Our response to the government’s cultural investment announcement

Our Artistic Director and Chief Executive responds to the government’s announcement of a £1.57bn arts support package

The £1.57bn recovery package for the arts is fantastic news. We are delighted that the vital role that theatres and cultural institutions weave into the fabric of our lives is being recognised. The arts not only play a vital role in bringing communities together and promoting well-being but they also make a significant contribution to driving local economies in every town and city across the country.

We look forward to further details as to how the funds will be distributed and we hope that the theatre industry in all its different manifestations will be safeguarded.

We are ready to respond with creativity and enthusiasm as soon as we know it is safe to re-open and look forward to welcoming audiences back to the theatre. Rest assured, as soon as we have any news about The Albany we will let you know. We are ready to play our part in the re-emergence of live theatre.

Kevin Shaw
Chief Executive and Artistic Director

The Albany Theatre

What's On?

A Midsummer Night’s Dream & Macbeth: A Shakespeare Double Bill
NDFA National Drama Festival 2021
Romeo & Juliette
We Will Rock You (Wing-It)
Joe Zalias and his Horrible Stunts for Kids Tour
Goldilocks and the Three Bears
A Perfect Likeness
All Above Board
Loop
Pulp Friction
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
Queens Greatest Hits Performed By The Bohemians
Be Bop A Lula
Ian & Vincent - Ballroom Boys Act Two
Karl Loxley- Classical Voices
Kayleigh Hill Dance Academy
The World Famous Elvis Show 2021
Emily Atack Has Left The Group
Not: Lady Chatterley's Lover
Clinton Baptiste Goes Stratospheric!
Macbeth
Darkside Pink Floyd
The Amazing Bubble Man
Strictly Sherlock
Legends of Swing with Down for the Count Swing Orchestra
Nigel McIntyre and Gareth Watson presents... An Evening With Brian Blessed
Fairytale of New York
The Snow Queen
The Mersey Beatles 2021
A Christmas Carol
ACDC Experience
The Legends of American Country Show
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Special Kinda Madness
Gordon Buchanan - 30 Years In The Wild - The Anniversary Tour
80s Live
So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs?
Giovanni - This is Me
Neil Jones - Gingerland
Ireland the Show
Jive Talkin'
Patti Boulaye - Aretha and Me
Big Girls Don't Cry
Rapunzel
YOG Barnum
Cloudbusting - The Music of Kate Bush
Paul Merton’s Impro Chums
The ELO Show
Vincent Simone - Tango Passions
That'll Be The Day - 35th Anniversary Tour

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