Seven ways to say "He's behind you!" around Exeter

Authored by Chalk and Ward PR
Posted: Fri, 12/14/2012 - 11:56pm

What would Christmas be without the prerequisite pantomime dames, fairytale princesses and cross-dressing performers cavorting around the city's theatres and village halls.

Here is The Exeter Daily's round-up of the best pantomimes in and around the city...

Ali Baba & the Forty Thieves

Until 16 December, Broadclyst Victory Hall

Join Broadclyst Theatre Group for some Arabian Nights as Ali Baba, his family, friends and foe conjure up the bustling streets of Baghdad at the Victory Hall this Christmas. This production promises to be colourful, musical,...

Cinderella Makes Dreams Come True at Exeter Corn Exchange

Authored by Kickline
Posted: Thu, 11/07/2013 - 9:38am

As the only professional pantomime produced in Exeter, the seasonal offering at Exeter Corn Exchange has become an essential part of Christmas in the city since the first one, “Snow White” in 2010.

Produced by Kickline Theatre, this year’s panto is the ultimate dreams-come-true story, “Cinderella”. The show runs from 14 December - 5 January and tickets are available from Exeter Corn Exchange on 01392 665938 and at

Kickline’s pantomime performers have always been strong on professional stage experience, not least Exeter actor Daniel Page who...

Shaldon Theatre Company: Little Red Riding Hood

Event Date: 
23/01/2013 - 7:30pm to 26/01/2013 - 7:30pm
Carlton Theatre, Teignmouth

With panto season almost upon us once again Shaldon Theatre Company look forward to entertaining you with another spectacular show, Little Red Riding Hood which will be performed at the Carlton Theatre, Teignmouth from 23-26 January 2013. Evening performances will commence at 7.30pm and Saturday's matinee will be at 2.30pm.

This year sees a Special Gala Evening Performance taking place on 24 January . Carriages should arrive by 7pm to be greeted by some of the cast, a complimentary drink and nibbles will be served on arrival. Dress code will be black tie, giving the ladies and...

A-Lad-In Trouble (over 18s only) at Exmouth Pavilion

Event Date: 
04/01/2013 - 7:00pm
Exmouth Pavilion
This is a fantastic production of a full scale adult pantomime, based on Aladdin. The audience will shout It’s behind you, they will warn Aladdin when the villain is tying to steal the lamp. They will Shout Oh yes it is Oh no it’s not when directed to do so. They will boo the villains and Cheer the hero. Then again they may want to Boo the hero. It’s a fun show, bawdy, yes, profane language, most certainly. You wouldn't bring your maiden aunt, well, not unless she bought her own ticket! Wrapped up in the format or a traditional adult pantomime but spiced up and given an adult twist. It is non...

Aladdin - Exmouth Pavilion's Christmas pantomime

Event Date: 
26/12/2012 - 2:00pm to 27/12/2012 - 2:00pm
Exmouth Pavilion
Flying in on a magical carpet ride this spectacular Pantomime delivers all that is expected of a good pantomime but even more so because it's written by Scott Clarkson and produced by Fame Factory Spotlight you know you are guaranteed a great show. On the whole a whopper of a show that you will be remembering with a smile for months, maybe even years to come!! This superb production has songs we all know, which enhances and aids a script to which families can all relate with modern upto date jokes and references. Clear, straightforward, and full of non stop fun appealing to both boys and...

Daniel Page stars in Aladdin at Exeter Corn Exchange

Event Date: 
15/12/2012 - 2:00pm to 06/01/2013 - 3:00pm
Exeter Corn Exchange
Kickline and Exeter Corn Exchange are pleased to announce that the pantomime for 2012 will be Aladdin. Following the huge success of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, starring Sandra Dickinson and Steve Bennett, and Dick Whittington starring Peter Duncan, Exeter Corn Exchange presents one of the most love traditional pantomimes: Aladdin. From Saturday 15 December to Sunday 6 January you can join a host of classic characters for songs, laughter and a perfect Christmas show. The much-loved story tells of a simple lad who finds riches and adventure in far off Arabia. Along the way he must defeat...