Bryony Buckle is astoundingly average. Her days are filled with mind numbing office work, thinking about lunch and lusting after Orson Bloom from IT. But following a dose of hormone therapy gone wrong and a well-timed bolt of lightning, Bryony gains superhero abilities and a brand-new persona: Vulvarine, saviour of womankind. Where is all the tampon tax going? Who is The Mansplainer, and what is his evil plan? Grab your tights, your spanx and your most supportive sports bra. It’s hero time.
★★★★★ “funny, silly and smart (…) catch it while you can” Funny Women
After the huge successes of Old Herbaceous and Fagin? Hampshire based theatre company Kick In The Head are back with a rip roaring barrel of fun, Three Men in a Boat, with Giles Shenton (Old Herbaceous himself!) playing the part of Jerome K Jerome.
The play is based on the hilarious book by Jerome K. Jerome which, since its first publication in 1889, has never been out of print and is regarded as one of the funniest books ever written.
Your guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (15-17 February):
Friday, Cygnet Theatre, Exeter
The Duck believes that she is swimming through a world of people just like her, until the day she is diagnosed with autism. Now she needs to re-examine who she is and what that means. A powerful and beautiful glimpse into one autistic woman’s world. https://cygnettheatre.co.uk
A TIMELESS tale of love set in exotic ancient China is coming to Silverton this February half-term as Aladdin swops the 55B bus to ride in on his magic carpet!
The Mid Devon village will be transformed into enchanting old Peking fit for a beautiful princess, a dastardly uncle, a clever genie and love-struck Aladdin in this family-favourite pantomime – the first to be staged in the village for almost 30 years!
Staged by the Silverton Luvvies, this modern take on a time-less classic promises laughs, love, intrigue and, er, two idiotic policemen!
Villages in Action are excited to present their spring 2019 programme of world-class performance in villages across Devon
As a fresh new year begins, Villages in Action are delighted to present a season of theatre, circus, storytelling, laughter, puppetry, film and music from across the world in Devon’s wonderful and varied village halls, churches and community spaces.
All of our shows can be found on the VIA website, but here are a few season highlights…