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Fisherman's Friends: The Musical

Fisherman's Friends: The Musical

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Fisherman's Friends

Fall for this record-breaking great British musical – hook line and sinker!


The true story of the Cornish chart topping buoy band

Based on the true story of the chart-topping Cornish singing sensations and their hit 2019 movie, Fisherman’s Friends: The Musical is a feel-good voyage about friendship, community and music which smashed box office records in Cornwall.

When a group of Cornish fishermen came together to sing the traditional working songs they’d sung for generations, nobody, least of all the fishermen, expected the story to end on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury.  They are spotted by a fish-out-of-water music manager on a trip from London, who must learn that there is more to life than selling your sole for fifteen minutes of fame.

A star cast includes James Gaddas, (Coronation Street, Billy Elliot the Musical), Parisa Shahmir (Mamma Mia!), Robert Duncan (Drop the Dead Donkey), Anton Stephans (The X Factor) and Susan Penhaligon (Bouquet of Barbed Wire).

So, climb aboard, find your sea legs and allow yourself to fall for this critically acclaimed musical – hook, line and sinker!

Important information

Running time:
2hrs 50 mins inc interval

Age guideline:

The Back Beach Boyz

Ticket holders to both afternoon and evening performances on Saturday 3rd Sept are in for an extra special treat! Our friends ‘The Back Beach Boyz’ will be performing some of their most popular seaside shanties in our Gallery Wine Bar before the show!

The Back Beach Boyz shanty crew were formed early in 2013 and are named after Teignmouth’s famous “Back Beach” where everyone meets to watch the sunsets and socialise. They love performing in their hometown of Teignmouth and were delighted to be invited to sing on The Den for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations. Singing at the Theatre Royal in support of “Fishermen’s Friends The Musical” is sure to be a real highlight for the band, and we can’t wait for you to sing-a-long with them!

“What a gig that was! Absolutely amazing. I think you guys effectively just relaunched the Taphouse!”

The Manager of Maltings Taphouse, Newton Abbot, 2022