Little Red Riding Hood

Soap Soup Theatre Company re-invent the classic tale of Little Red Riding Hood for a new generation.

Meet Ethel and Sam as they get ready for bed with a not-so-sweet bedtime story of a girl with attitude, a wolf with an appetite, a larger than life woodcutter with an axe (and a very real fear of wolves) as...

The Forest and the Field

The Forest and the Field is a gently seductive, immersive piece of non-fiction storytelling, which asks its audience to look at themselves and to consider what we’re all doing when we meet in a theatre space.

Using live demonstrations and video clips and drawing on a wealth of examples from Shakespeare to O.J...

University Student Showcase

For the first time, students from the Theatre and Performance Department at Plymouth University will showcase an exciting range of dance and theatre practice in their home town!

Stage 3 students from our BA Theatre and Performance and BA Dance Theatre degrees are delighted to present Performance Showcase 2013 - an evening of innovative and contemporary theatre and dance performance work at TR2.

Come and join us and help to support the next generation of theatre and dance makers. This work will also go on tour to schools and colleges in October, so this is your...


In a tour de force performance, Valentijn Dhaenens pays tribute to 2,500 years of oration.

Ingeniously weaving together fragments of seminal speeches from the Grand Inquisitor and Socrates to Mohammed Ali and Osama Bin Laden, Bigmouth shows that the tricks of rhetoric have hardly changed....

National Theatre Connections 2013

Each year the National Theatre asks ten exciting writers to create new plays which are performed by young theatre companies from all over the country. From Plymouth to Inverness and from Belfast to Norwich, National Connections celebrates great new writing for the stage and the energy, commitment and talent of young theatre-makers.

The Theatre Royal Plymouth is one of 21 venues hosting a showcase festival of these plays, with the following companies taking part:...

White Peacock

A play for young people with profound and multiple learning disabilities.

It’s the last night of Sam’s school holidays. He’s alone in the moonlit garden; high up in the tree he can hear the white peacock calling. But then a young girl appears from the nearby wood. Join us in the garden to find out what happens next! Dip your feet in the pond, lie under Sam’s favourite tree, and shelter from the storm in his den. Share the tingle of excitement of a first kiss, and discover something amazing about the white peacock.