Mark Thomas is 55, the NHS is 70, UK national average life expectancy is 84. If Mark makes it to 84 the NHS will be 100, what will they both look like? Based on a series of interviews with leading experts in and on the NHS and residencies in hospitals and surgeries, Thomas (working with director Nicolas Kent) uses his own demise to explore the state we’re in. What's going right, what’s going wrong and how does it get better?
Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (30 November – 2 December):
The Elvis Years Friday, Exmouth Pavilion It’s time to get well and truly in the Christmas spirit as smash-hit musical production The Elvis Years brings its very special seasonal twist to theatres across the UK in December 2018. Experience an Elvis-style Christmas like never before in an evening packed with solid-gold Elvis classics, plus all the moments that make Christmas the most wonderful time of the year. https://www.ledleisure.co.uk/exmouth-pavilion
Saturday 23rd February 2.30pm & 7.30pm multi story theatre company Digging the Dirt
A couple from a time past try to dig a brighter future whilst a couple from time present face the repercussions of whistle-blowing. The impulse to make the world a better place comes up against the challenges inherent in working together. How far do you compromise to protect your principles? multi story was created in 2000 by Bill Buffery and Gill Nathanson inspired by their visits to Canadian Fringes and built on years of touring experience in the UK. Our work for adult audiences is our way of...
Friday 15th February 7.30pm Autact Theatre The Duck The Duck believes that she is swimming through a world of people just like her, until the day she is diagnosed with autism. Now she needs to re-examine who she is and what that means. A powerful and beautiful glimpse into one autistic woman’s world.
Autact Theatre began in 2017, when Jo Loyn, our Director, realised that she had all the resources at her fingertips to start something new and exciting; our actor, Lucy Theobald and Rhi Lloyd-Williams, a Writer, Poet, Speaker and Autism Advocate. Jo decided to see if together we could...
The Gothic Dartmoor concert explores a rich vein of myth and legend through the tales of Dartmoor. The songs are selected from the folk song collection made at the end of the C19th by Squire and Parson Revd. Sabine Baring-Gould, and inspired by his other writings, including The Book of Dartmoor and The Book of Were-Wolves. Wren Music has put together an impressive company to bring you ‘Gothic Dartmoor’ – Marilyn Tucker: Singer and storyteller, Paul Wilson: Multi-instrumentalist and singer, Jon Dyer: Experienced...
It's panto time again, and this year Dawlish Rep is taking you to the Wild West!
Calamity Jane (the Dame) emigrates from England to the American Wild West, expecting to share in her brother’s goldmines, but instead she ends up being kidnapped by a band of Mexican Bandits who are working for an Indian called Geronimo.
Geronimo also plans to unseat Chief Talking Bull, lover of the fast-food hi-tech world of the paleface, and declare all-out war. But an unlikely alliance between the disillusioned Bandits, the outlaws Angelina and Jolie and Texas Ranger Clint Westwood, make...
We all know the story of Robin Hood and his Merry Men, Little John, Will Scarlett and Friar Tuck – or at least we think we do.
What if we were to tell you the true and unadulterated truth about who really wore the tights in Sherwood Forest?
The story of Maid Marian – leader of the Girlpower Gang – feisty and impetuous. A fighter. Happier with a sword than knitting needles unless the needles were very, very sharp. And very fond of Robin Hood.
The story of Robin Hood who was, of course a hero but who often needed Marian...
What do a measuring tape, a priest with a clamped car and a polyester frill have in common?
They all mean something to Emily.
Follow her on a heart-warming story of love and laughter to find out what that is. She will take you on a journey back to Dublin, back in time, to the week her father died. In her own words; "some of the most fun 5 days of her life" There will be sing-a-longs, stories, laughter and tears all served with a healthy dose of brandy.
Polyester is an honest, moving show that will transport you into the heart of an Irish family.