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 20 September 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Glasgow Theatre Royal staff will be contacting all affected ticket holders with options regarding their bookings.

The Theatre Royal is still taking bookings for shows running after 20 September 2020 and reassures customers that in the event of future performances being cancelled, they will be able to exchange their booked ticket for another date.

August 2020

The Magic of The Beatles
Thu 27 Aug 2020. Rescheduled to 13 Aug 2021.
Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever
Sat 29 – Sun 30 Aug 2020. Rescheduled to 13 Aug 2021.

September 2020

Hue and Cry
Sat 5 Sep 2020  Rescheduled to Sat 17 April 2021
Shagged, Married, Ignored
Friday 18 September 2020. Rescheduled to 29 June 2021.
Sandi Toksvig Live! The National Trevor Tour
Sun 20 Sept 2020. Not currently rescheduled.
Swan Lake
Wed 23  – Sat 26 September 2020. Rescheduled to April 2021
The Scandal at Mayerling
Thu 24 – Sat 26 Sep 2020. Production rescheduled to 2021.
The Dolls – A Rerr Terr
Tue 29 Sept – Sat 3 Oct 2020. Rescheduled to May 2021.

November 2020
Still booking:

One Night of Elvis – Lee Memphis King
Thurs 5 Nov 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
In this latest production, Lee Memphis King portrays Elvis Presley at his peak celebrating the iconic ‘Vegas Years’ from 1969 – 1977. Resplendent in the most authentic costumes from Elvis’s performance and an orchestra backing this incredible performer prepare to be taken back in time to see Elvis in the way it was. Book here.

Rhod Gilbert – The Book of John
Fri 6 Nov 2020
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.

An Evening with The Hairy Bikers
Sun 15 Nov 2020. Not currently rescheduled.

Abba Mania
Sunday 22 November 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
A special concert presentation, which celebrates the music of ABBA “in a respectful and enjoyable way”, reviving special memories of when ABBA ruled the airwaves. If you’re looking for an excuse to party, reminisce or simply be entertained by the best music ever, then ABBA Mania is for you! Book here.

Groan Ups
Mon 23 – Sat 28 Nov 2020
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.

December 2020

The Commitments
Mon 7 – Sat 26 Dec 2020 Rescheduled to Glasgow King’s: Mon 11-Sat 16 April 2022

January 2021

The Nutcracker
Wed 6 – Sat 16 Jan 2021
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.

February 2021

The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe
Tue 23 – Sat 27 Feb 2021
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.

March 2021

Horrible Histories – Barmy Britain
Thurs 4 – Sat 7 March 2021
Th/Fri: 10.30am & 7pm; Sat: 3pm & 7pm; Sun: 11am.
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.

Looking Good Dead
Wed 17 – Sat 20 Mar 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.

April 2021

Hue and Cry
Sat 17 April 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.

Swan Lake
Wed 28 April – Sat 1 May 20201
Evenings: 7.30, Sat Mat: 2.30pm.
Scottish Ballet reinterpret the classic for a new generation with David Dawson’s daring, visceral choreography – perfectly paired with the rich, romantic Tchaikovsky score, played live by the Scottish Ballet Orchestra. Book here.

May 2021

Sun 2 May 2021 
Evening: 7pm.
A glorious, celebratory concert performing the classic album The Same Sky in its entirety with band and strings. A set choc-full of the classic songs including the beautiful and timeless Careful, which will inevitably conjure up treasured times from over the years for the entire audience..  Book here.

Sandi Toksvig Live! The National Trevor Tour
Sun 16 May 2021 
Evening: 7.30pm.
Sandi realises some people harbour an ambition to be a National Treasure but following a misunderstanding with a friend has decided instead to become a National Trevor. Expect tall stories, fascinatingly funny facts, really silly jokes, a quick fire Q&A and a quiz. Don’t expect tap-dancing, leotards or a forward roll…  Book here.

The Dolls – A Rerr Terr
Tue 18  – Sat 22 May 2021
Evenings (not Fri): 7.30pm; Fri: 5.30pm, 8.30pm; Sat mat: 2.30pm
Louise McCarthy and Gayle Telfer Stevens are “back in the overalls” as The Dolls, Scotland’s favourite cleaners. In this brand-new style of variety show for the new decade it’s just them – and their guest star comedians, singers, male dancers, magicians and maybe even a few surprises along the way! Book here.

June 2021

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.

August 2021

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

The Scandal at Mayerling
Wed 22 – Sat 25 Sep 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.

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.