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.

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.

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.

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):


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.

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.

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.

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).


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.

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 09/16/2018 - 3:10pm

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.


Event Date: 
12/12/2018 - 7:00pm to 24/12/2018 - 8:15pm
St Nicholas Priory

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!

Places are limited so book now to avoid disappointment!

Behind the curtain: ELTC suits up for The Dresser...

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 09/09/2018 - 11:16am

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.