Celebrating 40 years of the Theatre Royal. Watch the film to see its first night and plaque unveiling.
Princess Margaret opens Plymouth’s new Theatre Royal to the public on 5 May 1982. Janet Fookes MP and Theatre Director David Harris are featured with the cast from the first performance including actor Leonard Rossiter and American singer-songwriter Gene Pitney.
AR/chive is a partnership of The Box, University of Plymouth and High Street Heritage Action Zone – 'breathing life back into our city centre for future generations'.
AR/chive is supported by BFI, Arts Council England and Historic England awarding National Lottery funds.