Theatre

'Comeback Kid' makes musical debut: X Factor's Amelia Lily to join Jospeh as Narrator in Plymouth (news)

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - Matt Lapinskas as Pharaoh and Lloyd Daniels as Joseph - credit Darren Bell

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – Matt Lapinskas as Pharaoh and Lloyd Daniels as Joseph – credit Darren Bell

Amelia Lily is set to bring yet more X Factor to this year’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat as she steps into the role of Narrator alongside fellow X Factor finalist Lloyd Daniel’s Joseph.

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Gigs

Eleanor McEvoy to play Kingskerswell Parish Church (news)

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Eleanor McEvoy musician

One Ireland’s top contemporary singer/songwriters, Eleanor McEvoy is calling into Kingsteignton, Devon

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Gigs

Mad Dog Mcrea announce February/April UK dates (news)

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Mad Dog Mcrea

Plymouth’s Mad Dog Mcrea blend an irresistibly unique mixture of folk rock, pop, gypsy jazz and bluegrass – from self-penned songs of adventure, drinking, love and life, to traditional songs of gypsies, fairies, legless pirates and black flies. They are renown for their infectious energy and songs. Now they’ve announced some UK tour dates to support the release of their latest album.
 
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Dance

Thrilling dance this spring as Birmingham Royal Ballet come to Theatre Royal, Plymouth

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Copp+®lia  Elisha Willis as Swanilda and David Morse as Dr Copp+®lius  photo Roy Smiljanic

Copp+®lia Elisha Willis as Swanilda and David Morse as Dr Copp+®lius photo Roy Smiljanic

Birmingham Royal Ballet, one of the world’s leading classical companies and the UK’s premiere touring ballet company, has to announced their return to the Theatre Royal Plymouth in their 25th Anniversary year with a varied programme highlighting a selection of some of the greatest works in their repertoire.

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Classical

Be Spellbound: A season of magical music from Welsh National Opera at Theatre Royal, Plymouth

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Welsh National Opera Spellbound

Spellbound is the theme for WNO’s Spring 2015 Season highlighting the natural affinity between music and magic with revivals of Hansel & Gretel and The Magic Flute alongside a new production: Chorus!

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Theatre

Corrosive, psychological thriller Macbeth in Devon at the Exeter Northcott

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Filter Theatre's Macbeth, photo Tim Morozzo

Filter Theatre’s Macbeth, photo Tim Morozzo

One of the most dynamic theatre companies touring the UK, says the blurb, Filter, return to Devon at the Exeter Northcott Theatre, with a radical version of Shakespeare’s Macbeth.

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Comedy

Count Arthur Strong at the Exeter Corn Exchange (news)

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Count Arthur Strong

Star of Radio and TV, the inimitable Count Arthur Strong will appear at Exeter Corn Exchange.

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Gigs

Kraftwerk’s Radio-Activity revisited: live shows in Bristol and Exeter (news)

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Radioland - Antoine Schmitt, Franck Vigroux, Matthew Bourne credit Sarah Mason Photography

Radioland – Antoine Schmitt, Franck Vigroux, Matthew Bourne credit Sarah Mason Photography

Marking its 40th anniversary, keyboard virtuoso Matthew Bourne (The Leaf Label), Franck Vigroux on electronics and installation artist Antoine Schmitt explore Kraftwerk’s seminal 1975 album Radio-Activity as a live performance experience, for the first time ever – and it’s going to call into the South West at Bristol and Exeter.

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Art

Lyn Marie Whiteman's Natural Elements at Habour House, Kingsbridge (news)

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Lyn Whiteman Beyond the Illusion

Harbour House in Kingsbridge is the venue for an exhibition of paintings by Lyn Marie Whiteman.

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Theatre

Major musicals coming to Plymouth: Jersey Boys and Mack & Mabel

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Lewis Griffiths, Tim Driesen, Sam Ferriday and Stephen Webb in JERSEY BOYS UK tour credit Helen Maybanks

Lewis Griffiths, Tim Driesen, Sam Ferriday and Stephen Webb in JERSEY BOYS UK tour credit Helen Maybanks

Mack & Mabel starring Michael Ball and Jersey Boys will both be coming to the Theatre Royal Plymouth.

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