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Watch out! David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny is coming to Theatre Royal Plymouth this Summer

The acclaimed producers of hit stage shows Horrible Histories and Billionaire Boy , Birmingham Stage Company, are bringing their acclaimed West End production of David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny to Theatre Royal Plymouth from 9–13 August 2022. When Friday night comes along, Ben knows it only means one thing – staying with Granny! There will be cabbage soup, cabbage pie and cabbage cake and Ben...

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Shrek the Musical is coming to Theatre Royal Plymouth!

A brand-new production of Shrek the Musical heads out on a major UK and Ireland tour opening at Theatre Royal Plymouth on 21 July 2023. Producers Mark Goucher, Gavin Kalin and Matthew Gale are delighted to announce a brand-new production of the award-winning Broadway and West End hit show Shrek the Musical will tour the UK and Ireland from July 2023. The bright and beautiful fairy-tale world...

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Underwater, a show for babies and their grown-ups comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth

Underwater: A dance theatre show for babies and their grown-ups – coming to TRP

Following its sold-out premiere at Watford Palace Theatre in February, Underwater will embark on a national tour in 2022 and comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth from 30–31 May.Underwater is a new dance theatre show created by mothers and artists, Xenia Aidonopoulou and Georgia Tegou.

Seated on ‘family islands...

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The impact of lockdown on young people’s eyes

Opticians are advising Plymouth youngsters about how to look after their eyes after research shows the damage that’s been done during lockdown.

According to the Journal of School Health, researchers have found that children and teenagers spent more time in front of computers and mobile devices throughout the pandemic, causing eye strain, blurred vision and dry eyes.


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School of Rock is coming to Theatre Royal Plymouth



The new children are: Effie Lennon Ballard (eleven years old from South Derbyshire) who will play Katie, Dereke Oladele (ten years old from South London), Max Ivemey (twelve years old from Hampshire), Aadi Patel (12 years old from Kent) who will all play the role of James;...

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Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat opens at Theatre Royal Plymouth next week

Straight from two triumphant seasons at The London Palladium, the sensational brand-new production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat comes to the Theatre Royal Plymouth next week (Tuesday 26 to Saturday 30 April).

Alexandra Burke reprises her celebrated role as The Narrator, joining Jac Yarrow who is preparing to don the famous coat in...

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Theatre Royal Plymouth’s Young Company present Busting Heads this Easter

Theatre Royal Plymouth’s Young Company are preparing to present their latest show Busting Heads to audiences. The production is on in The Drum at TRP from 21–23 April 2022. Cancel culture doesn’t work. Public shaming simply isn’t embarrassing enough. So what happens now? When no one’s listening to your complaints, how can you make yourself heard?

Busting Heads follows a group of young...

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Plymouth-based Biovault Family supports free baby safety workshops for all

Plymouth-based Biovault Family has announced a new partnership with The Baby Academy to provide free baby safety workshops.

The sessions are available online via My Baby Academy and provide parents with practical advice on topics such as allergic reactions in babies, baby rashes, teething, baby ear infections, and administering medicine correctly to your baby.

Accidents to...


M&S Plymouth is excited to announce the arrival of award-winning early years toy specialist, Early Learning Centre.

Opening just in time for Easter, the new ‘shop in shop’ has just opened and the dedicated area is stocked with Early Learning Centre’s best-selling toys, designed to support children’s learning and development. The new area offers a fun shopping experience for the whole...

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Easter holiday fun at Theatre Royal Plymouth including David Walliams’ Billionaire Boy 

There is plenty on offer for children and adults this Easter at Theatre Royal Plymouth, including the West End production of David Walliams’ hit children’s book Billionaire Boy .

As well as Billionaire Boy , TRP has a wide variety of shows on offer over the next fortnight including: Talk , Dance Like It Never Happened , Us Against the World , Orphan Planet , Hofesh Shechter Company:...