Full cast annouunced for Bat Out of Hell - The Musical

The producers of the UK & Ireland Tour of Bat Out of Hell – The Musical , featuring Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf’s greatest hits, are delighted to announce the return of Glenn Adamson ( American Idiot ) as Strat, Martha Kirby ( Grease, Rags the Musical ) as Raven and our original leading cast members Rob Fowler ( Mamma Mia!, Bat Out of Hell ) as Falco and Sharon Sexton ( Mamma Mia!, Bat Out...

Grease the Musical

The world’s best-loved musical is back! Grittier and more glamorous than ever before.

After a whirlwind summer romance, leather-clad greaser Danny and girl-next-door Sandy are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to Rydell High for senior year. But can they survive the trials and tribulations of teenage life and find true love once more?

With its phenomenal score, bursting with hits including Summer Nights , Greased Lightnin’ , Hopelessly Devoted to You and You’re the One That I Want, this thrilling new version is brought to life...

Elf the Musical eturns to Theatre Royal Plymouth

Full casting has been confirmed for Elf: The Musical which heads to Theatre Royal Plymouth Saturday 11 – Saturday 18 November.

Appearing alongside previously announced Ben Forster as 'Buddy' and Liz McClarnon as 'Jovie' will be James Allen, Charlie Birtwistle and twins Lochlan and Riley White in the shared role of Michael Hobbs.

The shows Christmas 2017 season cast also...

Liz McClarnon and Louis Emerick join the cast of Elf: The Musical for its Christmas 2017 season

Further casting has been confirmed for Elf: The Musical which heads to Theatre Royal Plymouth and The Lowry, Salford for a limited run this winter.

Liverpudlian chart topper Liz McClarnon will star in the production as 'Jovie' and much loved British TV actor Louis Emerick will take on the role of ‘Santa Claus’. They will appear alongside previously announced Ben Forster as 'Buddy', Joe...

The Wind in the Willows official trailer released

A new video trailer has been released including never-before-heard score for the highly-anticipated major new musical theatre adaptation of THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS.

Adapted for the stage by Julian Fellowes, George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS will open at the Theatre Royal Plymouth from 8th October 2016.

As previously announced, comedian, actor and...

BIG the Musical comes to Plymouth

Be the first to see BIG, the heart-warming and hilarious Broadway musical based on the classic movie starring Tom Hanks.

Josh Baskin is twelve-years-old and hates being little, until one night at the carnival the mysterious Zoltar machine grants his wish to be big. Now trapped in an adult’s body and alone in New York, he innocently tries to find his way around a grown-up world where it...

Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival 2016

Frontiers: expanding musical imagination

Promoted in partnership with Plymouth University’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research (ICCMR).

Festival directors:

Simon Ible, Director of Music, Peninsula Arts, Plymouth University Eduardo Reck Miranda, Professor of Computer Music, Plymouth University

The theme of the 2016 edition of the Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival is Frontiers: Expanding Musical Imagination.

It will showcase extraordinary new technologies and approaches to composition and performance that are pushing the...

Choral support for Brain Tumour Research

The University of Plymouth Choral Society has raised vital funds for the University’s Brain Tumour Research Centre of Excellence at a signing workshop.

The choir, led by musical director Simon Ible, sang favourite choruses by Handel, Vivaldi, Mozart and Bach at St Paul’s Church, Yelverton.

The event offered free admission to an informal afternoon performance with a retiring...

Sophia takes centre stage in hit musical

A student from the Stagecoach theatre school in Exeter has taken centre stage in the hit West End and Broadway production of Shrek The Musical® at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth this month.

Nine-year-old Sophia Rochfort sailed through her auditions organised by the Stagecoach Agency, to secure the part of the one of the lead characters, the Young Shrek and Grumpy the Dwarf.

The UK...

Billy Elliot to play at Theatre Royal Plymouth

The producers of the multi award-winning smash hit Billy Elliot the Musical are delighted to announce that the first ever UK and Ireland tour will open at the Theatre Royal Plymouth where it will play from Wednesday 24 February to Saturday 2 April 2016. Tickets go on sale next week, 24 June 2015. Following Plymouth, the tour will continue to play until May 2017 with details of further venues...