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Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 12/06/2018 - 12:59pm

Your guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (7-9 December):

THEATRE

Jack and the Beanstalk Daily, Exeter Northcott 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

Alice! Saturday & Sunday, The Blackmore Theatre, Exmouth This is a family orientated version of Alice’s adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-glass. Many of the...

ELTC present their 64th annual pantomime – Robin Hood

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Mon, 11/26/2018 - 7:48pm

Join the gang this Christmas as Exeter Little Theatre Company (ELTC) get ready to hit bullseye once again with their retelling of the classic story Robin Hood.

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.

Snotty is the Sheriff of Nottingham...

Panto on the Prairie

Event Date: 
11/01/2019 - 7:00pm to 19/01/2019 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Shaftesbury Theatre, Brunswick Place, Dawlish

It's panto time again, and this year Dawlish Rep is taking you to the Wild West!

Calamity Jane (the Dame) emigrates from England to the American Wild West, expecting to share in her brother’s goldmines, but instead she ends up being kidnapped by a band of Mexican Bandits who are working for an Indian called Geronimo.

Geronimo also plans to unseat Chief Talking Bull, lover of the fast-food hi-tech world of the paleface, and declare all-out war. But an unlikely alliance between the disillusioned Bandits, the outlaws Angelina and Jolie and Texas Ranger Clint Westwood, make...

Aladdin

Event Date: 
24/12/2018 - 11:00am to 31/12/2018 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Exmouth Pavilion

Trio Entertainment return to Exmouth Pavilion to make all your wishes come true with our magical Christmas pantomime Aladdin.

Tricked into going into the cave of wonders by the evil Abanazar, Aladdin finds himself trapped in a cave with nothing but a dirty old lamp and no way out.

When Aladdin rubs the lamp a magical genie appears to save the day and rescue him from the cave and grants him three extravagant wishes …

Join Exmouth Panto favourite Stuart Earp as the hilarious Aladdin joined by his wacky washerwoman mother Widow Twankey along with the beautiful Princess...

Aladdin

Event Date: 
08/12/2018 - 1:00pm to 01/01/2019 - 3:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Corn Exchange

Following the huge success of ' Beauty & the Beast', 'Cinderella', 'Jack & the Beanstalk', and 'Dick Whittington', Exeter Corn Exchange presents the most exciting traditional pantomime story: ‘ALADDIN’!

From Saturday 8th December 2018 to Tuesday 1st January 2019 you can join a host of classic characters for songs, laughter and a perfect Christmas show!

The most magical and adventurous of all pantomimes will be lavishly presented, with all the fun our pantos are now famous for! The festive tale is told with merriment and melody- plus a big dollop of slapstick fun and...

Dick Whittington

Event Date: 
09/01/2019 - 7:00pm to 12/01/2019 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
America Hall, Pinhoe, Exeter

Robin Hood

Event Date: 
20/12/2018 - 7:00pm to 05/01/2019 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

The Exeter Little Theatre Company Panto!

We all know the story of Robin Hood and his Merry Men, Little John, Will Scarlett and Friar Tuck – or at least we think we do.

What if we were to tell you the true and unadulterated truth about who really wore the tights in Sherwood Forest?

The story of Maid Marian – leader of the Girlpower Gang – feisty and impetuous. A fighter. Happier with a sword than knitting needles unless the needles were very, very sharp. And very fond of Robin Hood.

The story of Robin Hood who was, of course a hero but who often needed Marian...

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...

EastEnder's star leaves Albert Square for Exmouth and this year's Christmas panto!

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 08/30/2018 - 10:02pm

It may only be August, but the stars of this year's Christmas pantomime were in town on Tuesday to launch this year's show.

Following the huge success of last year's pantomime Cinderella Exmouth Pavilion have once again teamed up with north west pantomime company Trio Entertainment to bring the much loved traditional story of Aladdin to Exmouth this Christmas.

Aladdin will feature an all star cast including Eastender's and Strictly Come Dancing soap star Ricky Groves who is best known for his roles as Gary in the hit BBC soap Eastenders as well as making appearances on...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 01/07/2018 - 3:01pm

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend, 5-7 January.

THEATRE

Dick Whittington Friday, Saturday & Sunday, Exeter Northcott Theatre 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 music, magic, mayhem and lots of laughter – the perfect recipe...

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