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Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 11/15/2018 - 8:17am

Your guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (16-18 November):

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Madagascar – The Musical Friday & Saturday, Exeter Northcott Join Alex (X-Factor 2016 winner Matt Terry), Marty, Melman and Gloria as they bound out of the zoo and onto the stage in this live musical spectacular. This smash hit musical features all of your favourite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar. https://exeternorthcott.co.uk

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Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 11/11/2018 - 9:35am

Your guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (9-11 November):

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Henry V Friday & Saturday, Exeter Northcott A divided nation. Trouble on the continent. An ambitious young prince. Emerging from his wild youth with a sense of purpose and adventure, Henry V wages war on France with devastating efficiency. But at what cost? How can he be a good leader and a good man? What compromises must be made in the name of victory? https://exeternorthcott.co.uk

Private Peaceful Saturday & Sunday, The Blackmore Theatre, Exmouth Private Peaceful relives...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 10/27/2018 - 3:14pm

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (26-28 October).

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Gluck's Opera "Orfeo ed Euridice" Friday, The Blackmore Theatre, Exmouth Orfeo ed Euridice, a tale originating in Greek Mythology, tells the story of Orfeo, a grieving man who is given the chance by Amore (the personification of love) to travel to the underworld in attempt to save his beloved wife Euridice. But is there more pain to be had in fighting nature? Can Euridice really be brought back, or has Orfeo been driven mad by grief? Tickets from the box office: 07484 509514
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The Chicago Blues Brothers are on a Motown Mission

Authored by Exeter Newsroom
Posted: Thu, 10/25/2018 - 5:53pm

The award-winning Chicago Blues Brothers present the world’s biggest and best tribute to the legendary Blues Brothers with ‘MOTOWN MISSION’, a two hour high energy, all-singing, all-dancing songfest featuring over 40 smash hits – many of which were featured in the Blues Brothers films – performed live in concert. They bring their high-energy tribute spectacular to Exeter's Northcott Theatre this Saturday 27th October.

Says Chris, who also serves as the show’s musical arranger and producer: “One of the things I love about being a Chicago Blues Brother is the chance to carry on the...

Musical tragicomedy, Richard Carpenter is Close to You, visits Exeter

Authored by Exeter Newsroom
Posted: Wed, 10/24/2018 - 11:04am

Following a sell out smash hit run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017, and a highly successful Australian tour, musical tragicomedy ‘Richard Carpenter is Close to You’ has embarked on a national tour and will be visiting Exeter's Phoenix Theatre on Sunday November 4th.

He was on top of the world. Looking down on creation. To the left of (and slightly behind) his kid sister, Karen. Now he's back in the spotlight, but it's no longer yesterday once more. In a world of rainy days and Mondays, one man's solitary journey to find himself has only just begun... so get yourself a ticket to ride,...

Puppetry of the Penis celebrate 20th anniversary with Greatest Bits UK Tour

Authored by Exeter Newsroom
Posted: Thu, 10/11/2018 - 9:31am

In the past 20 years, vast swathes of the Western World has played host to Puppetry of the Penis; the show has played to literally millions of people in over 35 countries, and in five languages. Today Australia’s greatest theatrical export, is celebrating their 20th Anniversary with the hilarious “Greatest Bits UK Tour” and are visiting Northcott Theatre, Exeter on October 26th. For those of you unacquainted with the phenomenon that is Puppetry Of The Penis, who perhaps wonder how a show that started in 1998 featuring naked men manipulating their dangly bits, could possibly have gone on...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 10/07/2018 - 12:24pm

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (5-7 October):

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Comedy at the Park Friday, Sandy Park, Exeter The headline act for the evening is confirmed as Paul McCaffrey, an experienced comic who has appeared on Russell Howard's Good News and BBC 3's Impractical Jokers. He will be joined by MC Noel Brodie, and Plymouth-based comedian Richard James, with further acts to be announced. www.sandypark.co.uk/book

No Half Life Friday & Saturday, Cygnet Theatre, Exeter Living through some of the most turbulent times in modern European...

Exeter Alum brings Critically Acclaimed Play, SKIN A CAT, to Exeter

Authored by Exeter Newsroom
Posted: Wed, 10/03/2018 - 7:57pm

Following an immensely successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018 ("a witty, tender play” **** Financial Times), a previous sell-out, award-winning run at The Vault Festival 2016 and a highly successful run at The Bunker London 2016, Rive Productions are delighted to bring Isley Lynn’s SKIN A CAT to Exeter Phoenix on 5th & 6th October.

Every teenager thinks they’re the only one not having sex. But for Alana (Lydia Larson), it may well be true. Every time she gets close to doing it, something just seems to get in the way. Soon she can’t help wondering if it’s this tricky for...

Brand new comedy nights with Suck a Lemon Comedy Club

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 10/02/2018 - 1:38pm

Laughter, they say, is the best medicine and at Suck A Lemon the doctor is definitely in session. Every fortnight they’ll be bringing the best, most entertaining and downright hilarious acts to Exeter for a brand new comedy night. Suck A Lemon will feature some of the hottest and funniest upcoming names in comedy alongside award-winning comedians and guests from TV shows such as BBC2's Mock The Week, Live at the Apollo and Britain's Got Talent. Our wonderful resident compares will lead proceedings for a guaranteed laugh-packed evening out.

Full bar with Suck A Lemon Comedy...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 09/29/2018 - 10:49pm

Your essential guide to What’s On in around Exeter this weekend (28-30 September).

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Eros and Psyche Friday, Cygnet Theatre, Exeter From raunchy to poetic, sacred to profane, pioneering performance storyteller Sally-Pomme Clayton recreates the myth of Eros and Psyche in spoken word and living sound. Tickets £10. https://cygnettheatre.co.uk

Horrible Histories: Awful Egyptians & Terrible Tudors Friday, Saturday & Sunday, Exeter Northcott We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So it’s time to prepare yourselves for two...

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