Fisherman's Friends

Tuesday 31 January–Saturday 4 February Musical Theatre
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Tickets £25.00 to £52.00

Venue: Theatre Royal

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Age Guidance: 8+

Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult aged 18+

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THE WORLD PREMIERE PRODUCTION
FISHERMAN’S FRIENDS: THE MUSICAL

Book By Amanda Whittington
Based on the Screenplay by Nick Moorcroft, Meg Leonard, Piers Ashworth
Directed by James Grieve

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). 

Further cast to be announced.

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

Royal Members
Save £10 on Tuesday 7.30pm performance on £49 & £46 tickets and save £5 on all tickets in the Stalls and Upper Circle for Wednesday 7.30pm & Thursday 2pm & 7.30pm performances only.

Under 26s
Save £5 in the Stalls and Upper Circle for Tuesday to Thursday 7.30pm, & Thursday 2pm performances only.

Groups of 10+
Save £5 in the Stalls and Upper Circle for Tuesday to Thursday 7.30pm, & Thursday 2pm performances only on bookings of ten or more tickets with 1 free ticket with every 20 seats booked.

No concessions in the Balcony or for Friday 7.30pm & Saturday 2.30pm & 7.30pm performances.

“Brilliant & riotous fun, it’s the talk of the town”

MyCornwall Magazine

“This Musical has hit written all over it”

Cornwall Live

“It raises the rafters and leaves you with a huge grin on your face”

Curtain Up

Tuesday 31 January 2023 6.15pm
Upper Circle Foyer, Theatre Royal

A free pre-show Q&A with renowned playwright, Amanda Whittington, author of Fishermen’s Friends.  Amanda will discuss her involvement in this new musical, as well as her career to date and her own Nottinghamshire roots.

This event is free, but with limited seats, a ticket is required from Box Office in advance. Please call 0115 989 555, 10am-8pm, Monday to Saturday to book.

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Tuesday 31 January

7:30 PM

From £25.00 - £49.00

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Wednesday 1 February

7:30 PM

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Thursday 2 February

2:00 PM

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Thursday 2 February

7:30 PM

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