Royal and Derngate

Royal and Derngate
Royal and Derngate
15 Guildhall Road, Northampton, NN1 1EA
  • Box office 01604 624 811
  • General enquiries 01604 624 811
  • Bar open Daily: 10am–7.30pm.
  • Box office times Mon–Sat 10am–6pm.
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The Royal Theatre, designed by architect CJ Phipps, opened in 1884. Erroll Flynn was a member of Northampton Repertory Players and regularly performed during the the early 30s. A modern mutli-function space, Derngate, was purpose built in 1983. The Theatre seats 460 while the Derngate can accommodate up to 1500.

Northampton train station is approximately a 15 minute walk, North Gate Bus Station, is approximately 10 minutes.

Events at this venue

There are 44 events at this location

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Adam Ant

The erstwhile 80s pop pin-up plays his brand of post-punk and dandy pop.

Mon 25 Nov

£38.50 / 01604 624 811

Aled Jones and Russell Watson In Harmony Tour

Joint headline tour by Welsh singer Aled Jones and tenor Russell Watson, ahead of the release of their new album In Harmony.

Fri 20 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01604 624 811

Alexander Armstrong: All Mouth & Some Trousers

In his revealing new one man show, All Mouth and Some Trousers, Alexander Armstrong will be baring all. Expect candid stories, laughter, music and some relief that ‘baring all' is just a figurative expression. Known from Armstrong & Miller to Pointless, from Hey Duggee to Classic FM, find out what lurks behind the…

Sun 24 Nov

£31.50 / 01604 624 811

Anton and Erin: Dance Those Magical Movies

The ballroom pair perform choreography from silver screen classics.

Fri 24 Jan 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 01604 624 811

Ardal O'Hanlon

Best known as dim-witted Father Dougal in the classic comedy series Father Ted, O'Hanlon is also a really rather good stand-up.

Wed 20 Nov

£24 / 01604 624 811

Average White Band

The funkiest band ever to come from Dundee, or Scotland for that matter. They're a bit long in the tooth these days but they can still recapture that Sly Stone/Isley Brothers summer spirit in their current set.

Mon 23 Sep

£34.60 / 01604 624 811

The Beatles: Hornsey Road with Mark Lewisohn

Beatles expert Mark Lewisohn presents this illustrated history of one of the most influential rock bands of all time, fifty years after the release of their album Abbey Road.

Wed 18 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01604 624 811

Ben Elton

The legendary comedian, author and playwright heads out on a stand-up tour for the first time in 15 years.

Fri 25 Oct

£31.50 / 01604 624 811

Billionaire Boy

West End producers of Gangsta Granny *and *Awful Auntie adapt this new production of David Walliams' story about the richest boy in the country.

Wed 16 Oct

Times vary / £16–£20 / 01604 624 811

Thu 17 Oct

Times vary / £16–£20 / 01604 624 811

Fri 18 Oct

Times vary / £16–£20 / 01604 624 811

Sat 19 Oct

Times vary / £16–£20 / 01604 624 811

The Boys Are Back! With 5ive, A1, Damage and 911

Showcase of pop classics from 5ive, A1, Damage and 911.

Sun 23 Feb 2020

£26.75–£37.75 / 01604 624 811

Count Arthur Strong: Is There Anybody Out There?

Entertaining comedy show that wrestles the big questions in life.

Thu 7 Nov

£21 / 01604 624 811

Curtains: The Whodunit Musical

Jason Manford stars in Kander and Ebb's musical about the murder of a leading lady.

Tue 25 Feb 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 01604 624 811

Wed 26 Feb 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 01604 624 811

Thu 27 Feb 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 01604 624 811

…and 2 more dates until 29 Feb 2020

Daliso Chaponda: What the African Said

Having been born in Canada, raised in South Africa and then moving to the UK, Chaponda is able to blend a world of cultural influences and observations in to his stand-up material, which saw him achieve third place on Britain's Got Talent in 2017.

Fri 20 Sep

£18.50 / 01604 624 811

Darren Harriot: Good Heart Yule

CKP and InterTalent Group present Best Newcomer Nominee Darren considers himself a good person. Now he's 30 and he's never been in love. It can't always be someone else's fault? Learning more about himself and realising maybe he's never actually been happy with who is, join Darren for his trademark passion and…

Fri 1 Nov

£12.50 / 01604 624 811

Dave Gorman: With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPoint

The King of PowerPoint comedy is back with a new live show.

Sun 17 Nov

£32.80 / 01604 624 811

David Baddiel – Trolls: Not the Dolls

One-man show from David Baddiel about his interactions with internet trolls.

Thu 26 Mar 2020

£32.24 / 01604 624 811


  • Written by: Ashley Banjo

Street dance skills from the winners of the third series of Britain's Got Talent, still going strong.

Wed 6 Nov

£28.50–£125 / 01604 624 811

Thu 7 Nov

£28.50–£125 / 01604 624 811

The Football Ramble

The Football Ramble are back! And they’re going global! Join the gang as they bring their chart-topping podcast to life in a multimedia extravaganza. Expect all your favourites from the show as they cast an eye over the best - and most ridiculous - moments from the footballing circus. It’s a football show, but not as…

Fri 4 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01604 624 811

Frank Skinner: Showbiz

Frank Skinner embarks on his first stand-up tour in four years.

Sun 29 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01604 624 811

Graeme Swann & Henry Blofeld: Dancing Down The Wicket

Stories, cricket and fun from the duo.

Tue 12 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01604 624 811

In The Night Garden Live

The people behind the popular children's TV show bring Igglepiggle, Upsy Daisy and Makka Pakka to life in a live show.

Tue 17 Sep

Times vary / £17–£19 / 01604 624 811

Wed 18 Sep

Times vary / £17–£19 / 01604 624 811

Jimeoin: Result!

Jimeoin presents his new show, fresh from a smash-hit New York off-Broadway season.

Sat 22 Feb 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 01604 624 811

Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.

Wed 3 Jul

£29.50–£31.50 / 01604 624 811

Sun 15 Sep

£29.50–£31.50 / 01604 624 811

Tue 16 Jun 2020

£29.50–£31.50 / 01604 624 811

John Robins: Hot Shame

The comedian and 'London's saddest DJ' plumbs the hilarity to be found in even our bleakest moments.

Sat 9 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01604 624 811

Jonathan Pie: Fake News

Jonathan Pie provides more scathing take-downs of politicos and journalists alike.

Thu 21 Nov

£26.50 / 01604 624 811

Josh Widdicombe

The comedian and TV presenter returns.

Thu 24 Oct

£22 / 01604 624 811

Justin Moorhouse: Northern Joker

These days Justins not certain about anything apart from his uncertainty Brexit looms, it appears the Cold War is being rebooted and thats before we begin to worry about whats happening in America..closer to home hes starting to feel redundant as a parent. One kid is leaving home, the dog is getting older and doesnt need…

Sat 14 Sep

£16.40 (£6.50) / 01604 624 811

Kevin Bloody Wilson

Australia's cult comedy king performs his too-crude-for-TV songs.

Fri 8 Nov

£29.50 / 01604 624 811

Lenny Henry: Who Am I Again?

Comedian Lenny Henry recounts his experiences of growing up in the Black Country and his experiences of racism.

Mon 18 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01604 624 811

Lloyd Cole

The urbane expatriate pop crooner performs material from his latest album alongside Commotions classics.

Mon 21 Oct

£30–£52.40 / 01604 624 811


Pop icon, Bond singer and 1969 winner of the Eurovision Song Contest whose singing career spans six decades.

Wed 23 Oct

£35–£40 / 01604 624 811

Midge Ure: Vienna & Visage – 1980 Tour

Midge Ure performs his Vienna albums in its entirety for the first time in 40 years with Band Electronica. He'll also play songs from his debut album Visage that have never been performed live before.

Mon 17 Feb 2020

£28.95–£37.75 / 01604 624 811

Milton Jones

English comedian as seen on Mock the Week and heard on BBC Radio 4.

Wed 1 Apr 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 01604 624 811

Nmpat 50

Hello! We hope if you've made it to this page, you are aware of the fact that Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust is turning 50 this year. On Saturday 6th July 2019, at Northampton's Derngate, we will host a Gala Concert to celebrate 50 years of countywide music making, and we hope that you are able to…

Sat 6 Jul

Free / 01604 624 811

NOW That’s What I Call the 80s

NOW That’s What I Call Music is the biggest selling compilation brand in the UK. For the very first time, sing, dance and party along to all your favourite hits in a live concert celebration of the ultimate iconic 80s album!  Chart topping songs include:  AFRICA TAKE ON ME RED RED WINE UPTOWN GIRL…

Fri 22 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01604 624 811

Rhod Gilbert: The Book of John

Welsh comedian Rhod Gilbert returns to comedy after a six year hiatus and discusses the unfortunate turns his life has taken since the last time he was on stage.

Sun 30 Jun

£29.50 / 01604 624 811

Mon 4 Nov

£29.50 / 01604 624 811

Rip it Up The 70s

Dance showcase set to a soundtrack from the 1970s by Strictly Come Dancing star Louis Smith MBE, joined by Rachel Stevens and Pussycat Doll Melody Thornton and backed by a live band.

Sun 6 Oct

£42.55–£47.72 / 01604 624 811

Ross Noble: Humournoid

Ross Noble's newest hour.

Sat 2 May 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 01604 624 811

Ruby Wax: Frazzled 'A Guide To Mindfulness'

Drop dead gorgeous, sassy and smart, Ruby Wax brings her new one-woman show to the stage. Based on her number one best seller, “A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled.” She’s been honoured with the title of poster girl for mental illness; once crazy now less so, she gives a tour of the mind – how to use it, not lose…

Fri 15 Nov

£26.50 / 01604 624 811

Russell Kane: The Fast and the Curious

The award winning comedian tours his newest show.

Sat 5 Oct

£22 / 01604 624 811


One of the best post-punk pop acts, helmed by the songwriting duo Glen Tilbrook and Chris Difford.

Tue 5 Nov

£41.80–£56.65 / 01604 624 811

Stephen K Amos: Bouquets And Brickbats

Stephen K Amos aims to cheer everyone up in times of Brexit and Trump.

Fri 15 Nov

£20 / 01604 624 811

What's Love Got To Do With It?

Cabaret as Australian actor/singer/songwriter Ruth Katerelos takes the audience on a musical journey through various states of love with Monique Kenny on guitar.

Tue 26 Nov

£25–£30 / 01604 624 811

Zog: Live on Stage

Large in size, and keen in nature, Zog is so eager to win a golden star at Madam Dragon’s school, where dragons learn all the things that dragons need to know. Zog tries so very hard, perhaps too hard, and he bumps, burns and roars his way through years one, two and three.Luckily, the plucky Princess Pearl patches him up…

Fri 21 Jun

Times vary / £14.50 / 01604 624 811

Sat 22 Jun

Times vary / £14.50 / 01604 624 811

Sun 23 Jun

Times vary / £14.50 / 01604 624 811

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