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Shakespeare’s Globe return to Exeter Northcott Theatre

Two Gentlemen of Verona    Thu 8 – Sun 11 September 2016 Following the great success of 2015’s Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare’s Globe returns to Exeter Northcott Theatre, this time with its acclaimed Two Gentlemen of Verona. Valentine loves Silvia…

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Metta Theatre present Blown Away

                                                                    Sat 3 & Sun 4 September 2016 Following its triumphant adaptation of The Jungle Book, Metta Theatre returns to Exeter Northcott Theatre with its new show, Blown Away. Penguin Blue and friends go on an acrobatic Antarctic adventure full…

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Young actors to soar at the Northcott

  Following a hugely successful audition call, Exeter Northcott Theatre is proud to present the young actors who will play the roles of John and Michael Darling in its 2016 Christmas show, Peter Pan. Along with the Lost Boys cast,…

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Celebrate your graduation with us!

Join us for a delicious afternoon tea of your choice to celebrate your University of Exeter graduation.

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A Letter from the Cultural Spaces in Exeter in Response to the Referendum

A nation divided. A city divided? 17 million people vote against an establishment position. A younger generation blames an older one for giving away their futures. And there’s a 57% increase in reported hate crime. In these turbulent times it…

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Exeter Northcott Theatre find Lost Boys

Exeter Northcott Theatre is delighted to announce that following a series of workshops and auditions, it has found 20 local young actors to play the parts of John and Michael and the Lost Boys in its magical Christmas show, Peter…

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Exeter Northcott Theatre Announce Autumn 2016 Season

Exeter Northcott Theatre has cut its £2 booking fee. Steve Bennett returns to the Exeter Northcott Theatre in its Christmas show, Peter Pan The theatre will co-produce Terence Rattigan’s French Without Tears with English Touring Theatre and Orange Tree Theatre.…

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Exeter Northcott Theatre Announce Associate Companies

Exeter Northcott Theatre is delighted to announce that Le Navet Bête, Metta Theatre and Paddleboat Theatre are now Associate Companies of the organisation. The Exeter Northcott Theatre Associates programme will support young companies with a strong connection to the South…

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Shadowlands

The critically-acclaimed production of William Nicholson’s moving play, Shadowlands, comes to Exeter Northcott Theatre from Tues 28 June – Sat 2 July Starring Stephen Boxer (Humans, The Iron Lady, Doctors) as C.S. Lewis, Amanda Ryan (The Forsyte Saga) and Dennis…

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Mermaid Auditions for Peter Pan

Following the huge interest in Lost Boys auditions for its magical Christmas show, Peter Pan, Exeter Northcott Theatre is now looking for performers to join the cast to play mermaids. The theatre would like to find 3 or 4 female…

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Smash-hit comedy, Invincible, comes to Exeter Northcott Theatre

                                                                    Mon 30 May – Sat 4 June 2016 From one of the most exciting playwrights to emerge since Alan Ayckbourn, Torben Betts, and produced by the award-winning Original Theatre Company (Birdsong, Three Men In A Boat), comes a brand…

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Avenue Q

                                                                    Mon 30 May – Sat 4 June 2016 Following five years in the West End, sell-out runs worldwide and a smash hit tour last year (packed with mischief, bad behaviour and political incorrectness) Avenue Q comes to Exeter Northcott…

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Extra session added to Peter Pan auditions

Due to overwhelming popular demand, we are adding another session to our Peter Pan young actor auditions. The new session will take place from 2pm-4pm on Saturday 21st May.   We are looking for young actors who will be aged…

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Open Auditions for Peter Pan

Exeter Northcott Theatre is looking for local children to join the cast of its magical Christmas show Peter Pan. The theatre would like to find talented young actors who will be aged between 10 and 15 on 1st September 2016…

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Creative Cow return with Travels with my Aunt

                                                                    Tue 10 – Sat 14 May 2016 Following 2015’s A Christmas Carol, the successful co-production with Exeter Northcott, Creative Cow return to the theatre in May with their new show, Travels with my Aunt. An adaptation of Graham Greene’s…

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Free tickets to TEDxExeter livestreams are available now

More people will be able to watch TEDxExeter and discuss the talks they are hearing, thanks to three new public livestreams. The main event, which takes place at the Exeter Northcott Theatre on April 15, sold out in a record…

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Exeter Northcott Theatre Announce New Shows at The Great Hall

Exeter Northcott Theatre has announced a new programme of shows that will take place at The Great Hall on the University of Exeter’s Streatham campus. Extending the range of work that is presented by the theatre, the new shows announced…

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Mark Bruce’s The Odyssey

Mon 11 & Tues 12 April 2016 The award-winning Mark Bruce Company, whose critically acclaimed dance theatre production of Dracula performed to sellout audiences across the country in 2013 and 2014, including Exeter, bring their brand new production THE ODYSSEY…

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Exeter Northcott Theatre’s 2016 Christmas Production Announced

Exeter Northcott Theatre is delighted to announce that its 2016 Christmas production will be a brand-new adaptation of J.M Barrie’s much-loved classic, Peter Pan and will be produced by Exeter Northcott Theatre. Join Wendy, John and Michael as they soar…

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This Is My Body

Ten Ten Theatre and Exeter Northcott Theatre present Wed 23 & Thurs 24 March 2016 The award-winning one-woman play, This Is My Body, will come to Exeter in March and will be directed by Exeter Northcott Theatre’s Artistic and Executive…

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Exeter Northcott Theatre Welcomes South Street & Corn Exchange Review

Following today’s news regarding Exeter City Council’s review of the Corn Exchange, Exeter Northcott Theatre is delighted to hear of the exciting possibilities for the building and looks forward to taking a full part in any consultation and appraisal process.…