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Culture vultures are in for a treat this month – here’s a look at the great productions coming to Plymouth’s theatres during September.

Theatre Royal Plymouth

War Horse – 29 August to 15 September

Based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama, filled with stirring music and songs, is a show of phenomenal inventiveness.

Unconditional – 11 to 15 September

This touching and laugh-out-loud hilarious show is a joyous celebration of equality and liberation between a mother and her grown-up daughter. Suitable for ages 14+.

Faulty Towers Dining Experience – 18 and 19 September [SOLD OUT]

Take a seat in the Faulty Towers restaurant and be waited upon by Basil, Sybil and Manuel in this fully immersive, highly improvised comedy dining experience!

The Unreturning – 20 September to 6 October

A compelling new play, The Unreturning explores the effect of war on young lives and asks what does coming home really mean? Suitable for ages 14+.

Murder Mystery Dining Experience – 21 September

Travel back to 1921 with this murder mystery experience, including a three course meal and complimentary glass of fizz.

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake – 22 to 29 September

This exciting re-imagining of the classic production, perhaps still best known for replacing the female corps-de-ballet with a menacing male ensemble, will be a thrilling and emotive watch.

Barbican Theatre

Frankie Vah – 22 September

Dealing with love, loss, and belief, against a backdrop of skuzzy indie venues and 80s politics, expect frenetic guitars, visceral verse, and a Morrissey-sized measure of heartache.

Soapbox Children's Theatre

Story Stomp - 14 September

A fun and accessible multi-sensory workshop aimed at under 5s.

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Boar Poets on Tour! Ocean Studios, 13 September

Join the UK’s leading spoken word organisation as they bring together inspiring young poets from Plymouth, Bristol and London to perform pieces they created whilst on a boat residency.

Open Air Cinema at Royal William Yard, 13 and 15 September

Enjoy the final weekend of Plymouth Arts Centre’s 2018 Open Air Cinema programme, with showings of the Wes Anderson stop-motion masterpiece, Isle of Dogs, and blockbuster action movie, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.

Plymouth Art Weekender, 28 to 30 September

The Weekender celebrates Plymouth, its people and the visual arts, with a diverse range of activities taking place throughout the weekend.

Theatre Royal Plymouth
Theatre Royal

The Theatre Royal Plymouth is the largest & best attended regional producing theatre in the UK and the leading promoter of theatre in the South West. The Theatre Royal makes the best theatrical productions available to the widest possible audience.

Plymouth Art Weekender 2018
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Plymouth Art Weekender 2018

Now in its 4th year the Plymouth Art Weekender is an annual 3 day city wide celebration of art, showcasing talent from the city and beyond with a diverse range of events; from exhibitions, performances, screenings and interventions to workshops, guided walks and parties!



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