Fee Fi Fo Fum! The time for panto has finally come!
Join us at Theatre Royal Wakefield this festive season for a brand new, raucous re-telling of this traditional tale; bursting at the seams with music, spectacle, laughter and love.
The only way to start
For the 23rd year the Wakefield Metropolitan Band, under the baton of Musical Director Michael Howley, will perform a variety of traditional and contemporary Christmas music to please all tastes.
At the height of its popularity, in the 1960s, Steptoe and Son attracted television audiences of up to 28 million.
The international smash hit comedy returns to its Yorkshire home! Lucky Eric, Judd, Les and Ralph are the original men in black as they tell the tale of one night in a Yorkshire disco in the 80's in this outrageous parody of Saturday Night Fever!
Jasper Carrott guides us down memory lane in his own inimitable style delivering a nostalgic look at the faces, places and music of this great country.
This classic story will be told by the talented performers of West Yorkshire Theatre Dance Centre in a way it has never been told before.
Featuring music from some of the biggest artists of all time, this show is hosted by former member of The Drifters, Steve V. King.
Back to Broadway is a celebration of the best of Musical Theatre, from the heartbreaking beauty and power of Memory, Music of the Night and Don’t Cry for Me Argentina, to the feel good energy of Summer Nights and Footloose.
Fifty One Shades of Maggie is the Number 1 best selling spoof play of 50 Shades of Grey and tells the story of loveable Maggie and her search for love. Maggie is a working class girl who knows what she wants in a man, however she has been let down in love by all the men in her life.
Fun and laughter coupled with scary bits and sad bits, all the magical elements of the best kind of children’s theatre, plus a script that will keep the mums and dads entertained
A chance to see some of the most talented young performers in West Yorkshire as Theatre Royal Wakefield’s Performance Academy hits the stage for their annual showcase.
Adored by millions, Dame Julie Andrews is a genuine legend of showbiz around the globe. This charming yet cheeky cabaret takes an engaging look at fame and fandom, through the eyes and voice of award-winning singer
You ready to rock 'n' roll?
An outstanding concert production of the West End musical Jailhouse Rock featuring original star Mario Kombou and his incredible band led by legendary producer, musical director and Ivor Novello award-winner David Mackay, in the UK's number one Elvis show.
Don't miss this new hilarious story as The Chuckle Brothers go into Space!
A self-confessed 'miserable old git' since the age of 23, Ed Byrne is now in his Forties. While for others this might result in a crisis that prompts the purchase of a sportscar, Ed embraces middle age with open arms.
Starring the sensational Peter Gill, this exhilarating show tells the story of the first wild man of rock and without doubt rock ‘n’ roll’s most exciting performer.
2014 marks the 75th & 100th anniversary of WW2 and WW1 commencing. A patriotic musical tribute to the people and heroes of Great Britain. Featuring hits from Glenn Miller, Vera Lynn, George Formby, Max Bygreaves, Gracie Fields, Andrews Sisters and many more.
Jai McDowall shot to UK wide fame when he won Britain's Got Talent, in 2011. His debut album was released on Sony Music, to acclaim in December 2011. He is currently working on his second album, for release via Absolute (Universal) in 2014.
Old MacDonald had a farm
But Old MacDonald’s animals have gone missing! Can you help a friendly scientist and his amazing time machine get them back for him?
Due to popular demand after its Autumn tour, the biting, witty modern comedy from the writer of Bouncers, Perfect Pitch and The Debt Collectors is back!
A unique opportunity to spend an intimate evening with one of the world’s best loved and most captivating performers.
Meet Myra, Sylvia,
Helen and Jessica in this
Share in the friendships, the secrets, the laughs, the tears and the ups and downs of four ordinary women – and one man – living extraordinary lives.
Ruby Wax – comedian, writer, mental health campaigner – shows us just how our minds can send us mad as our internal critics play on a permanent loop tape
Steve Hewlett, fresh from his stunning appearance on Britains Got Talent, now embarks on a major theatre tour with his hilarious friends.
The world's favourite ABBA and Bee Gees concert show is coming to town with an all-new, sequin-spangled production celebrating the 40th anniversary of ABBA's Eurovision triumph with their first worldwide hit Waterloo.
The most popular of all Classical Ballets.
Prince Siegfried is celebrating his coming of age in the garden of his ancestral palace. His mother observes that it's time to consider marriage and that tomorrow at the formal celebration of his 21st birthday, the court ball, he should select his future wife.
Yorkshire born Billy Pearce emerged from the tough training grounds of the northern club circuit to become one of Britain’s most talented comedians.
Last Man Standing is dance driven by unparalleled energy and athleticism, performed by world class dancers, a hotly anticipated new work from rising star, James Wilton.
Set against the backdrop of Ireland, England and America in the 20th century and inspired by true events, Essence of Ireland tells a story of love, joy, happiness and heartache endured by Cora McGowan and Sean Dempsey as they are separated by emigration from each other and their beloved Ireland.
Direct from a West End season comes this first national tour of Luke Kempner’s tour-de-force impressions comedy, in an extended version featuring exclusive new material.
My Life Story in words and music.
I've just turned 50, the kids have left home, and my cat just died. In Suggs: My Life Story the Madness frontman takes to the stage in a hilarious, yet moving, one man tour de force playing to rave reviews.
In September 2013, Elio was invited to ‘fill Billy Joel’s shoes’ starring in two very special reunion concerts in New York and Philadelphia with Joel’s original 1971-72 touring band, recreating the historic Sigma Sounds live recordings.
It’s apocalypse now as the three cultural guerrillas of The Reduced Shakespeare Company set their reductive sights on the good book with The Bible: The Complete Word of God
The swingsational Dean, Sammy and
The definition of cool during their Fifties and Sixties Vegas heyday – Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jnr and Frank Sinatra.
Playful, funny and full of surprises, this extremely new play about friendship and adventures is a treat for everyone. This magical mix of puppets, live action and music is based on the much-loved books by Lauren Child and the ever popular BBC TV Series.
Celtic Flames is an exciting 25 piece mixed music group, based in Galway in the West of Ireland and ranging in ages from 6 to 60, who play and perform a quality eclectic mix of traditional Irish music, song and dance fused with a more contemporary idiom.
The BBC TV show ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ returned to our screens in earnest in 2013 and all the signs indicate that it will achieve new heights and that is something that this spectacular new live theatre show featuring two stars from the hit show PASHA KOVALEV & KATYA VIRSHILAS will most definitely do!
For fans of Joe McElderry and X Factor this is one night not to miss!
Back by popular demand!
In the turmoil of the Vietnam War, an American soldier and a Vietnamese girl fall in love, only to be separated during the fall of Saigon.
Wakefield's Very Own Pantomime!
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.Wakefield Theatre Trust.
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