Theatre Royal Glasgow Listings

Upcoming shows at Glasgow’s Theatre Royal

Glasgow Theatre Royal
282 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 3QA

The Theatre Royal, Glasgow. Pic: ATG

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Cancelled and rescheduled shows

ATG Theatres has suspended all performances at its theatres until Sunday 16 May 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Glasgow Theatre Royal staff will be contacting all affected ticket holders with options regarding their bookings.

February 2021

The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe
Tue 23 – Sat 27 Feb 2021. Resheduled to March 2022.

March 2021

Horrible Histories – Barmy Britain
Thurs 4 – Sat 7 March 2021. Rescheduled to November 2021.
Looking Good Dead
Wed 17 – Sat 20 Mar 2021: Rescheduled to August 2021.

April 2021

Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever
Tue 13/Wed 14 April 2021: Rescheduled to Glasgow King’s, July 2022.
Barry Steele & Friends – The Roy Orbison Story
Fri 16 April 2021. Not currently rescheduled.
Hue and Cry
Sat 17 April 2021 Rescheduled to 14 November 2021
One Night of Elvis – Lee Memphis King
Sun 18 April 2021. Not currently rescheduled.
Swan Lake
Wed 28 April – Sat 1 May 2021: Tour cancelled.

May 2021

Sun 2 May 2021. Not currently rescheduled.
Sandi Toksvig Live! The National Trevor Tour
Sun 16 May 2021. Not currently rescheduled.
The Dolls – A Rerr Terr
Tue 18  – Sat 22 May 2021. Rescheduled to Glasgow King’s October 2021.

June 2021

Tue 22 – Sun 27 June 2021 
Tue-Thur: 8pm; Fri: 6pm, 8pm; Sat: 4pm, 8pm: Sun: 2pm.
See review: ★★★★☆ Royally good
From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII take to the mic to tell their tales, remixing five hundred years of historical heartbreak into an 80-minute celebration of 21st century girl power.  Book here.

Shagged, Married, Ignored
Tuesday 29 June 2021
Evening: 8pm.
The only way the Ramseys can have a conversation without being interrupted by a small child or ending up staring at their phones is by doing a podcast. Now the loveable Geordie duo chat about life, relationships, arguments, annoyances, parenting, growing up and everything in between in front of a live audience. Book here.

July 2021

Groan Ups
Mon 19 – Sat 24 July 2021
Evenings: 7.30pm; Mat, Weds & Sat: 2.30pm.
Following their phenomenal rise to global success with The Play That Goes Wrong, multi award-winning Mischief Theatre return on tour with their brand new comedy all about growing up. Follow an unruly classroom of six year-olds on their journey through anarchic high school teenagers to the challenges of adulthood. Book here.

August 2021

Looking Good Dead
Mon 2 – Sat 7 Aug 2021
Evenings: 7.30pm; Mats Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
No good deed goes unpunished…hours after picking up a USB memory stick, left behind on a train seat, to try to return it to its owner, Tom Bryce inadvertently becomes a witness to a vicious murder. Reporting the crime to the police has disastrous consequences, placing him and his family in grave danger… Book here.

The Magic of The Beatles
Friday 13 Aug 2021.
Evening: 7.30pm.
It’s been over 50 years since the seminal release of Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – and this magical ‘musical’ mystery tour will transport you back to the golden era of pop with hit after hit! Book here.

September 2021

Grayson Perry: A Show for Normal People
Sunday 5 Sept 2021.
Evening: 7.30pm.
Despite being an award-winning artist, Bafta-winning TV presenter, Reith Lecturer and bestselling author, Grayson Perry is a normal person – and just like other normal people, he’s marginally aware that we’re all going to die. Book here.

The Scandal at Mayerling
Wed 22 – Sat 25 Sept 2021
Evenings: 7.30, Sat Mat: 2.30pm.
Scottish Ballet, re-imagine MacMillan’s iconic ballet. The year is 1889 and, in the woods outside Vienna, the Empire must hide a terrible secret. At the royal Mayerling hunting lodge, Crown Prince Rudolf is found shot dead alongside his teenage mistress. Book here.

November 2021

Hue and Cry
Sun 14 Nov 2021
Evening: 7pm.
Following on from the success of their Summer Nights at the Bandstand show which sold out in just a couple of days, Hue and Cry have announced that they will play Glasgow’s legendary Theatre Royal in September 2020. Book here.

Rhod Gilbert – The Book of John
Mon 15 Nov 2021
Evening: 7.30pm.
It has been a while, but the multi-award winning Welsh comedian is back, with a brand new live show. In a six-year break from stand-up, a lot has happened to Rhod. Almost all of it s**t. And just when he thought he’d hit rock bottom, he met a bloke… called John. Book here.

Horrible Histories – Barmy Britain
Wed  17 – Sat 20 Nov 2021
Evenings: 7pm; Mats Th/Fri: 10.30am; Sat: 3pm.
We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So it’s time to prepare yourselves for Horrible Histories live on stage with this special production of Barmy Britain… It’s the horrible history of Britain with the nasty bits left in. Book here.

Les Misérables
Wed 24 Nov – Sat 18 Dec 2021
Mon – Sat: 7.30pm; Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
This brilliant new staging has taken the world by storm and has been hailed ‘Les Mis for the 21st Century’, with scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo. Book here.

January 2022

The Nutcracker
Wed 5 – Sat 15 Jan 2022
Wed – Sat: 7.30pm; Mats Thurs – Sun: 2.30pm.
Costumes plucked from the most gorgeous chocolate box; Tchaikovsky’s score to transport you to a land of dreams; and a story lifted straight from the pages of a classic fairy tale. Scottish Ballet with founder Peter Darrell’s sumptuous choreography. Book here.

Nina Conti – The Dating Show
Sun 30 Jan 2022
Evening: 7.30pm.
The quick-thinking queen of ventriloquism brings you her pioneering new dating show. She’ll be like Cilla Black with masks. Derailed. Not so much a Blind Date as a re-voiced one. There’s no promise that true love will be found, but a firm guarantee that big laughs will be had.  Book here.

February 2022

Nick Knowles & Neil Oliver – ‘Who Built Britain?
Sun 27 Feb 2022
Evening: 7.30pm.
For the first time, two of the most recognisable faces of British broadcasting will try and answer one of the most emotive and topical questions of our time… Who are the British and how we got to where we are now?’  Book here.

March 2022

The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe
Tue 1 – Sat 5 Mar 2022
Evenings: 7.30; Wed, Sat Mat: 2.30pm.
Step through the wardrobe this winter into the magical kingdom of Narnia for the most mystical of adventures in a faraway land. Join Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter as they wave goodbye to wartime Britain and say hello to a talking Faun, an unforgettable Lion and the coldest, cruellest White Witch. Book here.

School of Rock
Mon 7 – Sat 12 March 2022
Evenings: 7.30, Weds, Sat mat: 2.30pm.
Wannabe rock star Dewey Finn poses as a substitute music teacher at an elite prep school, exposing his students to the rock gods he idolises, transforming them into a mind‐blowing rock band. Book here.

Strictly Ballroom The Musical
Mon 14 – Sat 19 March 2022.
Evenings: 7.30; Matinees Weds, Sat: 2.30pm.

Directed by dancer, choreographer, theatre director Strictly judge and occasional drag artiste: Craig Revel Horwood, Baz Luhrmanns’s musical adaptation of his 1992 movie features over 20 world class performers. Book here.

The Da Vinci Code
Mon 28 Mar – Sat 2 April 2022
Evenings: 7.30. Mats Weds, Sat: 2.30pm.
The curator of the Louvre has been brutally murdered, and alongside his body are a series of baffling codes. Follow the pulse-racing journey leading to the works of Leonardo Da Vinci and beyond, deep into the vault of history. Book here.

The Commitments
Mon 5- Sat 10 Dec 2022
Mon – Sat 7.30pm; Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
The fantastically feel good celebration of soul in an adaptation by Roddy Doyle of his own novel about the music fan who shapes an unlikely bunch of amateur musicians into the finest soul band Dublin has ever produced. Features over 20 soul classics performed live on stage. Book here.