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Theatre Royal Plymouth

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Address: Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 2TR, England
Phone Number: +44 1752 230440
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The Theatre Royal Plymouth is the largest and best attended regional...

The Theatre Royal Plymouth is the largest and best attended regional producing theatre in the UK and the leading promoter of theatre in the South West. There are two distinctive performance spaces; The Lyric and The Drum, and a new workshop and performance space, The Lab, will open in October 2013.The range of work presented and produced is incredibly extensive, including regular collaborations with leading theatre companies in the UK and beyond. The programme includes major touring drama, musical productions, leading opera and dance. The Theatre Royal Plymouth also produces and presents new plays and has built a national reputation for the quality of its programme and innovative work in The Drum, winning the prestigious Peter Brook award. New musicals and larger scale drama are co-produced for The Lyric, often with commercial or subsidised partners and many productions tour nationally or transfer to the West End. The Theatre Royal Plymouth provides an exceptional Creative Learning programme with a focus on engaging young and disadvantaged communities. The award-winning theatre production and learning centre, TR2, contains unrivalled set, costume, prop-making and rehearsal facilities.

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Wind in the willows

This was a superb show with brilliant music, acting,singing, dancing, sets, costumes. This was one of the best musicals ever.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
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Seaton, United Kingdom
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Seaton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This was a superb show with brilliant music, acting,singing, dancing, sets, costumes. This was one of the best musicals ever.

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TheatreRoyalPlymouth, Manager at Theatre Royal Plymouth, responded to this review

Hello, WOW! Thank you for such amazing feedback. We're very pleased you enjoyed the production and we hope to welcome you back soon! TRP More 

Liskeard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Just been to the last night of Wind in the Willows. A super performance that stayed true to the original story.. Music and songs were good but the costumes and sets were brilliant. Excellent casting too. A really enjoyable evening.

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TheatreRoyalPlymouth, Manager at Theatre Royal Plymouth, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you very much for taking the time to tell us about your trip to the Theatre Royal Plymouth. We love hearing about all the positive experiences our audiences have had with us, so we are very happy to read this. We hope to welcome you back soon! TRP More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We visit the Theatre Royal as frequently as money will allow and were really impressed by Wind in the Wilows. Loved Ratty, Mole and the chief Weasel - they were well cast. We did have our doubts on this performance (a matinee) as on arriving we saw hundreds of school children queuing up. Actually on the whole they were very... More 

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TheatreRoyalPlymouth, Manager at Theatre Royal Plymouth, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for your lovely feedback following your recent visit to the Theatre Royal Plymouth. We're delighted you enjoyed our co-production of Wind in the Willows. Our Matinee performances do usually include lots of school visits and we really appreciate it when they are well behaved. And we also appreciate audiences like yourself being able to share... More 

Bodmin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Brilliant premiere for Wind in the Willows, my favourite book brought to life by Fellowes, Stiles & Drew. Mesmerizing music, singing, dance routines, excellent cast, sets, costumes etc. Actors brought it all to life with such clear diction that not a word was lost. Good that JF had used most of the original Kenneth Grahame storyline; slight character changes such... More 

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TheatreRoyalPlymouth, Manager at Theatre Royal Plymouth, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for your lovely review regarding your recent visit. We are so happy you enjoyed our co-production of Wind in the Willows that you decided to see it again! We hope to welcome you back soon as we have a great variety of shows coming up! Best, TRP More 

Truro, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We were late booking seats for this performance and were offered 2 in the front row of the dress circle, near the right hand side, marked 'limited view'. They were perfect for this production.

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TheatreRoyalPlymouth, Manager at Theatre Royal Plymouth, responded to this review

Hey, Thanks for your review of your recent visit to the Theatre Royal Plymouth. We're delighted you chose to watch The Wind in the Willows and we hope to welcome you back soon! Best, TRP More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Fun music and songs, creative scenery and costumes.Brilliant evening worth the drive from Torquay. Rekindled childhood memories (from over 40 years ago !!! ) My wife was a rabbit in the school play !!!

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TheatreRoyalPlymouth, Manager at Theatre Royal Plymouth, responded to this review

I'm sure your wife made a fine rabbit! Thank you very much for your feedback. It means a great deal to us to know that you enjoyed your experience. We hope to welcome you back soon. Best, TRP More 

Brixham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Excellent theatre trip, booked table in restaurant so have for evening, great idea. Food good, open kitchen, though chefs very "shouty"! Staff very hard working, got timings down to a fine art, friendly and efficient. Show wonderful.

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TheatreRoyalPlymouth, Manager at Theatre Royal Plymouth, responded to this review

Hey Carollyn, Thank you so much for your feedback. We really appreciate you taking the time to tell us about your experience. We're delighted you enjoyed the show and even more happy that you found our restaurant and service to be efficient. We hope to welcome you back soon. TRP More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I saw Stiles and Drewe's "Tutantkhamun" at the Northcott in Exeter 32 years ago, and have followed their careers with interest ever since. So we bought prime seats - row C in the stalls at £45 each. Unfortunately I couldn't see the middle of the stage at all - I just had a great view of the back of the... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Went to the premiere last night, absolutely superb production and a must see if you can. The theatre itself is excellent with very good facilities and short queues for wcs, bar, ticket collection etc. The show itself was brillliant with special mentions for the king weasel and toad but all the cast are superb and the music arrangement is a... More 

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TheatreRoyalPlymouth, Manager at Theatre Royal Plymouth, responded to this review

Hey Adam, Thanks very much for your feedback. We're very pleased you enjoyed our co-production of Wind in the Willows and that you had a pleasant experience using our facilities. We hope to welcome you back soon! Best, TRP More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Very Nice theatre and nice show . Visit here for the sound of music , the show was lovely and music very nice . Very impress !!!!

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TheatreRoyalPlymouth, Manager at Theatre Royal Plymouth, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for your review. We really appreciate you taking the time to highlight your experience with us. We're glad you enjoyed The Sound of Music. We hope to welcome you back soon. Best, TRP More 

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