7.50; £10) / 01843 292795

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Emily Brown And The Thing: Tall Stories (Over 3s)

A charming children's theatre piece about a little girl who finds a magical being, beginning a colourful adventure.

Sat 8 Nov

England Away

An upfront, comic play about passion, patriotism and 'Englishness', set in 2001, the night before England thrash Germany 5-1 and four England fans meet for the first time on a campsite in Munich.

Fri 16 May

£12 (£10) / 01843 292795

Flashing Eyes

A musical that re-tells the eternal tale of love at first sight, the courtship that follows with its ups and downs, tears and laughter, and is set in 1950s Margate.

Fri 19 Sep

£10 (£9) / 01843 292795

Sat 20 Sep

£10 (£9) / 01843 292795

Great Expectations

  • Written by: Charles Dickens

David Mynne (Rabbit Theatre) will take you on a journey that brings you a 'cast of thousands' in this skillful, one-man adaptation of Charles Dickens's epic novel.

Fri 3 Oct

£14 (£12) / 01843 292795

Henning Wehn: Eins, Zwei, Diy

The 'German Comedy Ambassador''s new show is all about how he has grown accustomed to the UK sense of humour and way of life.

Fri 31 Oct

£15 / 01843 292795

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Hey, Presto! (Over 3s)

  • Written by: Nadia Shireen

Presto, the cat, is a very talented magician, so when he and his best friend Monty, the dog, join a funfair and start a magic show things look good for the duo. But fame goes to Monty's head and soon Presto loses his friend and his show. Based on the best-selling book by Nadia Shireen.

Sat 11 Oct

£6 ( £20) / 01843 292795

Kes

  • Written by: Robert Alan Evans(Adoptation)

An adaptation of the classic book A Kestrel For A Knave by Barry Hines, adapted for the stage by Robert Alan Evans.

Fri 10 Oct

£16 (£14) / 01843 292795

Knightmare Live

Welcome watchers of illusion to the castle of confusion. Knightmare, the cult TV show live onstage, offers you the chance, guided by top comedians, to defeat Lord Fear's dungeon: riddles, magical characters, monsters and yes, spell casting!

Sat 14 Jun

£16–£12 / 01843 292795

Lee Evans: Work In Progress

Energetic physical humour and offbeat observations as the multi-award winning stand-up and actor tries out new material.

Sun 18 May

£25.50 / 01843 292795

Little Howard And The Magic Pencil Of Life And Death (Over 6s)

Little Howard has discovered the pencil that drew him. But, on the other end of this magical pencil of life is the eraser of death, and a dark force is at large determined to rub the cheeky chap out for good. And, as if that wasn't enough, Big Howard has had a real-life baby who is getting a little too much attention.

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Mata Hari: Female Spy

  • Directed by: Gavin Robertson

Dancer, lover, confidante, courtesan, contradiction and liar. In the hour before her execution, on the morning of 15th October 1917, Mata Hari reflects upon the events that have led her to the firing squad.

Wed 21 May

£10 / 01843 292795

Miles Jupp Is the Chap You're Thinking Of

Intelligent humour and withering wit from the award-winning stand-up and Rev actor.

Fri 30 May

£15 (£13) / 01843 292795

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers

Powerful rhythms and theatrical choreography from the energetic drumming group.

Sat 10 May

£15; £12 under 25s ( £12) / 01843 292795

Not About Heroes

  • Written by: Stephen MacDonald

The unforgettable story of two of the finest 'Great War' poets, Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon, their friendship, their inter-dependency and their poetry. Through the letters and poems of these two men, Stephen MacDonald's acclaimed play paints a vivid and moving picture of their friendship and the conflict that…

Mon 20 Oct

£12 (£10) / 01843 292795

OperaUpClose: La Traviata

  • Directed by: Robin Norton-Hale
  • Written by: Verdi

Verdi's tragic drama about a scandalous love affair from Olivier Award-winning company OperaUpClose.

Sat 17 May

£12–£20 (£18; £15) / 01843 292795

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Pirate Gran

  • Directed by: Pieter Lawman
  • Written by: Geraldine Durrant

You'd never know Gran was a pirate – until you need her most! Based on Geraldine Durrant & Rose Forshall's Pirate Gran series.

Wed 7 May

£6 / 01843 292795

Romeo And Juliet

  • Written by: William Shakespeare

Changeling Theatre presents a production of Shakespeare's tragic drama about two young lovers united in forbidden love.

Sat 19 Jul

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01843 292795

Roy Chubby Brown

Blue comedy from man branded 'too rude for television'. Never mind the comedy, that patchwork jacket is hardly fit for public consumption.

Thu 4 Dec

£20 / 01843 292795

The Sooty Show

Sweep, Soo and Richard join the loveable bear to celebrate his birthday party – where things don't seem to be going to plan.

Sun 17 Aug

£12 (Children £10; £38) / 01843 292795

Thanet Festival Choir

The Thanet Festival Choir was formed in 1946 and is now one of the premier choral ensembles in Kent.

Sat 24 May

£7.50 / 01843 292795

A performance of Mendelssohn's Elijah.

That Is All You Need To Know

Idle Motion presents a play set in 1940s England and the secretive worlds of the cold huts of 'Station X' at Bletchley Park, using inventive staging and multimedia projection to explore the stories and lives of the remarkable men and women whose quiet work changed the course of our history.

Wed 1 Oct

£14 (£12; £10) / 01843 292795

The Trials Of Oscar Wilde

European Arts Theatre Company presents a drama based on trial transcripts and the writer's own words, tracing his rapid downfall from the triumphal opening night of The Importance Of Being Earnest to prison and disgrace.

Thu 19 Jun

£12; £8 under 25s ( £10) / 01843 292795

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