Theatre Royal

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...

Drink Rum With Expats at Theatre Royal Plymouth

Authored by News Desk

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

Authored by News Desk

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

Authored by News Desk

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...


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