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Address: Castle Street, Plymouth PL1 2NJ, England
Phone Number: +44 1752 267131
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Description: At the Barbican Theatre, we use theatre and dance to fire people up and...
At the Barbican Theatre, we use theatre and dance to fire people up and get them excited about making, creating and exploring new moves and disciplines. We are inclusive and work with anyone who wants to join us to make outstanding theatre and dance. You can get involved as a participant or as an audience member in work that inspires, challenges, entertains and educates. We believe that creativity belongs to everyone, so we ensure that our performances and workshops are affordable and accessible. We are also specialists in taking our work out to schools, into public spaces and to communities. Feel free to drop us a review on one of our latest shows or if you've come for a visit, let us know about your experience! Don't forget to take some snaps whilst you're in the building, whether it's with a caught-out cast member or of our B-Bar downstairs. We hope you enjoy your trip to our tucked away theatre - currently rated NUMBER ONE THEATRE IN PLYMOUTH - so give us a 'like' on Facebook or a 'follow' on Twitter to find out more about future events!
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We managed finally to get tickets for one of the local general election hustings just over a week ago. Very well organised and a good space for the contestants and the audience to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
HillyCirencester
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

We managed finally to get tickets for one of the local general election hustings just over a week ago. Very well organised and a good space for the contestants and the audience to feel engaged and part of it. A very informative exchange, although it was particularly odd that the incumbent Tory, Oliver Colvile was the only non attendee, having... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

From the wonderful comedy of Law Navette Bett to the musicals of Plymkids this small cosy theatre provides excellent well staggered seating - no heads in the way here. Not seen a bad production yet and the prices are very reasonable

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

We saw Le Navet Bete at the wonderful Barbican Theatre. Love the closeness of the drama to the stage here. Dont miss an oppotunity to see Le Navet Bete. Brilliant foursome drama group from Devon. Always hilarious and entertaining x

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Le Navet Bete always put on a great show and this is their most ambitious yet. It's going on tour so look out for it but the barbarian theatre is their home turf and this great little venue is always the place to see them for me

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Saltash, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

We visited the Barbican Theatre to watch Le Navet Bête perform Dick Tracy. We were well looked after by all of the staff and had a very enjoyable entertaining evening thanks to a brilliant performance!

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Visiting the lovely Barbican Theatre to see a show by Le Navet Bete is now getting a regular event for our family. This is only the 2nd week they have actually performed this new show. Despite that it ran really smoothly and was very enjoyable. High energy,loads of fun a great family evening out.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Thanks to Dan and Kabaret Kaos for bringing the Lipsinkers back to the Barbican Theatre - always a fun evening. Great sound and lighting effects, especially their version of Bohemian Rhapsody - what an encore. Also, thanks to Nieve and Jane, who did a great job running the busy bar that night, plus the Thai cooks who did a brilliant... More 

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East London
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6 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

The theatre is in the backstreets of the barbican . it is deceptive from the outside as the auditorium is quite large . the shows are fun and quite unique and a good price ! The xmas show is a particular favourite

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We visit the show every Christmas with our family and wouldn't miss it for the world! It never fails to have us in tears with laughter and the cast have as much fun as the audience. Such a special show. We feel proud to support such amazing local talent.

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Plymouth, Devon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Loved spending New Year's Eve at this great show - was the ideal entertainment (and we didn't even have any kids!). Thanks for making us crease-up!

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