THEATRE

Cast announced for world premiere of new comedy, Sheila's Island

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 11/19/2021 - 10:31pm

The UK tour of Sheila’s Island will star Olivier Award winner Sara Crowe ( Private Lives , Aldwych Theatre; Calendar Girls the Musical , UK Tour and West End; Four Weddings and a Funeral ), Eastern Eye Award winner Rina Fatania ( Waking/Walking , Kiln Theatre; Dead Dog in a Suitcase , UK and International tour), Judy Flynn ( The Brittas Empire , BBC; Dinnerladies , BBC), and Abigail Thaw ( Endeavour , ITV).

The show will begin its tour at the Northcott Theatre in Exeter from the 22nd – 26th February 2022 .

Rooted in the everyday lives of four women finding themselves...

Scarlet Oak Theatre present The Zoo That Comes To You

Event Date: 
17/10/2021 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Phoenix

A joyous puppet show inviting people of all ages to join the conversation about animal conservation.

After what has been a strange year for education and the arts industry, Jasmine Orchard and Lucia d’Inverno are as determined as ever to use theatre to educate and entertain. Combining their experience as professional performers with their work as mentors and facilitators of young people, this company designs their work to be engaging and accessible to children and their grownups. Scarlet Oak Theatre are bringing their new show to The Exeter Phoenix as part of Exeter Fringe...

The Zoo That Comes To You at Exeter Fringe Festival

A joyous puppet show inviting people of all ages to join the conversation about animal conservation.

After what has been a strange year for education and the arts industry, Jasmine Orchard and Lucia d’Inverno are as determined as ever to use theatre to educate and entertain. Combining their experience as professional performers with their work as mentors and facilitators of young people, this company designs their work to be engaging and accessible to children and their grownups. Scarlet Oak Theatre are bringing their new show to The Exeter Phoenix as part of Exeter Fringe Festival on...

Strictly Sherlock!

Event Date: 
14/10/2021 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Cygnet Theatre

Join the king of the detectives as he brings to life some of his greatest and most baffling cases. This original one-man show has been adapted from the originals written by Arthur Conan Doyle. We eschew the excesses and deviations of other adaptations and return to the original source material. An evening of deliciously atmospheric theatre. With tales from his most chilling cases: “The Sussex Vampire”, “The Creeping Man” and “The Devil's Foot! Expect nothing but Strictly Sherlock!

Jonathan Goodwin returns as Sherlock Holmes, in a show scripted by himself and co-directed by Goodwin...

Exeter based Richard Chappell Dance brings brand-new work to the Northcott

This autumn, critically acclaimed choreographer Richard Chappell premieres his most ambitious work to date, Infinite Ways Home, opening at Exeter Northcott on 24 & 25 September and Cardiff’s immersive CULTVR on 2 October.

Chappell’s first full-length production for a mid-scale stage, Infinite Ways Home sees six performers explore their perceptions of reality through other-worldly experiences, connecting ideas of Celtic traditions of ritual with modern day experiences of rave culture.

Combining Chappell’s diverse choreographic language of ballet, contemporary dance...

Peter Pan is back, bigger and more raucous than ever before!

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sat, 07/31/2021 - 11:58pm

This August a delightful and terrifically modern musical theatre adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s classic tale comes to the historic Powderham Castle , some parts of which age back to 14th century. Brought to life by an exceptionally talented young cast from British Youth Music Theatre (BYMT), this truly memorable family show combines a fabulous pop-rock score, and features the stunning ensemble work.

Embark on a breath-taking journey to Neverland with the boy who never grew up. The acclaimed creative team and young performers will be working together to recreate the vivid and magical...

Representation & Voice - a discussion inspired by Exeter Northcott's Archive

Representation & Voice: Northcott invites online discussion, inspired by its archive

Exeter Northcott Theatre will host an online discussion to explore the representation of ethnically diverse stories in its archive.

Learning from the past so we can be better in the future: Considering representation and ‘voice' is a free event taking place on 8 June at 7pm via the theatre’s website www.exeternorthcott.co.uk .

Louisa Adjoa Parker , a poet and writer, will chair the discussion and she’ll be joined by a panel of guests including Alix Harris , Director of Beyond Face Theatre and Sandhya Dave , co-founder of Devon Diversity Consultants.

The talk is...

Exeter Northcott

Exeter Northcott partners with Creative Industries Federation to stream Le Navet Bete’s Treasure Island

A trailblazing partnership has been set up to enable global audiences the chance to enjoy an hilarious version of a British classic - Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island .

Le Navet Bete’s version of this swashbuckling adventure at the Northcott Theatre was one of the few productions able to play to a live socially-distanced audience over the Christmas period. With standing ovations and rapturous applause, audiences praised the show for offering much-needed laughter and escapism after a difficult year. Unfortunately, with tightening lockdown restrictions, the run was cut...

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Cygnet Theatre to be part of The Stage national scholarship scheme

Cygnet Theatre is thrilled to be taking part in the 2021 scholarship scheme organised by national industry newspaper The Stage.

The Stage Scholarships scheme has now been running for more than 30 years, but this is the first time Cygnet Theatre has partnered with them to offer this fantastic opportunity to one potential student. Successful auditionees will receive a year’s free training on our foundation course, worth £7,500.

Cygnet’s training takes a learn-while-doing approach, giving live performances as an ensemble to paying audiences from term one. All students...

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....

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