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Theatre Royal Plymouth to receive £700,000 from third round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

More than £100 million has been awarded to hundreds of cultural organisations across the country including Theatre Royal Plymouth in the latest round of support from the Culture Recovery Fund, the Culture Secretary announced today.

Theatre Royal Plymouth is the South West’s principal centre for performing arts and has an extensive education and community engagement programme that...

Theatre Royal Plymouth announce new Young Company show ‘When This Is Over’

A Theatre Royal Plymouth Young Company production, in association with Company Three and Nick Hern Books is taking place at The Dome in Plymouth’s Market Hall next week on 27 and 28 October, with tickets on sale now.

As world leaders gather for COP26 in November, When This Is Over is a play in which young people tell the stories of their lives. It is about those pivotal moments that...

Theatre Royal Plymouth launch new look membership scheme

As Theatre Royal Plymouth begin to get back on track after a difficult 16 months, they are announcing their new-look Membership Scheme. They’ve been busy working on what their memberships will look like in a post-Covid world, and are delighted to share that they are relaunching their memberships with three new levels, giving you more options to support the theatre with some brand-new...

James Mackenzie-Blackman named Chief Executive of Theatre Royal Plymouth

Theatre Royal Plymouth has announced that James Mackenzie-Blackman will succeed Adrian Vinken OBE as its Chief Executive.

Currently Chief Executive of Eden Court Highlands, Scotland’s largest single-site performing arts venue, James Mackenzie-Blackman’s previous roles include Executive Director of Matthew Bourne’s award-winning dance company New Adventures, Executive Director of the...

Theatre Royal Plymouth Lab Company applications now open

Want to make great work with brilliant people? The Lab Company is for theatre-makers, from the Plymouth area, at the start of their careers. It’s a yearlong training programme with Theatre Royal Plymouth which offers exceptional mentorship and networking opportunities.

Successful applicants will work together as an ensemble and create a piece of theatre that will be programmed into...

Running the London Marathon for Theatre Royal Plymouth

In October this year Theatre Royal Plymouth’s Director of Engagement and Learning, Mandy Precious, will be running the London Marathon to raise vital funds for one of their flagship community projects Our Space.

About the challenge Mandy said: “I am not really a runner but since the first lockdown I've been running to stay fit and sane. And I think it's worked! And now I am doing the...

Theatre Royal Plymouth announces sponsorship support from Pennon

Theatre Royal Plymouth are thrilled to announce their new sponsorship from Pennon Group for their Engagement and Learning Project, Young Company Hubs.

The two-year sponsorship will enable TRP to bring youth theatre to those most in need as they partner with local secondary schools in areas of high deprivation, where young people have limited access to arts provision.


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One Year On for Theatre Royal Plymouth

Today (16 March) Theatre Royal Plymouth is reflecting on the last 12 months, exactly ‘One Year On’ since its forced closure in 2020. After a year like no other, where the Arts and Culture sector faced oblivion, TRP reflects on its achievements during 2020 and starts to look forward to welcoming back audiences and participants.

CEO Adrian Vinken has recorded a special video message...

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Our Space Launches Inspiring Collection of Digital Creative Writing

Theatre Royal Plymouth’s Our Space project members are launching a new digital collection of creative writing on Wednesday 13 January.

In March 2020 as the world ground to a halt, the Our Space programme transitioned, like so many, to an online existence, as they sought to stay connected and creative in lockdown.

They experimented with many kinds of games and exercises along...

Theatre Royal Plymouth Funky Llama Club Night is finally here!

Theatre Royal Plymouth’s Funky Llama Club Night is launching this Friday (08 January) like you have never seen before! This digital party will bring their funky, futuristic Club Night straight to you in the comfort of your own home.

This year TRP’s infamous Funky Llama Club Night will be held as an interactive website experience launching on Friday 08 January for three weeks where...