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Richard III returns to Bosworth

David Lee-Jones of The Festival Players
David Lee-Jones of The Festival Players, as Richard III

Outdoor theatre company The Festival Players are in the midst of a 45-date all-male tour of Richard III across the UK the highlight of which will be a performance on the historic Bosworth Battlefield, where the last Plantagenet king lost his life.

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Born on a Dartmoor morning, Wild Nights Young Company is still going strong

Wild Nights Young Company
Wild Nights Young Company

On a wild night in 2004, far from civilization in a remote valley on Dartmoor, a group of creative teenagers were camping out with with their drama group run by MED Theatre.

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A summer of Shakespearean history with The Elysium Theatre Company

Wars of the Roses
Shakespeare's eight history plays performed by The Elysium Theatre Company

Get set for a whirlwind journey through history this summer courtesy of Shakespeare and The Elysium Theatre Company.

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Step into the intimate world of global connections with make-shift

Make Shift performance
make-shift explores private actions with global consequences

make-shift is a string of performances which re-imagine ‘the private actions of our domestic lives as multiple, interconnected and with global consequences’ –  there was almost an air of prescience when Paula Crutchlow talked about the launch of the interactive online performance make-shift way back in November 2010.

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SCRATCH provides platform for emerging artists In Devon

scratch in Exeter

Feedback is one of the most important things for an artist to receive, now SCRATCH at Exeter’s Bike Shed Theatre is offering a work-in-progress event where the audience is invited to be a part of the action by providing feedback to every piece they see. From praise to criticism it doesn’t matter, as long as it is useful.

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What holds you back? Inclusive theatre group calls for input on the topic of Restraint?

Strictly Collaborative

Strictly Collaborative, the inclusive theatre company for disabled and non-disabled people aged between 13 and 25, is launching its next project, Restraints, on September 12 and is calling for input.

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EXETER FRINGE: 78 companies; six venues; 11 days – a live performances extravaganza (here’s a quick overview)

Exeter Fringe Festival
Exeter Fringe Festival is an 11-day celebration of live performance with 78 companies (31 of them from Devon) playing six venues during the 11 days from June 22 to July 2.

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