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 proudly presents “Bouncing Back” - a play about women returners to the game of Netball   Come and watch the girls bond in tough training sessions… 

Our Bev's Christmas Cracker

Our Bev's Christmas Cracker

It’s Christmas Eve. Backstage in a jam-packed Liverpool social club, actress and cabaret diva, Bev, eagerly awaits a career-changing call from her London agent. As she prepares for her last ever gig, Bev invites us into her world, telling tales of her search for stardom, the lecherous managers, holiday-camp glamour, and how a chance meeting with a famous director could mean the end of her days as a travelling social-club singer and part-time TV extra… 

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 Titter and his comic characters as they dish up all the trimmings to give you some festive fun to see you through the silly season and beyond!! Terry Christmas Everyone!!! Age advisory 16+ Performance Information Please note – the bar will close 15 minutes before the advertised start time… 

Tis the Season – 2018

Tis the Season – 2018

Local theatre company License To Thrill perform one unique event each year. So what’s unique about that? - we hear you say. Well, our specific aim is to shock, challenge and thrill our audience… 

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, this one is for the grown-ups so leave the kids at home (unless you want them to learn a few new words)... 

Give The Fans Sweet FA

Give The Fans Sweet FA

It's 1992. The Premier league has just begun and football fans across the country are about to be taken to the cleaners. One fan from Merseyside tries to stop this happening with a madcap and audacious plan which is breath-taking in its sheer bloody cheek… 

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. We invite you to join us on this special night as we revisit songs from our previous shows, including Company, Rent, Carousel, and Bonnie & Clyde… 

Cured

Cured

For some people, a pilgrimage to Lourdes is an opportunity for prayer, contemplation and quiet self-reflection. But for Connor Fisher, a young, wheelchair-using scally,  it’s just a chance to get his leg over! After lying his way onto the trip in order to pursue Rose, a woman he meets in the queue for a disability benefit reassessment, he proceeds to lead his fellow pilgrims astray… 

Murder Ballads

Murder Ballads

Millhaven, West Texas, the winter of 1882. The regulars of O’Malley’s Bar gather to drink, to sing, and to try to forget the curse that’s lying over their town… 

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. There is also an exciting opportunity for raw, up-and-coming talent to get up on the mic and wow during the Open Mic segment… 

Baggage

Baggage

Sandra is doing her Christmas shopping. She is loaded with bags and waiting for the bus. Exhausted and stressed she faints on the bench and when she wakes a bag-lady is leaning over her… 

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. With ‘Best of Fringe’ awards from London Ontario and Montreal, the show is a personal, entertaining tale of weddings, ‘coming out’ and arguments over who takes out the bins… 

Eggsistentialism

Eggsistentialism

Joanne Ryan’s acclaimed, multi-award winning show is a funny, tender and moving exploration of reproduction in 21st-Century Ireland. Mixed animation with stand-up, monologue and hilarious recorded interjections from Ryan’s mother, Eggsistentialism takes a light-hearted but unflinching look at one of life’s most compelling dilemmas: should making a life for oneself involve making another?  

Maggie May

Maggie May

Her dream was New York. Her reality was Liverpool An Irish girl with her heart set on New York is waylaid in Liverpool when she loses her bag and all her worldly goods. To earn a crust she goes into domestic service and, seduced by her employer, discovers that when a girl falls for the wrong man she stands to lose more than just her possessions... 

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 some of the Royal Court regular cast as well as well-known faces from the cabaret circuit… 

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. A winner of 8 Tony Awards and Olivier Awards, this musical thriller tells the well-known tale of the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, with Stephen Sondheim's dark yet comedic score... 

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 good things that have happened in this building for the last 80 years… 

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’s new drama Unspoken brings to light the lives interrupted and forever changed by war, on a heart-wrenching and hilarious journey of love, loss, loneliness and hope, performed by ex Service personnel... 

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, most importantly, Pointless Celebrities is back on the road with an artist's manifesto of delight and curiosity’ Robin Ince mashes up the two cultures of art and science in this celebration of the human mind from Bohemians to Black Holes, Dali to DNA, another of his stand up sort of lectures Robin's new book, I'm a Joke... 

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 was originally commissioned by Merseyside Police in 2008 using partnership funding, and to date over 180,000 young people from secondary schools across Merseyside have seen the play and studied the primary and secondary educational packages… 

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. Terriers was originally commissioned by Merseyside Police in 2008 using partnership funding, and to date over 180,000 young people from secondary schools across Merseyside have seen the play and studied the primary and secondary educational packages… 

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 fund... 

LRC Youth Theatre Present Empra's New Threads

LRC Youth Theatre Present Empra's New Threads

  16m subscribers. 10 billion video views. £12.7m in advertising revenue. Empra is the hottest YouTube star that has ever existed and what he says goes.  With millions of kids hanging on his every word clothes companies are queuing up to give him cash to make their products the new must-have... 

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 return to Liverpool for 2018 – as part of the official Liverpool Pride programme... 

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. 25 years later and she has met the love of her life on her Dad’s failing Disco holiday campsite in Wales... 

The Miracle Of Great Homer Street

The Miracle Of Great Homer Street

It’s Liverpool, 1978. The World Cup is on and Father Aherne, who likes a bet, is on a winning streak. It’s as if he’s getting help from above. His luck doesn’t stretch to accommodation as he finds himself without a roof over his head... 

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 team of Bouncers, now known as Door Supervisors... 

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 the best burlesque and variety entertainment the world has to offer... 

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 entertainment, a bowl of Scouse and a cup of tea all in the very best company... 

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 in the USA and later, in Australia, Jungr returns to her fabulous original arrangements live, cementing her status as "one of the best interpreters of Jacques Brel and Bob Dylan anywhere on this angst ridden planet today... 

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 can understand rude words)... 

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. The Royal Court Liverpool Trust is part way through an £11m scheme to renovate the building... 

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 every month, Thursday night is Fabaret night at The Royal Court... 

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 and Myra Taylor Lyrics by Barb Jungr - Music by Mike Lindup - Book by Barb Jungr, George Seaton and Linda McDermott Directed by Benji Sperring Beryl and Sandra were the Liver Birds, the embodiment of 1970s swinging Liverpool... 

The Rainbow Connection

The Rainbow Connection

Shelly’s a gobby cow who makes bad decisions. Joe’s a recluse who doesn’t make any. But friendship is a funny thing. Danny O’Brien and Angela Simms star in Joanne Sherryden’s bittersweet comedy about a woman and her new gay best friend who are thrown together by fate and kind of like it that way... 

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 psychological illusion returns to amaze, astonish and enthral audiences with his latest smash hit show... 

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. Rawhide Comedy Club has had the people of Liverpool laughing in venues all around the city since 1995... 

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 smash hit comedy Council Depot Blues! It’s Stan’s last day on the job and look what he’s leaving behind... 

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. Part-concert, part-narration, it is the only theatrical work about Lennon to be endorsed by his immediate family.