Beauty and the Beast

Event Date: 
30/11/2019 - 2:00pm to 05/01/2020 - 2:30pm
Exeter Northcott Theatre

The Northcott panto is back, and this year it’s bigger and better than ever!

When Belle, the most beautiful girl in Paris, bumps into Prince Valentin in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower, love is definitely in the air. Well, until an Evil Enchantress turns up, that is, and everything suddenly gets a bit hairy. Really hairy!

Jack and the Beanstalk

Event Date: 
04/12/2018 - 10:30am to 06/01/2019 - 7:00pm
Exeter Northcott

Get ready for the climb of your life this Christmas, as Exeter Northcott Theatre presents a GIANT of a family pantomime.

Following on from 2017’s ‘Simply genius’ (Devon Live), smash-hit production of Dick Whittington, Devon’s favourite dame Steve Bennett is back again with a HUGE adventure that’s perfect for the whole family!

Expect plenty of audience participation, live music and laughs galore.  Fee Fi Fo Fum…it’s panto fun for everyone!

Written and directed by Steve Bennett

Flashdance – The Musical

Event Date: 
28/05/2018 - 7:30pm to 02/06/2018 - 7:30pm
Exeter Northcott

Flashdance – The Musical returns to the UK for the first time since 2011 starring Strictly Come Dancing Champion Joanne Clifton as Alex Owens and A1 heart-throb and singer-songwriter Ben Adams as Nick Hurley.

Flashdance tell the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex, a welder by day and ‘flashdancer’ by night, who dreams of going to the prestigious Shipley Dance Academy and becoming a professional dancer.  When a romance with Nick Hurley complicates her ambitions, she harnesses it to drive her dream.

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.

Dick Whittington

Event Date: 
02/12/2017 - 7:00pm to 07/01/2018 - 7:00pm
Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Pantomime comes home to the Northcott with a spectacular new staging of Dick Whittington, starring Exeter’s most popular Dame – Steve Bennett and directed by one of the country’s leading pantomime directors, Tony Lidington.

With his faithful Puss by his side Dick leaves his Exeter home for the bright lights of London in search of fame and fortune. Follow his adventures as he reaches the big city and travels the high seas. Will Dick find his fortune? Can he and Puss defeat the evil villain King Rat and return home triumphant?

Tim Wonnacott announced for Northcott Anniversary Gala

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 10/05/2017 - 9:12am

Exeter Northcott Theatre is delighted to announce that antiques expert and television presenter Tim Wonnacott will join its 50th anniversary gala line-up in November.

Best known for presenting BBC One’s Bargain Hunt, Tim will be the auctioneer at the 50th anniversary gala auction where audience members can bid on some exciting prizes yet to be announced.

Robert Lindsay announced for Northcott Anniversary Gala

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 07/27/2017 - 8:04am

Exeter Northcott Theatre has announced that acclaimed actor Robert Lindsay will perform in its 50th anniversary gala in November.

Robert is an Olivier-winning actor known for his acclaimed performances both on and off screen, including appearances with the Royal Shakespeare Company, as well his role as the hapless dentist Ben Harper in BBC’s My Family.

Exeter Northcott Theatre announces exciting autumn 2017 season

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 07/05/2017 - 3:51pm

Exeter Northcott Theatre is delighted to announce its exciting autumn 2017 season. The season will see the theatre celebrate its 50th anniversary, co-produce another UK national tour, and see pantomime return.

Paul Jepson, artistic and executive director at Exeter Northcott comments on the season “This autumn the Northcott turns fifty and I’m very proud to present this exciting season. There’s much to celebrate in our birthday year. We have an education department that is admired.

Dick Knittington appeal

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 07/04/2017 - 3:47pm

Exeter Northcott Theatre is appealing for knitters to help prepare for its Christmas pantomime.                                               

The theatre would like volunteers to create knitted cupcakes that can be used during the 60 performances of Dick Whittington, which takes place from Saturday 2 December until Sunday 7 January.

Spy thriller Our Man in Havana comes to Exeter

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 06/20/2017 - 9:08pm

Innovative theatre company Creative Cow from Devon brings an evening of hilarity and satire to Exeter in this witty adaptation of Graham Greene’s spy thriller ‘Our Man in Havana’.  Known as one of Greene’s ‘entertainments’, the play tells the tale of a luckless vacuum cleaner salesman who gets sucked in to a dirty world of espionage and double agents when the chance of helping out MI6 with a job or two proves too good an offer to resist.