THEATRE

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...

Richard Chappell Dance: UPLIFT

Event Date: 
03/06/2022 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Northcott Theatre

Internationally renowned ensemble Richard Chappell Dance returns to Exeter Northcott with UPLIFT a specially curated celebratory programme of transformative dance from some of the brightest young choreographers and performers working today.

The centrepiece of the evening’s programme will be a new version of Richard Chappell Dance’s seminal work Silence Between Waves , a flowing and mesmerising duet inspired by Chappell’s memories and experiences of growing up on the South Devon coast.

Shining a light on some of the dance worlds rising stars from across South West England...

Richard Chappell Dance returns to Exeter Northcott with UPLIFT

This spring Richard Chappell Dance ’s UK tour continues with a new mixed bill, UPLIFT , a specially curated evening of transformative dance from some of the brightest young choreographers and performers from South West England and Wales, at Exeter Northcott on Friday 3 June.

The centre piece of the evening will be a moving extract from Richard Chappell Dance ’s seminal work, Silence Between Waves . Taking inspiration from Richard’s memories and experiences of growing up on the South Devon coast, Silence Between Waves looks at our connection to home, distance and otherness. This...

Human

Event Date: 
17/06/2022 - 7:00pm to 18/06/2022 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Northcott Theatre

‘Human’ expresses the small moments of life that shape us. The stage is set with a trapeze, circus rope and a set of drums that the performers use to convey delightful stories of their lives alongside dance, original music and film. Music and binaural sound are played to the audience through silent disco headphones. All the performances are relaxed, BSL-interpreted, captioned and audio described.

Extraordinary Bodies is a collaboration between Cirque Bijou and Diverse City, who have worked together for the last decade creating multi-disciplinary circus shows with disabled and non...

Exeter Northcott Theatre announces The Stories We Tell heritage day programme

Exeter Northcott Theatre has announced the programme for its The Stories We Tell heritage day, which runs at the venue on 1 May.

Visitors will be able to take part in family-friendly craft activities and see community-led film, exhibitions and live performances inspired by stories uncovered from the Northcott Theatre Archive.

Sophie McCormack, Heritage Manager at Exeter Northcott Theatre, said: “ Two new live performances will take audiences on a tour to backstage areas of the theatre, on a journey through its history, and a new film asks who theatre is for and what...

Cygnet Theatre announces 2022 scholarships in partnership with The Stage

Cygnet Theatre is thrilled to be taking part in the 2022 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 only the second time Cygnet Theatre has partnered with them to offer this fantastic opportunity to potential students. After a huge number of entries in 2021, we have decided to open the scholarship up to two potential students for a 50% scholarship, worth £3,750 each.

Cygnet’s training takes a learn-while-doing approach, giving live performances as an...

Exeter Northcott Theatre launches summer season

Exeter Northcott Theatre is adding more live performances and theatre shows to its already packed programme of plays and comedy, dance and music events this year. Alongside a line-up of big hits including The Rise and Fall of Little Voice , Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World , English Touring Opera’s La Bohème and BalletBoyz’s Deluxe , Exeter’s flagship theatre has announced:

Extraordinary Bodies’ Human

Human (17-18 June) is a hybrid piece of circus, film and music that explores life-changing events from the performer’s lives. Human is audio described,...

Ladies bare all in the name of charity

Receiving fantastic 5 star reviews in the West End, Gary Barlow and Tim Firth’s award-winning musical comedy Calendar Girls is coming to the Northcott Theatre, Exeter, 11-16 April 2022, brought to you by Exeter Little Theatre Company (ELTC).

An Exeter based amateur company, ELTC have been entertaining audiences with Musicals, plays, comedies and annual Pantomimes since 1954, however, the Covid 19 pandemic has meant as with so many theatrical companies, they have been unable to put on a production for the last two years. Calendar Girls will mark a high profile return to the...

Calendar Girls The Musical

Event Date: 
11/04/2022 - 7:00pm to 16/04/2022 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Receiving fantastic 5 star reviews in the West End, Gary Barlow and Tim Firth’s award-winning musical comedy Calendar Girls is coming to the Northcott Theatre, Exeter, 11-16 April 2022, brought to you by Exeter Little Theatre Company (ELTC).

An Exeter based amateur company, ELTC have been entertaining audiences with Musicals, plays, comedies and annual Pantomimes since 1954, however, the Covid 19 pandemic has meant as with so many theatrical companies, they have been unable to put on a production for the last two years. Calendar Girls will mark a high profile return to the...

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