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The Drum Theatre

Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 2TR, England
+44 1752 668282
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Have been watching shows here for years and the standard is very high

Have been watching shows here for years and the standard is very high! A bit more experimental... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
Hananananananah
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Devon, United Kingdom
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My first visit to the Drum theatre in years and as with all places where you have no choice in your... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2016
Blakey18
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
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Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 2TR, England
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+44 1752 668282
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

Have been watching shows here for years and the standard is very high! A bit more experimental than The Lyric stage in the Theatre Royal and often better for it. Reasonably priced and often hold post show discussions.More

1  Thank Hananananananah
TheatreRoyalPlymouth, Manager at The Drum Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thanks Hannah! We're glad you have enjoyed coming to The Drum for a long period of time. We hope our eclectic programming of shows continues to entertain you for many more years to come. We look forward to welcoming you back. Be sure to check...More

Reviewed 20 November 2016

My first visit to the Drum theatre in years and as with all places where you have no choice in your fellow visitors there were highs and lows.. Or in this case zips, sweet wrappers and a need for WD40! The Drum is a small...More

1  Thank Blakey18
TheatreRoyalPlymouth, Manager at The Drum Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2016

Hello, Thanks for your comments regarding your recent visit to the Theatre Royal Plymouth. The Drum is the home of new writing from both visiting companies, and our own productions and co-productions. We're delighted you decided to return to this unique and exciting venue after...More

Reviewed 14 September 2016

Sits about 175 in various configurations. Always 2 wheelchair spaces but flexible. Specialises in innovative and often intimate performances and seems to attract a slightly different crowd than the large adjacent auditorium now slightly oddly renamed the Lyric stage. We are looking forward to experiencing...More

Thank Jannerbloke
TheatreRoyalPlymouth, Manager at The Drum Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Hi, Thank you for your lovely comments. We now have three performance venues that are showcasing a wide variety of exciting theatre. Check out our website to see what shows we have in The Lyric, The Drum, and The Lab. We look forwarding to welcoming...More

Reviewed 12 April 2016

Good Acting I like how they but a twist on the Music it was a about 1 and a half hours i would %100 again The acting is very realistic Its has smooth jazzy Music.

1  Thank stfx2018
TheatreRoyalPlymouth, Manager at The Drum Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2016

Hello, Thanks very much for your feedback. We're glad you enjoyed the show. Have a look at our upcoming shows for something else that interests you. All the best, TRP

Reviewed 23 June 2015

Very nice theatre in the city centre. Great staff, good experience, good mix of shows programmed in.

1  Thank BlueFrock
Reviewed 8 December 2014

I love the Drum space and have seen dozens of various and fine performances of so many difficult types. Keep your eyes on the schedules and each season you will find several things you will enjoy. None of the schmaltzy formality of the main auditorium....More

1  Thank HillyCirencester
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Excellent performances. A wide choice of subject,all designed to make you think. Marvellous range of productions - some quite off the wall.

1  Thank Liz M
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Have had more enjoyment here than in any other theatre in the city or Exeter. I appreciate that it is just a box with slightly versatile seating but what we have seen and experienced here has shown just how well intimate performances even when they...More

1  Thank 254izzyb
Reviewed 5 September 2014

I avoid the main stage as I dislike musical theatre and head for the drum every time...so much more to offer. Fantastic plays that I would never get to see unless I lived in London. We are so fortunate in Plymouth to have so much...More

1  Thank Dorothea O
Reviewed 2 September 2014

The Drum Theatre plays host to a wide variety of productions from companies and performers of all ages, abilities and backgrounds. I have seen a number of shows and am a regular visitor. Ticket prices are reasonable which makes this accessible for anyone. Something to...More

1  Thank Kate N
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