shakespeare

VE Day Celebration

Much Ado About Nothing

Event Date: 
04/06/2022 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Venue: 
Poltimore House and Grounds

‘I do love nothing in the world so well as you. Is not that strange?’ Sun & Moon Theatre are touring the South West this summer with a joyous, emotional and vibrant production of Much Ado About Nothing, one of Shakespeare’s best loved comedies. It's 1945, the war has ended, and Messina’s young men have returned ready for peace, celebration and … romance? Hero and Claudio are in love and engaged to be married, while Beatrice and Benedick are in a perpetual ‘merry war’, engaged in battles of wits and wills. But not everyone has come back unscathed, not all scars are visible, and the...

VE Day Celebration

Much Ado About Nothing

Event Date: 
04/06/2022 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Venue: 
Poltimore House and Grounds

‘I do love nothing in the world so well as you. Is not that strange?’ Sun & Moon Theatre are touring the South West this summer with a joyous, emotional and vibrant production of Much Ado About Nothing , one of Shakespeare’s best loved comedies. It's 1945, the war has ended, and Messina’s young men have returned ready for peace, celebration and … romance? Hero and Claudio are in love and engaged to be married, while Beatrice and Benedick are in a perpetual ‘merry war’, engaged in battles of wits and wills. But not everyone has come back unscathed, not all scars are visible, and the...

William Shakespeare's Macbeth - Exeter

Event Date: 
07/09/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Barnfield Road, Exeter. EX1 1SN Box Office Telephone: 01392 271808

“Macbeth” tells the tale of a Scottish war hero, who, tempted by ambition, power, and supernatural whisperings, begins a series of murders, to take and hold the throne. Returning home from war, Macbeth encounters three mysterious women, whose prophecy of kingship, sets in motion his ambition, and ultimately his fall into madness and blood... The Players perform the original, uncut Shakespearian text, set in the dark aftermath of a nuclear WW3, in a post-apocalyptic design, with the exotic of the supernatural, and immersive soundscapes, to create Macbeths world in a new vision of the drama...

As You Like It

Event Date: 
29/07/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Venue: 
Queen's Drive Space, Exmouth

'I like this place and willingly could waste my time in it'

Sun & Moon Theatre's latest open-air production is an uplifting, wondrous adaptation of Shakespeare's 'As You Like It'. Within the confines of the corporate, tech-obsessed world of the Court, the present is grinding, life is passing by and the future feels bleak. But when Rosalind is abruptly dismissed by her uncle, rather than despair, she and her cousin, Celia seize the opportunity for a fresh start, assuming new identities and embracing the liberty and joy of the Forest of Arden. Those who venture to the Forest find...

As You Like It

Event Date: 
24/07/2018 - 7:30pm to 25/07/2018 - 9:00pm
Venue: 
Poltimore House, Exeter

'I like this place and willingly could waste my time in it'

Sun & Moon Theatre's latest open-air production is an uplifting, wondrous adaptation of Shakespeare's 'As You Like It'. Within the confines of the corporate, tech-obsessed world of the Court, the present is grinding, life is passing by and the future feels bleak. But when Rosalind is abruptly dismissed by her uncle, rather than despair, she and her cousin, Celia seize the opportunity for a fresh start, assuming new identities and embracing the liberty and joy of the Forest of Arden.

Those who venture to the...

As You Like It

'I like this place and willingly could waste my time in it'

Sun & Moon Theatre's latest open-air production is an uplifting, wondrous adaptation of Shakespeare's 'As You Like It'. Within the confines of the corporate, tech-obsessed world of the Court, the present is grinding, life is passing by and the future feels bleak. But when Rosalind is abruptly dismissed by her uncle, rather than despair, she and her cousin, Celia seize the opportunity for a fresh start, assuming new identities and embracing the liberty and joy of the Forest of Arden.

Those who venture to the...

ELTC presents: The Comedy of Errors

Event Date: 
10/07/2018 - 7:30pm to 14/07/2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
The Barnfield Theatre

All A-bard!

Exeter Little Theatre Company (ELTC) prepare to bring the laughs in The Comedy of Errors.

Set sail for Greece with Exeter Little Theatre Company (ELTC) this July as it brings to life William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors.

The Barnfield Theatre will transform into the Greek city of Ephesus, a summer destination where crowds can enjoy a perfect evening of entertainment and laughs.

Meet Egeon (played by Andrew Mimmack), a merchant of the rival city Syrcause after being caught upon Ephesus’ shores and is facing execution unless he pays a huge...

The Comedy of Errors

Event Date: 
10/07/2018 - 7:00pm to 14/07/2018 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

All A-bard! ELTC prepare to bring the laughs in a Comedy of Errors

Set sail for Greece with Exeter Little Theatre Company (ELTC) this July as it brings to life William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors. The Barnfield Theatre will transform into the Greek city of Ephesus, a summer destination where crowds can enjoy a perfect evening of entertainment and laughs.

Meet Egeon (played by Andrew Mimmack), a merchant of the rival city Syrcause after being caught upon Ephesus’ shores and is facing execution unless he pays a huge ransom by sunset. He is brought before Duke Solinus (...

Julius Caesar

Event Date: 
23/05/2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Cygnet Theatre

‘Cry havoc and let slip the dogs of war’ The Actor’s Wheel return with a contemporary and striking production of Shakespeare’s searing political thriller. Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people take to the streets. But not all the voices of the city are raised in celebration. Fearing the rise of tyranny, what should the honourable citizen do? Shakespeare’s searing political thriller asks, if violence can ever be justified in opposing tyranny? What does freedom cost?

12+

Twelfth Night

Event Date: 
07/02/2018 - 7:30am to 24/02/2018 - 3:00am
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

STARRING DANI HARMER & GRAHAM SEED

Set twelve days after Christmas, perhaps the party has gone on too long? Perhaps the guests are a little hungover? Perhaps they’ve left it a little late to find true love? Director Ian Berry promises, ‘This stellar cast brings so much comic energy and fizz it will feel like Christmas has come again!”

BAFTA-nominated Dani Harmer achieved huge popularity as Tracy Beaker and now she can’t wait to bring Shakespeare to a new generation. ‘We really want to make people fall in love with the play,” she says. “It’s all about love and second...

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