What’s On

Stand Up Stand Up

Stand Up Stand Up

Wednesday, 03 May, 2017 to Saturday, 06 May, 2017

From the internationally acclaimed writer of Road and The Rise and Fall of Little Voice comes this new dark comedy - hilarious and heartbreaking in turns.

Romeo & Juliet

Romeo & Juliet

Wednesday, 24 May, 2017

In Romeo & Juliet, Merely present young love in all its raw and savage beauty. The show drives through action-packed thrills and tender intimacy to crushing loss.

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

Thursday, 25 May, 2017

Merely Theatre perform stripped back, gender-blind Shakespeare that promises unrivalled energy and accessibility. In Twelfth Night, unlikely lovers collide in a tale of identical twins, disguises, deceptions, and mistaken identities.

Whatever Happened to Ruby Quicksilver?

Whatever Happened to Ruby Quicksilver?

Sunday, 28 May, 2017

After turning her back on a glittering pop career, Ruby Quicksilver (aka Francesca Morgan) opts for quiet life, running a boutique hotel in the mountains on the Costa del Sol.

The Thrill of Love

The Thrill of Love

Monday, 29 May, 2017

Ruth Ellis was a divorcee with a young child to care for. She worked in the kind of nightclubs where there was more than just a drink on offer. Ellis worked hard, played hard and dreamt of a movie star life.

Funny Money

Funny Money

Tuesday, 30 May, 2017

Henry Perkins accidentally picks up the wrong briefcase - one full of money! He assumes it is illicit cash and decides to keep it. Knowing that the former owner must have his briefcase, Henry rushes home to book one way fares to Barcelona.

Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime

Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime

Wednesday, 31 May, 2017

Lord Arthur Savile is engaged to the lovely Sybil Merton. Sybil’s friend Podgers has read Lord Arthur’s palm and foretold he would commit a murder. Lord Arthur desires a blissful married life and therefore feels duty bound to get the murder over with first.

Frankenstein

Frankenstein

Thursday, 01 June, 2017

Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker.

A Chorus of Disapproval

A Chorus of Disapproval

Friday, 02 June, 2017

Guy Jones joins the local Operatic Society as a chorus member but works his way swiftly through the ranks to land the plum role of Macheath, in The Beggar's Opera. However, as the curtain comes down on an apparently triumphant performance, Guy is alone and broken.

Ghost Train

Ghost Train

Saturday, 03 June, 2017

A group of passengers are left stranded at a remote railway station, facing the prospect of a night in the waiting room, but when the old stationmaster warns them about a phantom train that haunts the tracks after dark, the evening takes one chilling turn after another.

Confabulation

Confabulation

Sunday, 09 July, 2017

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

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.

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.