DRAMA

VE Day Celebration

Much Ado About Nothing

Event Date: 
04/06/2022 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Venue: 
Poltimore House and Grounds

‘I do love nothing in the world so well as you. Is not that strange?’ Sun & Moon Theatre are touring the South West this summer with a joyous, emotional and vibrant production of Much Ado About Nothing, one of Shakespeare’s best loved comedies. It's 1945, the war has ended, and Messina’s young men have returned ready for peace, celebration and … romance? Hero and Claudio are in love and engaged to be married, while Beatrice and Benedick are in a perpetual ‘merry war’, engaged in battles of wits and wills. But not everyone has come back unscathed, not all scars are visible, and the...

VE Day Celebration

Much Ado About Nothing

Event Date: 
04/06/2022 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Venue: 
Poltimore House and Grounds

‘I do love nothing in the world so well as you. Is not that strange?’ Sun & Moon Theatre are touring the South West this summer with a joyous, emotional and vibrant production of Much Ado About Nothing , one of Shakespeare’s best loved comedies. It's 1945, the war has ended, and Messina’s young men have returned ready for peace, celebration and … romance? Hero and Claudio are in love and engaged to be married, while Beatrice and Benedick are in a perpetual ‘merry war’, engaged in battles of wits and wills. But not everyone has come back unscathed, not all scars are visible, and the...

All-star team of transgender and non-binary creatives launch time-traveling drama that unveils important milestones of transgender history

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 11/06/2020 - 9:57am

Filmmaker and writer Jason Barker and director Krishna Istha have partnered with other trans and non-binary creatives and young people as well as academic researchers to create an exciting new podcast, Adventures in Time and Gender , which unveils important milestones of transgender history.

Adventures in Time and Gender is a light and quirky drama in which nothing is taboo, and gender, science and history are playfully questioned. Listeners are invited to join a talking suitcase and their curious non-binary companion on a moving odyssey through time and space to uncover...

A Double Bill of Contemporary One Act Plays

A Double Bill of Contemporary One Act Plays

Event Date: 
12/03/2020 - 7:00pm to 13/03/2020 - 9:45pm
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

Sidmouth Amateur Dramatic Society Ltd – Youth present A Double Bill of Contemporary One Act Plays at The Blackmore Theatre, Exmouth on 12th & 13th March 2020 commencing at 7.00pm.

The plays are:

1. 'Through the Looking Glass' Adapted by Lindsay Price from the original by Lewis Carroll

“You can be the White Queen’s Pawn, if you like. You’re in the Second Square to begin with: when you get to the Eighth Square you’ll be a Queen.”

Alice is back in Wonderland and things are more confusing than ever – Flowers talk, the White Queen cries before she pricks her...

A Double Bill of Contemporary One Act Plays

Ticket Announcement - A Double Bill of Contemporary One Act Plays

Event Date: 
27/02/2020 - 9:30am to 13/03/2020 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

Tickets are now on sale for A Double Bill of Contemporary One Act Plays to be presented by Sidmouth Amateur Dramatic Society Ltd – Youth at The Blackmore Theatre, Exmouth on 12th & 13th March 2020 commencing at 7.00pm.

Please call 07785 586524 to book now.

The plays are:

1. 'Through the Looking Glass' Adapted by Lindsay Price from the original by Lewis Carroll

“You can be the White Queen’s Pawn, if you like. You’re in the Second Square to begin with: when you get to the Eighth Square you’ll be a Queen.”

Alice is back in Wonderland and things...

Title & Deed

Event Date: 
15/02/2020 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Cygnet Theatre, Exeter

Living Room Theatre Will Eno’s Directed by Polly Whitfield Performed by Philip Robinson Title And Deed, an astonishing piece of contemporary drama: laugh out loud funny, powerfully poignant. A monologue on mortality, home, family, love, language, and a tuba. “Oh would some Power the gift give us, to see ourselves as others see us” Robert Burns In this play a man who is “not from here” wanders on-stage and speaks directly to us, talking about what divides and unites us. We are not him, but is he, in some mirror-like way, us?

William Shakespeare's Macbeth - Exeter

Event Date: 
07/09/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Barnfield Road, Exeter. EX1 1SN Box Office Telephone: 01392 271808

“Macbeth” tells the tale of a Scottish war hero, who, tempted by ambition, power, and supernatural whisperings, begins a series of murders, to take and hold the throne. Returning home from war, Macbeth encounters three mysterious women, whose prophecy of kingship, sets in motion his ambition, and ultimately his fall into madness and blood... The Players perform the original, uncut Shakespearian text, set in the dark aftermath of a nuclear WW3, in a post-apocalyptic design, with the exotic of the supernatural, and immersive soundscapes, to create Macbeths world in a new vision of the drama...

Choice Grenfell

Event Date: 
10/10/2019 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

Kick In The Head (Old Herbaceous, Three Men in a Boat & Fagin?) are proud to present a celebration of the 40th anniversary of the loss of the great, unremittingly genteel, comedienne and monologist, Joyce Grenfell. Choice Grenfell is a wonderful tribute featuring some of the best of Joyce’s hilarious songs and monologues from Stately as a Galleon and School Nativity Play to A Terrible Worrier and First Flight. Joyce is our guide for a delightful delve into some of her most endearing characters, ably accompanied by her trusted pianist William Blezard. "tremendously funny and totally on...

WITCH - a Circle of Spears Production. Is she...or isn't she?

WITCH - an original historical drama

Event Date: 
06/04/2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Venue: 
Torquay Museum, 529 Babbacombe Road, Torquay, TQ1 1HG

Circle of Spears Productions are bring their acclaimed play WITCH to Torbay for the first time. Based on original witness evidence from a 1687 Dorset witch trial, WITCH examines the perils of being a woman alone in the early modern era. It's an emotive piece about witchcraft trials which contains neither a trial nor any witchcraft - instead it looks at the interpersonal relationships of those involved and focuses on the human story behind such accusations. The case is examined purely from a social history perspective to highlight how easily an accusation of witchcraft could arise against...

WITCH - an original historical drama

Event Date: 
06/04/2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Venue: 
Torquay Museum, 529 Babbacombe Road, Torquay, TQ1 1HG

Circle of Spears Productions are bring their acclaimed play WITCH to Torbay for the first time. Based on original witness evidence from a 1687 Dorset witch trial, WITCH examines the perils of being a woman alone in the early modern era. It's an emotive piece about witchcraft trials which contains neither a trial nor any witchcraft - instead it looks at the interpersonal relationships of those involved and focuses on the human story behind such accusations. The case is examined purely from a social history perspective to highlight how easily an accusation of witchcraft could arise against...

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