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Barbican Theatre

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Address: Castle Street, Plymouth PL1 2NJ, England
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11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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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So successful bigger performances moving to Athenaeum Theatre.

La Navet Bete theatre company has been doing so very well here with most performances being completely sold out, that steps have been taken to find larger facilities for the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Devon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

La Navet Bete theatre company has been doing so very well here with most performances being completely sold out, that steps have been taken to find larger facilities for the bigger and more popular performances. Particularly the LNB Christmas performances have sold out for the last two or three years. Approaches were made to the post war but larger Athenaeum... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful family entertainment. Lots of different sorts of creativity, song, dance and clever script. Congratulations to Le Navet Bete another superb production.

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1 Thank Wendy C
Jo C, Marketing & Communications Manager at Barbican Theatre, responded to this review

We've very happy you enjoyed The Jungle Book and your experience of Barbican Theatre - thank you for taking the time to feed this back to us - we really appreciate it. Indeed everyone here is so proud of the theatre and work we produce with Le Navet Bete. We are very excited to be working with them again to... More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

Fantastic evening, especially as was in a group of Cub Scouts who didn't know what to expect.All through the performance everyone was laughing out loud so that says it all.Have seen the foursome men before and this show was as good as their previous one.

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1 Thank angiethorne
Jo C, Marketing & Communications Manager at Barbican Theatre, responded to this review

We've very happy you and your Cub Scounts group enjoyed The Jungle Book and your experience of Barbican Theatre - thank you for taking the time to feed this back to us - we really appreciate it. Everyone here is so proud of the theatre and work we produce with Le Navet Bete. We are very excited to be working... More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017

Another great evening's entertainment at the Barbican Theatre. My wife and I enjoyed a delicious Thai curry at the B-bar before taking our seats for Le Navet Bete's latest "pantomime" extravaganza, The Jungle Book. This is our third exposure to this wonderful crazy bunch of actors and we were treated to exactly the same hilarious performance as before. They surely... More 

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Jo C, Marketing & Communications Manager at Barbican Theatre, responded to this review

We've very happy you enjoyed The Jungle Book and your experience of Barbican Theatre - that you for taking the time to feed this back to us - we really appreciate it. Indeed everyone here is so proud of the theatre and work we produce with Le Navet Bete. We are very excited to be working with them again to... More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

As usual Last Nevette Bete provided laughs aplenty. The seats are comfy, the atmosphere cosy and a great evening was had by my party

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Jo C, Marketing & Communications Manager at Barbican Theatre, responded to this review

We've very happy you and your friends enjoyed The Jungle Book and your experience of Barbican Theatre - thank you for taking the time to feed this back to us - we really appreciate it. Indeed everyone here is so proud of the theatre and work we produce with Le Navet Bete. We are very excited to be working with... More 

Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

I've seen a number of shows at the Barbican Theatre and it's a lovely experience. There's a warm, friendly feel to the theatre and because it's a small auditorium, you're always close to the action. The evening I'm reviewing here was on 15 December 2016, when I went with friends to see Jungle Book by Devon-based Le Navet Bete, which... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

Really enjoyed the Jungle Book and everyone was really friendly. Even offered to tell children about the more scary elements i.e. bangs! Thanks everyone involved. Such high energy!

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Jo C, Markting & Communications Manager at Barbican Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks for those kind words Emma, the team here work hard to make sure everyone has a fun experience when they visit Barbican Theatre - with or without loud bangs! We hope to see you again soon. More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

Jungle book was excellent reasonably priced family show. Dependent on energy and imagination of the performers without elaborate sets or effects

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Jo C, Marketing & Communications Manager at Barbican Theatre, responded to this review

Hi Duncan, we're so pleased you enjoyed the show. We're very proud we can offer a value for money Christmas show that still very much entertains audiences of all ages. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Plymouth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Love this fabulous little theatre. So much atmosphere. Staff are superb as they are so friendly and interact with you during the interval and in the bar. You can tell that they are very proud of the theatre. Saw La Nave Bete, Jungle Book, this time having seen their version of Robin Hood last year. Very talented company and thoroughly... More 

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Jo C, Marketing & Communictions Manager at Barbican Theatre, responded to this review

We've very happy you enjoyed The Jungle Book and your experience of Barbican Theatre - that you for taking the time to feed this back to us - we really appreciate it. Inded everyone here is so proud of the theatre and work we produce with Le Navet Bete. We are very excited to be working with them again to... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

The jungle book was amazing. How can 4 people do such an amazing job! Thectheatre is a great venue too

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Jo C, Marketing & Communications Manager at Barbican Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks Lesley, we're so happy you enjoyed The Jungle Book and your experience of Barbican Theatre- that you for taking the time to feed this back to us - we really appreciate it. We're very proud of the work we produce with Le Navet Bete and are excited to be working with them again to bring their next show Dracula:... More 

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