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Welcome to Theatre Royal,
Newcastle upon Tyne

Welcome to the finest drama, the brightest West End musicals, the cream of the comedy circuit, award winning ballet and dance, family friendly shows, sensational opera – and (we think) the best Pantomime in the country!

Welcome to one of the finest and most historic theatres in the UK, built in 1837 and, following a devastating fire, reconstructed in 1901, a Grade 1 listed landmark!

Welcome to the warmest of welcomes – 405,000 people a year can’t be wrong!

Welcome to the Theatre Royal for inspiration and entertainment!

The New Short History of the Theatre Royal, richly illustrated in full colour, is now on sale online click here!

Dick Whittington - opens today!

The Box Office is closing today at 1.30pm for Team Training and will reopen at 9am tomorrow. Online booking is available as normal during this time.New season on sale now!

The most spectacular panto in the land - Newcastle Theatre Royal's Dick Whittington, opens today, 24 November 2015.

Don't miss the No. 1 Christmas show in the North East!

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Newcastle Theatre Royal has been voted the most welcoming Theatre in the UK
Over the past two months, the country has been voting vigorously to decide which Theatre is the 'Most Welcoming in the UK'.  Last week we were shortlisted as North East winner, and yesterday it was announced we have won the top award!
The My Theatre Matters! UK’s Most Welcoming Theatre Award in association with Smooth Radio is one of the most coveted of the UK Theatre Awards, and over 256 theatres of all sizes entered.  Voting is done entirely by the public and over 40,000 votes were cast for theatres up and down the country – the most since the award was created. 
 Last Monday, we also won Receiving Venue Team of the Year in the prestigious Technical Theatre Awards (TTA) which recognises the staff who work behind the scenes and highlights the excellence of one venue which stands out above all others.
A HUGE thank you to you - our supporters, fans and loyal audiences - for voting for us.  We are honoured and humbled to have won these prestigious awards.

We will be carrying out essential website maintenance this evening (8 Sep) between 8pm & 8.30pm, and online booking will not be possible during this time. Our online booking system will be working as normal again from 8.30pm tonight. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact our Box Office Team who will be happy to help on 08448 11 21 21.

Give the Gift of Theatre

Theatre Royal gift vouchers are the perfect present!

To purchase click here.

Please note, we no longer sell Theatre Tokens and will only redeem them until 31 Dec 2015