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Arthur's Dream Boat
A magical playful children's show with breath-taking puppets, so enchanting that everyone will want to sail away with Arthur's in his dream boat! This brand new show is brought to you by Long Nose Puppets, makers of Shoe Baby and Penguin.
Ballet Theatre UK: Swan lake
A spectacular new production of this timeless classic. This immortal tale tells of a princess held captive as a swan by the spell of an evil magician, a spell that can only be broken if a prince swears true love to her. Featuring new choreography by Artistic Director Christopher Moore and over 120 new costumes and…
The Bay City Rollers Story
Les McKeown take audiences back to the heady days when the Rollers dominated the charts and tartan bellbottoms were considered an acceptable choice of attire. Featuring all the best-known songs including 'Bye Bye Baby', 'Shang A Lang' and 'Summer Love Sensation'.
Sat 13 Dec
Sun 14 Dec
Fri 19 Dec
Bond - An Unauthorised Parody
Gavin Robertson focuses his attention on the Bond phenomenon, in his latest physical cartoon style adventure - spoofing the characters adored by millions, and exploding every cliche in the book(s).
The Boy Who Kicked Pigs
13 year old Robert Caligari is a nasty piece of work. But today is the day he gets his comeuppance. Today is the day he's going to die.
Captain Flinn And The Pirate Dinosaurs: Les Petits Theatre Company
- Written by: Nicole Lewis
A non-stop action packed theatrical experience with live music, puppetry, physical performance and dastardly dinosaurs.
Fri 26 Sep
£6 ( £24) / 01843 292795
Sat 27 Sep
£6 ( £24) / 01843 292795
Septuagenarian country singer who is as entertaining on stage as he is melodic.
A Christmas Carol - Box Clever
A brand-new adaptation of Dickens' atmospheric Ghost Story of Christmas brought to life through Box Clever's characteristic cocktail of textual accuracy, fun, lively action, music and audience participation in order to educate and inspire students.
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.
Sun 12 Oct
£20 / 01843 292795
A Doll's House
- Directed by: Michael Woodwood
- Written by: Simon Stephens (translation)
Ibsen's classic 19th century drama on morals, translated by Simon Stephens and featuring Hattie Morahan reprising her role as Nora.
Emily Brown and the Thing
Emily and Stanley the rabbit's sleep is interrupted by the curious 'Thing' outside.
The Falcon's Malteser
Anthony Horowitz' novel, is now a hilarious family show following the adventures of the hopelessly inept private detective Tim Diamond and his sharp witted brother Nick.
Mixed media theatre combining puppetry, film and live sound as a small picturesque town slides into disrepair and civil unrest.
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.
The Fureys & Davey Arthur
The Irish legends perform with Davey Arthur.
- 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.
Ha Ha Hood And The Prince Of Leaves
The Ha Ha! team are BACK with a brand new and all-out outrageous comic romp.
Half Term Taster Days
Be the art! Join Martin Gibbons, professional actor and leader of the Margate Youth Theatres and spend a whole day imagining, acting and playing with others of your own age group on the stage of the lovely Theatre Royal.
Thu 30 Oct
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.
- 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 book by Nadia Shireen.
Blunderbus present the tale of poor hugless Douglas – the bear who is searching for the perfect cuddle. Ages 3–7.
- 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.
The Lindisfarne Story
Former Lindisfarne members Ray Laidlaw and Billy Mitchell perform the songs of the folk-rock band, with stories of its history.
Thu 16 Oct
Marcus Brigstocke: Je m'accuse – I Am Marcus
Brigstocke forgoes politics to talk about himself.
Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick
Instrumental trad and folk from the duo.
Mid Wales Opera: Carmen
- Directed by: Nicholas Cleobury (cond)
- Written by: Bizet
Dr Jonathan Miller directs, with Nicholas Cleobury conducting, a performance of Bizet's classic tale of the Gypsy temptress and the unfortunate Don Jose. Performed in English.
Not About Heroes
- Written by: Stephen MacDonald
Stephen MacDonald's play about the encounter between WWI poets Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen in Edinburgh's Craiglockhart War Hospital and their burgeoning friendship in the turmoil of warfare.
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.
Scratch: The Last Tempest
A sequel to The Tempest which begins where Shakespeare left off.
Sean Hughes: Penguins
Dark, sardonic humour and disgruntled storytelling from the former Never Mind The Buzzcocks team captain.
Seann Walsh: Seann 28
Seann Walsh has managed to search deep inside himself to find the inner strength to get out of bed and all the way into his support act's car, parked just outside his flat, JUST FOR YOU.
Shakespeare Schools Festival
The Theatre Royal, Margate is delighted to mark Shakespeare's 450th birthday by throwing him the biggest party he has ever seen with the largest Shakespeare Schools Festival to date. 35,000 young people will take to professional stages across the UK.
Doo wop nostalgia merchants, big in the 70s, with thinning quiffs these days, tour in celebration of their 40th year together.
Veteran folk-rock band, featuring lead singer Maddy Prior, currently collaborating with Terry Pratchett on a record based on his Wintersmith novel.
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.
Three Wise Monkeys: Hiccup Theatre (Ages 3-7)
- Written by: Mike Kenny
A play for children.