What’s On

Extravaganza

Extravaganza

Thursday, 08 June, 2017

Join Extravaganza for an evening of family entertainment with Irish comedy legend Jimmy Cricket headlining.

The Searchers

The Searchers

Friday, 09 June, 2017

Combined with anecdotes and reminiscences, The Searchers perform all their famous hits, plus many album recordings, B-sides and a selection of other collector and well known favourites.

The Sospiri Wind Quintet present An Evening of Light Music

The Sospiri Wind Quintet present An Evening of Light Music

Sunday, 11 June, 2017

An entertaining programme inspired by dance, romance and landscape.

Wonderland

Wonderland

Wednesday, 14 June, 2017 to Friday, 16 June, 2017

An original dance piece based on the classic novel Alice in Wonderland.

Dick Turpin’s Last Ride

Dick Turpin’s Last Ride

Friday, 16 June, 2017 to Saturday, 17 June, 2017

What actually is the truth about Dick Turpin? Criminal or hero? Felon or free spirit? As with many characters from history, time and romanticism colour the facts and change our views.

T.Rextasy

T.Rextasy

Saturday, 17 June, 2017

T.Rextasy are celebrating Marc Bolan with a very special commemorative tour. Truly a rock’n’roll concert for all ages; if you would like to know exactly what a T.Rex concert was like in the 1970s, this show is for you!

Comedy Club 4 Kids

Comedy Club 4 Kids

Sunday, 18 June, 2017

It's a comedy club, right, but for kids. Also any adults who enjoy a swear-free hour with the international circuit's best stand-ups and sketch acts. Non-patronising. Pure awesome.

Arabian Nights

Arabian Nights

Tuesday, 20 June, 2017 to Wednesday, 21 June, 2017

A simple and delightfully inventive re-telling of the stories from the Arabian Nights.

The Accused

The Accused

Friday, 23 June, 2017 to Saturday, 24 June, 2017

The Accused is a tense courtroom drama with a difference. The audience will act as the jury, as if they were in the Central Criminal Court at the Old Bailey.

Sing! Dance! Act! - A Night at the Movies

Sing! Dance! Act! - A Night at the Movies

Friday, 23 June, 2017 to Saturday, 24 June, 2017

A chance to see some of the most talented young performers in West Yorkshire as Theatre Royal Performance Academy Wakefield hits the stage for their annual showcase.

And Finally... Phil Collins

And Finally... Phil Collins

Sunday, 25 June, 2017

And Finally… Phil Collins are recognised throughout the industry as the definitive Phil Collins & Genesis tribute show.

The Lady Boys of Bangkok

The Lady Boys of Bangkok

Wednesday, 28 June, 2017

Hotter, sexier, funnier than ever – the country’s number one touring cabaret show The Lady Boys of Bangkok returns to the UK with a lavish new production Who Runs the World!

Crooners

Crooners

Wednesday, 05 July, 2017

This modern world does not always seem the place for men of style and vigour. Men with a penchant for sentiment, romance and charm. Men who own tap shoes.

Let‘s Hang On

Let‘s Hang On

Thursday, 06 July, 2017

This award-winning production, endorsed by Frankie Valli himself, celebrates the music of one of popular music’s most successful bands of all time.

Milkshake! Live

Milkshake! Live

Saturday, 08 July, 2017

Starring Milkshake! favourites and two Milkshake! presenters, this all singing, all dancing, musical masterpiece, will take audiences on a journey through the world’s favourite fairy tales.

Confabulation

Confabulation

Sunday, 09 July, 2017

Every act of remembering is an act of storytelling. So here's Eamonn Fleming’s...

We Are Dance Family

We Are Dance Family

Friday, 14 July, 2017 to Saturday, 15 July, 2017

Every couple of years Melissa Radway School of Dance take you on a journey through a theme, from Dance Ourselves Dizzy to A Time To Dance. This year they want to share just how special their dance family is and also remind everyone how important your own family is, no matter how big or small.

Giovanni Pernice

Giovanni Pernice

Tuesday, 18 July, 2017

Join Strictly Come Dancing star Giovanni Pernice and his professional dance team in Dance is Life.

Scuttlers

Scuttlers

Friday, 21 July, 2017 to Saturday, 22 July, 2017

The year is 1885. The place is the streets of Manchester. The fight is for survival.

Our House

Our House

Wednesday, 30 August, 2017

The Olivier Award-winning musical featuring the songs of Madness comes to Wakefield!

Box Office: 01924 211 311

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Theatre Royal Wakefield, Drury Lane, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1 2TE

Wakefield Theatre Royal and Opera House was designed by Frank Matcham and opened in 1894.