THEATRE

Firehouse Creative Productions present Superjohn

Event Date: 
24/03/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter

Superjohn loves to fly through outer space. But one day... crash! His superpowers are stolen and he has to travel to a dangerous world to get them back.

Fresh from a “Super” run at the Edinburgh Festival, Firehouse Creative Productions bring their educational show for the whole family to the Bike Shed Theatre.

"Superjohn is riotous fun for kids, but also deeply deeply moving for adults" - New Statesman.

"Cleverly and sensitively...engaging young minds with a fantastical story about mortality and the power of the imagination" - The Metro

Come and join us...

The Fab Beatles return to the Barnfield Theatre

Event Date: 
22/03/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Fab Beatles return to the Barnfield after 10 years to celebrate 50th Anniversary of the Beatles 1st single ‘Please Please Me’ reaching No1 in the charts.

The FAB Beatles are widely regarded as the ultimate tribute to the Beatles. They have gained ultimate respect within the ‘Beatles’ own community in the UK & one of the most sought after and highly recommended tribute bands in the world today.

Each instrument and costume is an exact replica of the real thing, even down to the drum kit used by the FAB Beatles which was used by Ringo Starr on the 1964 American tour....

Creative Cow present Charley's Aunt by Brandon Thomas

Event Date: 
27/03/2013 - 7:30pm to 28/03/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
At Tiverton Community Arts Centre

It is 1892 and dashing Oxford undergraduates, Jack and Charley are preparing to propose to Amy and Kitty, but a chaperone is needed or the girls will refuse their lunch invitation. As luck would have it, Charley's Aunt is arriving from Brazil (where the nuts come from) and will happily serve the purpose. However, a telegram declares that her trip is delayed so their plans are in disarray until they hit upon the idea that Lord Fancourt Babberley, their good friend, should put on a frock and assume her identity.

But, madness ensues when Charley's real aunt from Brazil (where the...

English Touring Opera presents Cosi Fan Tutte

Event Date: 
19/03/2013 - 7:30pm to 20/03/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Così Fan Tutte is in many ways Mozart’s most perfect opera score, and Da Ponte’s most challenging script. It is a comedy of innocence and experience, funny and unnerving, touching and satirical. The delicate balance between recognizing the posturing of the four young lovers and loving them all the same is a challenge to each director and singer.

In one day fiancés are parted, and new fiancés found – or so it seems. Discovering they are not at all the people they thought they were is strange, exciting, and very embarrassing.

Director Paul Higgins, who has worked on many...

Classical Concert Series: Martin Roscoe, Piano

Event Date: 
03/03/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Nortcott Theatre, Exeter

Martin has performed regularly across Europe, the Far East, Australasia and South Africa. Recent and future engagements include appearances with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Hallé, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and the Munich Symphony Orchestra, as well as recital performances at the Bridgewater Hall, Musée d’Orsay and Wigmore Hall.

Haydn - Sonata in B minor Hob.XVI/32 Schumann - Kinderszenen Op.15 Beethoven - Sonata in F minor Op.57 ‘Appassionata’ Schubert - Sonata in B flat D.960

Tickets: £15, £8 student standby.

Box office: 01392 493493

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Extreme Imagination: A festival of writing for and by young people

Event Date: 
16/02/2013 - 9:00am to 24/02/2013 - 9:00am
Venue: 
Various venues, Exeter

Exetreme Imagination is a festival of writing for and by young people, as well as for older generations who wish to celebrate our young people's achievements and reminisce over their own childhood memories.

With events at various locations in and around the city of Exeter, the festival runs from 16-24 February 2013.

The festival has grown up through a collaboration of partners across the city and beyond who all aspire to celebrate young people's literature, art and culture. Pre-festival projects have produced many exhibitions and performances waiting to be seen and...

Silverton villagers braced for space ant war

Event Date: 
21/02/2013 - 7:30pm to 23/02/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Silverton Community Hall

Villagers in Silverton are bracing themselves for the onslaught of an intergalactic battle between giant ants and evil lizards, aided by a dalek of course, as space wars come to mid Devon.

The terrifying creatures will land in the Exe Valley this February in a brand new space-age community musical.

The interstellar Ants in Space! bursts on stage at Silverton Community Hall from February 21 – 23 2013 featuring four live, action-packed, shows.

Tickets, priced £5 for adults and £2 for under 16s, are available from Silverton’s Post Office or from Trudi Bird on 01392...

Comedy Hall presents Piff The Magic Dragon

Event Date: 
04/02/2013 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Tiverton Community Arts Theatre, Tiverton High School, Tiverton

Following a sell-out Edinburgh Fringe, a hit run at the Sydney Opera House and a Time Out and Soho Theatre TOAST Award nomination, Piff the Magic Dragon comes to Tiverton, accompanied by Mr Piffles the World’s First Million Dollar Chihuahua.

Piff’s appearance on Penn & Teller: Fool Us went viral racking up over 5 million hits on YouTube and his recent role as opening act for Mumford & Sons’ on their UK tour secured his position as folk rock’s favourite mythical creature. Come see him, with the brilliant musical shenanigans of Gareth Richards as opener... and Bristolian...

The Old Guy in the Garage Productions: Daniel's Demons

Event Date: 
22/02/2013 - 7:30pm to 23/02/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Clifford Room, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

They say everyone has their demons, just not everyone’s are called Graham and Trevor.

Daniel's Demons, a new comedy, is the story of a loving, accepting family with an alternative view of normality.

The first half explores the relationship between Daniel's parents and their meeting in Northern Ireland, then focuses on Daniel as a teenager, his bond with his father and the humour between them. The second part looks at loss and how Daniel questions his grasp of reality - enter the 'demons' - and the use of humour as a coping mechanism for Daniel and those who share his...

Comedy: Chris Addison - The Time is Now, Again

Event Date: 
24/02/2013 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Northcott Theatre, Exeter

The star of The Thick of It , and Mock The Week brings his twice extended, critically acclaimed tour The Time Is Now, Again to Exeter Northcott Theatre.

Top class stand-up from one of the classiest, toppiest stand-ups around. You should come and see him.

http://www.chrisaddison.com/

Tickets: £20

Box office: 01392 493493

http://www.exeternorthcott.co.uk/

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