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Extraordinary Bodies presents Human: a collage of intimate, funny, real life stories

Performing at Theatre Royal Plymouth Funky Llama Festival, Human combines the visual spectacle of aerial circus and dance, film and a binaural soundtrack. Human is an antidote to anxiety, gently bridging the transition from being at home in a pandemic to live performance in a tender, quirky collage of lives past and now. The show has been created to be as accessible as possible.


Joe Pasquale announced as star of the Theatre Royal Plymouth pantomime

This year the Theatre Royal Plymouth panto will be everything you could wish for as Joe Pasquale stars as Wishee Washee.

Well-known and best-loved for being one of the hardest-working and top-selling live comedians in British comedy today, Joe has been delighting audiences for more than 30 years with his live stand-up tours and infectious sense of fun.

Joe has toured in...

New shows on sale NOW at Theatre Royal Plymouth

Four new shows are now on sale to the general public at Theatre Royal Plymouth!

Get tickets now for a Theatre Royal Plymouth production of NHS The Musical , a fast paced musical comedy that lifts the lid on the NHS. Followed closely by MUM , a thought-provoking, funny and honest new play shining a light on early motherhood, anxiety and mental health. This is an exciting new co-...

Theatre Royal Plymouth’s flagship community event – Funky Llama Festival is back!

Step right up to the greatest show in town, this October half-term in Plymouth’s Central Park, Theatre Royal Plymouth will be hosting their iconic Funky Llama Festival with Big Top magic and funky Halloween Fun.

The event is inclusive and accessible for all and is programmed by TRP’s Funky Llama Steering Group. Funky Llama challenges stereotypes and celebrates the creative talents of...

Cast announced for world premiere stage production of Disney’s Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Cast announced for world premiere stage production of Disney’s Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Michael Harrison is thrilled to announce the cast for Disney’s Bedknobs and Broomsticks , which will make its world premiere as an exciting new stage musical this Summer on a major UK & Ireland Tour.

Performances begin at Newcastle Theatre Royal on Saturday 14 August 2021, with the UK...

New shows on sale at Theatre Royal Plymouth

As Theatre Royal Plymouth reopened their doors this Thursday with the world premiere of Rambert’s Draw From Within they are on sale today with three new fantastic shows coming to their stages in 2022.

A spokesperson for Theatre Royal Plymouth said: “To celebrate our reopening, we’re going on sale with three amazing shows coming to TRP in 2022. Enter a world of magic and fantasy as...

Rambert’s 2020 hit Draw From Within is reimagined for the stage

Rambert’s 2020 live-stream hit Draw From Within has been reimagined for the stage. The production from choreographer and director Wim Vandekeybus makes its UK debut marking the reopening of Theatre Royal Plymouth 27-28 May before a London premiere at Sadler’s Wells 2-5 June. The show will then reopen Southampton’s Mayflower Theatre 25-26 June. The performances mark the company’s first on-...

New Shows Coming to Theatre Royal Plymouth in 2021!

Everyone at TRP has been working very hard behind the scenes to make sure that they have some fantastic shows lined up for their audiences in 2021. Today they are excited to announce that four new shows coming to TRP will be on sale to the general public from Thursday 17 December, with something for everyone!

Tickets will be available to purchase on the TRP website where people can...

Pantomime, Plymouth, Robinson Crusoe

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

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

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 £...