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Cirque Berserk! is coming to Exeter

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 01/24/2020 - 11:10am

Presented by Zippos, Cirque Berserk! Britain’s biggest and boldest theatre-circus spectacular, Cirque Berserk! is coming to Exeter in March at the start of a new national tour.

Combining beautiful contemporary circus artistry with hair-raising, death-defying stunts, all designed specially for staging in a theatre, the show is guaranteed to thrill audiences from 5 to 95!

The 2020 Cirque Berserk! show sees the return of its most famous – and most dangerous – act, the legendary ‘Globe of Death’, in which five motorcyclists defy gravity and risk life and limb traversing the...

Win family tickets and meet the stars in our Cirque Berserk! competition

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 01/20/2020 - 11:11pm

*** COMPETITION CLOSED **

After sell-out London West End runs and two sensational summers at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Cirque Berserk! the UK’s biggest theatre-circus spectacular is back with a full nationwide tour.

And you could win a Meet-the-Stars Family Ticket to see the show free at the performance of your choice (subject to availability) at Exeter Northcott Theatre from 3rd to 8th March.

Combining contemporary cirque-style artistry with adrenaline-fuelled stunt action, Zippos Cirque Berserk! is a danger-filled spectacle to amaze audiences from 5 to 95....

Beauty and the Beast

Event Date: 
30/11/2019 - 7:00pm to 05/01/2020 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Northcott

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!

Join Belle’s sister Soufflé, her father Monsieur Marzipan (Steve Bennett) and Dame Betty Bonbon as they team up to free Belle from the clutches of the Beast and save the family business. Will good triumph over evil? Will Betty finally find the sugar daddy she’s been waiting for? Will love find a way to reunite Belle and her missing Prince...

Beauty and the Beast

Event Date: 
30/11/2019 - 2:00pm to 05/01/2020 - 2:30pm
Venue: 
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!

Join Belle’s sister Soufflé, her father Monsieur Marzipan (Steve Bennett) and Dame Betty Bonbon as they team up to free Belle from the clutches of the Beast and save the family business. Will good triumph over evil? Will Betty finally find the sugar daddy...

Jack and the Beanstalk

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

For performance times and to book tickets please visit https://exeternorthcott.co.uk...

Flashdance – The Musical

Event Date: 
28/05/2018 - 7:30pm to 02/06/2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
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.

Prepare to be blown away with an astonishing musical spectacle and...

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...

Dick Whittington

Event Date: 
02/12/2017 - 7:00pm to 07/01/2018 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
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?

Expect plenty of audience participation, live...

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.

Tim Wonnacott first started appearing regularly on television in the early 1990’s on the BBC Antiques Roadshow. Subsequently he became a regular expert on a number of BBC antiques shows including The Great Antiques Hunt,...

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.

Robert Lindsay was part of the Exeter Northcott’s Rep Company during the early 1970s, alongside Brian Protheroe, John Nettles and Geraldine James. His Northcott career was particularly prolific, performing in a wide variety...

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