- 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 16 events at this location
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Albee Vector The Sound Collector
- Written by: Sadie Spencer
Greenlight Theatre tell the tale of how Albee and Andromeda survived kings, curses and cruelty on their quest for beautiful sound in the world.
Billy Bottle & The Multiple: The Other Place
The quintet, hailing from Exeter, performs progressive jazz material.
Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs 2: The Magic Cutlass
- Written by: Nicole Lewis
Les Petits Theatre Company return to the high seas with Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs sequel The Magic Cutlass. When Flinn's classmates are kidnapped by his old nemesis Mr T the T-Rex he must find a magic cutlass to help rescue them.
Sat 1 Oct
£6, Family of 4 £20 *Booking fee 50p per ticket in person/phone, £1.50 per ticket online / 01843 292795
Part of Family Arts Festival.
Fire In The North Sky: Epic Tales From Finland (Saatuja Sanoja)
UK storyteller Nick Hennessey tells the stories of Kalevala, Finland's national epic, against a backdrop of music played by three Finnish virtuoso musicians.
Sun 9 Oct
£12 (£10) / 01843 292795
Part of Family Arts Festival.
Black Theatre Live with Watford Palace Theatre & Stratford Circus HAMLET by William Shakespeare For the first time in Britain, an all-black cast present Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy on tour this autumn, in a striking contribution to the Shakespeare 400 anniversary celebration. Remember me….Denmark, a…
Fri 7 Oct
Sat 8 Oct
Henning Wehn: Westphalia Is Not An Option
New show from the German Comedy Ambassador.
Jenny Eclair: How To Be A Middle Aged Woman (Without Going Insane)
Jenny Eclair is younger than Madonna, but you won't catch her falling down any stairs at the Brit Awards. Her new show is about being middle aged and whether you're better off accepting it or fighting to the death.
Thu 24 Nov
£17.50 / 01843 292795
Kicking and Screaming
KICKING AND SCREAMING Like a tiny bomb exploding in the middle of your life, the baby arrives – and suddenly the world you knew becomes a different place entirely. How do our priorities shift when we become parents? How do we adjust – and what happens if we don’t? “Tangled Feet have got it right” - British…
Miles Jupp: Songs Of Freedom
The son of a minister in the United Reform Church, Jupp was a natural when it came to the casting of Nigel, a Church Of England Lay Reader, in the BBC sitcom Rev. Now the actor, stand-up and Radio Four stalwart presents his latest show about modern life. Astronauts, regrets, social media, hipsters, rage and medicine are…
Bryony Shanahan directs Kieran Knowles' wartime drama set amidst the Sheffield Blitz of 1940, when the Marples Hotel, once standing seven storeys high, is reduced to rubble. Four men are alive and trapped in the crumbling cellar, having withstood the bombing.
Thu 27 Oct
Pride and Prejudice
Richard Darbourne Ltd presents The Two Bit Classics production of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE In this imaginative and loving adaptation by Joannah Tincey, two actors bring to life Austen’s words with great skill and agility. Joannah Tincey says: “I wanted to create an adaptation where the characters talk to the audience…
Richard Herring: The Best
The critically acclaimed stand-up picks his favourite routines from his 12 one-man shows and fits them into an hour long show.
Russell Kane: Right Man, Wrong Age
Russell Kane discusses why it's perfectly okay to be 20 but feel 40 (or vice versa) and explains why nobody really feels their age.
Shirley Valentine By Willy Russell In this heart-warming and now classic comedy, Shirley, a middle-aged mother of two grown- up children, feels trapped by her marriage. Her hope and self-confidence have both been shattered by school, marriage and life and she is reduced to talking to the kitchen wall. She dreams…
Fri 14 Oct
Grownups and children alike, bring your own toy to the theatre to join in this gigantic adventure. Slot Machine bring your real toys to life on stage using their unique style of puppetry, original live music and quirky humour.A monstrous force rules the land. Only the bravest heroes can defeat it. But the challenge…