comedy

Queen C*nt: Sacred or Profane? comes to Exeter Bike Shed.

Authored by StephJW
Posted: Tue, 02/06/2018 - 4:32pm

Established South West and touring performers China Blue Fish (Dada For Girls/Rev.Billy) and Deborah Antoinette (Theatre Des Carmes/CoResist) present their new highly acclaimed, sell-out show, Queen C*nt: Sacred or Profane? at the Calm Down, Dear Festival of feminist theatre at Bike Shed, Exeter (Feb 9th and 10th) , before moving to The Cube, Bristol (March 2nd and 3rd).

This hilarious, risk-taking work asks, ‘why is it that the oldest term for the female genitalia in the English language is such a shocking and criminal expression?’ The performance takes the audience on a surreal...

Queen C*nt: Sacred or Profane?

Event Date: 
09/02/2018 - 8:30pm to 10/02/2018 - 8:30pm
Venue: 
exeter bike shed

“Feminism encourages women to leave their husbands, Kill their children Practice witchcraft Destroy capitalism And become lesbians”

Come and see us do all of this...and more! China Blue Fish & Deborah Antoinette

Venus is about to collide with Earth! A multi-character melange of opinion paints the stage rainbow-coloured, sequined, hairy and fleshy pink…

**SPECIAL OFFER: Exeter Life visitors can book Queen C*nt and one other show at the Festival for just £12**

In a world of Harvey Weinsteins, in an age where passing trends compel some to surgical...

Open Auditions for "The Odd Couple"

Event Date: 
11/02/2018 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

OPEN AUDITIONS FOR "THE ODD COUPLE" A Comedy by Neil Simon Director: Les Hunt Sunday, 11 February 2018 at 2.30 pm at The Blackmore Theatre Production Dates: Monday 18 – Saturday 23 June 2018 (including a matinee performance on the Saturday) These auditions are open to both members and non-members of The Exmouth Players (CIO). Previous acting experience is not essential. Age is also immaterial. Just pop along and live and enjoy the experience. There are two male parts and six female parts. Florence Unger and Olive Madison are at it again, that is, in Neil Simon's hilarious contemporary...

Jessica Fostekew: The Silence of the Nans (Touring Stand Up Story Show)

Event Date: 
18/02/2018 - 7:30pm to 8:45pm
Venue: 
Bike Shed Theatre, 162 Fore Street, Exeter, EX4 3AT

After a smash hit season with ‘The Silence of the Nans’ at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Jessica Fostekew takes it on tour around the UK next Spring!

(Read in film-trailer voice): Last summer Jessica did two reasonably significant things. One, a story of pure joy. The other, a tale of entrapment, torment and gelato. This show tells the second story. The horrid one.

This is an epic comedy-horror-story about a disaster at sea from which there was no escape.

(Normal voice): Jessica co-hosts the mighty Guilty Feminist podcast which has reached over 10 million listeners...

Queen C*nt: Sacred or Profane

Event Date: 
09/02/2018 - 8:30pm to 10/02/2018 - 8:30pm
Venue: 
The Bike Shed, 163 Fore St, Exeter EX4 3AT
Queen C*nt: Sacred or Profane?

“Feminism encourages women to leave their husbands, Kill their children Practice witchcraft Destroy capitalism And become lesbians”

Venus is about to collide with Earth! A multi-character melange of opinion paints the stage rainbow-coloured, sequined, hairy and fleshy pink…

In a world of Harvey Weinsteins, in an age where passing trends compel some to surgical operation and where mainstream porn has hijacked sensuality, China Blue Fish and Deborah Antoinette delve into the wild waters of womanhood, reclaiming the body in a joyful, dark and...

Comedy at the Park

Event Date: 
02/02/2018 - 7:00pm to 10:30pm
Venue: 
Sandy Park, Exeter

The first Comedy at the Park of 2018 is on Friday, 2nd February and for the first time we are working with 'The Surgery'

Early bird tickets priced at £8, or £13 including food will be available until Friday, 5th January after which prices will increase to £10 or £15.

The line-up is as follows:

MC: Noel Brodie – ‘Quick wit and impeccable delivery’ Joe Jacobs – ‘Always funny and entertaining’ David Arnold – ‘never fails to deliver’ Tamar Broadbent – ‘Accomplished original songs delivered with impeccable comic timing’

Book your tickets at www.sandypark.co.uk/...

Art with a laugh: Devon artist launches ‘WooHoo’, an art exhibition with a difference

Authored by Sharon Goble
Posted: Mon, 11/27/2017 - 3:46pm

An Exmouth-based painter who likes to have fun is bringing something new to Devon

in March 2018. Artist Anna FitzGerald is launching ‘WooHoo’, an exhibition focussed on art and performance which she describes as a 'week-long giggle'.

Anna is funding this non-profit-making exhibition herself and hopes the week willbring delight to everyone who visits. She is looking for artists and performers keen to raise a smile.

Anna explains, "This world needs fun, art and community and I think WooHoo ticks a lot of these boxes. So many people think galleries are dull and dreary...

Panto comes home to the Exeter Northcott Theatre

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 11/22/2017 - 2:05pm

Panto is coming back home to the Exeter Northcott Theatre with a new production by one of the country’s leading pantomime directors.

Dick Whittington is set to open next month, marking a spectacular return to the theatre’s tradition of producing its own pantomimes.

The show follows Dick as he leaves his Exeter home for the bright lights of London in search of fame and fortune, his faithful Puss by his side.

The first Northcott panto since 2009, it promises plenty of audience participation, live music, magic, mayhem and lots of laughter as Dick reaches the big city...

Yianni Agisilaou: The Simpsons Taught Me Everything I Know

Event Date: 
24/09/2017 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter

Following critically acclaimed, total sell-out runs at Edinburgh, Melbourne, Sydney and Perth Comedy Festivals, Yianni Agisilaou brings his love letter to the world's greatest TV show to The Bike Shed.

Stories, facts, impersonations and more form a hilarious and cromulent look at a lifetime spent quoting, referencing and learning from The Simpsons, how the show has embiggened his life and how he almost became the replacement voice for Mr Burns and Smithers!

Whether you’re a Simpsons tragic, or just an everyday fan, it’ll be fun-diddly-un! DOHn’t miss it!

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The Two Robbies

Event Date: 
23/09/2017 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Cygnet Theatre

23 September 7.30pm

Rob Barratt and Robert Garnham present The Two Robbies

An evening of comic poetry, song and whimsy

Robert Garnham and Rob Barratt are two of the South West’s funniest spoken word artists. Both of the Robbies perform all around the UK and internationally. After several years of enjoying each other’s work they have come together to present an evening of thought-provoking poetry, whimsy, song and daftness.

“This is not only clever but I think it’s very funny” (Mike Harding)

Tickets: £6

https://cygnettheatre.co.uk

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