Theatre Royal, Chester

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Venue Type & Location


Site Name: Unknown site
Location: Chester
County: Cheshire
Location Type: Town - multiple sites at uncertain locations


  • Performance Space Description: As yet, little information about this venue has been found.

  • Performance History

  • The Theatre Royal was one of the earliest provincial theatres to be licensed. (See Chester City Council/Grosvenor Museum Site). It was operating under the title ‘Theatre Royal’ at least as early as the late 1870s.

  • For a listing of blackface/minstrelsy-related events that took place in this performance space (with attached bibliographic references), follow the links at right.

    Please see the 'Bibliographic Sources' link at right for a complete listing of materials (both primary and secondary) from which the above information was compiled.

    Beth Marquis

  • Troupes at Theatre Royal, Chester

    Troupe Troupe Type # of events
    Aldridge, Ira Dramatic 3

    Events at Theatre Royal, Chester

    Event Date Venue Location Troupe
    Dramatic 20 January 1851 - 25 January 1851 Chester, Cheshire Aldridge, Ira
    Dramatic 13 October 1851 - 13 October 1851 Chester, Cheshire Aldridge, Ira
    Dramatic 14 October 1851 - 18 October 1851 Chester, Cheshire Aldridge, Ira

    Bibliographic Sources

    • Chester City Council/Grosvenor Museum Website. 03/06/2008 (