Skip to main content

The Lab 2023

The Lab Season 2023

We have 5 brand-new shows coming to The Lab this season and they’re on sale now!

The Lab is Theatre Royal Plymouth’s smallest space and a place for exploration and experimentation. TRP’s Talent Development Programme seeks to support the most exciting artists, companies, and creatives in making the theatre of tomorrow.

My project-1 (48)

Ernesettlers (A New Play)

Sat 04 - Sun 05 Feb

An Ernesettlers committee meeting that starts like any other- debating more changes forced upon their community.

But today is different.

Today the committee will stand up to the powers that be, and there is even space for new committee members to help…

Find out more!

Kindle by Hattie Collins

Kindle

Tue 04 - Wed 05 Apr

Kindle is a captivating piece of new writing exploring modern rural community, climate change, and the impacts of the ever rising cost of living.

Find out more!

Along The Right Track

Along The Right Track

Thu 06 - Fri 07 Apr

Along The Right Track is an authentic, honest and playful exploration of the reality of the long-term effects of childhood trauma through moments of surrealism, comedy and physical movement.

Find out more!

diamond-stripe-pattern-yellow
The Freshwater Five

The Freshwater Five

Tue 11 - Wed 12 Apr

Through spectacular storytelling, verbatim accounts, inventive stagecraft, poetry and song, the South Coast cast delves into subjects of classical & contemporary smuggling, deteriorating coastal communities, immigration and folklore interwoven through this ancient profession.

Find out more!

Close Enough

Close Enough

Thu 13 - Fri 14 Apr

Close Enough is an autobiographical solo performance that talks about belonging and challenges stereotypes about immigrant women from Eastern Europe.

Find out more!