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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):

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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):

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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...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 01/24/2019 - 11:41am

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (25-27 January):

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Annie

Friday & Saturday, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Clyst Vale Community College present: Annie. Everyone’s favourite orphan is back! This wonderful, heart- warming show is brought to life by the extraordinary talented students of Clyst Vale Community College as they hit the Barnfield stage once more; bringing the same energy, professionalism and passion that has become a hallmark of their productions. Tickets £12 (£10). https://www.barnfieldtheatre.org.uk/annie...

Barry Steele and Friends - The Roy Orbison Story

Barry Steele - The Roy Orbison Story

Event Date: 
01/02/2019 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Venue: 
The Corn Exchange, Exeter

He’s the man with the sunglasses and the black suit who delivered some of the world’s darkest and most emotional ballads, yet Texas-born Roy Orbison remains one of the most distinctive looking, and sounding performers in modern music.

The one and only Barry Steele take’s on the role in The Roy Orbison Story. He comes with great credentials and a genuine admiration for the Big O.

Now he is set to put the rock back into ‘Roy Orbison’ as he takes to the stage to commemorate this legend in The Roy Orbison Story. Get ready for an upbeat night of solid gold 60s hits and 80s...

Lights! Planets! People! Molly Naylor, Karen Hill

Lights! Planets! People! - in Exeter

Event Date: 
03/02/2019 - 8:00pm to 8:15pm
Venue: 
Exeter Phoenix, Bradninch Place, Gandy Street, Exeter, EX4 3LS

Insightful, moving, funny and inspirational take on the interconnected worlds of women, science and space travel

Six months ago renowned space scientist Maggie Hill launched a career-defining mission to find habitable planets beyond our solar system. It did not go well. Then her girlfriend stopped speaking to her. Maggie’s going to have to address both of these catastrophes.

Lights! Planets! People! written by TV and radio scriptwriter Molly Naylor and performed by Karen Hill, is an intimate and exhilarating story about how we try to control the things that define us and...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 01/14/2019 - 7:56pm

Your guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (18-20 January):

THEATRE

Lord of the Flies

Friday & Saturday, Exeter Northcott Theatre

Set against the backdrop of a mysterious conflict engulfing the world, a plane carrying a group of evacuated schoolchildren crash-lands on a deserted island. The eleven girls and boys that survive are faced with the challenge of co-existing in a hostile new environment severed from the society they have left behind. Can the children create something better than the war that drove them from their homes, or will...

Rehearsals in full swing!

Authored by QueenElizabeth
Posted: Sun, 01/13/2019 - 5:08pm

Return to the Forbidden Planet is fast approaching Crediton!

With show-time just around the corner, excitement is building at QE with students channelling their artistic energies into demanding rehearsals for the school’s upcoming production, Return to the Forbidden Planet.

Based on Shakespeare’s The Tempest and the 1956 science fiction film Forbidden Planet, Return to the Forbidden Planet is a Jukebox musical by playwright Bob Carlton and is packed with classics such as Great Balls of Fire, Good Vibrations and Gloria. The show scored an Oliver Award for Best Musical almost...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 01/11/2019 - 11:59pm

Your guide to what’s on in and around Exeter this weekend (11-13 January):

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Dick Whittington Friday & Saturday, America Hall, Pinhoe, Exeter Enjoy the adventures of the brave hero as he travels the road from rags to riches with his trusty cat. There is music, song, dance and laughter for all the family in this latest fun production by Pinhoe Pantomime Society. http://www.pinhoepantomime.co.uk

Panto on the Prairie Shaftesbury Theatre, Dawlish Dawlish Rep takes you to the Wild West! Calamity Jane (the Dame) emigrates from England to the American Wild West...

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