He’s the man with the sunglasses and the black suit who delivered some of the world’s darkest and most emotional ballads, yet Texas-born Roy Orbison remains one of the most distinctive looking, and sounding performers in modern music.
The one and only Barry Steele take’s on the role in The Roy Orbison Story. He comes with great credentials and a genuine admiration for the Big O.
Now he is set to put the rock back into ‘Roy Orbison’ as he takes to the stage to commemorate this legend in The Roy Orbison Story. Get ready for an upbeat night of solid gold 60s hits and 80s...
The UK’s favourite singing show, The X Factor, is back and on the lookout for the next big breakout music stars with the audition team back on the road, scouring the country for budding hopefuls to take part in series 16 of the hit music show.
The audition tour will be a nationwide search and is coming to the Guildhall Shopping Centre in Exeter on Saturday 2 February. Auditions take place between 9am and 6pm and it couldn’t be simpler to apply.
Groups or solo singers aged 16+ can apply online, registering for an upcoming event or turn up in person on the day. Everyone who...
Haydn's last major choral work, the sequel to The Creation. The work takes you through the changing year but concentrates less on the weather and more on hunting, dancing, eating and drinking! Come and join us as we enjoy the rustic pleasures of a time when things were simpler and more straight forward.
Your guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (18-20 January):
Lord of the Flies
Friday & Saturday, Exeter Northcott Theatre
Set against the backdrop of a mysterious conflict engulfing the world, a plane carrying a group of evacuated schoolchildren crash-lands on a deserted island. The eleven girls and boys that survive are faced with the challenge of co-existing in a hostile new environment severed from the society they have left behind. Can the children create something better than the war that drove them from their homes, or will...
Your guide to what’s on in and around Exeter this weekend (11-13 January):
Dick Whittington Friday & Saturday, America Hall, Pinhoe, Exeter Enjoy the adventures of the brave hero as he travels the road from rags to riches with his trusty cat. There is music, song, dance and laughter for all the family in this latest fun production by Pinhoe Pantomime Society. http://www.pinhoepantomime.co.uk
Panto on the Prairie Shaftesbury Theatre, Dawlish Dawlish Rep takes you to the Wild West! Calamity Jane (the Dame) emigrates from England to the American Wild West...
Now in the 20th successive year, Beyond The Barricade, the show that recreates original West End/Broadway musical hit songs with amazing authenticity, will visit Exeter's Northcott Theatre this Saturday, 12th January.
Made up of a cast of past principal performers from Les Miserables, this blockbusting two hour show, has delighted audiences throughout the UK, mainland Europe, Asia and New Zealand for two decades and in doing so, has established itself as the one of the nation’s longest running musical theatre concerts.
Alex Wilson (piano) and Alex Poulton (baritone) perform music of the early 20th Century, including rarely heard music by Ivor Gurney, Benjamin Britten and Frederick Septimus Kelly. Come to hear some music that hasn’t been performed in over 100 years in advance of a Toccata Classics CD release of previously unrecorded piano works by F.S.Kelly later in the year.
Entry is Free, with a retiring collection in aid of the Music Room Restoration Fund.
Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties, as Britain’s No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties, with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period, from the clothes that were worn, to flashbacks from television history, including: TV programmes, adverts and even clips from the original bands.
The Counterfeit Sixties presents a showcase of the great bands of this unforgettable time. The fantastic music of The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Dave Clark Five, The Kinks and The Monkees – to name but a...
Your guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (21-23 December):
Robin Hood Barnfield Theatre, Exeter The Exeter Little Theatre Company Panto! Head to Sherwood Forest and meet Robin and his Merry Men, outlaws robbing the rich and always landing themselves in trouble because of their terrible plans. Trying to keep them in line are Maid Marian and her Girlpower Gang, but the girls will have their work cut out for them unless both groups learn to work together to take on Nottingham’s meanest Snotty Notty and Sir Guy. Tickets £10-£14. http://www....
Your guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (14-16 December):
Jack and the Beanstalk Exeter Northcott Theatre Get ready for the climb of your life this Christmas, as Exeter Northcott Theatre presents a GIANT of a family pantomime. Expect plenty of audience participation, live music and laughs galore. Fee Fi Fo Fum…it’s panto fun for everyone! https://exeternorthcott.co.uk
Aladdin Exeter Corn Exchange Join a host of classic characters for songs, laughter and a perfect Christmas show! The most magical and adventurous of all pantomimes will be...