Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 05/25/2014 - 4:37pm

Your essential guide to what's on in and around Exeter this weekend and the half term break:


Me and My Girl Friday & Saturday, 7.30pm, Northcott Theatre, Exeter A sublime treat for musical comedy fans of all ages. Lambeth costermonger, Bill Snibson, discovers he is the illegitimate heir to Lord Hareford and uses his wit and humour to break down the class divisions with his aristocratic relations. The fun and games never cease as they attempt to educate cheeky and cheerful Bill into the ways of the gentry and to separate him from his cockney girlfriend Sally. 7....

New Redrow Division Chooses Charity

Authored by Redrow
Posted: Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:31am

Redrow’s new West Country division, which will open on 1st July 2014 from premises on Pynes Hill in Exeter, has selected Okehampton-based ‘Get Changed’ as its local charity to support throughout 2014/2015.

Get Changed Theatre Company provides a unique service for adults with learning disabilities in mid and west Devon. Drama, dance and art are used as a medium for its members to develop confidence, make choices, develop life-skills and improve mental health. The charity was formed in 1995 and runs a programme of weekly workshops throughout the year, culminating in annual...

Doug Segal: I Can Make You A Mentalist

Event Date: 
10/06/2014 - 8:00pm
Exeter Phoenix

Tue 10 Jun 2014 | 8pm | £15 (£12) | 15+

Doug Segal I Can Make You A Mentalist Award winning entertainer Doug Segal’s new comedy mind reading show turns the audience into mind reading mentalists. Expect comedy, interaction and mind blowing miracles performed by you, the audience. Come on the ride of your life as Doug opens the doors to his Brain Academy. There’s nothing spooky or supernatural about this show, everything is achieved using one or more of the following skills from Doug’s background in psychology & advertising: persuasion techniques, statistics, reading body...

Major Tom

Event Date: 
02/06/2014 - 8:00pm
Exeter Phoenix

Mon 02 Jun 2014 | 8pm | £7 | Tickets go on sale in early May Victoria Melody presents Major Tom This one-woman, one-dog show features Victoria and her Basset Hound, Major Tom. Major Tom is the story of how an average 34-year-old became a beauty queen and how her unruly pet basset hound, Major Tom, became a championship show dog. Major Tom and Victoria increasingly immerse themselves in the obsessive and confusing realm of personal scrutiny as they participate as genuine contestants, determined to win. Victoria, accompanied on stage by documentary film footage and her dog, tells this true...

Miracle Theatre presents The Case of the Frightened Lady

Event Date: 
06/05/2014 - 8:00pm
Exeter Phoenix

Tue 06 May 2014 | 8pm | £10 (£8)

Miracle Theatre presents The Case of the Frightened Lady Written and directed by Bill Scott with music by Jim Carey

As part of its special 35th anniversary program Miracle revisits one of its most popular productions to date, complete with original cast. It’s 1932 and Edgar Wallace, the Fleet Street editor widely known for his hugely popular and successful whodunits, gets a desperate call from his publisher. With only a weekend to produce a new novel, the indefatigable Wallace leaps into action. The Case of the Frightened Lady is a hilarious...

Rosie Wilby – Nineties Woman

Event Date: 
04/05/2014 - 8:00pm
Exeter Phoenix

Sun 04 May 2014 | 8pm | £8 (£6)

Rosie Wilby – Nineties Woman Nineties Woman is a new show from award winning comedian Rosie Wilby using live interactive storytelling interspersed with video interviews, music and photo archive to trace a journey through early 90s feminism, refracted through a very personal lens. Rosie studied at York University in the early 90’s against a backdrop of John Major and riotgrrrl. She discovered the University feminist newspaper ‘Matrix’ (Greek for ‘womb’) and decided to join the collective. And, yet, as a geeky Electronics undergrad with an unfortunate...

Your guide to what's on this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 11/25/2013 - 10:05pm

Don't make any plans until you have checked out our essential guide to what's on in and around Exeter this weekend:


English Touring Opera: Agrippina Friday & Saturday, 7.30pm, Northcott Theatre, Exeter Widely regarded as Handel’s first operatic masterpiece, Agrippina stands out for the quality of its music, full of freshness and musical invention. Sung in English. Tickets: £17-£32.

A Fool's Proof Friday & Saturday, The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter A Fool’s Proof takes inspiration from the true story of Jessica McClure, who at...

Make some room, make some noise, here come the BalletBoyz!

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 11/17/2013 - 8:15pm

BalletBoyz – The Talent

Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 November

Heading to the Exeter Northcott Theatre for the first time, this phenomenally popular company featuring 10 exceptional young dancers presents an exhilarating evening of exciting and explosive dance.

The Talent 2013 features two stunning new dance pieces by internationally celebrated choreographers Russell Maliphant and Liam Scarlett.

“In performing these two outstanding works, our company of ten fantastic male dancers will give audiences the chance to see what brilliant work is being produced by...

Guildhall event asks you to spend money. Just keep within the law.

Authored by KellyJohnson
Posted: Tue, 11/05/2013 - 3:40pm

A new event called The Money taking place at Exeter's Guildhall invites players to spend money. Not fake money, real money. On a table will be a pile of cash and the participants or 'Benefactors' have to unanimously agree what to spend the collective money on. The group will only have two hours to decide. There are no rules and players can be as creative as they like as long as they keep within the law.

Taking place in Exeter’s Guildhall where the council make their decisions, The Money playfully poses questions about value, priorities and collective decision making...

The Important Of Being Earnest

Event Date: 
09/07/2013 - 7:30pm to 13/07/2013 - 7:30pm
New Theatre, Exeter

Oscar Wilde’s most witty confection: lost babies, lost luggage, lost relations – all enhanced by equally witty music by Monica Shallis.

Performances start daily at 7:30pm at the New Theatre in Exeter, and on Saturday 13th the performance is at 2:00pm.

Ticket prices range from £10 per adult and £6-8 concession.

Box Office: 01392 277189