THEATRE

Powder and Paint, the Musical. SOLD OUT

Authored by Danny.OC
Posted: Tue, 10/30/2012 - 4:09pm
The World Premier of The Helena Rubinstein Story, "Powder and Paint", which has its first ever performance in Crediton, is a complete sell out. All four performances from Wednesday through to Saturday are now full. As ticket agents for Crediton Operatic and Drama Society (CODS), we at Olivia James Design have been amazed by the response from the puplic for tickets for a brand new production. "CODS always put on a very professional show and we know this will be no exception" I already have a waiting list for any returns. Can't wait to see the reviews. Break a leg guys. Danny www.oliviajames.co...

Theatre of Dreams inspiring creative kids this half term

Authored by Chalk and Ward PR
Posted: Wed, 10/24/2012 - 10:27pm
As children, artists Tracy Whitbread and Hannah Stevens were both shaped and nourished by painting, crafts, stories and theatre, and as adults they want to offer these enriching and empowering activities to primary school age children in Arts workshops based around their portable mini-theatre, called the ‘Theatre of Dreams’. The idea has developed over a period of time from both artists working with children and responding to their needs. Children are given the support and space to bring the theatre alive using painting, crafts, stories, song and dance. They are committed to working with the...

Exeter theatre takes award-winning Bunnies to London

Authored by Chalk and Ward PR
Posted: Thu, 10/18/2012 - 12:12pm
The Bike Shed Theatre in Exeter has been awarded Arts Council funding to tour to Bristol, Salisbury and London. The award-winning play Bunnies – which will tour from the end of October – was written specially for the Bike Shed by young playwright Kieran Lynn. It was first performed in the Theatre last year and received a Peter Brook Empty Space Award. The tour will help the Bike Shed develop links with other venues and national companies, raising their profile across the country. The Bike Shed opened two years ago and has established a reputation for supporting emerging theatre companies and...

The Mysterious Vanishment of Pobby and Dingan

Authored by Chalk and Ward PR
Posted: Wed, 10/10/2012 - 11:23pm
Adapted from the short story, Pobby and Dingan , by Ben Rice, The Mysterious Vanishment of Pobby and Dingan will be coming to the Northcott Theatre this Sunday and is recommended for children of nine and over. The Stage said of it "This Tasmanian writer has a quirky, audacious, wonderfully unfettered way of looking at life'. The storyline is based around Kellyanne’s best friends, Pobby and Dingan. Her big brother Ashmol hates them. They’re invisible and they make her act weird. Everyone thinks she’s a fruitloop and it’s no fun having a fruitloop for a sister in Lightning Ridge. Then Pobby and...

Exeter Phoenix 48hr Film Challenge opens Friday

Authored by Chalk and Ward PR
Posted: Tue, 10/09/2012 - 8:25am
Want to try making a film? Now’s your chance! Exeter Phoenix is challenging all budding filmmakers to create, shoot and edit a film in the space of just 48 hours. No experience is necessary – just a good imagination and a free weekend. On Friday 9 November film-makers, either individually or as part of a team, will receive a brief which will include a theme, a prop and a sentence which must be incorporated into their film. Entrants then have until the evening of Sunday 11 November to plan, shoot and edit a film no longer than 5 minutes. Submitted films are judged and the final selections are...

Footsbarn Theatre returns to its roots

Event Date: 
26/09/2012 - 7:45pm
Venue: 
The Northcott Theatre
One of the most thrilling and influential theatre companies to emerge out of the South West made a welcome return to its roots at the end of September, when internationally acclaimed Footsbarn Travelling Theatre performed the Indian Tempest at Exeter's Northcott Theatre to rave reviews. Having studied The Tempest as part of my Drama degree at University, I was intrigued to see how this multi-cultural, rich and evocative reworking would play out, and I was not to be disappointed. The overwhelming response from the opening night audience was a feeling that we were in the privileged position of...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 07/18/2018 - 3:34pm

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (20-22 July).

THEATRE

Summer Showcase: Have I Made It Yet? Friday, Exeter Phoenix KT started her career in comedy as an online character comedian creating skits and sketches for social media platforms, gaining herself a huge online audience. After growing tired of competing with cat memes for views, she has recently taken to the stage as a live stand-up comedian gigging around London. Using her own curve balls and humiliations KT reveals the reality of her life after University as an unemployed twenty-...

Theatre world premier comes to Exeter

Authored by Cygnet Theatre
Posted: Tue, 11/29/2016 - 10:32pm

After a sold-out performance of The Tempest in October 2016, Untold Theatre return to the Cygnet Theatre in January 2017 with an exciting new production.

The Ghosts of Mr Dickens charts the infamous author’s voyage to America, where he becomes plagued with visions and visitors from the spirit world.

Figures from his life appear alongside characters from his stories. As reality blurs into fiction, much like Ebenezer Scrooge, the author is compelled to revisit the sins of his past.

Known for their “innovative projections” (The Scotsman) and “strong creative vision” (...

Shakespeare like you've never seen before!

Authored by Newshound
Posted: Mon, 10/10/2016 - 6:24pm

A group of deaf actors in Exeter will be given the chance to perform Shakespeare in a fresh way, thanks to a donation from the region’s leading housebuilder.

PaddleBoat Theatre Company has formed a relationship with the Royal Academy for Deaf Education in Exeter. PaddleBoat has now received a £1,000 grant from Persimmon Homes South West to help offer new performance opportunities to students at the Deaf Academy. Artists from PaddleBoat will work alongside students from the Academy to devise a sign language, non-verbal piece inspired by Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Katy Dash, Artistic...

Undermined

Event Date: 
24/09/2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Venue: 
Cygnet Theatre

Undermined - Danny Mellor Inspired by the accounts of miners who lived through the strike, Undermined depicts a year where friendships were strengthened and communities came together. Experience events like the infamous Orgreave through the eyes of young miner Dale, as he takes you through his personal story inviting you into the action. This one-man show explores the humour and struggles of the miners’ strike through energetic and gripping storytelling. With a classic soundtrack, one chair and a pint of beer, Danny Mellor presents a youthful and contemporary approach to one of Britain’s...

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