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Address: Castle Street, Plymouth PL1 2NJ, England
Phone Number: +44 1752 267131
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At the Barbican Theatre, we use theatre and dance to fire people up and get...

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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Barbican Theatre

I 've attend several different types of performances at this small friendly Theatre. They have ranged form Panto's to serious play tackling current affairs and social conflict... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This little theatre produces some great first class shwos, not to be missed if you live in Plymouth or you are just visiting.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I 've attend several different types of performances at this small friendly Theatre. They have ranged form Panto's to serious play tackling current affairs and social conflict. There is on a Saturday night live entertainment or Cuban nights with appropriate cocktails and dance. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Generally children are welcome But some productions are not suitable for... More 

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Thank AlanWilliamsPlymstoc
Ivybridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La Navet Bete have yet to disappoint, laughter from start to finish, amazing performance. The Barbican Theatre is a wonderful venue and the B Bar is worth exploring for the Noodles

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Thank Ivybus
Laura S, Marketing & Development Manager at Barbican Theatre, responded to this review

Hi Ivybus, Thank you so much for visiting our fab little theatre for Robin Hood! We're glad that you enjoyed the Le Navet Bete boys and their hilarious antics - and here's to them continuing their streak with next year's show! Thanks for the kind review! More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

amazing evening lots of laughs real family night. cant wait for the next show at christmas. well done everyone

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Thank Jaki C
Laura S, Marketing & Development Manager at Barbican Theatre, responded to this review

Hi Jaki, Glad you could come along to the show and had such an incredible time! We look forward to seeing you back again next year, and don't forget to send us your show suggestions on FB & Twitter! Thanks for the review! More 

Yeovil, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very talented four - dancing and "fight" choreography and execution superb. Also VERY funny. These guys deserve greater things but I am also very pleased they do so much in the south west - accessible and - thank goodness, given ticket prices generally - reasonably affordable.

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Thank Fi J
Laura S, Marketing & Development Manager at Barbican Theatre, responded to this review

Hi Fi, Thank you very much for visiting the theatre and coming to see the Robin Hood show. Hope you had a wonderful time! Keep an eye out soon to what might be coming up in Spring and Winter, as the Le Navet Bete boys return! Thanks for the review! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We laughed from the moment we entered the theatre - marvellous, innovative entertainers from Exeter. The Barbican Theatre in Plymouth is a gem with very nice restaurant and bar area.

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Thank paulinesenter
Laura S, Marketing & Development Manager at Barbican Theatre, responded to this review

Hi paulinesenter, Thank you for visiting our hidden little theatre for the new year! We are glad that Le Navet Bete were able to keep you laughing from beginning to end and that you had such a great time watching the Robin Hood show! Thanks for the review! More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent evening out. I thought these very talented young actors produced the best laughs I've had in ages. I will become a followedr of future productions.

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Thank Will2014Eng
Laura S, Marketing & Development Manager at Barbican Theatre, responded to this review

Hi Will2014Eng, Glad you had an enjoyable night out and that Le Navet Bete were able to provide you with great laughter! Looking forward to seeing you again in 2016 and thank you for the excellent review. More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely intimate theatre in the heart of Plymouths Barbican. Le Navet Bete are a great physical comedy group and their Christmas shows at this theatre are legendary. Robin Hood was very funny with lots of audience participation. An excellent family show.

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Thank Janfit
Laura S, Marketing & Development Manager at Barbican Theatre, responded to this review

Hi Janfit, Thank you for coming to another of Le Navet Bete's fantastic Christmas shows here at Barbican Theatre - great to see you had a lot of fun with audience interaction from all four Merry Men (bar the grumpy Sheriff)! Thanks for the review and we hope to see you again in 2016! More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We watched Le Navel Bete performing Robin Hood after Christmas. This was the third time we had seen them perform at the Barbican and they didn't disappoint! Great fun for all the family. The staff at the Barbican are really welcoming, friendly and helpful. There is a great cafe and noodle bar also which catered for my MSG allergy. Comfortable... More 

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Thank Francesco F
Laura S, Marketing & Development Manager at Barbican Theatre, responded to this review

Hi Francesco, Great to see you enjoyed your third outing to Le Navet Bete's cracking shows here at Barbican Theatre! We're glad that our staff were able to help you with all you needed, and if you would like to leave The B-Bar a review, you can also find them in the restaurant section of Trip Advisor. Thank you for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed Le Navet Bete's Robin Hood which I saw the evening performance of on 27 December 2015. The four actors were so engaged with the audience and each other - it was natural, very funny and relevant but still keeping to the Robin Hood story. The Barbican Theatre is a great venue too; perfect size, friendly staff and... More 

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Thank Jo C
Laura S, Marketing & Development Manager at Barbican Theatre, responded to this review

Hi Jo, Thank you for the praising review of both the wonderful Christmas show and our venue. We're glad that you enjoyed Le Navet Bete's (not wholly accurate) re-telling of the Robin Hood story and look forward to seeing you back again! Thanks for the review! More 

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