THEATRE

WITCH - a Circle of Spears Production. Is she...or isn't she?

WITCH - an original historical drama

Event Date: 
06/04/2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Venue: 
Torquay Museum, 529 Babbacombe Road, Torquay, TQ1 1HG

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. The case is examined purely from a social history perspective to highlight how easily an accusation of witchcraft could arise against...

WITCH - an original historical drama

Event Date: 
06/04/2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Venue: 
Torquay Museum, 529 Babbacombe Road, Torquay, TQ1 1HG

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. The case is examined purely from a social history perspective to highlight how easily an accusation of witchcraft could arise against...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 03/21/2019 - 4:37pm

Your guide to what’s on in and around Exeter this weekend (22-24 March).

THEATRE

Our Trace

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

The Comedy About a Bank Robbery

Friday & Saturday, Exeter Northcott

Ocean’s Eleven meets the Marx...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 03/16/2019 - 4:50pm

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

THEATRE

Ardal O’Hanlon: The Showing Off Must Go On

Friday, Exeter Northcott

Ardal O’Hanlon continues to tour his acclaimed stand-up shows worldwide. Because he loves it. And it’s a compulsion. And the world is a funny place. In an age of raging populism, MeToo, identity politics, the end of truth, the collapsing middle ground, peak avocado and £15 Gin and Tonics, and terrified of being on the wrong side of history, and desperate to prove that his gender, race, age and class don’t...

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)

THEATRE

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

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...

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