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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 – 365,000 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 onsale online click here!

New season on sale now!


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!

An exciting season of new shows is now on sale. Highlights include Kiss Me, Kate, Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty, The James Plays, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Mary Poppins.

Book now!

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

Give your family and friends a gift they'll really love! With a programme packed with drama, comedy, opera, musicals and dance there's something for everyone, making Theatre Royal Gift Vouchers the perfect present for all.

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Please note: we no longer sell Theatre Tokens, and will only redeem them until 31 Dec '15.