THEATRE

Fagin?

Event Date: 
12/10/2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Cygnet Theatre, Exeter

Kick In The Head Fagin? A new play written and directed by Simon Downing

Who was Fagin? Was he the Fagin in Dickens’ Oliver Twist? Was he the Fagin in Oliver! the musical? Was he based on a real-life character?

Join Fagin as he reviews his situation during his final night in prison before being hanged. As madness envelopes him he is ‘visited’ by some old friends. Find out who he really was and how he ended up as one of the best known, yet unknown, of Dicken’s characters.

Think you know Fagin?

Think again.

“It is a powerful piece of work….it deserves...

No Half Life

Event Date: 
05/10/2018 - 7:30pm to 06/10/2018 - 10:00pm
Venue: 
Cygnet Theatre, Exeter

No Walls Theatre No Half Life by Marion MacBeth

Directed by Sam Pomeroy.

‘Life need not be easy provided only that it is not empty’. Living through some of the most turbulent times in modern European history, Lise Meitner was at the forefront of the new science of Nuclear Physics. Her story is one of struggle – against a society that did not value female education, against academia that did not promote it, against a regime that threatened her existence and an establishment which used science to wage war.

Throughout, Meitner retained her humanity and her love of her...

Eros and Psyche

Event Date: 
28/09/2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Cygnet Theatre, Exeter

EROS AND PSYCHE Artemis Storytelling presents storytelling by Sally-Pomme Clayton Age 16+

Socrates questioned it Eros made sure of it Aphrodite excelled at it Psyche thought about it all the time

“This one-woman show is remarkable, entertaining, spell-binding storytelling.”

From raunchy to poetic, sacred to profane, pioneering performance storyteller Sally-Pomme Clayton recreates the myth of Eros and Psyche in spoken word and living sound.

Socrates and his friends are having a drinking party, debating the purpose of love, but in the Other World a power play...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 07/28/2018 - 5:16pm

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (27-29 July).

THEATRE

Derek Acorah Friday, Exeter Corn Exchange Following his captivating appearance on Celebrity Big Brother, which saw a phenomenal run to the final, 2018 sees Britain’s best loved, and most entertaining, medium takes to the stage across the UK and Europe with his all new ‘Love, Life, Laughter Tour’. www.exetercornexchange.co.uk

Habeas Corpus Friday & Saturday, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter Habeas Corpus is a rip-roaring comedy set in Brighton in the 1960’s where the lust and...

As You Like It

Event Date: 
29/07/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Venue: 
Queen's Drive Space, Exmouth

'I like this place and willingly could waste my time in it'

Sun & Moon Theatre's latest open-air production is an uplifting, wondrous adaptation of Shakespeare's 'As You Like It'. Within the confines of the corporate, tech-obsessed world of the Court, the present is grinding, life is passing by and the future feels bleak. But when Rosalind is abruptly dismissed by her uncle, rather than despair, she and her cousin, Celia seize the opportunity for a fresh start, assuming new identities and embracing the liberty and joy of the Forest of Arden. Those who venture to the Forest find...

As You Like It

Event Date: 
24/07/2018 - 7:30pm to 25/07/2018 - 9:00pm
Venue: 
Poltimore House, Exeter

'I like this place and willingly could waste my time in it'

Sun & Moon Theatre's latest open-air production is an uplifting, wondrous adaptation of Shakespeare's 'As You Like It'. Within the confines of the corporate, tech-obsessed world of the Court, the present is grinding, life is passing by and the future feels bleak. But when Rosalind is abruptly dismissed by her uncle, rather than despair, she and her cousin, Celia seize the opportunity for a fresh start, assuming new identities and embracing the liberty and joy of the Forest of Arden.

Those who venture to the...

As You Like It

Authored by SunandMoonTheatre
Posted: Thu, 07/19/2018 - 8:59am

'I like this place and willingly could waste my time in it'

Sun & Moon Theatre's latest open-air production is an uplifting, wondrous adaptation of Shakespeare's 'As You Like It'. Within the confines of the corporate, tech-obsessed world of the Court, the present is grinding, life is passing by and the future feels bleak. But when Rosalind is abruptly dismissed by her uncle, rather than despair, she and her cousin, Celia seize the opportunity for a fresh start, assuming new identities and embracing the liberty and joy of the Forest of Arden.

Those who venture to the...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 07/15/2018 - 9:19am

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (13-15 July):

THEATRE

The Comedy of Errors Friday & Saturday, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter Set sail for Greece with Exeter Little Theatre Company as it brings William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors to life. http://www.barnfieldtheatre.org.uk/ Amendments Friday & Saturday, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter John Chesterton works in a world where political correctness is paramount. Fear of offending an increasingly sensitive populus is widespread, and any language deemed inappropriate or discriminatory is...

And Finally...Phil Collins

Event Date: 
02/09/2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exmouth Pavilion

Now in its eleventh year, the hugely successful And Finally... present the ‘Phil Collins Collection’ 2018 Tour.

This well-established, superbly professional, and entertaining production perform an action packed two hours of the best-known songs from Grammy award winner, Phil Collins. All the classics are included - In the Air Tonight, Sussudio, Another Day in Paradise, Against All Odds, as well as a selection from his Genesis archive. Proud to be twice awarded ‘The UK’s Number 1 Tribute to Phil Collins’ by the Agents Association of Great Britain.

The line-up includes the...

Tea with Oscar Wilde

Event Date: 
29/08/2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exmouth Pavilion

Tea with Oscar Wilde

A chat show with a difference! Join Oscar Wilde as he interviews a leading celebrity of the Victorian era, recounts a story or two and invites his audience to get "Caught in the Act"!

Acclaimed actor Jonathan Goodwin plays the famed Victorian wit, in a show packed with comedy, music and audience participation.

The show is written and adapted by Jonathan Goodwin, and directed by Goodwin and Gary Archer.

https://www.ledleisure.co.uk/exmouth-pavilion/whats-on

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