Theatre Royal Glasgow

Opened in 1867, Theatre Royal Glasgow went through two fires before the turn of the century.

Standing tall through thick and thin, the theatre has since presented a wide variety of productions covering all genres, including residents Scottish Opera and Scottish Ballet. Featuring a Victorian auditorium, Theatre Royal presents first class entertainment.

Contact Details

282 Hope St, Glasgow G2 3QA, UK
Contact Numbers
Telephone Booking*
Group Bookings*
Access Bookings**
Stage Door/Admin
*Calls charged at standard geographic rates and count towards any inclusive minutes in the same way as calls to 01 and 02 numbers.**(Calls charged at local rate)
Opening Hours
The box office will open 90 minutes prior to performances.

Security

ATG continues to make the safety and security of its customers and staff a priority. As such, please bear in mind that we may undertake bag checks, so recommend you leave extra time to avoid queues, and refrain from bringing suitcases, rucksacks and large bags into the Theatre. Please note than any alcohol and/or unsealed bottles containing liquid will not be permitted into the theatre. Many thanks for your cooperation. --- Under 16s: All under 16s must be accompanied by an adult and be supervised at all times. There must be 1 adult for every 10 children. Children (aged 18 months to 15 years inclusive) require their own ticket and seat. Children under 18 months can sit on your lap. However, please note that children under 5 years will only be admitted to shows they may attend (children's shows and panto) and we may ask for proof of age. This is for you and your child's safety in the venue. If you are not sure if the show is suitable for your child, please check the show page of our website or call us.

Getting Here

By car
Q Park are pleased to partner with ATG customers to offer a 15% discount on pre-booked parking for your visit. It’s easy to book in advance at https://www.q-park.co.uk/en-gb/atg/
Q Park are pleased to partner with ATG customers to offer a 15% discount on pre-booked parking for your visit. It’s easy to book in advance at https://www.q-park.co.uk/en-gb/atg/
By train
Glasgow Queen Street is the closest station to the theatre. Please bear in mind current disruption to ScotRail services when planning your journey and visit travelinescotland.com for transport info and options.
Glasgow Queen Street is the closest station to the theatre. Please bear in mind current disruption to ScotRail services when planning your journey and visit travelinescotland.com for transport info and options.
By bus
A wide variety of local bus routes stop close to the Theatre Royal.
A wide variety of local bus routes stop close to the Theatre Royal.

Access

Contact Us - Please see our Access Contact Us page for details

Booking Information - Join our Access Membership Scheme to enable online booking for accessible seats, register for any available Access concessions and, for certain customers, reserve Personal Assistant tickets. Details on how to book Access tickets online are on our Booking With ATG Access Membership page.

Access Parking - There are no on street parking bays nearby. The nearest car park is Cambridge Street which is 200m away and has a number of blue badge bays.

Step Free Access and Wheelchairs

There is lift access to all levels. The lift weight restriction is 1250kg.

The whole venue is accessible. Step-free access is available on the ground floor via the main entrance.

We have 8 wheelchair positions. 2 in Row E of the stalls and 2 at the rear of all other levels. Stalls seats J1-3, J28-30, K1-3 and K28-30 are suitable if you wish to transfer to a theatre seat.

All bars are accessible via step-free or lift access, or ask us for At Seat Service when you arrive.

Accessible Toilets - There is an accessible toilet on every level. There is lift access to all levels. 

Access Performances - All upcoming Audio Described, Captioned, BSL Interpreted and Relaxed performances are listed on our Assisted Performances page.

Visual Impairment Services - Information about our venue’s audio description, touch tours and other visual services can be found on our Visual Impairment Services page. We recommend seats in front stalls area for customers who require a closer view of the stage. For Audio Described shows you can sit in any area in the auditorium. Touch Tours may also be available to accompany Audio Described performances; this will be advertised on the web or brochure page for each show.

Hearing Impairment Services - Information about our venue’s hearing enhancement systems, signed performances and other hearing services can be found on our Hearing Impairment Services page. Our venue has an Infra Red system. Please ask one of our ushers upon arrival for access to a headset. You can also use our system with your own personal headphones. You can use this system in any seats on stalls, dress or upper circle levels in our auditorium.

Useful Links - For any resources such as Symbol Resources or links to our Euan's Guide page, please see our Additional Resources. Email [email protected] for a copy of our Visual Story which is designed to show what will happen when you visit us, to assist customers who are autistic or who would otherwise benefit from preparing for the visit.

Further Information and Questions - Details of company-wide Access Services are available in our Access Section. Any other questions please see our FAQ’s.