2021

Joyce Branagh to direct Cinderella

This year’s pantomime at Harrogate Theatre, Cinderella, will be directed by Joyce Branagh.

Joyce has a wealth of pantomime experience having directed for Watford Palace Theatre, Salisbury Playhouse and most recently at the Lawrence Batley Theatre. She is also a well-respected writer of pantomime having written for South Hill Park Arts Centre and Cast in Doncaster. Read More

Harrogate Theatre set to welcome back audiences this November

Harrogate Theatre is set to welcome back audiences this November with the magical adventures of Cinderella.

In May, Harrogate Borough Council began works to replace the roof of Harrogate Theatre.  Due to the complexity of this project, and the historic significance of the theatre, that was originally built in 1900, the project is now scheduled to be completed in March 2022. In addition Read More

Phil Lowe

Harrogate Theatre is devastated to share the news that Phil Lowe, our friend, associate director, pantomime director and co-writer, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday 13 October. 


Phil was an integral part of what makes Harrogate Theatre special, both to work at and visit. Our pantomime has truly sparkled since he Read More

Production Vacancies at Harrogate Theatre

Harrogate Theatre is recruiting.
We’re looking for an Assistant Stage Manager, Dresser and Fly Crew to help bring our award-winning pantomime, Cinderella to life.
Packed with sparkle and festive fun, staging our magical family pantomime is our favourite time of year and we’re looking for enthusiastic team players to join us in bringing Cinderella to Harrogate this Christmas.
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Harrogate Youth Theatre is BACK!

Autumn has officially arrived and with it Harrogate Youth Theatre (HYT) returns to share the joy of creating and telling stories together. We sat down for a hot chocolate (she doesn’t do caffeine!) with the Director of Creative Engagement, Hannah Draper, to find out what HYT has been up to over the last year and what exciting projects are coming up.

How has the last year of HYT Read More