THEATRE

A Pandemonium of Poe

Event Date: 
22/08/2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exmouth Pavilion

Be chilled by an evening's eerie entertainment, with this original theatrical anthology of a selection of Poe's finest feats of fear-filled fiction!

Be led by the sinister Dr Trevellyan as he leads you into the deepest recesses of the human psyche. Along the way you will encounter such stark terror as may shatter the senses! But will you emerge from the shadows alive... ?

Jonathan Goodwin both writes and performs in a show directed by Goodwin and Gary Archer.

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

Dean Friedman in Concert

Event Date: 
22/07/2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exmouth Pavilion

Dean Friedman in Concert

American recording-artist, Dean Friedman, announces a ‘40th Anniversary, “Well, Well,” Said the Rocking Chair’ tour, to mark the 40th Anniversary of the 1978 release of his best-selling, critically acclaimed, classic album, “Well, Well,” Said the Rocking Chair’.

American recording artist, Dean Friedman, best known to UK & Ireland audiences for his classic hits, ‘Lucky Stars’, ‘Lydia’, ‘McDonald’s Girl’, ‘Ariel’, and ‘Woman of Mine’, announces his ‘40th Anniversary, “Well, Well,” Said the Rocking Chair’ tour, a 40+ city UKIreland tour, running...

Alice in Wonderland

Event Date: 
18/08/2018 - 2:00pm to 19/08/2018 - 2:00pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Panto time? Oh Yes It Is! Hot Rock Productions is excited to bring summer pantomime to the Barnfield Theatre for the very first time!

This fun-filled family show features stunning scenery, colourful costumes, toe-tapping songs and bucket loads of laughter.

Join Alice as she falls down the rabbit hole and finds herself in the most peculiar place she’s ever seen! She’ll need to have her wits about her as the evil, but hilarious, Queen of Hearts is after the secret recipe to create the best Jam Tarts for her tea party!

Alice will need all the help she can get from her...

Playback Youth Theatre presents: Shandytown

Event Date: 
25/08/2018 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Playback Youth Theatre presents: Shandytown

Shandytown is an original musical from our groundbreaking youth theatre, featuring a live band and a cast of talented local young people. It promises to be a show to make you laugh, clap and ask questions.

What is home? What is the line between legality and morality? How do we keep a community alive?

The story:

Britain, 2019. House prices have continued to rise in many towns and villages across the country, to the point where home ownership is out of the reach of normal working people. Houses can only be...

Habeas Corpus

Event Date: 
26/07/2018 - 7:30pm to 28/07/2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

A CAFÉ THEATRE production

Habeas Corpus is a rip-roaring comedy set in Brighton in the 1960’s where the lust and longings of the permissive society has well and truly taken hold of the apparently respectable Wicksteed family. This end-of-the-pier romp shows how a collection of stock types from Hove find themselves propelled into a whirl of mistaken identities, dropping of trousers and libidos bursting out of enforced hibernation. Do not miss this chance to see this stellar cast revolve around the frenetic antics of the Wicksteed household causing you to laugh long after the curtain...

A Vision of Elvis

Event Date: 
16/09/2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
exeter Northcott

A Vision of Elvis starring Rob Kingsley, winner of The National Tribute Music Awards “Official Elvis Show” and “No.1 Male Tribute”, is internationally renowned as the best Elvis Presley tribute concert, touring the world today.

Celebrating the show’s 10th Anniversary, A Vision of Elvis is an emotional rollercoaster through time engaging audiences with a true Elvis Concert experience featuring Elvis’s greatest hits.

https://exeternorthcott.co.uk/calendar/a-vision-of-elvis/

The League of Gentlemen Live Again!

Event Date: 
10/08/2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Northcott

The League of Gentlemen return to the stage for their first UK tour in over 12 years with their brand new live show ‘The League of Gentlemen Live Again!’ See BAFTA Award winning comedy legends Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton, Mark Gatiss and Jeremy Dyson bring their dark and unhinged fictional village of Royston Vasey to theatres and arenas across the country.

The critically acclaimed black comedy which originally ran from 1999 – 2002 on BBC Two, returned to the screen last Christmas with three special episodes to celebrate 20 years since the show began.

Reece Shearsmith...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 07/08/2018 - 1:00pm

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (6-8 July).

THEATRE

Grimm Tales in The Garden Friday & Saturday, Bycott Gardens, School Road, Silverton Silverton’s summer bliss is set to be shattered as dark fairy tales take centre stage in the Mid Devon village. Strange creatures, characters and much-loved names from the brothers Grimm will star in a series of stories performed outside by The Silverton Luvvies old and young. Using the backdrop of the village’s medieval church and performed in a magical garden, the 200-year-old German fairy tales...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 07/01/2018 - 11:29am

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend:

THEATRE

Born to Win Saturday, Exmouth Pavilion BBC Strictly Come Dancing’s favourite Italian Giovanni Pernice is extremely happy to be back out on the road with his 60 date tour, in a show he says is “even bigger and even better!” The show sees Luba Mushtuk return as his leading lady along with Dancing with Stars Ireland professionals Kai Widdrington, Giulia Dotta, Curtis Pritchard, and Emily Barker. They are joined by Stephen Vincent and Kylee Brown, who have both performed around the world in the...

Story takes centre stage in children's ballet

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 06/27/2018 - 11:19am

Review: Northern Ballet’s Ugly Duckling Northcott Theatre, Exeter

As a child's first experience of live ballet, Northern Ballet's version of Ugly Ducking delivers on every level writes Natalie Marcus.

Taking a four-year-old to a ballet could be a bit of gamble, but with Northern Ballet you are in safe hands!

This retelling of the famous Hans Christian Andersen fairytale, Ugly Duckling was quite simply, an enchanting visual treat for children and adults from start to finish.

The show, which lasted a child-friendly 40 minutes, kept the attention of every...

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