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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 - 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! - 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):

THEATRE

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...

Exeter University Footlights present OKLAHOMA!

Authored by MFreeman
Posted: Fri, 01/04/2019 - 10:57am

Footlights is Exeter University’s largest Musical Theatre society, now in its 32nd year. Each year, we strive to create show-stopping student productions to a professional standard. Following four consecutive sell-out shows at Exeter’s Northcott Theatre (West Side Story; Evita; The Phantom of the Opera; The Producers; Singin’ In The Rain), we are now looking forward to our 2018 Northcott production of the legendary Oklahoma!

Footlights proudly presents OKLAHOMA! - an illustrious classic propelled by love, community and integrity. One of Rogers and Hammerstein’s most beautiful but...

Exeter University Footlights present OKLAHOMA!

Event Date: 
23/01/2019 - 7:30pm to 26/01/2019 - 10:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Northcott Theatre

Footlights, the University of Exeter’s biggest musical theatre society that brought you The Phantom of the Opera (2016), The Producers (2017) and Singin’ in the Rain (2018) are proud to present OKLAHOMA! – an illustrious classic propelled by love, community and integrity.

Based on Lynn Riggs’ Green Grow the Lilacs, this harmonically rich and wildly symphonic blend of ballet, ballad and barn dance is a musical that takes an unblinking look at a community trapped in the American economic and social underclass.

At the turn of the century in Oklahoma Territory, the spirited...

Turn of the Screw

Event Date: 
28/03/2019 - 7:30pm to 30/03/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Northcott

EXETER NORTHCOTT THEATRE AND DERMOT MCLAUGHLIN PRODUCTIONS PRESENT 7.30pm Sat Matinee 2.30pm

“I don’t save or shield them. It’s as bad as I feared – they’re lost”

1840. A young governess agrees to look after two orphaned children in Bly, a seemingly idyllic country house. But shortly after her arrival, she realises that they are not alone. There are others – the ghosts of Bly’s troubled past. The Governess will risk everything to keep the children safe, even if it means giving herself up to The Others. Years later, confronted by the past she is compelled to account for what...

Annie

Event Date: 
23/01/2019 - 7:00pm to 26/01/2019 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
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.

“In the depths of the 1930’s Annie, a fiery young orphan girl, sees her hopeless situation change dramatically when she is selected to spend a short time at the residence of the wealthy industrialist Oliver Warbucks.”

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