Harrogate Comedy Festival is coming!

Many of you may be winding down for a summer break, but at Harrogate Theatre we have our eyes firmly fixed on autumn, with our biggest flagship events only a few weeks away.

Harrogate Comedy Festival is coming – and this year is the 11th year of this fabulous festival of funny talent. The festival takes place every October and has become an institution for the town, putting H Read More

What a great season we've got in store

The brand-new Harrogate Theatre Autumn/ Winter What’s On guide is out this week – you may have received yours in the post already.

Between August and January we are bringing 78 different shows to Harrogate’s main stages at Harrogate Theatre, the Royal Hall, and Harrogate Convention Centre. What’s more, this season comprises our three annual flagship events – HT Rep, Harrogate Comedy Fes Read More

HT Rep is coming

If you’re on the Harrogate Theatre mailing list, you may well have received an email about the upcoming HT Rep season this week.

 Did you know that Dame Judi Dench, Sir Ian McKellen, Imelda Staunton, and Vanessa Redgrave all began as actors in repertory theatre?

Traditionally a repertory theatre company is a group of actors who perform a small number of plays for just a few week Read More

Celebrating Harrogate Theatre

Pride Fringe Festival, My Fair Lady - performed by Harrogate Operatic Society and Black Teeth and Brilliant Smile were all very well received by our audiences over the past two weeks and perfectly demonstrate the diversity across our stages.

The latter is based on the life of the playwright Andrea Dunbar who tragically died at the young age of 29 back in 1990. Read More

Harrogate Theatre’s first Pride Fringe Festival

As you’ll hopefully know, June is Pride month. Often known as gay pride or LGBTQ pride, June becomes a celebration of self-affirmation, dignity, and equality rights for the LGBTQ community, increasing their visibility as a social group.

Harrogate has been well and truly wrapped in rainbows over the last few weeks, and it’s been wonderful! Pride in Diversity Harrogate was established in Read More