THEATRE

A true story about parents, children and falling in love

Event Date: 
01/12/2012 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Gittisham Village Hall, Gittisham
Frankland & Sons, a true story about parents, children and falling in love A true story created by three generations of the same family about parents, children and falling in love. When theatre-maker Tom Frankland's aunt died in 2006, he and his father inherited suitcases of letters written by his grandparents across 25 years. They reveal the astonishing life and love of a couple living through two world wars and recession. Tom suggested they create a performance inspired by the letters, but in creating their debut show together, father and son uncovered more than they bargained for. For...

Frankland & Sons, award-winning drama at Clayhidon

Event Date: 
28/11/2012 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Clayhidon Parish Hall, Clayhidon
A true story created by three generations of the same family about parents, children and falling in love. When theatre-maker Tom Frankland's aunt died in 2006, he and his father inherited suitcases of letters written by his grandparents across 25 years. They reveal the astonishing life and love of a couple living through two world wars and recession. Tom suggested they create a performance inspired by the letters, but in creating their debut show together, father and son uncovered more than they bargained for. For tickets, please call: 01823 80347 www.tomfrankland.co.uk

One Darke Night at Lympstone Village Hall

Event Date: 
22/11/2012 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Lympstone Village Hall
Actors from Kneehigh Theatre Company and from the Eden Project have created a show from the plays, correspondence and diaries of Nick Darke, the much-loved Cornish playwright, poet, lobster fisherman, environmentalist, beachcomber, broadcaster, film-maker and chairman of St Eval Parish Council. Fusing extracts from lesser-known works with firm audience favourites such as The King of Prussia and Hell’s Mouth, and featuring exclusive extracts from Nick’s private journals, this imaginative show explores the creative process of the writer and creates an exciting new showcase for Nick’s...

Powder and Paint enjoys a successful first night

Authored by Olivia James
Posted: Thu, 11/01/2012 - 4:43pm
Crediton, last night. A full house saw the World Premier of Powder and Paint, The Musical. The story of Helena Rubinstein. CODS, The Crediton Operatic and Drama Society, put on an amazing first ever performance of this fasinating musical story. The evening started with a Champagne reception and gave a chance to meet the people behind the event. As the box office for the show, Olivia James Design are both happy and sad to say that all four shows have been sold out. Links. www.powderandpaint-themusical.com

Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Event Date: 
23/11/2012 - 7:00pm to 24/11/2012 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter
St Margaret's School presents William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Barnfield Theatre in Exeter on 23rd and 24th November at 7pm. Tickets: £8, £6 under 16s. Box office: 01392 270891

Beauty and the Beast: A Pantomime by Ron Hall

Event Date: 
28/12/2012 - 7:30pm to 05/01/2013 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Manor Pavilion, Sidmouth
Sidmouth Amateur Dramatic Society present an enchanting story of Belle and the Beast, full of wonderful characters,amusing and visual gags, music, song and dance. Something for the whole family, young and old. Tickets: £11/£5.50 under 16s. Performance times: Friday 28 December – 7.30pm. Saturday 29 December - 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Sunday 30 December –2.30pm. Monday 31 December – 6pm. Tuesday 1 January – 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Wednesday 2 January – 7.30pm. Thursday 3 January – 7.30pm. Friday 4 January – 7.30pm. Saturday 5 January – 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Box Office: 01395 514413 http://www.manorpavilion...

An Evening with the Wit and Songs of Noel Coward

Event Date: 
30/11/2012 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Manor Pavilion, Sidmouth
Noel Coward once said "I am an enormously talented man and there is no point in denying it". Peter Gill will remind us of his brilliance and perform such great gems as Mrs Worthington, Mad Dogs and Englishman and much more. The show starts at 7.30pm and tickets are £11.50. Box Office: 01395 514413 http://www.manorpavilion.com/

Neil Sands presents Remember When at Christmas

Event Date: 
26/11/2012 - 2:00pm
Venue: 
Manor Pavilion, Sidmouth
Sing along to those wonderful songs made famous by Bing Crosby, Doris Day, Vera Lynn and many more. Tickets £11/£10 concessions. Box Office: 01395 514413 http://www.manorpavilion.com/

Dick Barton, Episode 3 The Tango of Terror at Sidmouth

Event Date: 
18/11/2012 - 7:30pm to 22/11/2012 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Manor Pavilion, Sidmouth
Sidmouth Youth Theatre presents a spoof on post-war British attitudes, BBC radio serials of the day, and a liberal smattering of 'Allo Allo' humour Can Dick Barton save the day? Tickets £10, £6 under 16s available from Sidmouth College and the Tasty Baguette in Sidmouth. Box Office: 01395 514413 www.manorpavilion.com

Costume drama delight for Austen fans at the Northcott

Event Date: 
16/10/2012 - 7:30pm to 20/10/2012 - 10:30am
Venue: 
Exeter Northcott
Tim Luscombe's fast-paced adaptation of a true Jane Austen classic was presented to an appreciative packed house on Wednesday night by the touring Theatre Royal from Bury St Edmunds. But this was no ordinary performance, as friends of the Northcott as well as ardent Austen fans were offered a pre-show tantaliser of meeting the show’s Exeter-based designer Kit Surrey and the Northcott's Wardrobe Manager Beth de Tisi as they revealed the secrets of how the glamour of the 18th century Regency period was recreated for the stage. They delighted the audience by sharing the intriguing journey the...

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