entertainment

Traditional seaside entertainers set to return as beach theatre makes a resurgence during coronavirus

Authored by Mary

Traditional seaside entertainment enjoyed by families a century ago is set to return to Britain’s beaches as pierrot performers get ready to perform again following the lifting of the ban on outdoor theatre.

The socially-distant performances for small groups, sitting at an appropriate distance, will include Punch and Judy, a flea circus, music, comedy, circus skills and games such as...

The Pirates of Penzance

Pirates do the Twist! Comic masterpiece The Pirates of Penzance returns to Plymouth in a new production set in the late 1950s.

The Infamous Pirates of Penzance return to Plymouth with the international-award-winning PGS Theatre Productions at the Devonport Playhouse from 24th – 28th March. In recent years this company has presented ‘Chess – The Musical’, Monty Python’s ‘Spamalot’ and ‘Evita’.

As with many of the comic duo’s plots, the fun and farcical story involving...

Kitley House Hotel wins Best Event Venue in national awards

Authored by sharon goble

Kitley House Hotel & Restaurant at Yealmpton, near Plymouth, is delighted to have won a national accolade in the Best Venue category of this year’s Event Entertainment Awards - weeks after celebrating its first anniversary under new ownership.

Presented by BookEntertainment.co.uk, the Awards recognise the best in the event entertainment industry across the UK.

Kitley went...

PWP presents: Live ProWrestling Supershow with TNA IMPACT TV stars

Authored by PWP

A MASSIVE treat for Plymouth pro wrestling fans! 3 HUGE TNA IMPACT TV stars MOOSE, MAGNUS & BRAM + CZW prowrestler DAVID STARR will all be Wrestling in PLYMOUTH - Sunday 25th June for One Night Only!

Fans even have the chance to meet all of the stars live after the show! You can meet Moose, Magnus, Bram, David Starr & all of the PWP stars too!!

Also set to appear are...

Hugh McCann's Ensuite comes to Plymouth

Authored by Tom

This November, Plymouth is in for a blast of high-energy comedy as Hugh McCann brings his debut show, Ensuite, to Theatre Royal Plymouth. The show, which recently began its UK Tour at Exeter’s The Bike Shed Theatre, is performed by McCann himself with direction from New Model Theatre’s Tom Nicholas.

Ensuite is a coming of age story, following the macbook-toting avant garde of...

All Rise! The bad boys of British pop are BACK

Authored by Oli Justice

2013 has been a year of reunions. Some have resulted in reincarnations of former musical glory and some have been completely disastrous resurrections of pop music’s better-off dead. ITV’s reality sensation ‘The Big Reunion’ has paved the way for boy bands and girl groups from the 1990s to step back into the limelight for one last helping of fame and fortune.

On Thursday night Blue...

Calling all wannabe comedians in the South West!

Authored by Aving a Giraffe

Do you think you are funny?! How do you fancy showcasing some of your comedy genius for some BIG names in the business. Not only could you walk away with a £3,000 prize, but you will also have a chance to get your face in front of our star-studied judging panel.

Going from funny guy to comedy superstar takes just one big break, this could be it. You could be the next Stephen Merchant...

Crowds come out for the second day of the Devon County Show

Authored by Anonymous

From early morning crowds started pouring into the Devon County Showground at Westpoint near Exeter for the second day of the Devon County Show.

Organisers say the atmosphere was relaxed and happy as visitors enjoyed the early sunshine and the many features which reflect rural life in the county.

Ollie Allen, Show Secretary, said: "Numbers are on a par with our record-breaking...