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Full Cast Announced for JACK AND THE BEANSTALK – Exeter’s favourite panto dame returns as writer and director

 BOOK tickets here An Exeter Northcott production Written and directed by Steve Bennett   Artistic & Executive Director of Exeter Northcott Theatre Daniel Buckroyd today announces the full cast for the Christmas pantomime. Exeter’s favourite panto dame Steve Bennett returns…

CANCELLED: JOAN ARMATRADING – MON 17 & TUES 18 SEPTEMBER 7.30PM

  We have just been advised that Joan Armatrading is unwell and therefore unable to perform at Exeter Northcott Theatre next week. We are in the process of scheduling new dates and will be in touch with ticket holders again…

Full Cast Announced for Don Carlos – Centrepiece of the Northcott’s 50th Anniversary Season

An Exeter Northcott, Nuffield Southampton Theatres and Rose Theatre Kingston co-production in association with Ara Don Carlos Written by Friedrich Schiller Translated by Robert David MacDonald Directed by Gadi Roll; Set and Costume Design by Rosanna Vize Lighting Design by…

Exeter Northcott Theatre to sell locally-sourced ice cream after Salcombe Dairy sponsorship

The Exeter Northcott Theatre has teamed up with Salcombe Dairy to supply audiences with locally-produced ice cream. As part of the deal, the South Devon producer has sponsored the theatre’s Christmas pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk. Exeter’s favourite panto dame,…

Write to Play scheme offers opportunity for deaf and disabled playwright

  Sixth year of Graeae’s renowned Write to Play programme to be run in partnership with leading South-West England based organisations Bristol Old Vic, Exeter Northcott Theatre, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Wiltshire Creative, Nuffield Southampton Theatres and Ustinov Studio at Theatre…

Exeter Northcott Theatre to LIVE STREAM stage talk with TV star Tom Burke

The Exeter Northcott Theatre is to live stream an event from the stage for the first time. Tom Burke, best known as the popular TV detective Cormoran Strike, is appearing in Don Carlos, which opens at the Northcott in October.…

Two new homegrown Associate shows in production after major arts awards of £110,000

Two new theatre productions created in Exeter are set to go ahead after funding of more than £110,000 was awarded. A brand new comedy version of The Three Musketeers by Le Navet Bete will open at the Northcott next May…

Young Chorus recruited for Jack and the Beanstalk after record-breaking auditions

The Young Chorus has been revealed for this year’s giant of a pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk, after a record number of auditions. Exeter’s favourite pant dame Steve Bennett is writing, directing and starring in this year’s Christmas show, which…

Full programme announced for Autumn/Winter Season

Exeter Northcott Theatre is delighted to announce a remarkable new season with tickets now on sale for more than 30 shows. To crown a year of 50th anniversary celebrations, we have put together a wide-ranging programme of powerful classical drama…

New Artistic & Executive Director announced for Exeter Northcott Theatre

The Board of Trustees are delighted to announce that Daniel Buckroyd has been appointed to lead the Exeter Northcott Theatre from Autumn this yearN. Daniel has overseen a recent period of rapid development with significant artistic and business success as…

Northcott launches Pay What You Decide ticket offer

Theatregoers are being offered the chance to watch a play but only pay what they decide it is worth afterwards. The pay what you decide offer has been designed to appeal to people who may have been to see theatre…

Even Shakespeare haters will love the new A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Do you love entertaining stage shows but can’t stand cod-pieces and incomprehensible soliloquies by men in tights? If so, I have the perfect show for even the most hardened Shakespeare hater: a joyfully irreverent and astonishing version of A Midsummer…

Summer theatre project for imaginative children aged 7 to 11

Imaginative young people aged 7 to 11 are invited to create stage play with professionals during the summer holiday. PaddleBoat Theatre Company are offering children the chance to put together a piece of original drama and perform on the Northcott…

Associate companies programme – the story so far

The Exeter Northcott Theatre returned to producing its own work in 2015. The following year, a new programme to stage exciting new plays was launched, making Le Navet Bête, Metta Theatre and PaddleBoat Theatre associate companies . This year sees the…

Paul Jepson takes decision to step down as Artistic and Executive Director when successor appointed

PRESS RELEASE The revitalised Exeter Northcott Theatre is advertising for a permanent Artistic and Executive Director. This recruitment process was diarised three years ago and comes at a time when the Northcott has successfully secured Arts Council (national portfolio organisation)…

Easter Weekend Box Office Opening Times

Friday 30 March (Good Friday) – Closed all day Saturday 31 March – Open 10am – 6pm Sunday 1 April (Easter Sunday) – Closed all day Monday 2 April (Easter Monday) – 5pm – 8pm Normal box office hours will…

New UK and international tour plans for unique show about epilepsy and the brain

Following the success of Beyond My Control 2018 – a full UK and international tour is planned for the unique show fusing performing arts and science to explore epilepsy and the brain Exeter Northcott Theatre is marking Epilepsy Awareness Day…

Recruitment of full-time Artistic & Executive Director

23/03/2018 Exeter Northcott Theatre is advertising for a permanent Artistic and Executive Director. In January 2015 the charity’s Board of Trustees set a strategic plan for financial recovery, restructure and revision with a brief to provide local jobs and a…

A Brave Face – Mon 19 March Cancelled Performance

Due to the heavy snow fall over the weekend, the get out  for Awful Auntie was unable to take place on Sunday as planned, and will be taking place today.  Unfortunately, this means that there is now insufficient time to…

Open Auditions for Young Performers in Jack and the Beanstalk

We are looking for local children to join the cast of our fabulous Christmas pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk. Following the success of Dick Whittington last year, resident panto dame and Exeter favourite Steve Bennett is returning to lead the…

Murder Mystery Dining Event Postponed

Due to the University Campus remaining closed and unsafe for public access, we have had to postpone tonight’s Murder Mystery dining event.  If you have tickets for this event our staff will be in touch  to transfer your tickets to…