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Mrs Warren’s Profession

Mrs Warren’s Profession, a play that was banned for 30 years, comes to the Exeter Northcott in July. George Bernard Shaw’s Mrs Warren’s Profession stars Sue Holderness (Only Fools and Horses) and Christopher Timothy (Doctors) and runs from Tues 7 –…

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Aliens Love Underpants

Exeter is preparing for an extra-terrestrial invasion in June with the arrival of Aliens Love Underpants at the Exeter Northcott Theatre. Based on the hugely successful children’s book by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort, the story of the mischievous aliens who…

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Trustee Position

Exeter Northcott Theatre is growing. It is returning to producing its own work, alongside continuing to bring the breadth of the best in drama, family, opera and dance from the touring companies. A new era of integrated partnership between the…

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John Nettles to appear at Exeter Northcott Theatre

In Conversation with John Nettles Exeter Northcott Theatre is delighted to announce that celebrated actor John Nettles will join Exeter Northcott Theatre’s new artistic and executive director, Paul Jepson, on stage in the first of an In Conversationseries. Join John…

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Olivier Award-winning English Touring Opera returns with new Italian season

The Olivier Award-winning English Touring Opera (ETO) is performing a new season of fully-staged Italian opera at Exeter Northcott Theatre this April and May. Puccini’s masterpiece La bohème is joined by two rare Donizetti titles, The Wild Man of the…

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Exeter Northcott introduces e-tickets

We are pleased to announce that we have now introduced the option of e-tickets on all of our performances. E-tickets are a quick and simple way of receiving your tickets as soon as you have booked.  When booking tickets online,…

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Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage

Acclaimed theatre company, Out of Joint, return to the Exeter Northcott Theatre in May, this time with  Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage – a new, verbatim play directed by Max Stafford-Clark. On the eve of one of the most important games…

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Dr Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat

Katie Mitchell’s acclaimed stage adaptation of Dr Seuss’sThe Cat In The Hat will embark on its first UK tour in 2015, playing at Exeter Northcott Theatre on Wednesday 15 April 2015. From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around…

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Shakespeare’s Globe presents Romeo & Juliet

Award-winning Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre will visit Exeter Northcott Theatre in April with its brand new version of the classic tragedy, Romeo & Juliet. A violent street brawl between their rival families is the prelude to Romeo’s first encounter with Juliet.…

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Help us plan WOW Exeter

Invitation from Jude Kelly CBE, Artistic Director, Southbank Centre, and founder of the global WOW – Women of the World festival Will you come and help us plan what WOW Exeter might look like? WOW – Women of the World…

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The Business of Murder

Middle Ground Theatre Company is delighted to presentThe Business of Murder, the acclaimed psychological thriller from the pen of Richard Harris (The Sweeney, A Touch Of Frost, The Avengers) which enjoyed a successful 9-year run in the West End. Stone,…

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Richard Alston Dance

Fresh from two Sadler’s Wells performances celebrating its 20th anniversary, Richard Alston Dance Companyembarks on its anniversary tour of the UK and will stop off at Exeter Northcott in March. The company of 10 dancers presents a mix of repertoire…

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Inside Out of Mind

Transforming dementia care through theatre Meeting Ground Theatre Company and Nottingham Lakeside Arts present Inside Out of Mind, an insightful and darkly comic play that powerfully captures the multiple realities of life on a dementia ward, to Exeter Northcott Theatre…

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5 Minutes with… Martin Reeve

Jenny, our media officer, caught up with Martin Reeve, one of the stars of next weeks spin-chilling play, The Mist in the Mirror. Hi Martin. We can’t wait for The Mist in The Mirror to roll into Exeter next week.…

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2015 Christmas Show Announced

The Exeter Northcott Theatre is pleased to announce that its 2015 Christmas production will be a brand-new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ much-loved classic, A Christmas Carol and will be produced by Exeter Northcott Theatre and Creative Cow. The production marks…

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Filter Theatre’s MacBeth

One of the most dynamic theatre companies touring the UK, Filter, return to the Exeter Northcott Theatre with a radical version of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, following their irreverent and contemporary recreation of Twelfth Night in 2014. Playful, kaleidoscopic and horrific, Filter’s…

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Exeter Northcott Theatre appoints new Artistic and Executive Director

The Exeter Northcott Theatre has announced that Paul Jepson has been engaged as its new Artistic and Executive Director. Paul has an extensive background in the performing arts. He has been joint Artistic Director of two Arts Council funded new…

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5 reasons to see the Charity Command Performance

Our inaugural Charity Command Performance will take place on Sunday 14 December. It will be a unique event of world class performances and artists including, amongst others, Dame Hilary Mantel, Mark Rylance, Imogen Stubbs, Jonathan Lewis, Joss Ackland, Carlos Fidalgo,…

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Sasha Regan’s All-Male Pirates of Penzance

The Exeter Northcott Theatre is delighted to welcome the return of Sasha Regan’s all male company following their much-lauded debut visit in 2014 with the inventive and fun-filled HMS Pinafore. For their return visit the company present the award winning,…

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The History Boys

Voted the nation’s favourite play, Alan Bennett’s multi award-winning The History Boys will return in 2015, visiting the Exeter Northcott Theatre in May as part of a major new UK tour for 2015. Winner of over 30 major awards including…