The Theatre Royal is the oldest theatre in Glasgow. The theatre originally opened in 1867, the name changing to the Theatre Royal in 1869, and is the longest running theatre in Scotland.

Location

Venue location
At the top of Hope Street in Glasgow city centre.

Transport

Parking information
No disabled spaces. Some pay and display on Renfrew Street.
Taxi information
Taxi rank Renfrew Street.
Bus/Tram information
3, X8, 23, 29, 47, 54, 59 on Hope Street.
Train
Queen Street Station 0.4 miles.

Venue map

Venue access information

New foyer with automatic doors and lift access to all levels. Accessible toilets on every level.

High Box Office counter and no loop. Wheelchair spaces mid stalls and one wheelchair to borrow.

No level access to education spaces but we sometimes use alternate spaces – contact the theatre for details. Disabled customers are entitled to £5 off on all performances (subject to availability).

Customers who require additional assistance, or who need to sit in particular seats, should make this known at the time of booking. Infra-red system in auditorium – collect headsets from Front of House.


Access service information

Audio Description information
Optimum seating position: All areas except Balcony
BSL Interpretation information
Optimum seating position: Front stalls or Dress Circle
Captioning information
Optimum seating position: Front stalls or Dress Circle

Access video

https://www.atgtickets.com/access/

Events at Theatre Royal

  • Scottish Opera: Ainadamar

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    Saturday 5th Nov, 7.15pm
    Argentinian composer Osvaldo Golijov creates a vibrant, poetic sound world combining opera with flamenco dance and song.
    Presented by: Scottish Opera
    Price(s): £14.50–£49.50
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 6pm - free but ticketed
    Optimum seating position: All areas except Balcony
  • The Commitments

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    Wednesday 7th Dec, 7.30pm
    The Commitments is a fantastically feel good celebration of soul.
    Price(s): £13 - £53.90
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Morag Donnelly and Janice Murdoch
    Optimum seating position: Front stalls or Dress Circle
  • Scottish Ballet: The Snow Queen

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    Saturday 17th Dec, 2.30pm
    This much-loved glittering winter production is inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale – which was also the basis for Frozen.
    Presented by: Scottish Ballet
    Price(s): £13 - £60.40
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Emma-Jane McHenry & Fiona Pedgrift
    Touch Tour: From 1pm in foyer
    Optimum seating position: All areas except Balcony