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.
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.
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.
Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (5-7 October):
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
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.
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.
Your essential guide to What’s On in around Exeter this weekend (28-30 September).
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
Your essential guide to What’s on in and around Exeter this weekend (21-23 September)
Company Wayne McGregor – Autobiography Friday, Exeter Northcott
For 25 years, British choreographer and director Wayne McGregor has made choreography that interrogates life through the experience of the body. Now McGregor turns his attention to the body as archive, with a dance portrait illuminated by the sequencing of his own genome. https://exeternorthcott.co.uk
A unique and immersive Christmas experience taking place throughout Exeter's oldest building. Join Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey through past, present and future in this theatrical reimagining of Charles Dickens' classic ghost story A Christmas Carol.
Following a sell-out run last year, Humbug! returns to St Nicholas Priory this December. Expect live music, video projections and plenty of festive cheer!
It’s wartime, but the show must go on as Exeter Little Theatre Company (ELTC) brings the curtain up on one of theatre’s modern classics.
ELTC return to Exeter’s Barnfield Theatre this September to bring to life Ronald Harwood’s The Dresser, which captures the drama and relationships behind the scenes of a touring theatre company during World War II.