Hound of the Baskerville

A fast-paced, far-fetched spoof of the beloved Holmes classic, Conan Doyle’s famous novel is given a fondly farcical overhaul in this caper through London, the moors, and back to Baker Street! 17 characters, three actors, and one heck of a laugh — this production of The Hound of the Baskervilles …
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Aug 2017

Joe Wells: I Hope I Die Before I Start Voting Conservative

Critically-acclaimed award-winning comedian Joe Wells brings his third solo stand-up show to the New Theatre Royal Portsmouth on Friday 28th July 2017. Received opinion says that as you get older, you get more right-wing. Joe is trying to grow up without losing faith that we can build a fairer society.
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Jul 2017

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New Theatre Royal Portsmouth receive £1million grant

New Theatre Royal Portsmouth are receiving a grant of nearly £1million from Arts Council England, making the playhouse a key National Portfolio Organisation for arts investment in the south of England. Paid over four years, the investment will allow the Portsmouth venue to further develop its work, focusing on four …

The Grunch at the New Theatre Royal

The Grunch, a new children’s musical coming to Portsmouth’s New Theatre Royal on Saturday 24th June 2017, tells the story of grumpy outsider Rudy Grunch. When his entire school gets excited about the annual school musical, Rudy comes up with the perfect plan to ruin it for everyone: he steals …
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Jun 2017

Swan Lake at Portsmouth’s New Theatre Royal

On Saturday 29th April, the hugely popular production of Swan Lake hits the stage of Portsmouth’s New Theatre Royal. One of the best known love stories, performed by the ever popular Vienna Festival Ballet. Lavish costumes, stunning scenery, international stars, and the glorious music from Tchaikovsky make this a night not …
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Apr 2017

Union J at New Theatre Royal

X Factor semi-finalists Union J come to Portsmouth for one night only, with a performance at the New Theatre Royal on Saturday 15th April. Since becoming semi-finalists on X Factor, Union J have achieved success with a Top Ten album, and they’ll be performing hits including Carry You, Loving You …
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Apr 2017

Scattered at Portsmouth’s New Theatre Royal

On Tuesday 14th May, Portsmouth’s New Theatre Royal are hosting Scattered, a breathtaking performance not to be missed. Scattered combines Motionhouse’s highly physical trademark style with entrancing digital imagery in an extraordinary interaction between film and live performance. This astonishing production explores our relationship with water, a fundamental force in …
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Mar 2017