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Pantomime, Plymouth, Robinson Crusoe

Theatre Royal Plymouth pantomime to stage an all-new, socially distanced production of Robinson Crusoe

Authored by Mary

Theatre Royal Plymouth and pantomime producers Qdos Entertainment have today announced a swashbuckling cast for this year’s socially-distanced pantomime, Robinson Crusoe . Thanks to support from The National Lottery this year’s unmissable Plymouth panto will star Les Dennis, Connor McIntyre, Simon Webbe, Andy Ford and Jennie Dale, running for three weeks only from Saturday 12 December....

Actress and TV presenter welcomes £1.9million “lifeline” for “entertainment heart” of South West

Authored by News Desk

A £1.9million grant for Theatre Royal Plymouth is a “lifeline” for “the entertainment heart” of the South West, says actress and broadcaster Lesley Joseph.

Meanwhile, TV presenter and comedian Brian Conley said: “More power to the government for giving them the backing they need.”

The theatre is one of 35 major cultural organisations and venues to receive grants of between £...

Welcome to Theatre Royal’s TR3!

Authored by Mary

Theatre Royal Plymouth are thrilled to unveil a very special new virtual space, TR3 , where they are able to share updates on the amazing community work they are continuing to do during these difficult times.

This launch is giving people a place where they can stay connected, be creative and support each other, and the wonderful Theatre. At TR3 you will discover what the teams have...

Coffee with Vera

Authored by Mary

Theatre Royal Plymouth will be presenting four free performances of Ruth Mitchell’s Coffee with Vera , a solo performance in the form of a coffee morning, in the foyer of TRP on Friday 6 and Saturday 7 March.

The character of Vera Jockleson co-hosts a coffee morning with Ruth and recounts how this form of social gathering was a monthly event for the Ladies Guild at the Plymouth...

NT Connections comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth

Authored by Mary

Theatre Royal Plymouth will be presenting seven plays by ten different schools and young theatre groups as part of Connections , the National Theatre’s annual festival of new plays for youth theatre and schools from Tuesday 24 – Saturday 28 March.

Every year brand new plays are written exclusively for Connections by some of theatre’s most exciting playwrights, giving over 5000 young...

Plymouth set to experience a fantastic Spring season in The Lab at Theatre Royal Plymouth

Authored by Mary

The Lab is a creative space in the heart of Theatre Royal Plymouth for developing and showcasing exciting new talent. Local young people and communities, as well as emerging and professional artists using it as a space to meet, experiment and discover, whilst creating and sharing their work.

This Springs season is set to be a special mix of performances with something for everyone....

Thrilling off-beat comedy Holes comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth

Authored by Mary

The Children’s Theatre Partnership (CTP) and Royal & Derngate, Northampton are bringing the UK Tour of the Nottingham Playhouse production of Holes to Theatre Royal Plymouth from Tuesday 17 – Saturday 21 March. The inventive new stage show based on multi-award-winning novel and blockbuster film, Holes tells the adventure story of Stanley Yates, who is born into a family cursed with bad...

JB Priestley’s classic thriller ‘An Inspector Calls’ comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth

Authored by Mary

The award winning Daldry production of An Inspector Calls is coming to Theatre Royal Plymouth from Tuesday 03 – Saturday 07 March. Having been played to more than 4 million theatregoers worldwide it is the most internationally lauded production in the National Theatre’s history.

Directed by the world-renowned theatre and film director Stephen Daldry, Theatre Royal Plymouth are...

Amsterdam comes to Plymouth

Authored by Mary

Theatre Royal Plymouth, Actors Touring Company and Orange Tree Theatre Company bring Amsterdam to the Drum stage from Thursday 27 February – Saturday 14 March, and on Monday 27 January at 7.30pm it will be streamed online to raise awareness for Holocaust Memorial Day.

Amsterdam is a strikingly original and audacious play by Maya Arad Yasur, a prize-winning Israeli playwright, whose...

Royal Shakespeare Company Repertoire

Authored by Sarah Parker

The Royal Shakespeare Company will visit Theatre Royal Plymouth with As You Like It , The Taming of the Shrew and Measure for Measure between Tuesday 12 – Saturday 22 February.

The company will feature 27 actors, who will each appear in two of the three productions. As You Like It is directed by Kimberley Sykes, The Taming of the Shrew by Justin Audibert, and Measure for Measure by...