Stephen Joseph Theatre

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About

The Stephen Joseph Theatre is home to Alan Ayckbourn, the world's most performed living playwright and boasts 2 auditoria: The Round and The McCarthy, which also doubles as a cinema. It is licensed for both weddings and wedding receptions, which can be held in either theatre or the function room. The Theatre also hosts many conferences, seminars, charity events and corporate functions and can cater for all requirements and budgets.

Bar & Refreshments

Local legends Eat Me Café have taken up residency in the comfortable and spacious first floor bar area – a great place to enjoy a delicious meal or pre/post-show drinks.

Shop at the SJT

Shop at the SJT is an eclectic retail space full of inspiring creations from talented local makers who are based in and around Scarborough. Located in the foyer of the SJT which is jujst opposite the Railway Station and bus stops so an ideal place to browse before heading home or if attending a theatre performance.
 

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Various ticket prices apply, depending on each show.

Events

Friday, 20th May 2022 - Friday, 20th May 2022

Half a Sixpence (1967, U) -- 55th AnniversaryHalf a Sixpence (1967, U) -- 55th Anniversary
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Friday, 20th May 2022 - Friday, 20th May 2022

Saturday, 21st May 2022 - Saturday, 21st May 2022

Wednesday, 25th May 2022 - Wednesday, 25th May 2022

Thursday, 26th May 2022 - Thursday, 26th May 2022

Operation MincemeatOperation MincemeatThe story of the plan which the Allied invasion of Sicily secret during the Second World War.
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Saturday, 21st May 2022 - Saturday, 21st May 2022

Hometown Glory - Adele Tribute ActHometown Glory - Adele Tribute Act
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Monday, 23rd May 2022 - Monday, 23rd May 2022

Second StageSecond Stage
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Tuesday, 24th May 2022 - Tuesday, 24th May 2022

Exhibition on Screen -- Pissarro: The Father of ImpressionismExhibition on Screen -- Pissarro: The Father of Impressionism
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Thursday, 26th May 2022 - Thursday, 26th May 2022

National Theatre Live: Straight Line CrazyNational Theatre Live: Straight Line Crazy
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Friday, 27th May 2022 - Friday, 27th May 2022

Pete Firman - Bag of TricksPete Firman - Bag of Tricks
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Saturday, 28th May 2022 - Saturday, 28th May 2022

Monday, 30th May 2022 - Monday, 30th May 2022

Tuesday, 31st May 2022 - Tuesday, 31st May 2022

Wednesday, 1st June 2022 - Wednesday, 1st June 2022

Thursday, 2nd June 2022 - Thursday, 2nd June 2022

Saturday, 4th June 2022 - Saturday, 4th June 2022

Downton Abbey: A New EraDownton Abbey: A New EraThe Crawleys visit the South of France to find out why the Dowager Countess has been gifted a villa.
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Tuesday, 31st May 2022 - Tuesday, 31st May 2022

Five Children and ItFive Children and It
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Tuesday, 7th June 2022 - Tuesday, 7th June 2022

Full EnglishFull English
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Saturday, 11th June 2022 - Saturday, 11th June 2022

King Pleasure and the Biscuit BoysKing Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys
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Tuesday, 14th June 2022 - Tuesday, 14th June 2022

PotatoheadPotatohead
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Friday, 17th June 2022 - Friday, 17th June 2022

JB Barrington: Showing PoetentialJB Barrington: Showing Poetential
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Saturday, 18th June 2022 - Saturday, 18th June 2022

Choir NightChoir Night
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Monday, 20th June 2022 - Monday, 20th June 2022

SJT Play Reading: HenSJT Play Reading: Hen
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Saturday, 25th June 2022 - Saturday, 25th June 2022

George Michael: Freedom UncutGeorge Michael: Freedom Uncut
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Sunday, 26th June 2022 - Sunday, 26th June 2022

50th Anniversary - Absurd Person Singular Reading50th Anniversary - Absurd Person Singular Reading
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Thursday, 7th July 2022 - Thursday, 7th July 2022

Friday, 8th July 2022 - Friday, 8th July 2022

Saturday, 9th July 2022 - Saturday, 9th July 2022

Scarborough StoriesScarborough Stories
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Monday, 11th July 2022 - Monday, 11th July 2022

Tuesday, 12th July 2022 - Tuesday, 12th July 2022

Henry Blofeld: My Dear Old ThingsHenry Blofeld: My Dear Old Things
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Tuesday, 12th July 2022 - Tuesday, 12th July 2022

Wednesday, 13th July 2022 - Wednesday, 13th July 2022

We Should Definitely Have More DancingWe Should Definitely Have More Dancing
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Monday, 18th July 2022 - Monday, 18th July 2022

SJT Play Reading: Big KidsSJT Play Reading: Big Kids
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Thursday, 21st July 2022 - Thursday, 21st July 2022

National Theatre Live: Prima FacieNational Theatre Live: Prima Facie
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Friday, 22nd July 2022 - Saturday, 27th August 2022

Brief EncounterBrief Encounter
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Monday, 25th July 2022 - Monday, 25th July 2022

SJT Summer School (13-18yrs)SJT Summer School (13-18yrs)
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Monday, 8th August 2022 - Monday, 8th August 2022

Imagine Summer School (8-12yrs)Imagine Summer School (8-12yrs)
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Monday, 22nd August 2022 - Monday, 22nd August 2022

SJT Play Reading: This is Not AmericaSJT Play Reading: This is Not America
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Friday, 2nd September 2022 - Saturday, 1st October 2022

Family AlbumFamily Album
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Thursday, 8th September 2022 - Thursday, 8th September 2022

National Theatre Live: Much Ado About NothingNational Theatre Live: Much Ado About Nothing
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Friday, 16th September 2022 - Sunday, 18th September 2022

The Yorkshire Fossil Festival returns to ScarboroughThe Yorkshire Fossil FestivalThe Yorkshire Fossil Festival returns to Scarborough this September, with a weekend of activities and events for all the family, for both enthusiasts and professionals, on site and online – and most of them free.
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Monday, 19th September 2022 - Monday, 19th September 2022

SJT Play Reading: DaffodilsSJT Play Reading: Daffodils
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Thursday, 6th October 2022 - Thursday, 6th October 2022

National Theatre Live: Jack Absolute Flies AgainNational Theatre Live: Jack Absolute Flies Again
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Friday, 28th October 2022 - Friday, 28th October 2022

Saturday, 29th October 2022 - Saturday, 29th October 2022

Monday, 31st October 2022 - Monday, 31st October 2022

Tuesday, 1st November 2022 - Tuesday, 1st November 2022

Wednesday, 2nd November 2022 - Wednesday, 2nd November 2022

Thursday, 3rd November 2022 - Thursday, 3rd November 2022

Friday, 4th November 2022 - Friday, 4th November 2022

Saturday, 5th November 2022 - Saturday, 5th November 2022

Monday, 7th November 2022 - Monday, 7th November 2022

Tuesday, 8th November 2022 - Tuesday, 8th November 2022

Wednesday, 9th November 2022 - Wednesday, 9th November 2022

Thursday, 10th November 2022 - Thursday, 10th November 2022

Friday, 11th November 2022 - Friday, 11th November 2022

Saturday, 12th November 2022 - Saturday, 12th November 2022

ConstellationsConstellations
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Friday, 2nd December 2022 - Friday, 2nd December 2022

Saturday, 3rd December 2022 - Saturday, 3rd December 2022

Monday, 5th December 2022 - Monday, 5th December 2022

Tuesday, 6th December 2022 - Tuesday, 6th December 2022

Friday, 9th December 2022 - Friday, 9th December 2022

Saturday, 10th December 2022 - Saturday, 10th December 2022

Friday, 16th December 2022 - Friday, 16th December 2022

Saturday, 17th December 2022 - Saturday, 17th December 2022

Tuesday, 20th December 2022 - Tuesday, 20th December 2022

Wednesday, 21st December 2022 - Wednesday, 21st December 2022

Thursday, 22nd December 2022 - Thursday, 22nd December 2022

Friday, 23rd December 2022 - Friday, 23rd December 2022

Saturday, 24th December 2022 - Saturday, 24th December 2022

Monday, 26th December 2022 - Monday, 26th December 2022

Tuesday, 27th December 2022 - Tuesday, 27th December 2022

Wednesday, 28th December 2022 - Wednesday, 28th December 2022

Thursday, 29th December 2022 - Thursday, 29th December 2022

Friday, 30th December 2022 - Friday, 30th December 2022

Saturday, 31st December 2022 - Saturday, 31st December 2022

CinderellaCinderella
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Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impaired
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed
  • Telephone (public)

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By road:Follow signs into Scarborough Town Centre/Railway Station. The theatre is directly opposite the Station.Accessible by Public Transport: Scarborough station is 0 miles away.

Stephen Joseph Theatre

Type:Theatre

Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1JW
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Tel01723 370541

Awards

  • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2020
  • Membership SchemeDiscover Yorkshire Coast – Silver Member Discover Yorkshire Coast – Silver Member 2021

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
Monday - SundayOpen

* Opening times vary. Please visit SJT website for further details on current show times and booking process.

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