Theatre Royal

Royal Shakespeare Company Repertoire

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...

Drink Rum With Expats at Theatre Royal Plymouth

Celebrating their final year as Europeans, island-monkeys Becca and Louise got invited to the 2018 European Capital of Culture in Malta, having missed out on Hull last year. They went to drink rum with Brits abroad but found a lot more than they expected.

Lads on tour Sh!t Theatre ( Dollywould ) want to talk about home, your home, what we are doing in your home, what you might be...

Artistic Director Simon Stokes to move on after 20 years at Theatre Royal Plymouth

After 20 years as Artistic Director of the Theatre Royal Plymouth, Simon Stokes is leaving Plymouth to explore new strands of artistic challenge and opportunity.

During his time here Simon has contributed to an immense period of change – at the Theatre Royal, in the City of Plymouth itself and in the wider national theatre ecology.

From the start Simon brought to Plymouth a...

Theatre Royal Plymouth announces its participation in Graeae's Write To Play

Theatre Royal Plymouth is pleased to announce its participation in Graeae’s renowned Write To Play. The programme, now in its sixth year, is working in partnership with six theatres across South West England to offer a unique opportunity for D/deaf and disabled writers.

Write to Play is a bold new writing initiative committed to developing the skills and experience of D/deaf and...

Cirque Berserk! heads for Plymouth to celebrate 250th anniversary of the invention of circus

Zippos Circus is delighted to announce that Cirque Berserk!, the UK’s biggest and boldest theatre/circus spectacular, will be coming to Plymouth for a limited engagement in May .

Combining beautiful contemporary circus artistry with hair-raising, death-defying stunts, all designed specially for staging in a proscenium arch theatre, the show will enthrall thrill-seeking audiences.

This year’s Cirque Berserk! will see the return of its most famous – and most dangerous – act, the legendary ‘Globe of Death’, in which four motorcyclists defy gravity and risk life and limb...

Theatre Royal Plymouth announces spring 2018 season

This spring Theatre Royal Plymouth welcomes the best of musicals, drama, dance and opera to the South West.

New musical The Band featuring the songs of Take That and the West End hit Jersey Boys both grace the stage. Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures return to Theatre Royal Plymouth with Cinderella, one of their most loved productions.

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s critically...

New shows announced at Theatre Royal Plymouth

Theatre Royal Plymouth have announced four news shows for next year.

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt Friday 24 – Sunday 26 March 2017 We’re Going on a Bear Hunt comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth 24 – 26 March 2017 direct from a smash-hit West End run and international tours. Music, laughter, songs, rhythms, rhymes and repetitions are guaranteed together with puppetry, paints, water and mud...

Festival Fringe Success for Theatre Royal Plymouth

Theatre Royal Plymouth has had unprecedented success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year securing six major awards for its national and international collaborations.

The Duke in co-production with HoiPolloi and World Without Us with Ontroerend Goed both received prestigious Fringe First Awards whilst Us/Them and OneHundredHomes, two of the shows premiered in partnership with...

And Then Come The Nightjars comes to Plymouth

And Then Come The Nightjars the critically acclaimed play by Bea Roberts will be playing at Theatre Royal Plymouth on Tuesday 20 – Saturday 24 September.

Directed by Paul Robinson (My Mother Said I Never Should, Land of Our Fathers) and starring David Fielder and Nigel Hastings, this poignant and uncompromising play was a winner of Theatre503’s inaugural international Playwriting Award...

Soho Theatre and Francesca Moody present Spine

From fast-rising playwright Clara Brennan and starring Rosie Wyatt comes the UK tour of critically lauded, award-winning play, Spine opening at Theatre Royal Plymouth Wednesday 14 – Saturday 17 September.

Spine charts the explosive friendship between a ferocious wise-cracking teenager Amy and a mischievous activist pensioner. Glenda is hell-bent on leaving a political legacy for her...