Samuel Phelps

The Box The Box | Tavistock Place | Plymouth | Devon PL4 8AX 01752 304774 Email Facebook Twitter Samuel Phelps was born on February 13, 1804 in Plymouth Dock (now Devonport) and initially worked in newspaper offices. Shortly after marrying in 1826 he accepted a theatrical post and spent a few years ‘cutting his teeth’Continue reading “Samuel Phelps”

The Theatre Royal

Theatre Royal Plymouth Theatre Royal | Royal Parade | Plymouth | Devon PL1 2TR Facebook Twitter Plymouth has a proud history when it comes to theatre and our current Theatre Royal is the largest and best attended regionally producing theatre in the UK. We have great memories of attending musicals, plays, pantomimes, ballets and moreContinue reading “The Theatre Royal”

The Palace Theatre

The Box The Box | Tavistock Place | Plymouth | Devon PL4 8AX Facebook Twitter The Palace Theatre or Theatre of Varieties in Union Street, was designed by William Arber of Wimperis and Arber of Sackville Street, London. It was owned jointly by the United Counties Theatres Limited and The Livermore Brothers, Horace and Lechmere.Continue reading “The Palace Theatre”