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Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 03/01/2019 - 2:39pm

Your guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (1-3 March)

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In the Willows

Friday & Saturday, Exeter Northcott

With epic show tunes and killer beats, this classic story is brought popping and locking into the twenty first century in an extraordinary new hip-hop musical. Featuring fast bikes, fierce moves and fabulous vocals. After their smash hit street-dance Jungle Book and circus-musical Little Mermaid, Exeter Northcott Associate Company Metta Theatre return with a bold new take on this much loved classic. https://exeternorthcott.co...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 02/23/2019 - 2:41pm

Your guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (22-24 February):

THEATRE

Aladdin

Friday & Saturday, Silverton Community Hall

A timeless tale of love set in exotic ancient China is coming to Silverton as Aladdin swops the 55B bus to ride in on his magic carpet!The 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. Staged by the Silverton Luvvies, this modern take on a time-less classic promises laughs, love, intrigue...

Vulvarine: A New Musical

Event Date: 
26/03/2019 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Phoenix

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

Fat Rascal...

Kick in the Head paddle back to Devon with Three Men in a Boat

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Tue, 02/19/2019 - 10:18am

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.

In the play, Jerome recounts the hilarious story of his boating holiday along the magnificent River Thames with his two companions and...

Torquay Boys' Grammar School present Les Miserables

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Thu, 02/14/2019 - 4:15pm

There’s only a few rehearsals left before the staging of the ever popular musical Les Misérables at Torquay Boys' Grammar School from 5-8 March, and it’s shaping up to be spine-tingling. Once again, students from both the boys and girls schools have joined forces to make a huge and highly-talented cast to do this much-loved story justice. Following the success of Into The Woods last year, director James Hunt, musical director Chris Eastman and Choreographer Vickie Pellant, were keen to find an even bigger project, and as it is 10 years since TBGS first staged Les Misérables, it seemed a...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 02/13/2019 - 2:00pm

Your guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (15-17 February):

THEATRE

The Duck

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

The Selfish Giant

Sunday, 2.30pm, Exeter Phoenix

Grinter is a giant. She lives happily alone in her huge cold house, surrounded by her...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 02/07/2019 - 3:34pm

Your guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (8-10 February):

THEATRE

Return to the Forbidden Planet

Friday & Saturday, Queen Elizabeth's School Drama Hall, Western Road, Crediton

Billed as Shakespeare’s forgotten rock and roll masterpiece! Shows at 7.30pm, matinee 2.30pm Saturday. Tickets £10, £7 students. Available from the School Libraries 01363 778365.

The Life I Lead

Friday & Saturday, Exeter Northcott

David Tomlinson built a career playing a certain type of Englishman – stiff, formal and a bit of a silly...

Aladdin

Event Date: 
21/02/2019 - 7:30pm to 23/02/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Silverton Community Hall

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!

Director Portia Smith...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 02/02/2019 - 10:54am

Your guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (1-3 February):

THEATRE

The Little Mermaid – The Panto

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Exeter Police and Hospital Players present the story of a young mermaid, Ariel, and how she falls for the dashing Prince Marvellous. Ariel lives with her parents, brother and sisters near Torquay, and after seeing the Prince on board his ship on a trip to Brixham, she falls for him and he for her. Standing in the way of true love and happiness is the evil Sea Witch who, seeing Ariel’s...

Villages in Action present their spring 2019 programme of world-class performance in villages across Devon

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 01/28/2019 - 1:42pm

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…

The Spring Season kicks off with RSVP Bhangra Band at Oakford Village Hall (26th January). With a big sound...

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