THEATRE

SLAM! Spoken word workshop

Event Date: 
16/09/2019 - 7:30pm to 04/11/2019 - 9:30pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Our 8 part spoken word workshop will guide you through your first steps in the spoken word world to your first performance and beyond.

This workshop will facilitate the development of spoken word artists and poets within a performance setting. It explores a variety of performance styles and examines a range of skills and techniques to ensure that performers connect, engage and entertain. Although each session has its own theme, the evolving of sets, personas and performance styles will be ongoing throughout the workshop.

This eight part workshop runs 2 hours each week on...

Sam Morgan Improvisation Studio

Event Date: 
01/09/2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Have you always wanted to Act? Or have you enjoyed acting and would like to tread the boards once more? Are you looking to be more spontaneous? Have more fun in your life? Meet new people? Act without a script? Say Yes and ...to life?

Then this is for you! We are holding an Acting/Improvisation sessions at St Thomas Library, so come along to this fun packed, challenging drop-in session.

No experience needed but the willingness to have fun.

Regular workshop sessions will include; -Learn the basics of saying "Yes and.. -Let go and Play -Playing Numerous games -...

The Tell Tales

Event Date: 
08/11/2019 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Gather round, there's a story to be told.

The Tell Tales is a brand new storytelling show for adults, exploring folk tales from across the globe. This piece of innovative new theatre immerses the audience in the magical worlds of tall tales and fantastical adventures. The storytellers cleverly weave a tapestry of myths and legends from the threads of yarns old and new. Come and be wrapped up by this group of first class raconteurs.

The Tell Tales is a ragtag bunch of storytellers led by Paul Andrew and Minnie Wilkinson. Between them, they have worked on a wide range of...

Daphne du Maurier's 'Rebecca'

Event Date: 
18/10/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Our Star Theatre Company is thrilled to present its new production of Daphne du Maurier’s masterpiece, Rebecca, which conjures Cornish romance and theatrical magic.

Following the mysterious death of his first wife, Maxim de Winter returns to Manderley with his young bride. Surrounded by memories of the glamorous Rebecca, the new Mrs de Winter is consumed by jealousy. She sets out to uncover the secrets of the house and a past fiercely guarded by the sinister housekeeper Mrs Danvers.

Our take on this literary classic will delight and devastate all in one with use of music,...

Communicate

Event Date: 
11/10/2019 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

“I should have mentioned it before, my Mum, she, last year, she passed”.

James is suffocated by his past. Heather is focusing on the nursery. Based on true events, this is one couple’s journey through bereavement, love, grief, pregnancy, superheroes and enforced pen maintenance. It deals with the importance of talking about how you feel and not letting your past determine your future. From award nominated Sheepish Productions, this is an intimate and gripping story about life and death, developed in association with Cruse Bereavement Care.

“…brilliant show. Moving, real,...

William Shakespeares Macbeth

Event Date: 
07/09/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Performing an award winning version of William Shakespeare's original unabridged text, the award-winning South Devon Players Theatre & Film Company, bring this drama to life in an all-new production. This classic tale of ambition, destiny and murder takes place in the near future, dramatized across a post-WW3 landscape, performed by a strong team of local professional actors.

This show was performed in Jan/ Feb 2019, to five star reviews and has won an award at New Yorks Long Island Theatre Awards.

Winners of the 2017 Epic Award for England, an annual national award for...

William Shakespeare's Macbeth - Exeter

Event Date: 
07/09/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Barnfield Road, Exeter. EX1 1SN Box Office Telephone: 01392 271808

“Macbeth” tells the tale of a Scottish war hero, who, tempted by ambition, power, and supernatural whisperings, begins a series of murders, to take and hold the throne. Returning home from war, Macbeth encounters three mysterious women, whose prophecy of kingship, sets in motion his ambition, and ultimately his fall into madness and blood... The Players perform the original, uncut Shakespearian text, set in the dark aftermath of a nuclear WW3, in a post-apocalyptic design, with the exotic of the supernatural, and immersive soundscapes, to create Macbeths world in a new vision of the drama...

Choice Grenfell

Event Date: 
10/10/2019 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

Kick In The Head (Old Herbaceous, Three Men in a Boat & Fagin?) are proud to present a celebration of the 40th anniversary of the loss of the great, unremittingly genteel, comedienne and monologist, Joyce Grenfell. Choice Grenfell is a wonderful tribute featuring some of the best of Joyce’s hilarious songs and monologues from Stately as a Galleon and School Nativity Play to A Terrible Worrier and First Flight. Joyce is our guide for a delightful delve into some of her most endearing characters, ably accompanied by her trusted pianist William Blezard. "tremendously funny and totally on...

Tristan & Iseult

Event Date: 
27/09/2019 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Venue: 
Cygnet Theatre

Artemis Storytelling presents Katy Cawkwell One of the great love stories, spanning the lands and seas of Cornwall, Ireland and Brittany. Hear afresh the rapture in music that drifts across the water, the tenderness of a healing touch, the passion in a game of chess, the intimacy of an apple orchard and the thrill of clutching at your lover’s hand and fleeing to the wild secret places of this land. Katy picks a clear, brilliant path through this many-layered legend, mingling story with snatches of Gaelic song and touching her listeners with the excitement, beauty and tragedy of this...

Colder Than Here

"Colder Than Here"

Event Date: 
16/09/2019 - 7:30pm to 21/09/2019 - 10:00pm

The Exmouth Players present “Colder Than Here”, a black comedy, by Laura Wade at The Blackmore Theatre, Bicton Street, Exmouth, on the following dates and times: • Monday 16th to Friday 20th September 2019 at 7.30pm; and • Saturday 21st September - Matinee Performance (only) at 2.30pm.

Synopsis: Nobody can ignore the fact that Myra is dying, but in the meantime life goes on. There are boilers to be fixed, cats to be fed and the perfect funeral to be planned. As a mother researches burial spots and biodegradable coffins, her family are finally forced to communicate with her, and...

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