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The story of an ordinary woman’s meteoric rise to power at a time of extraordinary political unrest comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth from Tuesday 14 – Saturday 18 August.
War Horse, the unforgettable theatrical event based on Michael Morpurgo’s beloved novel is now on a 10th Anniversary UK tour and comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth Wednesday 29 August – Saturday 15 September.
An Officer and a Gentleman - The Musical comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth Monday 20 – Saturday 25 August.
James Graham’s critically acclaimed and prescient political drama This House which played to sold-out houses at the National Theatre, Chichester Festival Theatre and in the West End comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth Tuesday 1 – Saturday 5 May.
Award-winning theatre company The Wardrobe Ensemble bring their smash-hit Edinburgh Festival production Education, Education, Education to Theatre Royal Plymouth from Tuesday 4 – Saturday 28 April.
The stage adaptation of The Damned United is touring to Theatre Royal Plymouth.
City of Plymouth Confirmed as Start Venue for The Transat 2020
The Lab is a creative space in the heart of the theatre for developing and showcasing exciting new talent. Local young people and communities, as well as emerging and professional artists use it as a space to meet, experiment and discover, whilst creating and sharing their work.
What the Ladybird Heard live comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth from Tuesday 10 – Thursday 12 April, as part of a major UK and international tour direct from the West End.
After the success of The Blue Road (2017) Theatre Royal Plymouth’s Young Company return to the stage with Brainstorm on Thursday 12 – Saturday 14 April in The Drum.
The award-winning West End and Broadway smash-hit musical Jersey Boys returns to Theatre Royal Plymouth.
Following Strange Tales (From The West Country) the recent critically acclaimed mini season* at Southwark Playhouse, Theatre Royal Plymouth is back on home turf next month with 49 Donkeys Hanged by Carl Grose, a dark, surreal new comedy about a man addicted to hanging donkeys.
Children’s Touring Partnership and Royal & Derngate, Northampton bring a new adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s family classic, The Jungle Book to Theatre Royal Plymouth from Tuesday 3 - Saturday 7 April.
Welsh National Opera presents a feast of Italian operas from three of the greatest composers from Tuesday 27 - Saturday 31 March at Theatre Royal Plymouth. The season, entitled Rabble Rousers, features a new production of Verdi’s La forza del destino alongside revivals of Puccini’s Tosca and Mozart’s Don Giovanni.
Sir Peter Wright’s dazzling production of The Sleeping Beauty comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth Wednesday 21st – Saturday 24th March.
Returning for its fifteenth year, Flavour Fest 2018 – a Plymouth City Centre Company event - promises yet another jam packed weekend of food, fun and entertainment. Visitors can look forward to an exciting three day programme of chef demonstrations, food stalls, street food and entertainment for all the family from Friday 1st June to Sunday 3rd June in Plymouth’s city centre.
Adapted and directed by Emma Rice, Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Matchgirl and Other Happier Tales, comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth from Tuesday 20 – Saturday 24 February.
Theatre Royal Plymouth announces the première of Christopher William Hill’s new play, Clockwork Canaries from Thursday 22nd February to Saturday 10th March. Luke Kernaghan directs Richard Booth, Christopher Staines, Dominic Marsh, Charlie Cameron and Jeremy Ang Jones.
Two beloved characters from one of the most popular children’s TV shows are coming to Plymouth next month to the delight of their young fans...
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s award-winning musical Sunset Boulevard starring Ria Jones as Norma Desmond and Danny Mac as Joe Gillis comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth from Monday 12 - Saturday 17 March. It will be a homecoming for the production’s set, which was built in Plymouth by Theatre Royal Plymouth’s Production and Learning Centre, TR2.
Two beloved characters from one of the most popular children’s TV shows are coming to Plymouth next month to the delight of their young fans.
Starring Nigel Havers, Denis Lawson and Stephen Tompkinson as Serge, Marc and Ivan respectively. The Tour comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth Monday 26 February – Saturday 3 March.
The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) will tour its acclaimed production of Hamlet, originally seen in Stratford-upon-Avon in 2016, to Theatre Royal Plymouth Tuesday 6 – Saturday 10 February 2018.
Plymouth's premier shopping centre is offering expert advice on getting fit and healthy following the festive feasting.
Gwen Taylor stars as Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, alongside Susan Penhaligon as Miss Prism at Theatre Royal Plymouth from Tuesday 13 February to Saturday 17 February.
A Told by an Idiot, Theatre Royal Plymouth and Arcola Theatre Production. Thursday 25th January – Saturday 10th February
Matthew Bourne’s tour of Cinderella returns to Theatre Royal Plymouth Tuesday 30 January – Saturday 3 February 2018.
Featuring the soulful music of Dusty Springfield, with a book by Warner Brown and directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood, Son of a Preacher Man comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth Tuesday 23 – Saturday 27 January 2018.
Forget the diet until the New Year as Drake Circus offers some amazing Christmas dining - from four course feasts to ice cream on a trike.
Plymouth is about to turn into a city of gaudy Christmas pullover lovers – all in aid of local and national charities.
Plymouth retailers are to introduce a regular adapted shopping event to support customers living with autism and dementia.
With the phenomenal success of the recent UK tour Hairspray is back on the road and is coming to Theatre Royal Plymouth Monday 15 – Saturday 20 January 2018 starring Norman Pace, Layton Williams and Brenda Edwards.
Plymouth will be turned into a winter wonderland this Christmas with Drake Circus Shopping Centre’s very own snow making machine!
On Monday 27th November Bill’s Restaurants will open their first outlet in Plymouth at Drake Circus.
Plymouth’s premier shopping venue is set to get people in the festive spirit this Christmas. With everything from real snow, local choir performances and Santa’s very own grotto Drake Circus has everything you’d expect of Christmas and more!
Open from 11am to 7pm on Tuesday 21st November at the Piazza in Armada Way.
Theatre Royal Plymouth's exhibition tells story of Jeremy Deller's 'We're here because we're here'.
Plymouth’s festive season will be launched on Thursday 16 November with the City Centre Christmas Lights Switch on with the biggest of all Christmas celebrities making a flying visit to switch on the lights, Santa Claus himself.
A major new touring production of Noël Coward’s comedy masterpiece, 'Private Lives' comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth Monday 20th – Saturday 25th November.
Full casting has been confirmed for Elf: The Musical which heads to Theatre Royal Plymouth Saturday 11 – Saturday 18 November.
‘I am not a robot’ is an immersive art installation that aims to raise awareness of the need for more foster care families in Plymouth. The show at Radiant Gallery will run until 25th November 2017, open daily Monday to Saturday 9am-7pm.
The search is about to begin to find 2 teams of 10 talented children to play alongside Steve McFadden and Andy Ford in this year’s classic family pantomime, Peter Pan at the Theatre Royal Plymouth.
Following the success of Funky Llama Festival this summer, the Theatre Royal Plymouth will be holding a Funky Llama Club Night at Pryzm Night Club this October.
Plymouth prepares to welcome the highly acclaimed actor, Mr David Warner & so much more for all the family.
Grease is the word and it comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth Monday 30 – Saturday 4 November. It’s the original high-school musical featuring everyone’s favourite characters - Sandy, Danny, the groovy T Birds, the sassy Pink Ladies and the whole gang at Rydell High - and all the unforgettable songs from the hit movie including You’re The One That I Want, Grease Is The Word, Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted to You, Sandy, Greased Lightnin’ and many more.
This autumn, step onto a magic carpet and soar into the fantastical world of David Bintley’s Aladdin, with live music from BAFTA award-winning Carl Davis performed by the Royal Ballet Sinfonia and vibrant designs from Dick Bird at Theatre Royal Plymouth Wednesday 25th – Saturday 28th October.
Witty and playful adult fairytale The Secret Keeper comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth Tuesday 31st – Saturday 4th November. Written by Angela Clerkin, an acclaimed theatre-maker and Associate Artist with Improbable and Chris Goode & Co, The Secret Keeper is an original fairytale for adults – blending gothic flair with kooky songs and sharp wit in a powerful modern story about truth, privacy and responsibility.
Willy Russell’s heart-warming comedy Shirley Valentine premiered in 1986 and took the world by storm. In celebration of its 30th Anniversary the first major revival of this national treasure will come to Theatre Royal Plymouth Monday 16th – Saturday 21st October.
Girls, the funny and fiercely passionate play by award-winning playwright Theresa Ikoko will visit Theatre Royal Plymouth Tuesday 10th – Saturday 14th October following an acclaimed run as part of the British Council Edinburgh Showcase 2017. Telling the tale of three young friends who are kidnapped in Nigeria, Girls examines the stories behind the headlines that quickly become yesterday’s news.
Britain’s Ocean City is battling the likes of London, Edinburgh and Bath to become the country’s best short break destination for families.
The stars of Peter Pan brought some early Christmas cheer to Plymouth today as they officially launched this year’s spectacular Theatre Royal Plymouth pantomime.
Taking place on Saturday September 30th from 10am to 4pm, Michelin Star Chef, Peter Gorton, will once again be cooking up a storm in the kitchen.
Qdos Entertainment, the world’s biggest pantomime producer and the company staging the Swashbuckling Adventure Peter Pan this Christmas at Theatre Royal Plymouth, is searching for four boys to appear in this year’s show alongside TV soap-star Steve McFadden.
The major refurbishment work at Plymouth Market is coming to an end with a Grand Day Out on Saturday 30th September to celebrate its completion.
It’s time to heat up the oven and get those plates warming as Plymouth prepares to cook up a storm at this year’s Plymouth Seafood Festival.
Following a sold-out run at the National Theatre’s Lyttelton Theatre, the NT will begin a UK tour of its acclaimed production of Hedda Gabler on 2nd October 2017. Opening at Theatre Royal Plymouth and running until Saturday 7 October, the tour will journey across the UK.
Tickets are on sale to the general public from Friday 15th September and can be booked online at www.theatreroyal.com from 10am or by calling the Theatre Royal Plymouth Box Office from 10am on 01752 267222 or in person at the Box Office from 10.30am.
Students from Plymouth College of Art have been working hard behind the scenes to make this year’s Fashion in the City the most stylish yet.
The Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winning Beautiful – The Carole King Musical comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth Tuesday 19 – Saturday 23 September.
Plymouth’s successful fashion bonanza is back – with even more cutting edge styles, bang-on trends and catwalk crazes.
New Minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism, John Glen, visited Plymouth and the Mayflower 400 team on Monday, 14 August 2017.
Britain’s Ocean City is playing host to some fabulous events this month – from world class firework displays and international sailing challenges to global jazz and blues sensations.
Internationally acclaimed, Fringe First winning Worklight Theatre, present a brand new ensemble, 'Fix' at Theatre Royal Plymouth Tuesday 5th – Saturday 9th September. Fix is a show that examines the causes and effects of various addictions in society - from substance abuse to behavioural addiction.
London UK, Tuesday 16th February 2017 – Do you feel like testing your powers of deduction? Fancy pitting your wits against Plymouth’s most ancient criminal fraternity? Could you solve a centuries old mystery and save the professor into the bargain?
The New Vic Theatre’s celebrated production of Jules Verne’s Around The World In 80 Days adapted by Laura Eason and directed by Theresa Heskins comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth Tuesday 12th – Saturday 16th September.
After the success of Buckets (2016) Theatre Royal Plymouth’s Young Company return to the stage with The Blue Road on Wednesday 23rd – Saturday 26th August in The Drum.
With just one day to go until MTV Crashes Plymouth, organisers MTV and Plymouth City Council are asking everyone to make sure they plan ahead for a fun, safe and hassle-free event.
Drake Circus Team Up with Theatre Royal Plymouth in unique creative community partnership.
Step back in time and get ready for the biggest party in town! A sparkling new production of The Wedding Singer will play Theatre Royal Plymouth for one week only from Tuesday 8 – Saturday 12 August.
Introduction to Health and Social Care Level 1 & Certificate in preparing to work in Adult Social Care Level 2
The Crazy For You tour opens at the Theatre Royal Plymouth on 17 August.
The Play That Goes Wrong, the West End’s Olivier Award winning box office hit, comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth Monday 24th – Saturday 29th July.
Birmingham Stage Company are bringing their new show, David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny to Theatre Royal Plymouth from Wednesday 19 July – Sunday 23 July before heading to the West End on 26 July.
West End leading lady Natasha J Barnes and recording artist Darius Campbell lead the cast of Funny Girl which comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth Tuesday 1 – Saturday 5 August.
Wimbledon fever is mounting as Plymouth gears up to lay on its very own Centre Court spectacle for tennis fans.
Ten new, brightly coloured picnic benches have been installed around Plymouth’s City Centre hand made by jobseekers with learning difficulties.
This autumn Theatre Royal Plymouth welcomes the best of musicals, drama, dance and opera to the South West
Lucky students to cook for VIPs as City College turns up the heat for MTV Crashes.
Following the success of Short Changed in 2016, Theatre Royal Plymouth’s People’s Company present a bold new production Scenes From An Execution playing at Theatre Royal Plymouth Thursday 29 June – Saturday 1 July.
The winner has been chosen in this year’s competition to design the fundraising pin badge for Plymouth’s Armed Forces Day.
The producers of award-winning West End and Broadway smash-hit musical Jersey Boys are delighted to announce the show is coming to Theatre Royal Plymouth Tuesday 17 – Saturday 28 April 2018.
Sponsors of this year’s Armed Forces Day reveal why the event is so important to them.
Purple Rain is a spectacular new theatrical event celebrating the music of one of the world’s greatest pop artists, Prince coming to Theatre Royal Plymouth Monday 19 – Saturday 24 February 2018.
Young people in Plymouth given the chance to make this year's Flavour Fest better than ever.
This weekend is shaping up to be one of Plymouth’s most adventurous as the city gets ready to celebrate and commemorate two historic events.
Hit musical comedy Sister Act, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood and starring Alexandra Burke is coming to Theatre Royal Plymouth Monday 3rd – Saturday 15th July.
Ben Forster to reprise lead role in Elf: The Musical at Theatre Royal Plymouth, Saturday 11 – Saturday 18 November 2017.
On Thursday 18th May, four charities will be attempting to virtually kayak from Plymouth to Roscoff (196 kilometres) in the Atrium at Drake Circus to raise money for each worthy cause.
Ontroerend Goed, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Vooruit, Richard Jordan Productions and Big in Belgium present LIES. Thursday 7 – Saturday 24 June.
The National Theatre bring the Olivier and Tony Award-winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time to Theatre Royal Plymouth Monday 26 June – Saturday 1 July.
Roald Dahl’s classic Fantastic Mr Fox, a co-production with Curve, in association with Lyric Hammersmith, comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth Tuesday 13 – Saturday 17 June.
With one month to go until ‘Flavour Fest’ - the West Country’s largest free food festival, five of the City’s top chef’s got together with City College students to design a menu for 70 people.
The first UK tour adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s award-winning novel based on a true story, Running Wild is coming to Theatre Royal Plymouth Tuesday 16 – Saturday 20 May.
The West End multi Olivier award-winning hit musical Sunny Afternoon comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth Tuesday 9 – Saturday 13 May.
A riotous and heartfelt musical comedy for our times, Jonny & The Baptists’ Edinburgh Fringe hit Eat The Poor will play at Theatre Royal Plymouth Tuesday 2 – Saturday 6 May.
Theatre Royal Plymouth have today announced that Soap Star Steve McFadden will lead their panto cast as the villainous Captain Hook in a spectacular production of Peter Pan, which will run from 15 December 2017 – Saturday 13 January.
6 Degrees of separation – from La bohème to The West Wing
This energetic and imaginative new adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s masterpiece Jane Eyre comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth Monday 1 – Saturday 6 May.
Excitement mounts as plans for Plymouth Armed Forces Day are announced at spectacular launch.
Stagecoach South West has been shortlisted for the UK Coach Awards 2017 in the ‘Making Coaches a Better Choice’ category.
Join The Wardrobe Ensemble and The Wardrobe Theatre on a journey through the stars at Theatre Royal Plymouth Tuesday 4th – Saturday 8th April
Thursday 16th March – Saturday 18th March
Tickets are on sale to the general public from Wednesday 1st March
Thursday 9th March until Saturday 25th March
Caroline Flack to make her stage debut as 'Irene' in the national tour of Crazy For You
Column Bakehouse has been confirmed as Flavour Fest’s Social Enterprise Partner for 2017, committing to support the event for the second year running and bringing their love for artisan baking to the three day food lover’s paradise.
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