- Telephone 01843 292795
- Box office times Mon–Fri 9am–5pm; Sat 10am–5pm
- Website www.theatreroyalmargate.com
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.
There are 9 events at this location
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Andy Hamilton: Change Management
Amiable wit and anecdotes from the stand-up and writer.
Andy Parsons: Live & Unleashed – But Naturally Cautious
You'll know him best from Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week, Parsons is satirical and politically witty.
Sat 10 Oct
£12 / 01843 292795
Bear And Butterfly
T *heatre Hullabaloo and Theatre by the Lake present* Bear & Butterfly w**ritten by Annie McCourt, based on an original story by Gordon Poad. * One day, Bear’s life changes forever when, deep in the branches of the tree he hears the munching and a crunching of a bright green Caterpillar. Bear and…
Josh Widdicombe: What Do I Do Now
A new show from Widdicombe, who has been so busy doing everything else (appearing on TV, radio and writing/starring in his own sitcom) that we're surprised he's found the time to write a whole new stand-up tour.
A performance by the classically trained singer, Rhydian Roberts, who appeared on X Factor in 2007 and whose eponymous debut album went double platinum.
Rob Beckett: Mouth Of The South
Cheeky and upbeat humour from the star of BBC's Live At The Apollo and Mock The Week and Channel 4's 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown.
She Called Me Mother
This original piece of drama written in the Trinidadian Vernacular poses questions about Evangeline's life and what it means to be elderly and homeless in our society today.
Stewart Francis: Pun Gent
Surreal and deadpan one-liners from the Canadian stand-up and TV regular, as seen on Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo.
Rather than embarking on some grand celebration, The Unthanks are quietly marking their 10th anniversary this year with a short tour of small intimate spaces, with a paired back line-up, their feeling being that if folk music is a lifelong pursuit, 10 years is just a drop in the ocean. And in the same respect, rather than…