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Theatre revamp nearing completion

Work is still going on at the Theatre Royal in Plymouth Credit: ITV News West Country

A £7.5 million project to revamp Plymouth's Theatre Royal is nearing completion.

The scheme has included improving public areas and adding a third auditorium. The exterior has also been re-landscaped.

Plymouth City Council and the Arts Council have given substantial grants towards the cost.

Theatre Royal is celebrating its 30th birthday this weekend

Theatre Royal
The Theatre Royal in Plymouth is celebrating its 30th birthday this weekend. Credit: ITV West Country

The Theatre Royal in Plymouth is celebrating its 30th birthday this weekend. It's one of the breeding grounds for West End shows and, through the years, it's played host to top stars from Leonard Rossiter to James Corden. It's also seen the first night of a number of world premieres.

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