Margate's Theatre Royal is a Grade II listed building dating back to 1787. As well as welcoming some of the greatest acting ‘stars’ of the Victorian era, the theatre was the site of the first drama school in the country, the School of Acting opened by Sarah Thorne in 1885. The current programme includes drama, dance, music, talks, stand-up comedy and children's shows staged both inside and outwith the theatre.
There are a number of car parks within walking distance of the theatre and free street parking is available on most of the surrounding roads after 7pm. It is approximately a 15 minute walk from Margate Railway Station.
Events at this venue
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The Beatles Hornsey Road with Mark Lewisohn
The surprises and delights of ABBEY ROAD, the Beatles’ final album – 50 years on September 2019 is the golden anniversary of the Beatles’ multi-platinum album Abbey Road – the last work they recorded before their seismic breakup. It was both the end of the Sixties and the end of the greatest band of all time. To hail this…
Sat 2 Nov
Count Arthur Strong: Is There Anybody Out There?
Entertaining comedy show that wrestles the big questions in life.
Sat 9 Nov
Danny John Jules: I've Gotta Be Me
Danny John‐Jules (star of Red Dwarf, Death in Paradise and Strictly Come Dancing) sings and dances his way through the life and career of Sammy Davis Jr.
Fri 29 Nov
Ed Byrne: If I'm Honest…
The comic discusses whether he has any traits worthy of being inherited by his progeny.
Sat 23 Nov
Hal Cruttenden: Chubster
Observational humour from the TV regular.
Wed 25 Sep
£18.70 / 01843 292795
Jimeoin presents his new show, fresh from a smash-hit New York off-Broadway season.
Fri 14 Feb 2020
Paul Zerdin and his dysfunctional puppet family are back by popular demand with a brand-new UK tour. As well as starring everyone’s favourites Sam, Albert and Baby, there’ll be his new bodyguard, an urban fox, some hilarious audience participation - and a talking ice cream - all using a mixture of master puppeteering…
Fri 25 Oct
Veteran folk-rock band, featuring lead singer Maddy Prior.