Theatre Royal Plymouth

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Theatre Royal Plymouth
Royal Parade,
PL1 2TR Plymouth

Venue information

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 Theatre Royal and the Drum Theatre as well as TR2, our award winning production and education centre.

For specific information on either auditoria, the Theatre Royal Applause Club (TRAC) and recrutiment and technical information, please follow the links on the left.

The Theatre Royal Plymouth gratefully acknowledges funding from:

Plymouth City Council Arts Council England TRAC

Currently there are no events for the Theatre Royal Plymouth .

Address: Theatre Royal Plymouth
Royal Parade, PL1 2TR Plymouth
Public transport
The Theatre Royal is a 15 minute walk from Plymouth Rail Station (sign posted through the city centre). Information on train services can be obtained from National Rail Enquiries on 08457 484950 or at

Many Plymouth CityBus and First Western National services stop on Royal Parade. Brentonside bus station (for National Express services) is a 10 minute walk from the theatre.

By road
We recommend that you check the road conditions before you travel. Information relating to traffic conditions and road works can be found on the BBC Travel News website.

The Theatre Royal is situated at the Derry's Cross end of Royal Parade in the city centre. There is a taxi rank opposite the theatre, alongside Derry's department store.

From Exeter: Leave the A38 at Marsh Mills Roundabout and follow the signs for the city centre. At Charles Cross Roundabout, (which has a bombed church in the centre), take the second exit and at the following roundabout take the third exit onto Royal Parade. Proceed to the end of Royal Parade and the Theatre is on your left. Take first exit at the roundabout for parking at the rear.

From Tavistock: Follow the signs to Plymouth city centre (A386) passing EDF and Morrisons on your left. The city centre road bears to the left after Plymouth Argyle Football Ground (Home Park). Continue following signs for the city centre. At the traffic lights, with Toys R Us on your right, turn left into Union Street and you will see the Theatre Royal across the roundabout. Take the third exit to park at the rear of the theatre.

From Cornwall: On the Devon side of the Tamar Bridge on the A38 (The Parkway), follow the signs all the way in for the city centre. At the traffic lights with Toys R Us on your right, turn left into Union Street and the Theatre Royal can be seen across the roundabout. Take the third exit for parking at the rear of the theatre.


Theatre Royal Car Park

Tariff - Pay on Foot (you can either prepay in advance or pay on exit. Some patrons of the Theatre Royal choose to pay in advance to avoid queues at the parking meters after the show).

Open Monday to Sunday 8am to 11.59pm. (Customers who are parked after midnight will be able to exit.)

Full charges apply to all drivers, including blue badge holders and motorcycles:

£1.20 up to 1 hour
£2.40 up to 2 hours
£3.60 up to 3 hours
£4.80 up to 4 hours
£6.00 up to 5 hours
£7.20 up to 6 hours
£12 over 6 hours
£12 lost tickets


The Theatre Royal strives to make our facilities and performances as accessible to as wide an audience as possible. If you need communication support, please contact 01752 230318 or e-mail