Month: November 2017

Exeter Northcott Theatre announces 2018 Spring Summer Season

Exeter Northcott Theatre is delighted to announce a packed 2018 spring and summer season with tickets now on sale for more than 50 new shows. As a year of 50th anniversary celebrations begin, a diverse programme puts classical drama, new…

Amazing volunteers knit 1,500 cupcakes for Northcott panto

Back in July, we appealed for volunteers to knit 1,000 cupcakes to be used in performances of our pantomime Dick Whittington. The show, co-written by leading panto director Tony Lidington with Steve Bennett, who plays Dame Sarah Suet, marks a…

Panto comes home to the Exeter Northcott Theatre with Dick Whittington

Panto is making a welcome return to the Exeter Northcott Theatre with a new production by one of the country’s leading pantomime directors. Dick Whittington is set to open next month, marking a spectacular return to the theatre’s tradition of…

Tom Burke leads company of Don Carlos in major new revival at the Northcott

11 – 20 October 2018 A major new revival of Schiller’s Don Carlos with Tom Burke leading the company as Rodrigo, Marquis of Posa, is coming to the Northcott. Gadi Roll’s production, presented in a co-production with Nuffield Southampton Theatres…

Dame Judi Dench donates signed painting for gala auction

She may be best known for playing the tough and calculating spymaster in the James Bond films but Dame Judi Dench has revealed her little-known artistic side to support Exeter Northcott Theatre. The award-winning stage and screen actress has donated…

Exeter Northcott Theatre Celebrates 50th Birthday

Exeter Northcott Theatre is today celebrating its 50th anniversary. The theatre opened on the 2nd November 1967 with a production of The Merchant of Venice, starring its first Artistic Director, Tony Church. To launch the Northcott’s 50th anniversary celebrations, it will…