Saturday, October 1

Tag: Theatre Royal Plymouth

Tabby Lamb’s Joyful Queer Rom-com Heads Out on UK Tour
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Tabby Lamb’s Joyful Queer Rom-com Heads Out on UK Tour

Roots is extremely excited to announce its first production, the world premiere of Happy Meal by Tabby Lamb (They/she), directed by Jamie Fletcher (She/her) fresh from her acclaimed production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Leeds Playhouse/HOME) and co-produced with Theatre Royal Plymouth.  It is performed by Sam Crerar (They/them) and Allie Daniel (She/her). This joyful queer rom-com is led by a trans creative team and is presented by the queer touring company Roots in five venues this autumn. Join us for an online show IRL. Travel back to the quaint days of dial up and MSN, where you’ll follow two strangers on their journeys to become who they always were. A funny, moving and nostalgic story of transition. From teen to adult, From MySpace to TikTok, From cis to trans....
Mark Goucher Productions announces new dates for Hairspray and Priscilla, Queen of the Desert UK Tours
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Mark Goucher Productions announces new dates for Hairspray and Priscilla, Queen of the Desert UK Tours

After the announcement from the Government that theatres across the UK should be allowed to open on 21st June 2021, subject to conditions being met across progress in the suppression of the Coronavirus pandemic, Mark Goucher, CEO at Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham has decided to announce the return of two of the most popular musical theatre productions. Goucher’s independent producing company will tour Hairspray and Priscilla, Queen of the Desert across the UK beginning in Plymouth and Cheltenham respectively. Thanks to a loan from the Cultural Recovery Fund, Goucher has been able to remount both productions in a timely fashion. Mark Goucher said: “As the manager of Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham I am acutely aware that venues up and down the UK are crying out for shows. It is vital that we...