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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):

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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...

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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The Little Mermaid - The Panto

Event Date: 
30/01/2019 - 7:30pm to 03/02/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Exeter Police and Hospital Players are proud to announce our pantomime for 2019 – Little Mermaid….. the panto!

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 plight, offers to exchange her voice for some legs in order to become human …. but only for 2 days! In a race against time, will the...

Circus of Horrors - Brand New Show

Event Date: 
25/01/2019 - 5:15pm
Venue: 
Exeter Corn Exchange, Market Street, Exeter

After taking to the road over 22 years ago and touring all over the world the phenomenon returns with its latest brand new incarnation.

The spectacular features an amazing amalgamation of bizarre & fantastic circus acts all woven into a sensational shock/horror story and the darkest of magic – taking the show to a whole new level, a Rock n Roll roller coaster of a show with a mainly original soundscape & performed with a forked tongue firmly in each cheek, you’ll certainly Die Laughing.

https://www.exetercornexchange.co.uk/whats-on/

In The Willows

Event Date: 
22/02/2019 - 7:30pm to 02/03/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Northcott

METTA THEATRE AND EXETER NORTHCOTT THEATRE PRESENT

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.uk

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