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The Gala Theatre

Millennium Place
Durham City
County Durham

Tel: +44 03000 266 600

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The Gala Theatre

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Prices vary according to performance. Please see website for details.


  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

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Recent Reviews:

  • dramsman
    Hartlepool, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Xmas Panto
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 11th December 2017
    We took our grandson to see Robinson Crusoe and we were all kids again. Jake was thrilled at the performance and the show was brilliant. the theatre is so comfy that i almost nodded off, "Oh No I... Read full review
  • Chris G
    South Shields, England, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Comedy night with Simon Amstell
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 20th November 2017
    My first time visiting this theatre as I tend to go and watch shows through Newcastle with it being slightly closer for me. In future though I will definitely be keeping an eye on upcoming shows. The... Read full review
  • DrCave
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Nice theatre, but awful booking system
    1 of 5 stars
    Monday, 13th November 2017
    I have had difficulty buying tickets at this venue several times. The website once crashed at a crucial time when I was buying tickets, I received a message to say that I had not successfully bought... Read full review



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Opening Times

Open (2 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
Monday - Saturday10:00 - 20:30
Sunday14:30 - 20:30
Bank Holiday14:30 - 20:30

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A1(M). From the A1(M) take the A690 into Durham city.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station is Durham. Regular buses into the centre of Durham from across the region.

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Saturday, 27th January 2018 - Saturday, 27th January 2018

The Gala: Sarah MillicanSarah Millican is not a control freak, she’s a control enthusiast. She even controls her own insults, see?
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Friday, 16th March 2018 - Friday, 16th March 2018

The Gala: David BaddielFollowing a sold out run at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory and two critically-acclaimed West End runs, David Baddiel takes his Olivier-nominated one-man show to theatres nationwide.
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Saturday, 17th February 2018 - Saturday, 17th February 2018

The Gala: Ed GambleAfter the huge success of his 2016 tour, that gobby little toerag Ed Gamble is back with a brand new lumbering beast of a comedy show.
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Thursday, 25th January 2018 - Thursday, 25th January 2018

The Gala: Dave SpikeyDave Spikey celebrates the 30th anniversary of his comedy career in 2017.
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Sunday, 15th April 2018 - Sunday, 15th April 2018

The Gala: That’ll Be The DayThe UK’s premier Rock & Roll production That’ll Be The Day returns with another brand new show! Highly acclaimed for its stunning live entertainment value, That’ll Be The Day is an outstanding celebration for all true fans of the golden era of popular music.
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Thursday, 8th February 2018 - Thursday, 8th February 2018

The Gala: Fairport ConventionFairport Convention has been making great music for over fifty years. Credited with originating British folk-rock music, the band has been through many changes, but the current members retain a passion for live performance.
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Tuesday, 13th February 2018 - Tuesday, 13th February 2018

The Gala: Dance to the MusicDance to the Music is a new exciting, must-see dance show like no other created by and starring Kristina Rihanoff – one of the most renowned dancers and choreographers from the popular BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing.
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Sunday, 4th February 2018 - Sunday, 4th February 2018

The Gala: Monstersaurus!This brand new show from the creators of Aliens Love Underpants is monster-ously good! Follow the young inventor Monty as he creates a whole world of whacky inventions and incredible monsters, but he has a problem – now he has made them all, what is he going to do with them?!
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Tuesday, 27th March 2018 - Tuesday, 27th March 2018

The Gala: The Owl and the PussycatThe Owl and the Pussycat live in a dull and dusty world, so imagine how shocked and surprised they are when a stupendous storm sweeps them out of the window, SPLASH! On to an unexpected sea voyage to a curious land.
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Wednesday, 24th January 2018 - Wednesday, 24th January 2018

The Gala: Bear & ButterflyBear likes peace and quiet. Other folk are bothering and Bear does not like to be bothered. One day, as Bear is sitting comfortably sipping his tea, deep in the branches of his tree he hears the munching and a crunching of a bright green Caterpillar.
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Monday, 18th December 2017 - Monday, 18th December 2017

The Gala: It’s A Wonderful LifeIt wouldn’t be Christmas at Gala without our annual screening of the Frank Capra classic It’s a Wonderful Life starring James Stewart, Donna Reed and Lionel Barrymore.
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Wednesday, 14th February 2018 - Wednesday, 14th February 2018

The Gala: Twelfth Night - Presented by RSC LiveTwelfth Night is a tale of unrequited love – hilarious and heartbreaking. Two twins are separated in a shipwreck, and forced to fend for themselves in a strange land. The first twin, Viola, falls in love with Orsino, who dotes on OIivia, who falls for Viola but is idolised by Malvolio. Enter...
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Thursday, 23rd November 2017 - Saturday, 6th January 2018

robinson crusoe pantomime The Gala Pantomime: Robinson CrusoeFrom the team that brought you the Gala Theatre’s biggest-selling pantomime ever Jack and the Beanstalk comes the swashbuckling tale of Robinson Crusoe.
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Monday, 18th December 2017 - Monday, 18th December 2017

The Gala: It's A Wonderful LifeIt wouldn't be Christmas at Gala without the annual screening of the Frank Capra classic 'It's a Wonderful Life.' Wrap up warm, grab a mulled wine and get into the festive spirit.
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