Up 'n' Under - directors blog

When I left drama school I was drawn to physical theatre shows. I remember seeing Steven Berkoff and Linda Marlowe in Decadence, and loved their performances.

Then I watched John Godber’s wonderful play Bouncers. I left acknowledging these actors were supremely talented, playing multiple characters, whole heartedly embodying each one. Visual storytelling Read More

Put some cultural spring in your step

Harrogate Theatre’s new spring/ summer season is now officially launched and all shows are on sale.

The season is boasts a total of 201 performances of 87 shows over 29 weeks at 6 different venues, including the Royal Hall and Harrogate Convention Centre.

The busy February to August portfolio encompasses music, evenings with, a film screen Read More

Celebrate 100 years of votes for women with us

2018 marks 100 years since women got the right to vote. With that in mind we wanted to highlight some of the shows we have this season that celebrate and champion the achievements and success of women.

To kick off the season, We Are The Lions, Mr Manager, (5-10 FEB) tells the remarkable story of Jayaben Desai the inspirational Read More

Happy birthday, Harrogate Theatre!

Did you know, on 11 January 1900 Harrogate Theatre opened with a charity gala in aid of British soldiers fighting the Boer War in South Africa?

This week we celebrate 118 years as we continue with our busy run of Beauty and the Beast until 21 January. Today Harrogate Theatre is clearly an asset our town can be proud of. However, over the years it’s been something of a rollercoaster ride Read More

We won’t stop the January boos!

Happy New Year! It’s back to normal for many of us this week, and following on from the most social and (over) indulgent month of the year, January can be long, flat and difficult for many of us.


With that in mind it’s wonderful coming back to work at Harrogate Theatre, as panto is still running and the building continues to sing with the happy voices of our local children and Read More