Quality Street Cast Announcement!

Casting is today announced for Quality Street, Laurie Sansom’s debut production as Artistic Director of Northern Broadsides. The production, a rare revival of J.M. Barrie’s farce, will open in February 2020 in Halifax, the home of Quality Street™ the UK’s most popular brand of chocolates. Barrie’s play was so popular in its day that it gave the chocolates their name. Read More

Bringing all the Big Names to Harrogate’s Main Stages

Bringing all the Big Names to Harrogate’s Main Stages

As well as booking shows at Harrogate Theatre’s main auditorium and Studio theatre, the team at Harrogate Theatre also bring many big names to Harrogate’s other main stages.

As we are coming to the end of 2019, I thought I’d look back at all the amazing big names we’ve brought to the town over the last year.< Read More

Snow White is open!

Snow White is officially OPEN! We’ve started to welcome local schools and families through our doors, and our press and guest night went down a storm. Harrogate Theatre Choir sung their hearts out as the audience arrived, the fizz was flowing, and we welcomed a full house of excited families into the building.

Did you know last year more than 33,000 people came into Harrogate and throug Read More

A little of the old and the new for Panto!

This year’s festive offering, Snow White, opens on Friday 29th November. Hopefully you’ve got your tickets because they are flying out of the door.

It’s Tim Stedman’s twentieth year as the panto comic. I’ve been here for fifteen of them and it’s been an absolute pleasure to watch him hone his skills. The critics never have a bad word for Tim. They frequently compare his work Read More

Harrogate Theatre on the Road!

At Harrogate Theatre we face ongoing challenges in terms of physical building access. There are 42 steps to our Studio Theatre space and no current method to avoid stepped access to certain spaces within the building.

It’s a complex and frustrating issue and one that is shrouded in significant financial challenge. Our building is grade II listed and is owned by Harrogate Borough Council Read More