Theatre Royal

Theatre Royal
Theatre Royal
Addington Street, Margate, Kent, CT9 1PW
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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.

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£6 / 01843 292795

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…

Fri 5 Dec

£16 (£14; £12) / 01843 292795

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'.

Fri 21 Nov

£19.50 / 01843 292795

Sat 13 Dec

£10–£13 before Oct (£11 before Oct; £40 before Oct) / 01843 292795

Sun 14 Dec

£10–£13 before Oct (£11 before Oct; £40 before Oct) / 01843 292795

Fri 19 Dec

£10–£13 before Oct (£11 before Oct; £40 before Oct) / 01843 292795

…and 8 more dates until 28 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).

Fri 30 Jan 2015

£10 / 01843 292795

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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.

Sat 25 Oct

£14; £12 freinds; £10 under 25s / 01843 292795

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

Sat 27 Sep

Charlie Landsborough

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

Sat 1 Nov

£19–£21 / 01843 292795

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.

Mon 24 Nov

£12; £10 friends / 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.

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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.

Mon 3 Nov

£15 (£13; £7.50; £10) / 01843 292795

Emily Brown and the Thing

  • 5 stars

Emily and Stanley the rabbit's sleep is interrupted by the curious 'Thing' outside.

Sat 8 Nov

£6 ( £20) / 01843 292795

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.

Sun 26 Oct

£10 (£8; £30) / 01843 292795


Mixed media theatre combining puppetry, film and live sound as a small picturesque town slides into disrepair and civil unrest.

Fri 13 Mar 2015

£12 / 01843 292795

Sat 14 Mar 2015

£12 / 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.

Sat 20 Sep

£10 (£9) / 01843 292795

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The Fureys & Davey Arthur

The Irish legends perform with Davey Arthur.

Sat 25 Apr 2015

£18.50 (£16.50) / 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

Ha Ha Hood And The Prince Of Leaves

The Ha Ha! team are BACK with a brand new and all-out outrageous comic romp.

Wed 8 Oct

£18–£20 ( £18) / 01843 292795

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

Children £20; Children £30 two / 01843 292795

Fri 31 Oct

Children £20; Children £30 two / 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!

  • 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.

Sat 11 Oct

£6 ( £20) / 01843 292795

Hugless Douglas

Blunderbus present the tale of poor hugless Douglas – the bear who is searching for the perfect cuddle. Ages 3–7.

Sat 2 May 2015

£6 ( £20) / 01843 292795


  • 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

The Lindisfarne Story

Former Lindisfarne members Ray Laidlaw and Billy Mitchell perform the songs of the folk-rock band, with stories of its history.

Tue 7 Oct

£18.50 / 01843 292795

Thu 16 Oct

£15; £10 under 25s; £7.50 School Groups (Per Person) ( £12) / 01843 292795

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Marcus Brigstocke: Je m'accuse – I Am Marcus

  • 3 stars

Brigstocke forgoes politics to talk about himself.

Sat 4 Oct

Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick

Instrumental trad and folk from the duo.

Sun 28 Sep

£10–£15 (£13) / 01843 292795

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.

Tue 28 Oct

£15–£25 / 01843 292795

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.

Mon 20 Oct

£12 (£10) / 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

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Scratch: The Last Tempest

A sequel to The Tempest which begins where Shakespeare left off.

Fri 28 Nov

£14 (£12) / 01843 292795

Sat 29 Nov

£14 (£12) / 01843 292795

Sean Hughes: Penguins

Dark, sardonic humour and disgruntled storytelling from the former Never Mind The Buzzcocks team captain.

Sat 8 Nov

£15 / 01843 292795

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.

Sun 30 Nov

Exchange Studio

£14 / 01843 292795

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.

Thu 6 Nov

£8.50 (£6.50) / 01843 292795


Doo wop nostalgia merchants, big in the 70s, with thinning quiffs these days, tour in celebration of their 40th year together.

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£18.50; £16.50 restricted view / 01843 292795

Steeleye Span

Veteran folk-rock band, featuring lead singer Maddy Prior, currently collaborating with Terry Pratchett on a record based on his Wintersmith novel.

Tue 24 Feb 2015

£19.50; £17.50 friends / 01843 292795

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

Three Wise Monkeys: Hiccup Theatre (Ages 3-7)

  • Written by: Mike Kenny

A play for children.

Sat 22 Nov

£6 ( £20) / 01843 292795

Thu 25 Sep

£12 (£10) / 01843 292795

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