panto

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...

Join the panto fun at Broadclyst

Authored by LizStraw
Posted: Sat, 12/31/2016 - 3:09pm

Book now to see Broadclyst’s renowned theatre group performing Dick Whittington and His Magical Cat.

Written and directed by Katie Jones it promises a tale of mischief, peril and a resistance movement led by Max the Cat! Under Katie’s energetic direction the six-year-old theatre group is aiming high having previously performed the hugely popular Calendar Girls (a sell-out) and Terry Pratchett’s Wyrd Sisters.

This is the theatre group’s sixth panto and every year the costumes, music (live band), set and the cast just get better and better. Katie explains her version of Dick...

Carry On Till Christmas

Event Date: 
13/12/2016 - 7:30pm to 16/12/2016 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
The Shed Theatre, Exeter

Festive cheer is running a bit low in Elf-eter and 2016 is proving difficult for Father Christmas.

He’s trying to sort out the naughty and nice list, but one thing’s for sure; it’s definitely coal for the England football team after the Euros.

Retirement is also on the cards but first the Christmas family and the elves have to stop the Three Scrooges from changing Christmas forever.

A Christmas pantomime for all ages, sit back, enjoy and Carry on Till Christmas.

Tickets are available for the additional night on Tuesday, December 13. Book online by visiting...

Snow White and the Seven Dwarves

Event Date: 
22/12/2016 - 7:00pm to 07/01/2017 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Come join Exeter Little Theatre Company as they bring to life the classic fairy-tale Snow White, for the first time in over 20 years!

Beautiful Snow White lives with Queen Evelyn in a grand palace but her life is far from that of a perfect princess. Joined by her best friend Silly Simon and childhood nurse, Nanny Nick-Nack, Snow White must learn to be brave and escape the clutches of her evil stepmother.

This production promises to be the greatest pantomime of them all. Filled with fun and laughter, toe-tapping songs, a beautiful girl, a nurturing Nanny, a very Silly Simon...

Soap legend leads all star panto in Exmouth

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 06/28/2016 - 1:09pm

OH no It isn't, Oh yes it is! It's only June but panto bosses at Exmouth Pavilion proudly announce this year's Christmas pantomime,The Wizard Of Oz.

One of the UK’s fastest growing pantomime companies has joined forces with Exmouth Pavilion for the third year running to bring the biggest pantomime the venue has had to date.

The Wizard of Oz will run at the theatre from Saturday 24th December to Monday 2nd January and will have an all star cast headlined by soap star legend Ken Farrington.

Ken first became nationally known for his role of wayward son Billy Walker in...

Tedburn Amateur Dramatic Society Pantomime - Sleeping Beauty

Event Date: 
11/02/2016 - 7:30pm to 13/02/2016 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Tedburn St Mary Village Hall, near Exeter

Tedburn Amateur Dramatic Society (TADS) are proud to present 'Sleeping Beauty' as their 2016 Pantomime.

This award winning Panto, written by Ben Crocker (former Artistic Director of the Northcott Theatre in Exeter) will be performed from Thursday 11th to Saturday 13th February at &:30pm at the Tedburn St Mary Village Hall (Matinee at 2:30pm on Saturday 13th February)

Tickets are £6 for Adults and £3 for Children (under 12)

Contact Elton Rowe on 01647 270040 or 07983 209615 or Email: TADSTSM@OUTLOOK.COM

Wizard of Oz ….. the Panto!

Event Date: 
27/01/2016 - 7:30pm to 31/01/2016 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

For their 29th annual pantomime, the Exeter Police & Hospital Players are delighted to perform ” Wizard of Oz ….. the Panto!”, based on L. Frank Baum’s original story but with our unusual twists & new characters. Join us for an evening/afternoon of fun, song, dance & laughter when Dorothy & her Aunt Em are transported by a tornado from Exeter to the Merry Old Land of Oz! In their quest to return home, they must travel on the Yellow Brick Road, where they meet the fabled Lion, Scarecrow & Tin Man, who then help Dorothy battle the Wicked Witch & other new faces. Will...

Panto magic at Broadclyst

Authored by Liz Straw
Posted: Tue, 12/29/2015 - 10:42am

Broadclyst Theatre Group transports you to Old Peking for the most popular Arabian Nights magical tale of Aladdin.

There you’ll be met by the irascible widow Twanky and entertained by Peking’s giant Kung Fu Panda.

It will be a raucous evening full of your favourite daft jokes, catchy tunes, and loads of crazy dance moves. We've got amazing, colourful costumes, great scenery sets and it will be a fun night out for all the family.

Will Abanaza be thwarted in his attempts to kidnap the princess and steal the magic lamp?

Will our young hero Aladdin and his...

Aladdin

Event Date: 
07/01/2016 - 7:30pm to 09/01/2016 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Victory Hall, Broadclyst

Broadclyst Theatre Group transports you to Old Peking for the most popular Arabian Nights magical tale of Aladdin.

There you’ll be met by the irascible widow Twanky and entertained by Peking’s giant Kung Fu Panda.

It will be a raucous evening full of your favourite daft jokes, catchy tunes, and loads of crazy dance moves. We've got amazing, colourful costumes, great scenery sets and it will be a fun night out for all the family.

Will Abanaza be thwarted in his attempts to kidnap the princess and steal the magic lamp?

Will our young hero Aladdin and his...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 12/25/2015 - 11:43pm

Your essential guide to What's On in and around Exeter this weekend - 25-28 December 2015

THEATRE

Eloise and the Curse of the Golden Whisk Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter The year is 1944. In the depths of a dusty larder in the bombed ruins of an Exeter restaurant, Eloise finds a beautiful, golden whisk. But when she clutches the shimmering relic, she unleashes an ancient curse. The show runs until 9 January. Performance times and tickets: www.bikeshedtheatre.co.uk

A Christmas Carol Exeter Northcott Theatre Ebenezer Scrooge is a notoriously bitter old man who is...

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