Circle of Spears Productions are bring their acclaimed play WITCH to Torbay for the first time. Based on original witness evidence from a 1687 Dorset witch trial, WITCH examines the perils of being a woman alone in the early modern era. It's an emotive piece about witchcraft trials which contains neither a trial nor any witchcraft - instead it looks at the interpersonal relationships of those involved and focuses on the human story behind such accusations.
Your guide to what’s on in and around Exeter this weekend (22-24 March).
Friday, Exmouth Pavilion
She’s out and about!! Our very own internet sensation, multi award winning, Comedienne, Our Trace! Up to 7 million people worldwide viewed her live comedy clip on Facebook, resulting in everybody wanting to see more of this extremely, funny woman in her posh frock!” https://www.ledleisure.co.uk/exmouth-pavilion
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