The Plowright Theatre - What's On
The Plowright Theatre in Scunthorpe was commissioned by the former Scunthorpe Borough Council and built by J. W. Taylor in 1958. It is a traditional prosceniumstyle theatre with a 334 seat auditorium. Originally known as Scunthorpe Civic Theatre it was renamed in the 1990s in recognition of the achievements of local actress Joan Plowright. The venue hosts plays, comcerts, comedy and a very popular seasonal pantomime.
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