The Royal

The Royal

"One of the funniest things I’ve seen on stage in a long time" FOUR STARS Liverpool Echo "Brilliant, barmy and totally bonkers!" FIVE ST… 

Algorithm After Party

Algorithm After Party

Algorithm After Party is Roy’s first headline show. 

Just An Ordinary Lawyer

Just An Ordinary Lawyer

JUST AN ORDINARY LAWYER A play, with songs. 

Tony Slattery: Unrehearsable

Tony Slattery: Unrehearsable

Star of stage and screen Tony Slattery is back from the dead. 

The Happiness Show

The Happiness Show

Prepare your chuckle muscles for the tickling of a lifetime at the second annual Doddy Day Happiness Show! The Squire Of Knotty Ash liked nothing more than making p… 

The Scouse Sleeping Beauty

The Scouse Sleeping Beauty

Nothing beats a Royal Court Christmas show! Packed with stupid jokes, loads of live music and utterly inappropriate content we are proud to present… The Scouse Sl… 

Boss New Plays

Boss New Plays

Liverpool's Lantern Writers have been working steadily with the best of the city's acting talent in recent years, providing an opportunity for new theatre voic… 

Alternative Black Cabaret Showcase

Alternative Black Cabaret Showcase

The Black is back! The Alternative Black Cabaret Showcase in partnership with Boisterous Theatre Co. 

Courtyard Bar & Kitchen Pudding Club

Courtyard Bar & Kitchen Pudding Club

The proof of the pudding is in the eating… On Wednesday 27 October Courtyard Bar & Kitchen are celebrating the wonderful world of puddings! Join us for an ev… 

The Wife of Michael Cleary: A Songbook

The Wife of Michael Cleary: A Songbook

The Wife of Michael Cleary is the first piece of music theatre from composer and performer Maz O’Connor. 

Pete Price Is Dead

Pete Price Is Dead

Radio City is under threat. 

Pete Price Is Dead

Pete Price Is Dead

Radio City is under threat. 

Royal Court Heritage Tour

Royal Court Heritage Tour

The Royal Court is a Grade II listed building, a magnificent example of one of the best theatres built in the Art Deco style. 

Variety Lunch Club

Variety Lunch Club

The Royal Court Variety Lunch Club runs throughout the year on Wednesday afternoons in the main theatre and is open to anyone who wants to enjoy an afternoon of entertai… 

Katie Tracey: Please Like

Katie Tracey: Please Like

All Katie Tracey wanted was to be liked. 

Eddie Fortune: Confessions of a Scouse P**f

Eddie Fortune: Confessions of a Scouse P**f

Confessions of a Scouse P**f is the lockdown past Eddie stepped into after getting dumped on his birthday by a tory who dressed his cat in Victorian clothes. 

Homebaked The Musical

Homebaked The Musical

Out of hard times, something magical can rise. 

Stage Write Nights

Stage Write Nights

Come and join us for an evening of script in hand readings from our new writing programme – Stage Write. 

Boisterous presents Bouncers

Boisterous presents Bouncers

Boisterous tear up the stage in a revamped production of the John Godber award- winning classic about a team of Bouncers, now known as Door Supervisors. 

Bouncers

Bouncers

Boisterous tear up the stage in a revamped production of the John Godber award- winning classic about a team of Bouncers, now known as Door Supervisors. 

Ellen and Rigby

Ellen and Rigby

Lucky in life, unlucky in love, Ellen has been looking for a man. 

Mam! I'm Ere

Mam! I'm Ere

Sally was left on her Dad’s doorstep one cold and windy Liverpool night. 

Mam! I'm Ere

Mam! I'm Ere

Sally was left on her Dad’s doorstep one cold and windy Liverpool night. 

Royal Court Theatre Heritage Talk

Royal Court Theatre Heritage Talk

This year, as a part of the National Lottery’s Thanks To You week, we are delighted to be hosting a talk about the heritage of our theatre. 

Rhys James: Snitch

Rhys James: Snitch

Show And Tell in association with United Agents present RHYS JAMES: SNITCH Mock The Week regular and star of his own BBC Radio 4 series, Rhys James heads out on his fir… 

Rhys James: Snitch

Rhys James: Snitch

Show And Tell in association with United Agents present RHYS JAMES: SNITCH Mock The Week regular and star of his own BBC Radio 4 series, Rhys James heads out on his fir… 

Simon Munnery: Alan Parker Urban Warrior Farewell Tour

Simon Munnery: Alan Parker Urban Warrior Farewell Tour

Show And Tell present SIMON MUNNERY: ALAN PARKER URBAN WARRIOR FAREWELL TOUR   Multi award-winning comedian Simon Munnery reprises his notorious alter ego, the… 

Simon Munnery: Alan Parker Urban Warrior Farewell Tour

Simon Munnery: Alan Parker Urban Warrior Farewell Tour

Show And Tell present SIMON MUNNERY: ALAN PARKER URBAN WARRIOR FAREWELL TOUR   Multi award-winning comedian Simon Munnery reprises his notorious alter ego, the… 

YNWA - Let's Talk About Six...Baby

YNWA - Let's Talk About Six...Baby

The show that brings the history of the club to life using the songs from the terraces is back to celebrate the lifting of number six in Madrid. 

YNWA - Let's Talk About Six...Baby

YNWA - Let's Talk About Six...Baby

The show that brings the history of the club to life using the songs from the terraces is back to celebrate the lifting of number six in Madrid. 

Nick Helm: Phoenix from the Flames

Nick Helm: Phoenix from the Flames

Resurrected from the ashes, come and witness two time Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee and International Treasure In Waiting shaking his ass, singing songs and righting wr… 

Nick Helm: Phoenix from the Flames

Nick Helm: Phoenix from the Flames

Resurrected from the ashes, come and witness two time Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee and International Treasure In Waiting shaking his ass, singing songs and righting wr… 

Macca & Beth

Macca & Beth

Back in 1995 Macca’s idea of a honeymoon was a bit different from Beth’s. 

Macca & Beth

Macca & Beth

Back in 1995 Macca’s idea of a honeymoon was a bit different from Beth’s. 

Royal Court Selection Box

Royal Court Selection Box

Well, 2020 has been a load of old baubles but the gang from the Court will put the smiles back on your faces with this year’s Christmas show - The Royal Court Selection Box!&… 

Bouncing Back

Bouncing Back

by Gail Young The Netball World Cup comes to Liverpool in 2019 - and it also hits the stage at The Royal Court! Gail Young Productions proudly presents “Bouncing B… 

Bouncing Back

Bouncing Back

BOUNCING BACK by Gail Young   The Netball World Cup comes to Liverpool in 2019 - and it also hits the stage at The Royal Court!   Gail Young Productions proudl… 

The Comeback Special

The Comeback Special

The Comeback Special Written by Ian Salmon Directed By Mike Dickinson “Given the choice, Robbie would rather not talk to the dead. 

Lost Soul 2 Smigger's Wrecked Head

Lost Soul 2 Smigger's Wrecked Head

Dave Kirby (Brick Up The Mersey Tunnels, Lost Soul, Council Depot Blues, Reds & Blues, The Wrath of Ann Twacky, Barry White Christmas) is back with a brand new seque… 

My Fairfield Lady

My Fairfield Lady

Mary is in the Royal on her way out. 

Not the Horse

Not the Horse

The Multi Award-winning Naughty Corner Productions are reviving the sell-out Edinburgh Fringe and UK show 'Not The Horse' Not The Horse is an outrageous crime-… 

Variety Film Club - My Fair Lady

Variety Film Club - My Fair Lady

Variety Film Club   The team behind Variety Lunch Club have hatched a new plan so that you can come and have an afternoon out with friends while watching some of th… 

Bottleneck by Luke Barnes

Bottleneck by Luke Barnes

Produced by Hiding Place Theatre "It's my 15th birthday on Saturday. 

Brick Up 2 - The Wrath Of Ann Twacky

Brick Up 2 - The Wrath Of Ann Twacky

  The Kingsway Three are back! The tunnels are blocked, the Runcorn Bridge is rubble and The Kingsway Three have completed their mission. 

Martini Lounge Variety and Burlesque Show 2019

Martini Lounge Variety and Burlesque Show 2019

The Martini Lounge has gone back to its roots! Revisiting those heady days in the beautiful basement bar of The Royal Court Theatre and once again filling the stage with… 

Variety Film Club - Wizard Of Oz

Variety Film Club - Wizard Of Oz

Variety Film Club   The team behind Variety Lunch Club have hatched a new plan so that you can come and have an afternoon out with friends while watching some of th… 

It's A Scream Comedy Club

It's A Scream Comedy Club

New parents! You can do a fun thing without ditching your babies! Three great stand up comedians performing in a room where babies are welcome (up to the age where they … 

DNR (Do Not Resurrect)

DNR (Do Not Resurrect)

Ken Fraser can count backwards from twenty, name the Prime Minster and tell you when the war broke out. 

Variety Lunch Club

Variety Lunch Club

The Royal Court Variety Lunch Club will run throughout the year on Wednesday afternoons in the main theatre and is open to anyone who wants to enjoy an afternoon of ente… 

Royal Court Heritage Tour

Royal Court Heritage Tour

The Royal Court is a Grade II listed building, a magnificent example of one of the best theatres built in the Art Deco style. 

Pete Price Holds Court 2019

Pete Price Holds Court 2019

Pete goes back to his roots as compere extraordinaire of a classic variety night! Join us in the swish Studio space for an evening of songs and laughter as Pete welcomes… 

Yellow Breck Road

Yellow Breck Road

Gerry Linford (The Miracle Of Great Homer Street) returns with a brand new comedy that is out of this world! The Potters have always been happy in their Anfield home, ti… 

Stage Write Nights 2019

Stage Write Nights 2019

Come and join us for an evening of script in hand readings from our new writing programme – Stage Write. 

Let Me Sing

Let Me Sing

A fabulous and fun filled piano-bar evening in celebration of the musical theatre,  presented by Dr Nick, the students of the MA Musical Theatre programme at LJMU a… 

The Scouse Cinderella

The Scouse Cinderella

After the smash hit success of The Scouse Nativity in 2017, the Royal Court Christmas gang are taking on another classic! Like all of the Royal Court Christmas shows, th… 

Our Bev's Christmas Cracker

Our Bev's Christmas Cracker

It’s Christmas Eve. 

Terry Titter's Court by the Baubles

Terry Titter's Court by the Baubles

For the first time ever at the Royal Courts brand new Studio, Terry Titter returns with his much loved Christmas cracker of a comedy show!! For three nights only join Mr… 

Tis the Season – 2018

Tis the Season – 2018

Local theatre company License To Thrill perform one unique event each year. 

The Scouse Cinderella

The Scouse Cinderella

After the smash hit success of The Scouse Nativity in 2017, the Royal Court Christmas gang are taking on another classic! Like all of the Royal Court Christmas shows, th… 

Give The Fans Sweet FA

Give The Fans Sweet FA

It's 1992. 

What We Did Next: The Last 10 Years

What We Did Next: The Last 10 Years

What We Did Next presents ‘The Last 10 Years’, an evening of celebration for the company’s 10th anniversary. 

Cured

Cured

For some people, a pilgrimage to Lourdes is an opportunity for prayer, contemplation and quiet self-reflection. 

Murder Ballads

Murder Ballads

Millhaven, West Texas, the winter of 1882. 

Underground Poetry Open Mic

Underground Poetry Open Mic

Save the day for October 26th as Boisterous proudly presents Underground – an event open to all poetry lovers across the city. 

The Morning After the Life Before

The Morning After the Life Before

    Gúna Nua presents the internationally acclaimed and multi award winning, The Morning After The Life Before, at The Liverpool Irish Arts Festival. 

Baggage

Baggage

Sandra is doing her Christmas shopping. 

Eggsistentialism

Eggsistentialism

Joanne Ryan’s acclaimed, multi-award winning show is a funny, tender and moving exploration of reproduction in 21st-Century Ireland. 

Maggie May

Maggie May

Her dream was New York. 

Pete Price Holds Court

Pete Price Holds Court

Pete goes back to his roots as compere extraordinaire of a classic variety night! Join us in the swish Studio space for an evening of songs and laughter as Pete welcomes… 

BOST Present: Sweeney Todd

BOST Present: Sweeney Todd

Following on from their sell-out production of Oliver last year, BOST Musicals return to present Sweeney Todd this October. 

Liverpool's Royal Court 80th Birthday Bash

Liverpool's Royal Court 80th Birthday Bash

Liverpool’s Royal Court 80th Birthday Bash   An evening of celebration done the Royal Court way, this is a night where we show off all (well, some) of the goo… 

Unspoken

Unspoken

From the team who brought you the winner of the Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award for the ground -breaking The Two Worlds of Charlie F, Bravo 22 Company&… 

Robin Ince - Chaos of Delight

Robin Ince - Chaos of Delight

Lakin McCarthy Robin Ince's Chaos of Delight   ‘The winner and co-star of the Rose D'Or award winning The Infinite Monkey Cage, Sony Gold and, … 

Terriers

Terriers

  Join us this summer for a double bill of the acclaimed gun and gang crime play Terriers followed by the World Premiere of Terriers 2 – Eve’s Story. 

Terriers & Terriers 2

Terriers & Terriers 2

Join us this summer for a double bill of the acclaimed gun and gang crime play Terriers followed by the World Premiere of Terriers 2 – Eve’s Story. 

Friday Night Live, For Jamie's SDR

Friday Night Live, For Jamie's SDR

Friday Night Live For Jamie’s SDR   Join some of your Royal Court favourites for an evening of music and comedy to raise funds for Jamie Denson’s SDR fu… 

The Ruby Slippers

The Ruby Slippers

After a hugely successful tour in 2016, including London’s West End, the brilliantly entertaining and heartwarming comedy drama The Ruby Slippers makes a welcome r… 

Mam! I'm Ere

Mam! I'm Ere

The brilliantly funny smash hit disco musical is back at The Court! Sally was left on her Dad’s doorstep one cold and windy Liverpool night. 

The Miracle Of Great Homer Street

The Miracle Of Great Homer Street

It’s Liverpool, 1978. 

Boisterous presents Bouncers

Boisterous presents Bouncers

John Godber’s Bouncers in a new version by Maurice Bessman Boisterous tear up the stage in a revamped production of the John Godber award- winning classic about a… 

Martini Lounge Variety and Burlesque Show

Martini Lounge Variety and Burlesque Show

The Martini Lounge has gone back to its roots! Revisiting those heady days in the beautiful basement bar of The Royal Court Theatre and once again filling the stage with… 

Barb Jungr Sings Bob Dylan

Barb Jungr Sings Bob Dylan

On the release of the Barb Jungr’s Linn Records Vinyl Celebratory collection of Every Grain of Sand, the cult classic CD released in 2002 which launched her career… 

Variety Lunch Club

Variety Lunch Club

The Royal Court Variety Lunch Club will run throughout the year on Wednesday afternoons in the main theatre and is open to anyone who wants to enjoy an afternoon of ente… 

It's A Scream Comedy Club

It's A Scream Comedy Club

New parents! You can do a fun thing without ditching your babies! Three great stand up comedians performing in a room where babies are welcome (up to the age where they… 

Fabaret

Fabaret

Life in Theatre productions (Mam! I'm Ere!) are proud to present Fabaret; a night of fabulous cabaret! With special guests, live music, entertainment, and comedy ev… 

Royal Court Heritage Tour

Royal Court Heritage Tour

The Royal Court is a Grade II listed building, a magnificent example of one of the best theatres built in the Art Deco style. 

Liver Birds Flying Home

Liver Birds Flying Home

Liverpool’s Royal Court, James Seabright and George Seaton present Liver Birds Flying Home The new musical based on The Liver Birds by Carla Lane&nb… 

The Rainbow Connection

The Rainbow Connection

Shelly’s a gobby cow who makes bad decisions. 

Derren Brown Underground

Derren Brown Underground

THE BEST OF DERREN BROWN: UNDERGROUND Directed by Andrew O’Connor and Andy Nyman Direct from the West End, the multi-award winning master of mind-control and psych… 

Rawhide Comedy Club

Rawhide Comedy Club

What do you want from a night out? A bit of dinner? Table service drinks? Some staggeringly good comedians making you laugh? Thought so. 

Council Depot Blues

Council Depot Blues

Dave Kirby (Lost Soul, Brick up the Mersey Tunnels, Reds & Blues, Dreaming of a Barry White Christmas, Brick Up 2 the wrath of Ann Twacky) is back with his smas… 

In My Life

In My Life

Mark McGann brings his acclaimed show based on the life of John Lennon, IN MY LIFE, to the Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool.