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Newcastle Theatre Royal

Newcastle Theatre Royal

Newcastle Theatre Royal has a very long and rich history.

Bang in the centre of Newcastle it is easy to get to with great public transport links.  The Monument Metro Station is just a stones throw away.

With a proscenium stage it sits up to 1,249 people.  The auditorium is set across 4 levels; Stalls, Grand Circle, Upper Circle and Gallery and Amphitheatre and all levels can be accessed via the lift. 

Granted its Royal licence by King George III, the theatre opened on Drury Lane off Mosley Street in 1788 and soon established itself as one of England’s leading theatres.

In February 1837, the Theatre moved to Grey Street, a flagship building in Grainger and Dobson’s famous city plan. It features what is generally regarded as the finest Theatre façade in the UK, later combined with a fine 1901 auditorium by the great Theatre architect, Frank Matcham, after the original interior had been destroyed by fire during a performance of Macbeth in 1899.

Newcastle’s Theatre Royal is one of only nine Grade 1 Listed theatres in England.

Many great names of the English stage have trodden its famous boards; from Keane to Irving, Olivier to Dench as well as Hollywood greats Orson Welles, Charlton Heston and Jack Lemmon. Sir Ian McKellen once described it as his favourite theatre.


Address: 100 Grey St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6BR

https://www.theatreroyal.co.uk/


LATEST NEWS

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie | Review | Newcastle Theatre Royal

Everybody’s talking about Jamie finally arrived at the Newcastle Theatre Royal this week, and wow what a show! It was Funny, Uplifting and Fabulous. Originating from a BBC3 documentary called Jamie: Drag Queen at 16 in 2011, Jonathan Butterall came across the show and knew that it had to hit the stage. Thereafter the play…

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CHELSEA HALFPENNY TO STAR IN SMASH-HIT MUSICAL WAITRESS AT NEWCASTLE THEATRE ROYAL

Local TV favourite Chelsea Halfpenny will play the role of Jenna in the smash hit romantic musical comedy Waitress when the diner opens its doors at Newcastle Theatre Royal (Tue 8 – Sat 12 Mar 2022). Chelsea Halfpennybegan her career in the popular children’s television series Byker Grove. She appeared as ‘Amy Wyatt’ in Emmerdalefor three years and ‘Alice Munroe’…

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