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The Herbal Bed

An English Touring Theatre, Royal & Derngate, Northampton and Rose Theatre Kingston production Tues 15 – Sat 19 March 2016 English Touring Theatre return to Exeter Northcott Theatre in March with their new, critically- acclaimed, production of The Herbal Bed.…

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Liza Pulman Sings Hollywood

Sat 12 March 2015 A journey through the world of movies in a cavalcade of all time classic Hollywood songs with the singing star of the award-winning Fascinating Aïda. Liza Pulman brings you an evening of some of the greatest…

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Newton Faulkner to star in American Idiot

Double Platinum selling artist Newton Faulkner has joined the cast of Green Day’s explosive Tony Award ® winning musical, American Idiot, and will appear at the Exeter Northcott Theatre in May. One of the UK’s finest contemporary singer-songwriters, Newton’s unique…

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Exeter Northcott Theatre returns to producing with Harold Pinter’s Betrayal

Thursday 18 February – Sat 5 March Press Night: Monday 22 February Directed by Paul Jepson Design by Tim Bird Lighting Design by Dominic Jeffery Exeter Northcott Theatre is proud to present Artistic and Executive Director Paul Jepson’s directorial debut…

Local dancer joins cast of David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny

Exeter Northcott Theatre is proud to announce that local young dancer Ellen Welch has been chosen to join the cast of Birmingham Stage Company’s Gangsta Granny when it tours to Exeter in February. From the acclaimed producers of Horrible Histories,…

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Casting announced for Exeter Northcott Theatre’s Betrayal.

Thursday 18 February – Sat 5 March Press Night: Friday 19 February Directed by Paul Jepson Design by Tim Bird Lighting Design by Dominic Jeffery Simon Merrells, Nick Moran and Sarah Jane Potts will star in a new production of…

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Exeter Northcott Theatre secures new funding

Exeter Northcott Theatre is delighted to announce that The Michael Bishop Foundation has granted £50,000 a year for the next three years in unrestricted funds. The Michael Bishop Foundation supports a range of organisations across the arts, education and health…

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Exeter Northcott Theatre announce spring/summer 2016 season

Exeter Northcott Theatre will produce a new adaptation of Harold Pinter’s Betrayal which will mark artistic director Paul Jepson’s directorial debut for the theatre. Exeter Northcott Theatre will also produce This Is My Body, a new play about the shocking…

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The Odyssey: Missing Presumed Dead

English Touring Theatre and Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse present The Odyssey: Missing Presumed Dead Tues 24 – Sat 28 November 2015 English Touring Theatre return to the Exeter Northcott Theatre at the end of November, this time with The Odyssey:…

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Cast Announced for A Christmas Carol

The Exeter Northcott Theatre and Creative Cow are delighted to announce the cast for their magical new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ much-loved Christmas classic. Leading the cast is celebrated local actor, Derek Frood, in the role of Ebenezer Scrooge. Derek…

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Alternative Pedestrian Access: Mon 2 – Fri 20 Nov

Please note that Exeter University will be undertaking some building work on its pedestrian paths between car parks A, B & D and the theatre from Monday 2 – Friday 20 November. The university have put on alternative pedestrian routes which will…

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American Idiot Announced

Sell a Door present the Tony Award winning musical American Idiot Weds 18 – Sun 22 May 2016 WITH MUSIC BY PUNK POP AND MULTI GRAMMY AWARD WINNING BAND GREEN DAY FOLLOWING ITS CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED WEST END RUN WITH X-FACTOR STAR…

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The Silver Sword

The Belgrade Theatre and Sell A Door Theatre Company present The Silver Sword Tues 27 – Sat 31 October 2015 Ian Seraillier’s highly acclaimed and much-loved children’s novel, THE SILVER SWORD, has been adapted for the stage and will visit…

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A Murder is Announced

Middle Ground Theatre Company presents Agatha Christie’s A Murder is Announced Mon 19 – Sat 24 October 2015 Agatha Christie’s famous novel, A Murder is Announced, is brought to life on the Exeter Northcott staged in October. The residents of…

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David Starkey: Magna Carta

Wednesday 7 October 2015 David Starkey, the UK’s leading constitutional historian, will be visiting the Exeter Northcott Theatre in October. Known for his forthright views, David will be talking about the 13th century agreement that, imperfect though it was, limited…

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Flare Path

Tues 22 – Sat 26 September 2015 An epic wartime drama by celebrated playwright, Terrence Rattigan, comes to Exeter Northcott Theatre this September. Based on Rattigan’s experiences as a tail gunner during World War II, Flare Path paints an evocative…

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The Tin Ring with Zdenka Fantlova

Zdenka Fantlova, one of the few living eye-witnesses to the horror of the Holocaust, visits Exeter Northcott Theatre to tell the extraordinary story of how when she was just seventeen years old a simple tin ring made for her by…

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The Scarecrows’ Wedding

Following last season’s five-star hit Stick Man, Scamp Theatre return to the Exeter Northcott Theatre to present a truly heart-warming adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s new bestselling book The Scarecrows’ Wedding. Betty O’Barley and Harry O’Hay are excellent…

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Law firm renews Exeter Northcott Theatre sponsorship

Exeter Northcott Theatre is delighted to announce that law firm Browne Jacobson has renewed its sponsorship with the theatre for a second year. The year-long sponsorship agreement with the national firm which has an office in Exeter will make a valuable…

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New Box Office Number

At a very exciting time in our renovation, the Box Office has now moved to the very front of our builiding, next to the main entrance. This means that our Box Office number has had to change. From today, our…

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Exeter Northcott Theatre included in ACE funded Regional Touring Network

Arts Council England has made a one off award of £826,786 to enable the launch of The Regional Touring Network. Facilitated by English Touring Theatre, The Regional Touring Network, a consortium of 9 regional venues and English Touring Theatre, will…