panto

Your New Year guide to What's On

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 01/01/2018 - 8:22am

Your essential guide to What's On in and around Exeter this weekend (30 December - 1 January).

THEATRE

Dick Whittington 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 for a family...

Your guide to What's On over Christmas

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 12/25/2017 - 2:06pm

Your essential guide to What's On in and around Exeter over Christmas

THEATRE

Dick Whittington 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 for a family Christmas panto treat! The...

Exeter Little Theatre Company present Beauty and the Beast with an Exeter twist

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 12/18/2017 - 2:07pm

Exeter Little Theatre Company [ELTC] presents the classic tale of Beauty and the Beast at the Barnfield Theatre in Exeter.

When the spoiled and arrogant Prince Scott is cursed by an evil fairy, he must learn to love before the last rose petal drops or face staying a beast forever.

With the help of his trusted servants he might stand a chance to break the spell when he meets the smart and charming Belle, whose family runs the popular Bottoms Up pub in Exeter.

However, the beast has competition in the romance stakes for Belle’s heart as the city’s heartthrob Gaston...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 12/14/2017 - 1:02pm

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (15-17 December).

THEATRE

Humbug! Friday, Saturday & Sunday, St Nicholas Priory, Exeter Inspired by Charles Dickens’ classic ghost story 'A Christmas Carol', Humbug! Will transport you back in time to the world of Ebenezer Scrooge. Featuring live music, video projections and plenty of surprises, Humbug! is an immersive, multi-sensory Christmas experience that takes place throughout Exeter's atmospheric St Nicholas Priory until 24 December. https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/FDJGDI

Dick...

Cinderella

Event Date: 
24/12/2017 - 12:00pm to 31/12/2017 - 8:30pm
Venue: 
Exmouth Pavilion, Seafront, Exmouth

Join Exmouth pantomime favourite "Stuart Earp" with an all star cast to be announced this Christmas as Trio Entertainment return to produce Cinderella.

Follow the rags to riches tale where dreams come true with a special invitation to the Ball. Cinderella is Fairy Godmother to make all her dreams come true! Watch with amazement as her pumpkin is transformed into a beautiful coach in the most magical fairy tale of them all.

https://www.ledleisure.co.uk/exmouth-pavilion/book-now/cinderella-pantomime

Volunteers knit 1,500 cupcakes for Exeter panto

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 12/01/2017 - 4:10pm

Back in July, the Northcott Theatre in Exeter appealed for volunteers to knit 1,000 cupcakes to be used in performances of our pantomime Dick Whittington.

The show, co-written by leading panto director Tony Lidington with Steve Bennett, who plays Dame Sarah Suet, marks a return to panto for the first time in eight years at the Northcott.

Knitters across Devon answered the call and surpassed expectations by downloading the Dick Knittington pattern and producing an amazing 1,456 of the woolly fancies.

Individuals and knitting groups took to the task with enthusiasm,...

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...

Beauty and the Beast

Event Date: 
21/12/2017 - 7:00pm to 06/01/2018 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

21st – 23rd December, 27th – 31st December, 1st January, 3rd – 6th January BatB_A4

in the Auditorium

Tickets £13.50 (£12)

3rd & 4th January all tickets £10

Be our guest this Christmas and enjoy a tale as old as time with ELTC’s production of Beauty and the Beast.

When the spoiled and arrogant Prince Scott is cursed by an evil fairy, he must learn to love before the last rose petal drops or face staying a beast forever. With the help of his trusted servants he might stand a chance to break the spell when he meets the smart and charming Belle,...

Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs

Event Date: 
10/12/2017 - 2:30pm to 17/12/2017 - 2:30pm
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

The Exmouth Players present “Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs”, an adaptation of the original Pantomime written by Alan P Frayn.

"...The tale of Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs needs no introduction, but the writer of this pantomime, Alan Frayn, has produced a wonderful adaptation that sticks closely to the original story and also introduces some marvellous new characters, together with typical pantomime situations in a delightfully fast-moving show." (Dereham Times)

There is a large cast of all ages (with children playing the Dwarfs) - OH YES THERE IS. There will be...

Cinderella

Event Date: 
09/12/2017 - 7:30pm to 01/01/2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Corn Exchange

How do you follow the record-breaking hit from 2016, 'Beauty & the Beast'? With the UK's favourite pantomime: CINDERELLA.

Last year's winning team return with a story full of magic and mess as Cinderella has to keep her wild Ugly Sisters under control. As sure as there will be a sing-along, though, Cinders is bound to meet her Prince Charming in the end...

As ever, the Corn Exchange brings you a top-class West End cast- more details coming very soon.

Exeter's premiere professional pantomime really is fun for all the family- you can rely on us for a great show...

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