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.

Events at this venue

There are 47 events at this location

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Amy MacDonald

Down-to-earth young singer-songwriter from Glasgow.

Sun 29 Oct

£28.50–£50.50 / 01604 624 811

Andy Parsons: Peak Bullsh*t

You'll know him best from Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week, but this is Parsons' latest stand-up show. Can he really promise peak bullshit? Come along and find out.

Sat 11 Nov

£16 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:45

Austentatious: An Improvised Novel

  • 4 stars

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

Fri 10 Nov

£15 / 01604 624 811

The Band

  • Written by: Tim Firth

Brand new British musical featuring the songs of Take That, created in association with Britain’s most successful band. Written by Tim Firth The Band tells the story of five 16-year-old girls who are fans of a male pop group. Playing the boy band are Five to Five, the winners of the BBC show Let It Shine.

Tue 29 May 2018

Times to be confirmed / £23.40–£53.40 / 01604 624 811

Wed 30 May 2018

Times to be confirmed / £23.40–£53.40 / 01604 624 811

Thu 31 May 2018

Times to be confirmed / £23.40–£53.40 / 01604 624 811

…and 9 more dates until 9 Jun 2018

Beverley Knight

Britsoul diva who gives it her all in performance, like the captain of the hockey team.

Mon 9 Oct

£31.35–£39.60 / 01604 624 811

Bill Bailey: Larks in Transit

The master of surreality tackles politics, philosophy and the pursuit of happiness in his latest show. His musical interludes include fashioning a symphony from a ringtone and re-imagining the Stars and Stripes.

Wed 18 Apr 2018

£28.50 / 01604 624 811

Blood Brothers

  • Written by: Willy Russell

Willy Russell's moving tale about two brothers whose lives are worlds apart.

Mon 6 Nov

£18–£35.50 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:30

Tue 7 Nov

£18–£35.50 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:30

Wed 8 Nov

£18–£35.50 / 01604 624 811

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 11 Nov

The Bootleg Beatles

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

Sat 21 Apr 2018

£34.75 / 01604 624 811

Collabro

Britain's Got Talent 2014 classical bros who've knocked out a tour and an album faster than you can say 'ka ching'.

Tue 31 Oct

£22.55–£44.55 / 01604 624 811

Daliso Chaponda: Laughrica

Cultural and social observations, including musings on HIV, ivory smuggling and dictatorships, from Daliso Chaponda.

Thu 15 Feb 2018

£15 / 01604 624 811

Daliso Chaponda: What The African Said

The debut tour from the raw and cheeky Britain's Got Talent star, who came third in the show in 2017.

Thu 15 Feb 2018

£15 / 01604 624 811

  • 20:00

David Baddiel: Fame: Not The Musical

It's been a whopping 15 years since David's last stand-up show, so tonight he's exploring the different ways he's perceived: whether it's token Jew, new lad or comedy rock'n'roller.

Thu 29 Mar 2018

£26.50 / 01604 624 811

David Baddiel: My Family: Not The Sitcom

In his follow-up to Fame: Not The Musical, David Baddiel paints an irreverent portrait of family life, memory, ageing, infidelity and gay cats, with a loving focus on his late mother Sarah and dementia-ridden father, Colin. Contains explicit language.

Thu 29 Mar 2018

£29.56 / 01604 624 811

Derren Brown: Underground

  • Written by: Derren Brown

The Olivier Award-winning stage and screen illusionist and master of the psychological manipulation performs his own choice of some of his favourite work.

Thu 27 Jul

£36–£43 / 01604 624 811

  • 20:00

Fri 28 Jul

£36–£43 / 01604 624 811

  • 20:00

Sat 29 Jul

£36–£43 / 01604 624 811

  • 20:00

Des O’Connor And Jimmy Tarbuck

The two legends of television, show-business and the Royal Variety Performance present an evening of music and reminiscences with accompanying videos.

Sun 17 Sep

£30–£40 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:30

Hedda Gabler

  • Directed by: Ivo van Hove
  • Written by: Henrik Ibsen, Patrick Marber (adapt)

Ivo van Hove directs Patrick Marber's bruising new translation of Henrik Ibsen's drama about a newly married general's daughter, whose relationship is thrown into disarray by the arrival of her husband's academic rival, Eilert. Casting to be announced.

Tue 28 Nov

£15–£33 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:30

Wed 29 Nov

£15–£33 / 01604 624 811

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Thu 30 Nov

£15–£33 / 01604 624 811

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 2 Dec

Iain Stirling

Upbeat wit and gags from Edinburgh-born stand-up and BAFTA-nominated children's TV presenter.

Fri 23 Mar 2018

£14.44 / 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 7 Feb 2018

£28.50 / 01604 624 811

Thu 24 May 2018

£28.50 / 01604 624 811

Jason Manford: Work in Progress

Jason Manford returns to stand-up with a work in progress show ahead of his national tour in 2018.  

Sat 4 Nov

£16 / 01604 624 811

Joe Brown

The rock'n'roll veteran plays a set which spans rock, country, gospel and ballads.

Fri 24 Nov

£27.50–£29.50 / 01604 624 811

John Bishop: Winging It

Observational humour from the multi-award winning Liverpudlian stand-up.

Sat 16 Sep

£30.50 / 01604 624 811

John Robins: Speakeasy

Storytelling, improvisations and intelligent wordplay.

Sat 27 Jan 2018

£15.50 / 01604 624 811

John Robins: The Darkness Of Robins

Robins reflects on love, loss, and laments the injustice that you can't break up with yourself.

Sat 27 Jan 2018

£15.50 / 01604 624 811

  • 20:00

Jonathan Pie: Back To The Studio

A humorous and satirical look at the news.

Wed 28 Mar 2018

£23.50 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:30

Jonathan Pie: Live

  • 3 stars

The comic reveals the truth behind recent news events both home and abroad.

Wed 28 Mar 2018

£23.50 / 01604 624 811

Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Jools and his band play classic boogie woogie and rock'n'roll tunes for your merriment. Featuring guest vocalists Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall.

Fri 17 Nov

£45.10 / 01604 624 811

With Guest Vocalist: Jose Feliciano. Also Featuring: Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall & Beth Rowley.

Killer Queen

Tribute to the rock stylings of Freddie Mercury and co.

Sat 14 Oct

£22.50–£24.50 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:30

Lee Nelson: Serious Joker

Serial sneaker-into-places-he-shouldn't-be, Lee Nelson, returns with a new standup show.

Wed 1 Nov

£23.52 / 01604 624 811

Lulu

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

Fri 3 Nov

£35–£37 / 01604 624 811

Mamma Mia!

  • Directed by: Phyllida Lloyd
  • Written by: Catherine Johnson, Benny Andersson (music & lyrics), Bjorn Ulvaeus (music & lyrics)

The smash hit musical based on the songs of Abba continues to storm the UK.

Tue 23 Jan 2018

£15–£53.50 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:30

Wed 24 Jan 2018

£15–£53.50 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:30

Thu 25 Jan 2018

£15–£53.50 / 01604 624 811

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 8 more dates until 3 Feb 2018

Milton Jones is Out There

Absurd one-liners from telly regular Jones.

Thu 2 Nov

£27 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:30

Paul Chowdhry: Live Innit

The Lafta funniest stand-up award winner of 2013 tackles more observational stuff in his latest show.

Mon 5 Mar 2018

£23.40 / 01604 624 811

Phil Wang

Dry wit and comedy songs from ukulele-playing stand-up and 2010 Chortle Student Comedy Award-winner.

Fri 29 Sep

Underground

£13 / 01604 624 811

  • 20:00

Purple Rain

A live celebration of the life, legacy and music of Prince.

Sun 25 Feb 2018

£25.75–£29.05 / 01604 624 811

The Railway Children

  • Directed by: Damian Cruden
  • Written by: E Nesbit (book), Mike Kenny (adapt)

E Nesbit's classic tale of espionage, children and rail travel.

Tue 19 Sep

£14–£27 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:00

Wed 20 Sep

£14–£27 / 01604 624 811

  • 14:30
  • 19:00

Thu 21 Sep

£14–£27 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:00
…and 3 more dates until 24 Sep

Remembering Fred

Strictly Come Dancing ’s Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara star in this all-singing, all-dancing tribute to Hollywood legend Fred Astaire. Remembering Fred features classic songs including 'Cheek To Cheek, 'Puttin’ On The Ritz'* and 'The Way You Look Tonight'.

Mon 2 Apr 2018

£25–£42.50 / 01604 624 811

Rip It Up

Jay McGuiness, Natalie Lowe and Louis Smith swing, bop, jitterbug, lindy hop, jive and ballroom through the greatest songs from the 1950s. The music in the show spans various styles from romantic ballads and crooner songs through to classic pop hits and rock'n'roll.

Thu 14 Sep

£23.57–£64.40 / 01604 624 811

Rules For Living

Everyone creates their own rules for survival. But what happens when an extended family gathers for a traditional Christmas dinner, and each of them rigidly follows those rules? Simon Godwin directs Sam Holcroft's Ayckbourn-style domestic comedy in a co-production between the Royal & Derngate, English Touring Theatre…

Fri 8 Sep

£10–£30 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:45

Sat 9 Sep

£10–£30 / 01604 624 811

  • 14:00
  • 19:45

Mon 11 Sep

£10–£30 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:45
…and 17 more dates until 30 Sep

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.

Thu 15 Nov 2018

£30 / 01604 624 811

Fri 16 Nov 2018

£30 / 01604 624 811

Sean Kelly

The auctioneering star of the hit TV show, Storage Hunters, return to his stand-up roots.

Tue 10 Oct

£24.20 / 01604 624 811

Shane Filan

The Westlife member heads out on tour, performing tracks from his solo albums You and Me, Right Here and Love Always.

Tue 3 Oct

£34.50–£51 / 01604 624 811

Shrek The Musical

Join Shrek and his noble steed Donkey as they set out on a magical quest to rescue Princess Fiona from a tower, guarded by a love-sick dragon - a task set by the vertically-challenged Lord Farquaad, in this hilarious musical adaptation of the Oscar-winning DreamWorks animation.

Wed 14 Mar 2018

£16–£49.50 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:00

Thu 15 Mar 2018

£16–£49.50 / 01604 624 811

  • 14:30
  • 19:00

Fri 16 Mar 2018

£16–£49.50 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:00
…and 7 more dates until 25 Mar 2018

Shrek the Musical

  • Directed by: Nigel Harman
  • Written by: David Lindsay-Abaire (lyrics)

An all-singing, all-dancing stage version of the popular films, packed with laughs and the odd tear.

Wed 14 Mar 2018

£36.50–£46.50 / 01604 624 811

Thu 15 Mar 2018

£36.50–£46.50 / 01604 624 811

Fri 16 Mar 2018

£36.50–£46.50 / 01604 624 811

…and 8 more dates until 25 Mar 2018

Simon Amstell: What is This?

Stand-up and former Buzzcocks presenter with his acerbic, self-deprecating humour taking on freedom, suffering, forgiveness and other cheery topics.

Fri 17 Nov

£24 / 01604 624 811

Sofie Hagen: Dead Baby Frog

Best Newcomer at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015, Sofie Hagen has been charming the UK with her spot-on comedy ever since. This is her brand new show, which we hope won't actually contain any dead baby frogs.

Fri 2 Feb 2018

£14.20 (£9.90) / 01604 624 811

The Solid Gold Rock‘n’Roll Show

Rock'n'roll from the 50s and 60s.

Wed 11 Oct

£28.50–£30.50 / 01604 624 811

The Tiger Who Came To Tea

A musical play adapted and directed by David Wood, based on the book by Judith Kerr about the tea-sipping tiger who appears at Sophie and her Mummy's door unexpectedly one evening. Expect chaos, sing-a-long songs and magic in this stunning stage adaptation.

Fri 22 Sep

£13.50 / 01604 624 811

  • 13:30

Sat 23 Sep

£13.50 / 01604 624 811

  • 10:30
  • 12:30

Sun 24 Sep

£13.50 / 01604 624 811

  • 10:30
  • 12:30

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