What’s On

Bedroom Farce

Tuesday 27 September - Saturday 1 October

Three bedrooms and four couples make for one chaotic night!

The Mousetrap

Monday 3 October - Saturday 8 October

The legendary, record-breaking, box office smash hit thriller - Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap. A classic. A landmark. A legend.

Tony Christie

Sunday 9 October

UK chart topper and much loved musician Tony Christie brings his Golden Anniversary Tour to Wakefield.

Rich Hall

Tuesday 11 October

Rich Hall, BBC Four documentary star and regular on Live at the Apollo and Have I Got News For You, comes to Wakefield with his latest hilarious stand-up show.

Russell Kane

Wednesday 12 October

In this brand new show, Russell Kane unleashes another blisteringly funny, award-winning stand-up performance about growing up and growing down.

The Magic of Motown

Thursday 13 October

Join the party as this scintillating show celebrates its 10th birthday.

Joe McElderry

Friday 14 October

Joe McElderry embarks on his own Northern Light Tour, a stripped back acoustic show incorporating some of Joe's own penned songs and audience favourites too.

The Magic of The Beatles

Saturday 15 October

Join the authoritative Beatles live concert show, celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' Yesterday!

Music for an Autumn Evening

Saturday 15 October

The Carr Recorder Consort together with the Be Sharp Madrigal singers present a selection of Music for an Autumn Evening at Chantry Chapel.

The King & I

Tuesday 18 - Saturday 22 October

Set against a dazzling and exotic backdrop with spectacular orchestration and stunning costumes, The King & I is the moving story of Anna, an American governess, who tries to help an Eastern king to come to terms with the modern world.

Peppa Pig's Surprise

Wednesday 26 & Thursday 27 October

Surprise! Peppa Pig, George and their friends come to Wakefield with a brand new live stage show!

Big Girls Don't Cry

Friday 28 October

Oh what a night awaits for all music fans...

The Life and Music of Jim Reeves

Saturday 29 October

Al Grant presents a unique insight into the life and music of the legendary singer Jim Reeves.

Seriously Dead

Wednesday 2 & Thursday 3 November

Billy Pearce, Crissy Rock and Frazer Hines star in this brand new comedy play that will have you dying with laughter!

Ultimate Bowie

Friday 4 November

Ultimate Bowie pays tribute to the work of global superstar David Bowie in a show that is visually stunning and vocally impressive.

Dad's Army

Tuesday 8 - Saturday 12 November

Join Captain Mainwaring and his plucky platoon of geriatrics, as they defend Walmington-on-Sea against the perils of German U-boats and women recruits, whilst demonstrating the dangers of Morris Dancing!

Sleeping Beauty

Thursday 24 November - Saturday 31 December 2016

Wakefield’s very own panto returns for another year, with the team behind Dick Whittington and Beauty and the Beast bringing some festive magic to that timeless tale of the power of true love’s kiss – Sleeping Beauty.

Christmas Brass

Sunday 11 December

Start your Christmas season off with this festive favourite, returning to Theatre Royal Wakefield for another year.

Chantry Carols with St Austin's Choir

Tuesday 20 December

A festive start to Christmas week with the Annual Carol Concert in the Chantry Chapel with St Austin's Choir

Requiem Mass for Prince Richard Duke of York

Friday 30 December

A Requiem Mass commemorating the death of Prince Richard Plantagenet Duke of York in battle near Sandal Castle on 30 December 1460.

The Empty Nesters' Club

Wednesday 25 January - Saturday 4 February 2017

John Godber invites you to join Vicky Barret for the inaugural meeting of The Empty Nesters' Club. If your children have left home and the nest is empty, this is the group for you!

Rock Icons

Wednesday 15 February 2017

Rock Icons is an all new energetic live music show that will take you on a journey through the eras and evolution of rock and classic rock.

The Jungle Book

Friday 17 February, 2017

Calling Wolf-cubs everywhere, Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book is getting the Oddsocks treatment!

Chris Ramsey

Tuesday 28 February

A brand new stand up show for 2017 from the comedian you've seen on The Royal Variety Performance, Celebrity Juice, Hebburn, Live At The Apollo and various newspapers when he was wrongly arrested in a hotel in his underpants.

Jasper Carrott’s Stand Up and Rock

Sunday 21 & Monday 22 May 2017

Jasper Carrott's Stand Up and Rock is coming to Wakefield - doing exactly what it says on the tin!

Our House

Wednesday 30 August - Saturday 9 September 2017

The Olivier Award-winning musical featuring the songs of Madness comes to Wakefield!