comedy

Donald Trump is coming to Devon... Well, kind of

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 03/01/2019 - 7:53pm

Comedian Mike Osman is bringing his frighteningly realistic portrayal of the leader of the free world to the county in aid of Comic Relief.

The Capital radio presenter has appeared on such shows as Copy Cats, The Generation Game, Noel's House Party and Big Break.

He will be headlining a show at the Watermark in Ivybridge on Tuesday, March 12, which will also showcase three top local comedians – Louis Burgess, Suzy Bennett and Luke Honnoraty.

Vulvarine: A New Musical

Vulvarine: A New Musical

Event Date: 
26/03/2019 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Phoenix

Bryony Buckle is astoundingly average. Her days are filled with mind numbing office work, thinking about lunch and lusting after Orson Bloom from IT. But following a dose of hormone therapy gone wrong and a well-timed bolt of lightning, Bryony gains superhero abilities and a brand-new persona: Vulvarine, saviour of womankind. Where is all the tampon tax going? Who is The Mansplainer, and what is his evil plan? Grab your tights, your spanx and your most supportive sports bra. It’s hero time.

★★★★★ “funny, silly and smart (…) catch it while you can” Funny Women

Comedy at the Park

Event Date: 
26/04/2019 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Sandy Park, Exeter

The next Comedy at the Park on Friday 26th April will be the South West heat of the Petfringe Comedian of the Year competition.

Nine of the best rising stars of comedy will perform for the chance of reaching the Grand Final and winning £10,001. The competition looks to support comedians who are funny week-in, week-out around the UK yet are often overlooked by other awards.

Professional comedian and industry judges will be present to help choose who goes through to the next round, but audience reaction also counts for 25% of the marks for each act!

Award winning magician performs free show in Exeter

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 01/09/2019 - 10:59pm

A comedy magician who was the first to baffle world-famous magic duo Penn and Teller on their very own ITV show, hosted by Jonathan Ross, is coming to an Exeter church for a free show.

The footage of John Archer, who has been entertaining audiences around the world for 17 years, has been watched hundreds of thousands of times on YouTube with the American legends dumfounded with a trick involving money in envelopes.

Watch the trick here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2gGbuHVTNU

Exeter Comedy Club - Exeter Respect

Event Date: 
11/01/2019 - 8:30pm

 An early start to this year's comedy clubs with this extra date in support of Exeter Respect Festival.

help the city's best festival by attending the city's best comedy club.

8.30pm (doors 7.45)

https://www.exetercornexchange.co.uk/whats-on/

"The Vicar of Dibley"

Event Date: 
18/03/2019 - 7:30pm to 24/03/2019 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

The Exmouth Players are pleased to announce they will be presenting “The Vicar of Dibley” at the Blackmore Theatre, Bicton Street, Exmouth, on the following dates and times:-

• 18th – 23rd March 2019 – Evening performances at 7.30pm; and

• 23rd & 24th March – Matinee performances at 2.30pm

“The Vicar of Dibley” is a stage play by Ian Gower and Paul Carpenter, adapted from the original TV series by Richard Curtis and Paul Mayhew-Archer with the kind permission of Tiger Aspect Productions, which supports Comic Relief.

"The Vicar of Dibley" - Ticket Release Date

Event Date: 
18/03/2019 - 9:30am to 24/03/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

The Exmouth Players are pleased to announce they will be presenting “The Vicar of Dibley” at the Blackmore Theatre, Bicton Street, Exmouth, on the following dates and times:-

• 18th – 23rd March 2019 – Evening performances at 7.30pm; and
• 23rd & 24th March – Matinee performances at 2.30pm

“The Vicar of Dibley” is a stage play by Ian Gower and Paul Carpenter, adapted from the original TV series by Richard Curtis and Paul Mayhew-Archer with the kind permission of Tiger Aspect Productions, which supports Comic Relief.

Polyester

Event Date: 
07/12/2018 - 7:30pm to 08/12/2018 - 8:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Phoenix

What do a measuring tape, a priest with a clamped car and a polyester frill have in common?

They all mean something to Emily.

Follow her on a heart-warming story of love and laughter to find out what that is. She will take you on a journey back to Dublin, back in time, to the week her father died. In her own words; "some of the most fun 5 days of her life" There will be sing-a-longs, stories, laughter and tears all served with a healthy dose of brandy.

Polyester is an honest, moving show that will transport you into the heart of an Irish family.

Musical tragicomedy, Richard Carpenter is Close to You, visits Exeter

Authored by Exeter Newsroom
Posted: Wed, 10/24/2018 - 11:04am

Following a sell out smash hit run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017, and a highly successful Australian tour, musical tragicomedy ‘Richard Carpenter is Close to You’ has embarked on a national tour and will be visiting Exeter's Phoenix Theatre on Sunday November 4th.

Puppetry of the Penis celebrate 20th anniversary with Greatest Bits UK Tour

Authored by Exeter Newsroom
Posted: Thu, 10/11/2018 - 9:31am

In the past 20 years, vast swathes of the Western World has played host to Puppetry of the Penis; the show has played to literally millions of people in over 35 countries, and in five languages. Today Australia’s greatest theatrical export, is celebrating their 20th Anniversary with the hilarious “Greatest Bits UK Tour” and are visiting Northcott Theatre, Exeter on October 26th.

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