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LAVENDER, a new queer play by Devon writer premiers in Exeter and London

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 02/20/2022 - 10:42pm

LAVENDER is a crude and chaotic history lesson in the lives of two young queers. A butch Marxist trainwreck who works in the cereal aisle. A Christian with an engagement ring and the voice of an angel. Surrounding them is fifteen years of history. The rubble of polyester thongs, dolls and skipping ropes. Devon.

Characters Lucy and Nancy are down-to-earth, despicable and completely familiar. Future uncertain, they must face up to where it all began: sharpening pencils and plucking the wings off of flies, aged seven. Conceived by Torbay-based writer Holly Fitzpatrick, this fast-...

LGBTQIA communities to help create new Exeter play showing history of loneliness and exclusion

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 01/29/2021 - 7:55pm

A new play co-created by people living in the South West – due to be performed in Exeter – will show the long history of LGBTQIA loneliness and marginalisation.

Mistreatment and exclusion from society has meant LGBTQIA communities have created their own spaces for solidarity, creativity, and dialogue. Dr Charlotte Jones and Dr Fred Cooper, from the University of Exeter, will work with organisations and individuals in Devon and Cornwall to develop and stage the new production, as well as to discuss the endemic issue of LGBTQIA exclusion.

The play will be written by...

ATTWN - Male Audition Flyer

Open Auditions for Males for 'And Then There Were None'

Event Date: 
22/01/2020 - 9:30am to 26/01/2020 - 5:30pm
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

OPEN AUDITIONS FOR THE EXMOUTH PLAYERS PRODUCTION OF ‘AND THEN THERE WERE NONE’, A DARK THRILLER BY AGATHA CHRISTIE

The Exmouth Players are holding open auditions for males only in an attempt to finally cast our April production of Agatha Christie’s Thriller, ‘And Then There Were None’ on Sunday 26th January 2020 at 2.00pm at The Blackmore Theatre, Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU.

These auditions are open to all males regardless of whether you are a member or non-member of The Exmouth Players. It doesn’t matter whether you have acted before or not, or have any experience of...

Gonzo Moose - Once Upon A Time

Once Upon a Time in Exeter is a slapstick comedy adventure

A fairy tale like no other is coming to Exeter and is sure to leave audiences living happily ever after.

Gonzo Moose Theatre Company are back with their comedy adventure Once Upon A Time . The 90 minute show is packed full of hilarious slapstick, verbal wit, live music and even has a sensational death-defying finale, and will be at Exeter Phoenix on Tuesday 28th January.

Having previously thrilled audiences with hit shows The Thing That Came From Over There and What The Dickens, Gonzo Moose are back with a their fairy tale adventure bursting with physical comedy, absurd...

"Beyond Reasonable Doubt"

Open Auditions for "Beyond Reasonable Doubt", A Play by Jeffrey Archer

Event Date: 
12/11/2019 - 7:00pm to 14/11/2019 - 9:30pm
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

OPEN AUDITIONS FOR THE EXMOUTH PLAYERS PRODUCTION OF ‘BEYOND REASONABLE DOUBT’ A PLAY BY JEFFREY ARCHER The Exmouth Players are holding open auditions, open to you all regardless of age and/or whether you are an Exmouth Players member or not, on 12th-14th November 2019. It doesn’t matter whether you have acted before or not, or have any experience of performing on stage. Just come along and enjoy the fun and experience of it all. These auditions will be taking place on Tuesday 12th, Wednesday 13th & Thursday 14th November 2019 at 7.00pm at The Blackmore Theatre, Bicton Street, Exmouth...

"Beyond Reasonable Doubt"

Open Auditions - "Beyond Reasonable Doubt", A Play by Jeffrey Archer

Event Date: 
18/10/2019 - 9:30am to 14/11/2019 - 9:30pm
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

OPEN AUDITIONS FOR THE EXMOUTH PLAYERS PRODUCTION OF ‘BEYOND REASONABLE DOUBT’ A PLAY BY JEFFREY ARCHER

The Exmouth Players are holding open auditions, open to you all regardless of age and/or whether you are an Exmouth Players member or not, on 12th-14th November 2019. It doesn’t matter whether you have acted before or not, or have any experience of performing on stage. Just come along and enjoy the fun and experience of it all. These auditions will be taking place on Tuesday 12th, Wednesday 13th & Thursday 14th November 2019 at 7.00pm at The Blackmore Theatre, Bicton Street,...

Colder Than Here

"Colder Than Here"

Event Date: 
16/09/2019 - 7:30pm to 21/09/2019 - 10:00pm

The Exmouth Players present “Colder Than Here”, a black comedy, by Laura Wade at The Blackmore Theatre, Bicton Street, Exmouth, on the following dates and times: • Monday 16th to Friday 20th September 2019 at 7.30pm; and • Saturday 21st September - Matinee Performance (only) at 2.30pm.

Synopsis: Nobody can ignore the fact that Myra is dying, but in the meantime life goes on. There are boilers to be fixed, cats to be fed and the perfect funeral to be planned. As a mother researches burial spots and biodegradable coffins, her family are finally forced to communicate with her, and...

Colder Than Here

"Colder Than Here" - Ticket Announcement

Event Date: 
05/08/2019 - 9:30am to 21/09/2019 - 2:30pm
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

Tickets are on sale daily from 9.30am on 5th August 2019 for The Exmouth Players production of “Colder Than Here”, a black comedy by Laura Wade, at The Blackmore Theatre, Exmouth. Please contact Ticket Line 07484 509514 from this time to book. The Production Dates & Times are: • Monday 16th to Friday 20th September 2019 at 7.30pm; and • Saturday 21st September - Matinee Performance (only) at 2.30pm.

Synopsis: Nobody can ignore the fact that Myra is dying, but in the meantime life goes on. There are boilers to be fixed, cats to be fed and the perfect funeral to be planned. As a...

"Running Out"

"Running Out"

Event Date: 
26/07/2019 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

From the Director who directed The Exmouth Players production of “The Vicar of Dibley” earlier this year, Ryan Wilce performs ‘Running Out’, a one man show produced by Untamed Theatre, created by Ryan and also Jon Nash, as part of its South West tour 2019. This production will be presented at The Blackmore Theatre on 26th July 2019 at 7.30pm. Jake’s running out of time: fortunately that’s never been a problem for him. If you could pause moments of your life which would you choose? To stay in the happy ones? Postpone the horrible ones? Do you sometimes have to let the clock run on?...

"Running Out"

"Running Out" - Ticket Announcement

Event Date: 
01/07/2019 - 9:30am to 26/07/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
The Blackmore Theatre, 10 Bicton Street, Exmouth, EX8 2RU

Tickets are now on sale for "Running Out" presented by Untamed Theatre at The Blackmore Theatre, Exmouth, on 26th July 2019 at 7.30pm. From the Director who directed The Exmouth Players production of “The Vicar of Dibley” earlier this year, Ryan Wilce performs ‘Running Out’, a one man show produced by Untamed Theatre, created by Ryan and also Jon Nash, as part of its South West tour 2019. Jake’s running out of time: fortunately that’s never been a problem for him. If you could pause moments of your life which would you choose? To stay in the happy ones? Postpone the horrible ones? Do you...

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