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What's On

November 2017

Royal and Derngate, Northampton

The James Plays

Sat 16 April 2016 - Sun 17 April 2016

Ticket Information:
James I: The Key Will Keep The Lock – Sat & Sun 11am
James II: Day Of The Innocents – Sat & Sun 3pm
James III: The True Mirror – Sat & Sun 7.30pm

Available to book as single performaces, a package of all three plays on the same day or a package of all three plays across the weekend.

Tickets from: £42 plus transaction fee

Tel: 01604 624811
Group Tel: 01604 620066

Venue Facilities

The Wicked Way Cafe is open throughout the day and for pre-theatre dining. There is also a bar.

Access notes

Access notes: Royal & Derngate has level access into the building and each auditoria, with a number of wheelchair spaces in each and lift access to each floor (excluding upper-circle). We offer sign language interpreted, audio described and captioned performances for all Made In Northampton productions and a host of touring shows. The Sennheiser Infra-red Enhanced Hearing System is available from the Box Office. To ensure that you purchase tickets in seats with optimum coverage, please check with Box Office at time of booking.

Guide and hearing dogs are welcome and water can be provided. If you wish to take your dog into the auditorium, please let Box Office know when booking so that suitable seats can be allocated for you.

There are a number of disabled badge holders' parking spaces to the front of Royal & Derngate in Albion Place surface car park, and disabled badge holders can park free along Derngate in permitted spaces.


There are a number of pay and display car parks around the theatre as well as on-street parking. Blue badge holders should head for Albion Place, the closest car park to the main entrance with ample spaces for Blue Badge holders.

For a speedier post-show exit, you can now obtain a parking ticket for St John's Multi-Storey from our Box Office or theatre bars. Simply show your theatre ticket and purchase a barrier-ready exit ticket for £1. For evening performances, exit tickets must be purchased by the interval as our Box Office and theatre bars are closed post-show.

Northampton train station is approximately a 15 minute walk from the theatre and is served by a busy taxi rank. London Midland operates regular services with both London and Birmingham approximately an hour's journey away.

Northampton's new bus interchange, North Gate Bus Station, is approximately 10 minutes walk away.There are bus stops throughout the Town Centre within a 5-minute walk.