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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  • Website www.royalandderngate.co.uk
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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.

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10cc

The hits of one of the most successful and influential English pop bands of the 70s, revisited by original member Graham Gouldman and some new faces. The original line-up of Graham Gouldman, Eric Stewart, Kevin Godley, and Lol Creme assumed the name 10cc in 1972. Their first single 'Donna' peaked at number two in the…

Mon 29 Oct

£44 / 01604 624 811

Anton and Erin – From Broadway to Hollywood

The dance stars celebrate a Decade in Dance in 2018 with their tenth UK nationwide tour.

Fri 25 Jan 2019

£45.13–£52.75 / 01604 624 811

At Last: The Etta James Story

Theatre production telling the story of soul legend Etta James’ turbulent life, featuring some of her most beloved songs.

Mon 8 Oct

£33.35–£44.35 / 01604 624 811

An Audience with Simon Reeve

The journalist sets out on his first-ever tour to discuss the many fascinating adventures he has undertaken.

Fri 19 Oct

£28.50 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:30

Birmingham Royal Ballet: Home From Home

Double bill of new works - Petra And The Wolf blends classical ballet with a fusion of urban influences to create a vibrant, multi-disciplinary production and A Season In Our World showcases various music and dance traditions from across the globe.

Tue 14 May 2019

£10–£30 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:30

Wed 15 May 2019

£10–£30 / 01604 624 811

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

The Bootleg Beatles

Relive the sights and sounds of the 60s with the most established Beatles tribute band.

Sat 13 Apr 2019

£38.25 / 01604 624 811

Chris Ramsey: Just Happy to Get Out of the House

The genial Geordie brings his Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominated show to the masses.

Tue 9 Oct

£24.40 / 01604 624 811

Cinderella

The Dancehouse and Eight Freestyle collaborate on a pantomime adaptation of the classic rags-to-riches tale, full of dance, song and comedy.

Mon 7 Jan 2019

£37.88–£41.25 / 01604 624 811

The Classic Rock Show

Air guitars at the ready for this incredible musical journey through the best moments in rock featuring music by the likes of Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Eagles, Dire Straits and Meat Loaf.

Mon 11 Feb 2019

£24.50 / 01604 624 811

Darren Harriott: Visceral

  • 3 stars

Personal and political gags from the Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee.

Sat 13 Oct

£15 / 01604 624 811

Dave Gorman

Dave Gorman, the man behind Dave TV’s hit show Modern Life Is Goodish as well as Are You Dave Gorman? and Googlewhack Adventure, is back on the road with a brand new live show,  With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPoint. As the title suggests, he’s bringing his laptop and projector screen with him so expect…

Fri 1 Feb 2019

£29.50 / 01604 624 811

David O'Doherty: You Have To Laugh

Armed with his reliable keyboard from 1986, quirky, offbeat multi-award winning Irish musician, actor and comedian David O'Doherty presents an exciting repertoire of silly little songs performed on an even sillier little instrument, combined with traditional stand-up. Witness madness in motion.

Mon 22 Oct

£23 / 01604 624 811

Doctor Dolittle The Musical

Based on the 1967 film, Dr Doolittle finds the Doctor and his menagerie of friends on the hunt for the Giant Pink Sea Snail, who holds the secret of life and making the world a happier place.

Tue 26 Mar 2019

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01604 624 811

Wed 27 Mar 2019

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01604 624 811

Thu 28 Mar 2019

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01604 624 811

…and 9 more dates until 6 Apr 2019

Dylan Moran: Dr Cosmos

Curmudgeonly Irish stand-up who wrote and starred in the TV sitcom Black Books.

Tue 13 Nov

£27 / 01604 624 811

Echo & The Bunnymen

Well-preserved Liverpudlian indie rock legends.

Sat 20 Oct

£23.65–£84.70 / 01604 624 811

The Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger

American alt rock and psych band fronted by Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl.

Sat 5 Jan 2019

£31.50–£36.50 / 01604 624 811

Gyles Brandreth: Break a Leg

Actor, author, One Show reporter, former MP and government whip tours his new one man show about all things theatrical.

Sun 31 Mar 2019

£22 / 01604 624 811

Hal Cruttenden: Chubster

  • 3 stars

The London-born TV regular and self-confessed middle-class luvvie shares his brand of upbeat observational humour.

Sat 29 Sep

£21.80 / 01604 624 811

Jason Manford: Muddle Class

The comedian and actor – who formerly presented BBC's The One Show and was a team captain on hit Channel 4 panel show 8 Out of 10 Cats –returns to stand-up with his new show, Muddle Class.

Wed 6 Feb 2019

£29.50 / 01604 624 811

Joanna Lumley: It's All About Me

The popular actress, political activist and comedian discusses her impressive career and life journey.

Fri 9 Nov

£31.50–£61.50 / 01604 624 811

Johann Strauss Gala

Welcome in the new year with this gala of Viennese fun.

Sat 5 Jan 2019

£36.38–£42.13 / 0131 228 1155

Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Jools and his band play classic boogie woogie and rock'n'roll tunes for your merriment.

Sat 3 Nov

£47.10 / 01604 624 811

Julian Clary: Born to Mince Tour

Saucy comedy from 'renowned homosexual' Julian Clary.

Sat 4 May 2019

£27 / 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…

Fri 29 Mar 2019

£16.40 (£6.50) / 01604 624 811

Kinky Boots

  • Directed by: Jerry Mitchell
  • Written by: Harvey Fierstein, Cyndi Lauper (music & lyrics)

A man reluctantly inherits a shoe factory. To turn the business around he enlists the help of the stiletto-clad Lola. Tony and Grammy award-winning feel-good musical by Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper.

Wed 19 Sep

£16–£55.50 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:30

Thu 20 Sep

£16–£55.50 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:30

Fri 21 Sep

£16–£55.50 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:30
…and 11 more dates until 6 Oct

Level 42

Eighties funk pop quartet back on the road again, singing old favourites including 'Running in the Family' and 'Lessons in Love' as well as new tracks from their latest EP Sirens.

Sat 13 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01604 624 811

With The Blow Monkeys.

Live On Mars - a Tribute To David Bowie

An evening celebrating the life of David Bowie and his most famous songs.

Mon 12 Nov

£24.50 / 01604 624 811

Matt Richardson : Slash

Matt Richardson: Slash

Sat 2 Feb 2019

£14.44 / 01604 624 811

Michael. Starring Ben

Michael Jackson tribute act Ben Bowman performs the hits from his solo career as well as from the Jackson Five.

Wed 28 Nov

£24–£26 / 01604 624 811

Paul Merton's Impro Chums

TV comedy favourite Merton and his talented group of 'impro chums' (read: show offs) magically weave laughs from audience suggestions.

Tue 30 Apr 2019

£25 / 01604 624 811

Peppa Pigs Adventure

A live show with Peppa Pig, George and their friends as they take on a new adventure.

Sat 8 Sep

prices vary / 01604 624 811

Sun 9 Sep

prices vary / 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 2019

£29.50 / 01604 624 811

Rick Wakeman

The world-renowned former Yes keyboardist performs pieces from his recent solo album, Piano Portraits. His discography includes over 90 solo albums that range various musical styles and concepts. Along with his music career, he is also known for his contributions to BBC's Grumpy Old Men, his former radio show on Planet…

Fri 12 Oct

£35.40–£42.25 / 01604 624 811

Rip It Up

Last time they danced through hits of the 1950s, this time it's the 1960s.

Wed 10 Oct

£45.42 / 01604 624 811

Robert Newman's New Theory Of Evolution

  • 3 stars

Chaotic stand-up based around the development of the human race.

Sat 3 Nov

£17 / 01604 624 811

Robert Newman's Total Eclipse Of Descartes

In a world gone crazy, can philosophy help? This sparklingly brilliant new show tries to give you the answer. Rob Newman (stand up legend, best-selling novelist, Radio 4 Sony Award Winner) attempts to piece together a philosophy for our troubled times by sifting through 3000 years of thought: from Pythagoras to…

Sat 3 Nov

£17 / 01604 624 811

Ross Noble: El Hablador

The wild-haired Geordie, prone to wondrous tangents and surreal interludes, wanders back out on tour with a brand new show.

Thu 18 Oct

£27 / 01604 624 811

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

The Mick Fleetwood-approved tribute act who cover the gamut of Mac material from the Peter Green era to the Buckingham/Nicks days.

Sun 21 Apr 2019

£26.50 / 01604 624 811

Russian National Ballet: Nutcracker

  • Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Russian National Ballet production of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker.

Wed 9 Jan 2019

£34.90–£41.25 / 01604 624 811

The Russian State Ballet & Orchestra Of Siberia: La Fille Mal Gardee

The ballet conjures a world of pastoral simplicity where a farm boy woos a flirty farmer's daughter.

Mon 7 Jan 2019

£31–£36 / 01604 624 811

Tue 8 Jan 2019

£31–£36 / 01604 624 811

Wed 9 Jan 2019

£31–£36 / 01604 624 811

Sara Pascoe: LadsLadsLads

The award-winning comedian returns with her new show.

Sun 30 Sep

£20 / 01604 624 811

Sarah Millican: Control Enthusiast

You'll know her face from talking about cake and cats on the telly, so here's another chance to see the Millican phenomenon in full flight live on stage.

Wed 14 Nov

£30 / 01604 624 811

Thu 15 Nov

£30 / 01604 624 811

Fri 16 Nov

£30 / 01604 624 811

Scott Gibson: Anywhere But Here

Dark, confessional humour from the award-winning stand-up comedian.

Sat 29 Sep

£13 / 01604 624 811

  • 20:00

Simply Sinatra

A sensational afternoon of music, song and dance celebrating Ol’ Blue Eyes himself. Matt Ford & Victoria Hamilton-Barritt are joined by a fabulous 27-piece show band and ballroom champions Chris & Emma Burrell to perform all of your favourite Sinatra hits. Come Fly With Me The Lady Is A Tramp The Way You…

Fri 30 Nov

£43.13 / 01604 624 811

Stewart Francis: Into the Punset

  • 3 stars

Surreal and deadpan one-liners from the Canadian stand-up and TV regular, as seen on Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo.

Fri 3 May 2019

£23 / 01604 624 811

UB40

Reggae journeymen still slogging round the touring circuit, but now with a reduced line-up

Thu 16 May 2019

prices vary / 01604 624 811

UB40 + Special Guests 40th Anniversary

Birmingham’s world-famous reggae stars UB40 have announced a massive hometown show in Birmingham this December!

Thu 16 May 2019

£39.50 / 01604 624 811

Zoe Lyons: Entry Level Human

  • 3 stars

The stand-up comic and Mock the Week regular discusses not really knowing what she's doing in life.

Fri 9 Nov

£17.50 / 01604 624 811

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