THEATRE

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/

Julia Donaldson and Friends at Exeter Northcott

Event Date: 
23/02/2013 - 11:00am
Venue: 
Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Join the Children's Laureate Julia Donaldson for an hour of spell-binding storytelling fun.

Joined by her husband Malcolm, Julia will be acting out some of her best-loved picture books and singing songs inspired by her stories.

Julia and illustrator Axel Scheffler are the creators of The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and the Snail and the Whale.

With plenty of audience participation, this event is suitable for families with children aged 5 years and upwards.

Part of the exetreme imagination festival 2013

http://www.artsandcultureexeter.co.uk/...

Comic opera The Pirates of Penzance at Exeter Northcott

Event Date: 
12/02/2013 - 7:30pm to 16/02/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Following the success of Patience in March 2012, Exeter University Gilbert and Sullivan Society return to celebrate their 45th year with one of the most famous comic operas of all time, The Pirates of Penzance.

Follow the thrilling story of young Frederic, who has to remain faithful to the pirate trade until his 21st birthday.

However, he longs to pursue his dreams elsewhere and find true love.The pirates find a flaw in his contract and all becomes more complicated than Frederic could have ever imagined...

With fantastically famous music, delicious humour and the...

Exeter University Gilbert & Sullivan Society: The Pirates of Penzance

Event Date: 
12/02/2013 - 7:30pm to 16/02/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Following the success of Patience in March 2012, Exeter University Gilbert and Sullivan Society return to celebrate their 45th year with one of the most famous comic operas of all time, The Pirates of Penzance.

Follow the thrilling story of young Frederic, who has to remain faithful to the pirate trade until his 21st birthday.

However, he longs to pursue his dreams elsewhere and find true love.The pirates find a flaw in his contract and all becomes more complicated than Frederic could have ever imagined...

With fantastically famous music, delicious humour and the...

Standing Up For Freedom at Exeter Northcott

Event Date: 
03/02/2013 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Northcott Theatre Bar

Matthew Hammond, the Stand Up Philosopher, presents a unique show, following the course of the over-used concept of freedom.

From ancient times to modern thinkers, the history of the idea is traced in a sequence of inspirational performances that unpick the concept that we think we know so well, and show it in a new and fascinating light.

Always powerful, sometimes hilarious and at times shocking, philosophies are shaken from their covers and brought vividly to life as Matthew Hammond jumps about, making theatre out of all those books you meant to read but never got around...

LOL Laugh Out Loud: Exeter Comedy Festival

Event Date: 
17/01/2013 - 7:30pm to 10/02/2013 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Various venues, Exeter
17 & 18 January Alaska 7.30pm, Northcott Theatre One man goes in search of adventure and freedom...but is soon plunged into a nightmarish world of extreme survival, haunted by all things living and dead. Boldly following in the intrepid footsteps of Bear Grylls and Ray Mears, Alaska is a tragi-comic riot of Pythonesque dottiness guaranteed to leave you spellbound. Tickets: £12.50 (£10.50), student standby £8, 01392 493493 www.exeternorthcott.co.uk 20 January Don’t Even Want to Be On Telly Anyway 8pm, Exeter Phoenix A show full of fun, idiocy and handsomeness from the 2011 and 2012 Chortle...

Gypsy Fire come to Exeter's Barnfield Theatre

Event Date: 
12/01/2013 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Gypsy Fire's explosive energy and talent has created a dynamic acoustic quartet that is unrivalled. Their show is an acoustic white knuckle ride encompassing many different musical genres, four musicians from the worlds of Classical, Jazz, Gypsy and Heavy Metal, these influences are responsible for this spectacular musical showcase. Individually they are acclaimed soloists, together they are simply breathtaking.

Tickets: £14.

Box office: 01392 270891.

www.barnfieldtheatre.org.uk

Fhlip Fhlop - an energetic comedy for all at the Northcott

Event Date: 
12/01/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Northcott Theatre

Rannel Theatre Company and makin projects in association with Swindon Dance and Redbridge Drama Centre present

Take a whole bag full of classic comedy routines, shake them up and update them for the hip hop age and you have the exhilarating and hilarious Fhlip Fhlop.

Two painter-decorators are doing a job in a friend's flat, but in traditional slapstick manner, things go wrong.

In a dynamic display of one-upmanship, they compete to out-do each other with moves essentially unchanged from the time of the Marx Brothers.

Outrageously talented performers, Matt...

Pitter Patter Theatre presents Ellie’s Trunk

Event Date: 
02/12/2012 - 11:30am to 03/12/2012 - 11:30am
Venue: 
Exeter Northcott Theatre
Through the vines, through the vines, skipping, swinging through the vines… Poor Ellie the Elephant has lost her trunk! Can you help us to find it? Join Marvin the Monkey, Pauline the Parrot, Tilly the Tiger and Curtis the Croc on our interactive jungle adventure! Hold on to your binoculars as we skip through the vines, trudge through the swamp, splish splash through the river and crawl through the tall, tall grass as we search for Ellie's case. Pitter Patter Theatre invite young (and grown-up) adventurers to join them on stage for a truly unique and exciting experience as they explore the...

Maddy Prior & The Carnival Band with Carols & Capers

Event Date: 
29/11/2012 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter
Park Promotions presents Maddy Prior & The Carnival Band with Carols & Capers Following the hugely popular 2010 Christmas tour, renowned folk singer Maddy Prior joins up once again with the Carnival Band during the Festive Season for their unique celebratory show “Carols & Capers”. Together they mix renaissance, modern and ethnic instruments with a refreshing cavalier attitude and plenty of humour putting their inimitable stamps on a range of familiar and not-so-familiar festive fare. This will guarantee to be a Christmas Party to remember. Tickets: £18.50. Box office: 01392...

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