DRAMA

Michael Morpurgo's Out of the Ashes

Event Date: 
24/07/2017 - 6:00pm to 25/07/2017 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
The Boat Shed, Maclaines Warehouses, Haven Road, Exeter Quay

Tickets: £5 from https://www.bikeshedtheatre.co.uk/shows/out-of-the-ashes/

Becky Morely begins her diary on New Years Day 2001, little does she realise just how much that year would change her life.

Based on the novel by award-winning writer Michael Morpurgo, Out of the Ashes is the story of Becky’s experience on her family farm in Devon, during the outbreak of foot and mouth disease across the UK.

We experience Becky’s memories of the outbreak as she wrote them in her diary. The story features the birth of her first lamb, Little Josh, her glorious rides with Ruby...

"The Titfield Thunderbolt"

Event Date: 
03/07/2017 - 7:30pm to 08/07/2017 - 10:00pm
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

The Exmouth Players presents “The Titfield Thunderbolt”, a comedy by Philip Goulding, based on the original Ealing screenplay by T.E.B. Clarke, at The Blackmore Theatre in Bicton Street, Exmouth, from Monday 3rd through to Saturday 8th July 2017, to include a Matinee performance on the Saturday. Evening performances are at 7.30pm – Matinee starts at 2.30pm.

Finding that their branch railway line will be axed, the residents of the village of Titfield decide to buy the railway and run it themselves. Now they must convince the railway authorities they are competent, and complete...

Animal Farm

Event Date: 
28/06/2017 - 7:30pm to 01/07/2017 - 9:00pm
Venue: 
Cygnet Theatre

An imaginative adaption for the stage of George Orwell’s allegorical masterpiece. What happens when the animals rise up. Assume power and take control of the farm.

Their revolutionary strategies for an idyllic and entirely fair existence free from human tyranny - seem tempting and preferable. No more short rations (benefit cuts), no more exploitation (zero hours contract), and no more spartan quarters (bedroom tax)... until one day power amongst the pigs turns them into arrogant and despotic masters - worse than the humans they sought to eliminate.

Join Napoleon, a middle...

Open Auditions for "Rough Justice"

Event Date: 
11/06/2017 - 2:30am
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

OPEN AUDITIONS For "ROUGH JUSTICE" A Courtroom Drama by Terence Frisby Director: Wendy Bishop Sunday, 11 June 2017 at 2.30 pm at The Blackmore Theatre Production Dates: Monday 25 – Saturday 30 September 2017 (including a matinee performance on the Saturday) Although the subject matter of this courtroom drama might be sensitive and controversial for some, the verbal skill of the writer is acerbic at times, periodically tender and certainly will tug at your heartstrings; as a whole it is altogether absorbing. As the Sunday Express critic observed “.. the courtroom interchanges positively...

Preliminary Read Through of the "Rough Justice" Script

Event Date: 
17/05/2017 - 7:30am
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

This is a Pre-Audition Read Through to familiarise yourself with this sensitive and absorbing Courtroom Drama. This is open to both Members and Non-Members of The Exmouth Players. It is also open to all age groups. No prior acting experience is needed. Scripts will be provided. Just pop along and join in the fun of it all. This will commence at 7.30pm at The Blackmore Theatre.

Western Division Quarter-Finals of the One Act Play Festival

Event Date: 
22/04/2017 - 2:30pm to 10:00pm
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

This is the Quarter-Finals of the Western Division of One Act Plays as part of The All England Theatre Festival 2017. This year these Quarter-Finals are being arranged by Teignmouth Drama Festival. Sadly, Teignmouth is at present without a Theatre. Please spare a thought for them and also for the local amateur musical and drama groups in Barnstaple who are in this case without two Theatres. Teignmouth Drama Festival has hired our venue at The Blackmore Theatre for this event. Performance times are 2.30pm and 7.30pm on Saturday 22nd April 2017. Two groups will be performing in the afternoon...

London Suite

Event Date: 
08/05/2017 - 7:30pm to 13/05/2017 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

"London Suite" is a comedy written by Neil Simon and will be presented at The Blackmore Theatre by The Exmouth Players from Monday 8th through to Saturday 13th May 2017, plus a Saturday Matinee. Evening performances commence at 7.30pm. The Matinee starts at 2.30pm. This play takes part in a London Suite. You may think of this as a sedate place, but what really is about to unfold? The play itself is made up of the four following plays:- • Settling Accounts - The Suite is occupied by an inebriated Welsh writer who is holding his long time business manager, caught absconding with the writer's...

The 38th Exmouth Amateur Festival of One Act Plays

Event Date: 
03/04/2017 - 7:30pm to 08/04/2017 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

This is an opportunity for those drama groups who have entered this year’s Festival to perform their One Act Plays in front of a professional adjudicator.

This Festival is part of The All England Theatre Festival 2017. It opens on Monday 3rd and runs through to Saturday 8th April 2017. Monday to Friday evening performances commence at 7.30pm. Saturday evenings performances commence at 7pm.

We are once again grateful to The Devoncourt Hotel of Exmouth who are sponsoring this Festival.

Mezzalchemy, Teignmouth Players, Ottery Community Theatre, Axminster Drama Club,...

Open Auditions for "The Titfield Thunderbolt"

Event Date: 
26/03/2017 - 3:00pm to 5:15pm
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

The Exmouth Players are holding auditions for their production of “The Titfield Thunderbolt”, a comedy by Philip Goulding, at The Blackmore Theatre, Bicton Street, on Sunday, 26th March 2017 starting at 3.00pm.

The play itself will run from Monday 3rd through to Saturday 8th July, including a Saturday matinee.

These auditions are open to you all. You don’t have to be a member of The Exmouth Players or even have acted before. Simply pop along and enjoy the occasion.

The residents of Titfield, finding they are about to lose the branch railway, decide to buy the...

Measure for Measure

Event Date: 
22/03/2017 - 7:30pm to 01/04/2017 - 10:00pm
Venue: 
Cygnet Theatre, Exeter

William Shakespeare Directed by Alistair Ganley

CYGNET is passionate about Shakespeare and strives to create accessible and relevant productions which value the text and draw out the drama and themes from the plays.

TEENAGE PREGNANCY, PROSTITUTION, CRIMINALITY

In Vienna strict codes of behaviour have not been enforced by those in power for a generation and moral laxity is rife. What will it take for the Viennese authorities to regain control of the public morality and at what cost? Angelo, the new Deputy of Vienna, decides to face the problem head-on by invoking an...

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