Le Navet Bete – An Associate Company

From performing in the street to whoever would watch to touring into some of the UK’s most beautiful mid-scale theatres, for over ten years Le Navet Bete have been creating bonkers physical comedy theatre for all. Proudly based in Exeter for all of that time, they became Northcott Associates in 2016 and we continue to work with them as close friends and co-producers.

“Our time as a Northcott Associate Company saw us co-produce two of our most successful shows with the theatre: our madcap take on Bram Stoker’s Dracula (Dracula: The Bloody Truth) and our raucous comedy adventure The Three Musketeers. The latter has now been seen by over 18,000 people across the UK and both scripts have since been published and licensed world-wide with sell-out performances across the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Both are also in the process of being translated into French, Spanish, German, Greek and even Turkish spreading our daft tomfoolery across the globe! This Christmas we’re bringing Treasure Island to the Northcott and it feels like coming home!

Being an Associate Company has given us an exciting opportunity to expose our work to a newer and wider audience demographic, whilst also providing us with invaluable support and mentoring on touring and producing at a larger scale. Nurturing young creative talent is vital for the the future of the UK’s arts ecology and companies like us need that support more than ever.

It’s partnerships like this and initiatives such as the Northcott’s Futures programme that allows companies and artists like ourselves to take a meaningful and important step forward in their careers, fully supported by some of the best in the business.”

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