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Plymouth Theatre Royal preview by Ems Coombes

Plymouth Theatre Royal

Ems Coombes, director of Plymouth’s inclusive theatre group Strictly Collaborative, peers into the future of what’s on at the Theatre Royal, which includes Funky Llama Cabaret Night, the Rocky Horror Picture Show, Pub Rock, No Idea, Hofesh Schechter and Oklahoma. Take it away, Ems…

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Young musicians at the fore at Torbay Schools’ Festival of Performing Arts

Young Torbay musicians are showcasing their talents at The Bay’s premier music event for young people: Torbay Schools’ Festival of Performing Arts, which started on Monday, March 22 to Wednesday 31 March.

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Strictly Collaborative’s first performance A Place for Belonging, at the Barbican Plymouth

Strictly Collaborative

Strictly Collaborative, the new professional theatre company aimed at 13-25 year old disabled and non-disabled people will open its first performance, A Place for Belonging, on Monday, March 29, at the Barbican Theatre, Plymouth.

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Graham Greene with a whiff of Hitchcock – The Ministry of Fear comes to the Exeter Northcott

The Ministry of Fear

Exeter’s own Theatre Alibi have teamed up with the Exeter Northcott and Oxford Playhouse for the fast-paced film noir production of Graham Greene’s The Ministry of Fear.

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Mark Ravenhill and Phillip Whiteman double bill at Exeter Northcott

Phillip Whiteman and Mark Ravenhill at the Exeter Northcott

A provocative double bill showing the effects of war and terrorism on society, Cheekish Productions’ perform Eschara and Shoot/ Get Treasure/ Repeat at Exeter Northcott from Wednesday 17 to Saturday  20 February.

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Hannah Silva’s Panopticon at the Barbican’s In The Flesh

Hannah Silva’s solo multimedia performance Panopticon will be shown as part of In the Flesh, at the Barbican, Plymouth, on Friday, November 13 at 9.35pm.

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Female performers wanted for Exeter Phoenix Women’s Day celebration

The Exeter Phoenix is looking for a slew of woman artists to take part in an art extravaganza on the eve of International Women’s Day 2010 (Sunday, March 7, 8pm).

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Dawlish’s Create Theatre and Teignmouth Players combine for David Haines’ Granny Galactica

Create Theatre from Dawlish and the Teignmouth Player, Tykes, present Granny Galactica by David Haines at the Carlton Theatre, Teignmouth on November 6-7.

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Plays pop up in Exeter shops on Sidwell Street with Trading Local performances

No more kitchen sink dramas, shop check-out dramas are the order of the day in Trading Local when a series of plays by Devon writers are performed in shops throughout Exeter’s Sidwell Street on Saturday, November 14.

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Plymouth Arts Centre calls for performance artists to take part in the Performance Market

Plymouth Arts Centre is calling for artists (including students) from Devon and Cornwall, who are interested in deevloping performance elements in their work to get into touch.

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Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale at the Exeter Northcott Theatre in November

A new production of The Winter’s Tale is coming to the Exeter Northcott theatre from Tuesday, November 10 to Saturday, November 14.

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Exeter Northcott hosts the English Touring Opera for epic Handelfest

To mark the 250th anniversary of Handel’s death, English Touring Opera are bringing Europe’s largest festival of Handel opera to Exeter Northcott. Five fully-staged Handel productions, and a comprehensive series of recitals, talks and masterclasses, make this the Handel event of the year.

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Fahrenheit Twins at the Drum Theatre, Plymouth. Review by Heather Smith

The Fahrenheit Twins, a production based on a short story by Michel Faber, adapted by respected theatre company Told by an Idiot and director Matthew Dunster, had its premiere at the Drum Theatre Plymouth, and runs until Saturday, October 10.

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Gripping courtroom dance drama Justitia comes to the Exeter Northcott

Following the success of Yesterday in 2008, award-winning choreographer Jasmin Vardimon returns to Exeter to present her latest large-scale production Justitia.

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Explore the River Exe and its heritage with the Spacex, Ramm, Crab Man and Blazing Tales

The Spacex Gallery, the RAMM and Exeter Crab Man, Phil Smith, plus the Blazing Tales team are exploring the global history of the River Exe around Exeter’s Fore Street and the Quay on Saturday, October 10 from 10am to 6pm.

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