pantomime

Exeter Northcott Theatre and Le Navet Bete to present an original panto adventure - Robin Hood!

Exeter’s flagship theatre and the city’s very own merry men, Le Navet Bete, are to collaborate on the creation of a brand-new Christmas production of Robin Hood . Exeter Northcott has an established reputation for presenting large scale, quality pantomimes, with more than 18,000 people of all ages enjoying Beauty & The Beast in 2019.

While the pandemic closed many theatres through 2020 and 2021, the Northcott was able to keep its doors open at Christmas by working with Le Navet Bete to revive their comic take on Treasure Island - which went on to win Exeter Living’s Best...

Legendary TV personality Basil Brush to feature in Devon panto!

The team behind the Exmouth Pavilion Christmas Pantomime haven confirmed TV Legend and all round good fox, Basil Brush will join pantomime favourite Stuart Earp in this year’s production of Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs.

Basil Brush will feature as The Magic Mirror alongside Stuart Earp as Muddles, Harry Moore as Nurse Nellie, Kassie Malam as Snow White, Jessica Fay Long as The Wicked Queen and Exeter's own Sam Emmerson as The Prince.

Producer Kevin Brown says “It’s going to be a great pantomime this year after sadly having to cancel last year’s production, we cannot...

Barnfield Theatre

Jack and the Beanstalk - Online panto

Event Date: 
13/02/2021 - 12:00pm to 20/02/2021 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
ONLINE via Barnfield Theatre, Exeter
Peter Duncan presents Jack and the Beanstalk: The Grand Family Pantomime Online

13 Feb 2021 — 20 Feb 2021

Ticket £25 per household with unlimited access for the week!

Our theatres find themseles in unexpected times with the great festive tradition of the family pantomime cancelled in many towns and cities across the land, but riding to the rescue, to make sure that panto-loving audiences don’t miss out on this special experience is 'Blue Peter' legend Peter Duncan with his biggest and best "Here's One I Made Earlier" challenge!

Peter, a critically acclaimed...

The Wizard's Magic is Powerful

UPDATE

Now that Devon has been placed into Tier 3, all performances of The Wizard of Oz (from 31 December onwards) will sadly have to be cancelled.

Full refunds will automatically be issued. Should you have any questions about this please email box.office@exeter.gov.uk

Click here for more information about what's still open and what's not in Exeter.

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THE WIZARD OF OZ continues to delight audiences at Exeter Corn Exchange following the latest...

Oh yes it is! Curtains set to rise for Exeter’s Christmas Panto 

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 12/03/2020 - 10:51am

Exeter’s Corn Exchange is preparing to lift its curtains for the first time since March as it welcomes audiences to its latest Christmas panto, The Wizard of Oz.

Now in its 11th year, the Christmas pantomime at the Corn Exchange will be the only panto running this holiday season in Exeter, and one of the only in the whole south west region.

The Wizard of Oz will draw together talented artists from London’s West End. Leading the cast will be Daniel Page, who has worked for the RSC and was an original cast member of the West End’s Billy Elliot. The Wizard will be played by...

Look(era) behind you, Exeter!

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Wed, 12/02/2020 - 10:25am

The main sponsors of the world’s first drive-thru Christmas panto road show has said it has been delighted by the response of the local community across Exeter to its sold out car park panto shows at Exeter Racecourse on Friday 18th December.

Lookers has urged families across Exeter to keep a lookout on its social media channels for a final opportunity to win free tickets to the sold-out performances atExeter Racecourse. In addition, Lookers staff will have the opportunity to nominate a “local hero” who will be given free tickets and VIP status at the performances.

In...

Wizard of Oz set for Exeter Corn Exchange

The spirit of Christmas can never be defeated, and just like Santa, panto will always find a way to make an appearance!

That is certainly the case at Exeter Corn Exchange, where preparations are being made for this year’s pantomime, The Wizard of Oz!

In true theatre tradition the show must go on and with the Coronavirus pandemic, organisers have been working hard to ensure this year’s production allows safe family fun, with extra precautions put in place.

These include socially distanced seating, extra cleaning and a shorter running time without an interval....

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...

Join ELTC on a magical journey to Old Peking this Christmas

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 12/23/2019 - 12:18pm

Exeter Little Theatre Company have been entertaining audiences with their annual pantomime for 65 years.

From the directors that brought you the hugely successful pantomime ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs' in 2016/2017, this Christmas ELTC bring you the well loved, traditional family pantomime ‘Aladdin’.

Meet hero Aladdin, his comical brother WisheeWashee and their hard working mum, Widow Twankey in a bid to go from rags to riches. Aladdin, however, has love on his mind as he tries to win over the heart of the beautiful Princess Jasmine, much to the disapproval of her...

Aladdin

Event Date: 
23/12/2019 - 7:00pm to 04/01/2020 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Join ELTC on a magical journey to Old Peking this ChristmasExeter Little Theatre Company have been entertaining audiences with their annual pantomime for 65 years.

From the directors that brought you the hugely successful pantomime ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs' in 2016/2017, this Christmas ELTC bring you the well loved, traditional family pantomime ‘Aladdin’.

Meet hero Aladdin, his comical brother WisheeWashee and their hard working mum, Widow Twankey in a bid to go from rags to riches. Aladdin, however, has love on his mind as he tries to win over the heart of the...

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