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EXETER FRINGE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES OCTOBER 2021 PROGRAMME

We’re delighted to support Exeter Fringe Festival, an innovative festival of locally-made theatre. With concurrent performance and artist development programmes, Exeter Fringe will support creatives connected to the South West to share exciting new work with local audiences.

To kick off the the Fringe, we’ve curated a ‘Housewarming’ week of new theatre by artists we’ve been working with through our Futures artist development programme, Young Creatives, Kickstarter theatre company and community-based theatre groups. From 9 – 15 October, audiences can see double bills of bold new work, anarchic comedy, scratch nights and hear new stories from a wide range of South West voices.

From 15 – 17 October there’s a wonderful line up of new work at The Barnfield Theatre and Exeter Phoenix programmed with partners across the city including Maketank, Exeter Library and The Hall. Meanwhile, this year’s artist development programme is supporting seven pieces of theatre currently in development with space in the city centre, culminating in a sharing in front of Exeter cultural leaders.

‘It’s incredibly important that local artists get the support they need and audiences get the chance to see theatre being created right here in Exeter which is why the Northcott as strategic partner, has worked with the Fringe team to make sure it happens this year . It’ll be fantastic to see the city energised by the buzz of creativity in October – I can’t wait!’

Daniel Buckroyd, Exeter Northcott Artistic Director & Chief Executive

For Housewarming and all events at the Barnfield Theatre, book here. For full listings visit www.exefringe.co.uk/whats-on

Take a look at our Housewarming programme
Promotional image for Graceless - old looking photos of a young Grace; a smiling girl with a pink umbrella and pink heart-shaped glasses
Double Bill – Fragments & Graceless
Sat 09 Oct 2021 – Thu 14 Oct 2021
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Marketing image for Gambit (textural painting with colourful planes and mixes) and Close Enough (a girl with a ponytail standing in front of clouds, her back to us, orange balloons in her hands)
Double Bill – GAMBIT & Close Enough
Sat 09 Oct 2021 – Thu 14 Oct 2021
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Promotional image for Futures Scratch Night - a young man on stage, holding high a yellow cup
Launch Live: Scratch Night
Sun 10 Oct 2021
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Promotional image for The Ripple Effect - a diverse group of people embracing each other, smiling at the camera
Ripple Effect – Living Newspaper
Mon 11 Oct 2021
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Promotional image for IKAE (styled as the IKEA logo) - Text: The Everyday Wonderful, 13 October 7pm, Barnfield Theatre
The Everyday Wonderful
Wed 13 Oct 2021
Barnfield Theatre
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Theatre Café
Fri 15 Oct 2021
Barnfield Theatre
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Promotional image for How Did I Get Here? - yellow monochromatic image featuring a young woman laughing, but a yellow bar is covering her eyes
How Did I Get Here?
Fri 15 Oct 2021 – Sat 23 Oct 2021
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Promotional image for The Wounded King - A shadowy figure against a yellow horizon, he's holding a samurai sword pointing down
The Wounded King
Fri 15 Oct 2021
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Promotional image for Barney the Horse - a drawing of a coastal scene, with a horse on the beach. He's wearing a swimming band.
Barney The Horse
Sat 16 Oct 2021
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Promotional image for Who Cares Now - featuring a young female health professional throwing colourful confetti up in the air
Who Cares Now?
Sat 16 Oct 2021
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Promotional image featuring Annette Gregory with a wide-rimmed black sun hat
Annette Gregory & Friends – Jazz & Me
Sat 16 Oct 2021
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Promotional image for Romeo and Juliet - two ECG graphs beating perfectly in sync, one interrupted by a vial of something purple, the other just after by a bloody dagger
Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare
Sun 17 Oct 2021
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Promotional image for As You Like It - Composite of five young people all differently dressed and styled from each other
As You Like It
Sun 17 Oct 2021
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Promotional image for stories at the end of the world - featuring a young woman holding a small cactus, seemingly screaming against the wind
Stories At The End Of The World
Sun 17 Oct 2021
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