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A Film in a Day
RAMUK69 Films & The Cove Boutique

After a nearly 10 year hiatus it's time to see if Chay & Ryan still have what it takes to make a movie in a day. With one phone & the help of some friends & family only time will tell. Anyone who comes to watch could land a role as an extra (but there's no obligation).

comedy, instant film- making  18+ all day

Making a film in a day. Watch through the window or take part.
18+   all day

 

A Journey To The Moon
Splash

Mr.K plans a journey to the moon. Little L, his carer, tired of life and looking to escape from the struggles of being young, helps him build a rocket. Despite their obvious differences, they will find a common bond in humour, dancing, singing and building their rocket.

comedy-drama, surreal  8+ 15 mins

Mr K and Little L find a common bond in humour, dancing and building their rocket.
8+   15 mins

 

A little bit of this and a little bit of that
Passmore and Cartmell

The cream of talent from among the drama students of West Buckland School and Chulmleigh Academy present a variety of short scenes and sketches. Prepare for the comic, the poetic, the sinister, the outrageous, quite possibly the ludicrous and definitely the scary!

mixture of sketches  10+ 75 mins

Drama students present a variety of short scenes and sketches.
10+   75 mins

 

A Trip Down Theatre Lane
Matt Cann (Monday Collective)

A journey back to the roots of theatre in Barnstaple, told by minstrels, jugglers and buffoons. How did it all begin? Where are we heading now? A Street Theatre piece influenced by the closing of North Devon Theatres, and Barnstaple Fringe finding its feet on the streets.

drama, street performance  8+ 20 mins

The roots of theatre in Barnstaple. How did it all begin? Where are we heading now?
8+   20 mins

 

Abi Roberts: Anglichanka
Bawls Out Comedy Productions

A comedy show about Russia in the 90s and being the first comic to do comedy in English and Russian. Hear about gay rights, opera and see how Russia has changed under Putin, the meerkat with nuclear weapons. "An incredible show. ★★★★★” EdFestMag. “Not to be missed ★★★★★” – 3 Weeks

stand-up/comedy   16+ 60 mins

A comedy show about performing a comedy show in Russia. ★★★★★ EdFestMag.
16+   60 mins

 

Alf the Highwayman
Brave Bold Drama

Alf snatches & grabs without a thought for other people’s feelings. It's time for him to learn there are better ways to play... Full of imagination, songs & a circus, one for all the family with lots of joining in & no frights! Best Children's Show (Shaftesbury Fringe 2016)

family show  3+ 45 mins

Full of imagination, songs & a circus, one for all the family - with lots of joining in & no frights!
3+   45 mins

 

An Exhibition of Ourselves
The Park Community School

Young students from Park School look back at the life of Barnstaple in earlier times, re-telling stories of old that enrich our understanding of why we are who we are today. Barnstaple's museum acts as both a backdrop and stimulus for these stories.

site-specific performance  12+ 45 mins

Young students look back at the life of Barnstaple in earlier times, re-telling stories of old.
12+   45 mins

 

And Then They Came For Me: Remembering The World Of Anne Frank
Moondog Productions

Two Holocaust survivors recount their lives as teens with live actors portraying Eva Schloss, Anne's friend, Ed Silverberg, Anne's boyfriend, and Anne Frank. The story of these victims of irrational persecution is a must-see, reminding us of some striking parallels in our world.

multimedia drama  11+ 75 mins

An arresting multimedia drama.
11+   75 mins

 

Andrew Silverwood is a "Self-Absorbed Tw*t"
Fragility

"Another self absorbed twat. Still, Silverwood is very charming" - Great Scott Media.

A story-telling stand-up show about Sex, wheelchairs and life in the public eye.

story-telling, stand-up comedy  18+ 60 mins

Story-telling stand-up about sex and life in the public eye.
18+   60 mins

 

Anorak of Fire: The Life and Times of Gus Gascoigne
Billy Buckingham

Gus Gascoigne spends all his days train spotting and today, you've joined his latest spot. Sit back as Gus regales you with stories of childhood, failed relationships, midnight spots and how he came to own his famous "Anorak of Fire"!

comedy  12+ 50 mins

A trainspotter with a tale to tell.
12+   50 mins

 

Billy! Man of Many Musicals!
Billy Buckingham

Billy Buckingham has spent his entire life living, breathing and performing in musical theatre and now, for one performance only, he will perform a selection of songs from some of the best loved musicals, with special guests to help him with a duet or two!

song, musical theatre  12+ 60 mins

Songs from the musicals. Billy & guests.
12+   60 mins

 

Birth of the Mechanoid
Dude the Obscure

Slam poems reflecting on the trials and tribulations of workaholicism, a condition subconsciously accepted by a work-driven society the long-term effects of which are still underestimated. The performer becomes the mechanoid that a lifetime of employment desires him to be.

stand-up theatre  14+ 15 mins

Slam poems reflecting on the trials and tribulations of workaholicism.
14+   15 mins

 

Brexit Bananas
Pig's Ear Productions

In the corner of a cafe, The Great Surmo - cunningly disguised as his alter ego, Francesco Crispini (Frank to his friends). In the time it takes to drain a cup of coffee, Francesco Crispini dazzles and delights with his legendary legerdemain. And then, like the rabbit, is gone.

magic  4+ 15 mins

The Great Surmo dazzles and delights with his legendary magic - in unexpected places.
4+   15 mins

 

Blooming Out
NOSThree

BLOOMING OUT is a funny and clever non-verbal language clown show, interpreted by two women that embraces the disparate and fascinating themes of the feminine universe, such as period, maternity, social taboos and love; all this covered in a light, comic and poetic way.

comedy, physical theatre  12+ 60 mins

The female universe revealed in a non-verbal clown show - light, comic and poetic.
12+   60 mins

 

Broken
Whims Knot Theatre Company

Welcome to Alice’s ongoing quest to “feel a little less sad”. Through the medium of stand-up, she will reveal all the various (and often ridiculous) methods she has used to drag herself through life thus far, in light of her feelings of depression.

stand-up  16+ 45 mins

Welcome to Alice’s stand-up show in which she reveals how she manages to “feel a little less sad”.
16+   45 mins

 

Clowns of the Baskervilles
Fractured Theatre

Do you like Sherlock Holmes? Do you like clowns? Do you like when the two come together to create an exciting and new piece of theatre? Then come and see The Clowns of the Baskervilles.

comedy/clowning  14+ 55 mins

You like Sherlock Holmes? You like clowns? Then you'll like this - a lot!
14+   55 mins

 

Collective Evolution
Love .Of .The .Game Productions

The whole world is evolving, the way we comprehend, the way we communicate, the way we live. It was once said that the children of the earth will emerge in its time of greatest need to replenish what was lost. That time is now.

spoken word  14+ 15 mins

The time for the children of the earth to replenish what was lost is now.
14+   15 mins

 

Dancing in Pairadaeza
World Dance Collective

‘And don't think the garden loses its ecstasy in winter. It's quiet, but the roots are down there riotous.’ Rumi. Enter Pairadaeza, the garden of paradise, where women from across the globe dance deliriously to nature’s rhythms.


world dance, exhibition  12+ 25 mins

In Pairadaeza women from across the globe dance deleriously to nature's rhythms.
12+   45 mins

 

Do Four Legs Work If There Are Five Of Us?
GoldHill Dance Company

Looking at awkward everyday situations where so many unwritten rules are at play. Bound by these learnt behaviours that unconsciously narrate our day. A snapshot of thoughts presented through movement and speech.

physical-theatre, dance  12+ 15 mins

Physical-theatre and dance take to the streets.
12+   15 mins

 

Do you have fingerprints on your toes?
Lucy Freeman

It is important to remember that we all have magic inside of us. Dancer Lucy Freeman presents a playful exploration of the space between body and mind. Enjoy an honest and intimate navigation of a profoundly human experience.

contemporary dance  10+ 20 mins

An exploration of the space between body and mind.
10+   20 mins

 

Dollface
i.e.

The tragic tale of the largely unimpressive life of Maríon, an artist dreaming of bigger things, caught in a Sisyphean spiral of poetry, puppetry and pipes.

tragicomedy  12+ 45 mins

The tragic tale of Marion, an artist caught in a Sisyphean spiral of poetry, puppetry and pipes.
12+   45 mins

 

Fit For Purpose
multi story theatre company

The gym is a place to get fit and a place of refuge. This is the story of a man who minds his own business; keeps body, mind and soul in tip-top condition, determined to be a useful citizen but not to rock the boat. A story without words told by bodies in motion.

physical-theatre  12+ 15 mins

The gym is a place of refuge. A story without words told by bodies in motion.
12+   15 mins

 

For Conscience Sake
Plain Quakers Theatre

A wryly comic and poignant one-man show about conscientious objectors in WW1, set in Huddersfield today. Morris is sure his granddad Willie Sykes was a war-hero; Albert argues that violence is never the answer. But cousin Cyril unearths old letters that reveal a disturbing truth.

comedy-drama  14+ 40 mins

A wryly comic and poignant one-man show about conscientious objectors in WW1.
14+   40 mins

 

Fruitcake - Ten Commandments from the Psych Ward
Rob Gee

Comic, poet and reformed psychiatric nurse Rob Gee presents a user-friendly guide to losing the plot. ★★★★★ “A one-man thespian army” CBC, Canada. ★★★★½ “A tour de force!” Victoria Times. Winner, Best of Fest – Ottawa, Winnipeg and Calgary Fringe Festivals.

comedy/spoken word  16+ 60 mins

A comic guide to losing the plot.
16+   60 mins

 

Greenwich Village comes to Barnstaple - pt2
Dave Clinch

A musical journey around some of the independent cafés of Barnstaple in the spirit of Greenwich Village in the early 1960s. Local musicians wlll be performing 20 minute sets in six different cafes during the course of Saturday morning.


music and song  all ages 20 mins

Local musicians performing in independent town cafes.
all ages   20 mins

 

Hats Off To Laurel & Hardy
Lucky Dog Theatre Productions

The award-winning true story of the most famous comedy duo of all time. Witness Stan & Ollie's meteoric rise to fame, the decline of their movie careers and phoenix-like revival on the stage. Touring since 2013, be prepared to laugh your socks off before having your heart broken.

theatre  12+ 60 mins

Laugh your socks off before having your heart broken. Award-winning true story.
12+   60 mins

 

Haul 'er In
The Monday Collective

Get the day off to a good start by witnessing the hauling of a wooden spar along the High Street to the accompaniment of sea shanties. The spar is dragged to the Square where it is pulled upright and a sheet is unfurled proclaiming the launching of the day's activities.

procession  all ages 20 mins

The hauling of a wooden spar along the High Street to the accompaniment of sea shanties.
all ages   20 mins

 

Have You Seen Molly?
Artaura Productions

Barnstaple has undergone a time-warp - and entered a parallel universe. It's 1948; the Germans invaded in 1942. Molly is on the run. You might catch glimpses of Molly and her pursuers around Barnstaple. Will you be helping or hindering the authorities as they close in on Molly?

street theatre  12+ continuous

A parallel universe: Barnstaple 1948. The Germans invaded in 1942. Now Molly is on the run.
12+   continuous

 

Isabella's Story Bicycle Show
Isabella's Story Bicycle

A vintage bicycle with a theatre on the back. Isabella is a bicycling botanist who loves to share stories from her incredible journeys around the globe. With delightful storytelling, gorgeous illustrations and unexpected wonders, Isabella will whisk you away to another world.

storytelling, street-theatre  all ages 30 mins

A bicycle with a theatre on the back. Delightful storytelling.
all ages   20 mins

 

It's My Funeral and I'll Throw Glitter if I Want To
Isobel Marmion

After a (tiny) mental breakdown, Isobel has decided to take her upcoming death into her own hands and throw her own funeral! An intimate look at mental illness and the fear of dying alone, but in like, an uplifting, funny way. "Heartwarming and super enjoyable" Aussie Theatre.

comedy  18+ 50 mins

Isobel throws her own funeral. "Super enjoyable" Aussie Theatre
18+   50 mins

 

Juicy
Robert Garnham Productions

A normal flight. An airport lounge. Could this be the start of a beautiful romance? Or is it just a flimsy pretext for performance poet Robert Garnham to deliver a set of humorous and thought-provoking poems?

spoken word, comedy  18+ 50 mins

Performance poet Robert Garnham with a set of humorous and thought-provoking poems.
18+   50 mins

 

Love// .Death// .Other
We .Are .Uncollective

A spoken word/theatre piece first performed at Concourse Festival 2016. Solo performer t.s. idiot (of We Are Uncollective) delivers 30 minutes of performance poetry, DIY costume, terrible dancing and comedy interludes.

spoken word  18+ 30 mins

Performance poetry, DIY costume, terrible dancing and comedy interludes.
18+   30 mins

 

Morgan and Rees
Morgan and Rees

Morgan and Rees deliver fast moving sketches with occasional audience interaction to produce irreverent, quirky, silly, thoughtful and even the ball-bustingly funny.

comedy  18+ 60 mins

Fast moving sketches - irreverent, quirky, even ball-bustingly funny.
18+   60 mins

 

Moving On
Wild & Blue Projects

Devon based contemporary dancers and visiting Fringe performers lead groups of curious movers of all ages in a mesmerising, improvised dance through the streets of Barnstaple. Do you see what they see, hear what they hear, imagine what they imagine? Follow and find out.

street-theatre, dance  all ages 60 mins

Groups of curious movers exploring, experiencing the streets and buildings of our town.
all ages   60 mins

 

Nature Knows Best
TicTac Theatre

A delightful series of two person plays written by Devon playwright Nick Discombe, Nature Knows Best takes a look at love and life through the eyes of a Seagull duo, a couple of Seahorses and a pair of Sheep. Each play humorously portrays man’s effect on the natural world and the creatures in it.

theatre/comedy  12+ 60 mins

Delightful two person plays looking at love and life through the eyes of various creatures.
12+   60 mins

 

ODJO - KING OF THE OCEAN
ODJO

Odjo - a beautiful idiot fisherman raised by performing elephants! He's insanely funny with his bizarre martial arts practices, unruly animal impressions and unhealthy absurdities . Don't miss it! Narrated by the multi-award winning Trygve Wakenshaw.

comedy, physical theatre, mime  14+ 50 mins

A beautiful idiot fisherman raised by performing elephants!
14+   50 mins

 

Once Upon a Time in Barnstaple
Pilton Community College

Tales of Barnstaple's colourful past dramatically brought to life by the present generation of young Barumites. Times have changed, our lives seem very different from those of our forebears but is there something in the location that unites us across the years?

theatre  12+ 75 mins

Tales of Barnstaple's colourful past dramatically brought to life.
12+   75 mins

 

Play On! A Shakespeare Workshop
Sun & Moon Theatre

The workshop focuses on speech and text work in Twelfth Night (or What You Will), giving you the opportunity to play with Shakespeare’s words and make discoveries, exploring visual clues and unlocking thoughts and emotions. Join us in the Tent and have fun!

Shakespeare, workshop  14+ 60 mins

Workshop to accompany Twelfth Night (or What You Will).
all ages+   90 mins

 

Pop to the Hop where you'll Bop til you Drop
Project:Dance! Devon

Join Chauffeur Jack and his crew and pop back to the sixties hop! A mixture of dance, drama and musical theatre transports you to the sixties.

dance and musical theatre  all ages 60 mins

Dance, drama and theatre transport you back to the 60s.
all ages   60 mins

 

Remedies - A Ballad of Broken Britain
Middle Weight Theatre Company

Brexit, broken homes and bickering! Two opinionated, strong willed and polarised pharmacy workers, witness the ailments and sicknesses of the public. They may be able to administer the medicine, but can they find the remedy for the ills of Britain?

comedy/drama  16+ 60 mins

Brexit, broken homes and bickering. What's the remedy?
16+   60 mins

 

Samba Parade
Samba Baia

Samba Baia Carnival Samba Band works with local people and groups to bring the colour and spectacle of carnival and other celebrations to North Devon. New members are always welcome aged 8 and over. All tuition and instruments are provided.

music, dance  all ages 45 mins

Samba Baia bring the colour and spectacle of carnival to North Devon.
all ages   45 mins

 

SESKA - FRUIT SALAD !!!
SESKA

When SESKA comes to town kids laugh out loud, Dads f*rt out loud and mums faint at his feet! This show contains magic, mayhem and happiness. Nominated Best Family Show Brighton Fringe 2015 'My kids loved him'- Jonathon Ross. Buy tickets quick - he sells out fast!

family comedy/childrens theatre/comedy magic  3+ 45 mins

When SESKA comes to town, kids laugh out loud, Dads f*rt out loud and mums faint at his feet!
3+   45 mins

 

Sleeping Beauty
Barely There

A theatrical and poetic re-imagining of a fairy tale that explores the themes of identity, intimacy and longing. The mysterious logic of Beauty's dream gives a unique view of the struggle between the visceral and the cerebral aspects of the self.

drama, spoken word, dance  12+ 60 mins  warning: feathers

A poetic re-imagining of the classic fairy tale exploring identity, intimacy and longing.
14+   15 mins   warning: feathers

 

South African Song & Dance
U'Zambezi Arts

U'Zambezi Arts specialises in songs, drum rhythms, dances and instrumental music from the Southern African region. The musicians are multi-talented artists whose work has taken them into Canada, the USA, Europe including the UK, and all across southern Africa.

African accapella singing and dancing  8+ 45 mins

Songs, drumming and dances from Southern Africa.
8+   45 mins

 

Street Laugh
Laughter Well

Something's happening on the High Street.At the end of Paternoster Row (by the Co-op).At 3pm on Saturday July 1st. Something you'll want to be part of. See you there!
Warning! Can seriously benfit your health.

having a laugh  all ages 15 mins

Something's happening on the High Street that you'll want to be part of.
all ages   15 mins

 

Square
The Monday Collective

We need you to help us explore whether "The Square" is square! We need to map out on the ground exactly what kind of shape it actually is. And what about the clock? Four faces, four different versions of the time. What's that about living in a post-truth age?

comedy and drama  all ages 20 mins

Help us explore whether "The Square" is square! And the clock - 4 faces, 4 different times!
all ages   20 mins

 

Square Bench
Plough Youth Theatre

The favourite drama improvisation game 'Park Bench' will be taken to a whole new level with our cast improvising with each other and the public on a bench on Barnstaple Square! Join in with your own weird and wonderful characters and come and meet ours!

improvisation  12+ 60 mins

Come and meet some weird and wonderful characters - and introduce your own!
12+   60 mins

 

Storyteller of the Year Entertains
The Bard of Windmill Hill

"He turns the absurd aspects of modern life into laughter fodder... cerebral stand-up at its best." Praised by the BBC's Dr Phil Hammond for the range and depth of his work. This could be the prescription you need. "Brilliant, captivating, cheering" Chippenham Folk Festival.

comedy/cabaret  14+ 50 mins

"Cerebral stand-up at its best." "Brilliant, captivating, cheering"
14+   50 mins

 

Sunked
Chris White

Chris has just realised the Titanic is still in the sea. So he sets out on a quest to haul it up. He’ll soon discover a sinister truth at the heart of the Atlantic – one that could wreck everything. Sunked is a one-man spoken-word show about salvage, salvation and Celine Dion.

spoken-word, comedy, stand-up, theatre, poetry  12+ 50 mins

Chris is on a quest to raise the Titanic. A show about salvage, salvation and Celine Dion.
12+   50 mins

 

Tea Cups
Love .Of .The .Game Productions

Set in a bygone era the casual observer can be easily deceived by a well-kept couple, a tea-set and initial relative peace. An innocent scene turns to mayhem as the pair are ‘shot into the brown’ on arrival of the whistle-blowing mutton shunters.

spoken-word, theatre  14+ 15 mins

A well-kept couple and a tea-set. An innocent scene soon turns to mayhem.
14+   15 mins

 

Tea Dance
Project:Dance! Devon - and you!

What better place for a bit of social dancing than the Pannier Market? Whether you've waltzed since you were kneehigh to a grasshopper or you're a first-time Foxtrotter this is your opportunity. Project:Dance! will be on hand to give guidance if needed and to provide partners galore. A fun way to kick off your Sunday at the Fringe.

social dance  all ages 90 mins

What better place for a spot of social dancing than the Pannier Market?
all ages   90 mins

 

Teens In Town
The Park Community School

Barnstaple means different things to different people. Find out what a group of young students from The Park Community School make of their home town through a collection of short responses to particular sites on and around the High Street.

street-theatre  10+ 40 mins

Find out what young people make of their home town in a number of responses to the High Street.
10+   40 mins

 

The Assassination of Spencer Percival
Nick Hall

Spencer Percival has one claim to fame. He’s the only Prime Minister to ever be assassinated. 205 years later, Nick Hall tells his story. As seen on BBC Two, BBC Three, and BBC Radio 4. 'Brilliant' (Times). ‘Crackingly original’ ★★★★ (List). ‘One not to miss’ ★★★★ (Skinny).

comedy-theatre  12+ 55 mins

A comedy about an assassination. ‘Crackingly original’ ★★★★ (List)
12+   55 mins

 

The Bundle
Journeymen Theatre

The Bundle tells Adilah's story of life in Chechnya after being forcibly removed by her father from Russia and then her flight for safety to the UK. Here she encounters the 'hostile environment' deliberately created by the UK Home Office. It is an unfinished story......

verbatim theatre  17+ 60 mins

Adilah's story of her life in Chechnya and her attempt to find safety in the UK.
17+   60 mins

 

The Elevator
Pink Pocket Productions

All the scrapes and claustrophobia of an overcrowded elevator taken to the extreme by a team of talented young performers climbing on and all-over each other as they jostle for room. Played out for your entertainment on the street.

physical theatre, comedy  all ages 15 mins

The claustrophobia of an overcrowded elevator taken to the extremes.
all ages   15 mins

 

The Fisher-Knight's Tale
Wild Toy Theatre

A highly visual, miniature puppet show for children and families. Designed for very intimate spaces, the story is told through the medium of a giant pop-up book, bursting with inventive tricks and surprises. “It held the attention and imagination of children and adults alike”

puppet theatre  5+ 40 mins

A highly visual, miniature puppet show for children and families bursting with tricks and surprises.
5+   40 mins

 

The Forgotten Tales
Parable Arts

A fast-paced, one-man journey through the myths and legends of ancient Britain. Pairing skilled storytelling with traditional and modern folk song, one actor brings to life over 20 unique characters in a range of artfully crafted stories. Hilarious - Heartbreaking - Heroic.

storytelling, theatre, live-music  8+ 55 mins

A fast-paced, one-man journey through the myths and legends of ancient Britain.
8+   55 mins

 

The Grownup's Guide to Growing Up
James Luckraft-Law & Toria Lester

Life: Everyone else is sorted. We aren’t. You’re invited to a 30th birthday. Comedy about growing up whilst looking back. A nostalgic look at our past, pop culture and society. For those who feel a little bit lost. A mix of sketches, stand up, physical theatre and birthday cake.

comedy theatre  14+ 50 mins

For those who feel a little bit lost.
14+   50 mins

 

The Karaoke Experience?!
MishMash Pro

Ali hates Karaoke! Charly loves Karaoke! Charly wants them to go out on the pull together, but they can't agree on where to go. Charly is determined, Ali is adamant. Will Charly and Ali ever leave their flat? "A funny show about how, why, and IF humans should express themselves!".

comedy, drama  12+ 35 mins

A funny show about how and why humans express themselves.
12+   35 mins

 

The Organised Chaos
Autojeu Theatre

We live in chaotic times; problems and dilemmas confront us at every turn. Throughout history people have turned to their greatest thinkers for the solutions to their problems. None of them have ever decided to use improvisational comedy to provide those solutions. Until now.

comedy  12+ 45 mins

Using nothing but his wits and improvisational skills, Sam Gibbs will save the World.
12+   45 mins

 

Transition Choir
Park Cluster Schools

A huge choir of young people arrives, sings and moves on. Over a hundred young voices filling the streets and public places of Barnstaple with their music. Enjoy the sound and the spectacle at a number of locations across the town.

song and spectacle  all ages 12 mins repeated

Over 100 young voices filling the streets and public places of Barnstaple with their music.
14+   15 mins

 

Twelfth Night (or What You Will)
Sun & Moon Theatre

As the First World War wages on, those back at home in Illyria try to forget and seek distraction, resulting in mistaken identity, folly and love. Bring your picnic blankets and enjoy this vibrant ensemble production of Shakespeare's most delightful comedy, featuring live music.

comedy-drama, picnic-theatre  all ages 90 mins

Bring your picnic blankets and enjoy this vibrant production.
all ages+   90 mins

 

Warm Up
Shimnix Films

What happens before the performance or rehearsal? Catch this short film popping up at multiple venues over the course of the weekend that records some of the games and rituals that performers use to waken bodies and minds and to get the creative juices flowing.

film  all ages 15 mins

A short film that captures some of the games and rituals performers use to waken bodies and minds.
14+   15 mins

 

We Were Here First
Project:Dance! Devon

Join Project:Dance! for a lively mix of dance and drama celebrating the glorious heritage of what was once one of Britain's major ports. Staged in Barnstaple's historic Pannier Market.

dance and musical theatre  all ages 60 mins

A performance celebrating the history of what was once one of England's major ports.
all ages   60 mins

 

Well Thumbed
Notional Theatre

A celebration of the erotic education and salacious thrills to be had in the well-thumbed pages of classic literature. WELL THUMBED is one man’s enthusiastically prurient thumbing through the surprising contents of a very respectable library. A classic line up of absolute filth.

stand-up literature  14+ 55 mins

A celebration of the salacious thrills to be had in the pages of classic literature.
14+   55 mins

 

What's on your mind?
Taw Dance Company

Often when we voice things that matter online, they are received with negativity. A sycophantic ‘like’, a sneering comment. If we behaved like this in the ‘real’ world, what would happen? What happens when technology and ego replace the human and the soul?

dance theatre  12+ 20 mins

What if we behaved as badly in the 'real' word as we do on line? A response in dance.
12+   20 mins

 

Wicked Old Sod - The Resurrection
Michelle Ridings

The Watcher on the boundary. The Rebel. The Fool.The crazy old bag sitting next to you on the bus. Wicked is the dark dream of our broken hearts demanding to be reclaimed. Join her on her resurrection journey as she attempts to make sense of her travails through time and space.

comedy-drama, physical theatre  14+ 60 mins

She's the Watcher on the boundary. The Rebel. The Fool.
14+   60 mins

 

Witch
Circle of Spears

An original historical drama which focuses on the social situations which gave rise to accusations of witchcraft. A herbalist/healer who must defend herself before her accuser and the local magistrate. The magistrate must then decide whether she should be committed for trial.

historical drama  12+ 55 mins

A herbalist/healer must defend herself against accusations of witchcraft.
12+   55 mins

 

WOOD
BoxedIn Theatre

Bet you thought you’d have fun on your spring break. Take a break from work and that. Which is fine. Only now Nick’s dead. Following their 5 star revival of Shakespeare’s R + J, BoxedIn presents WOOD, a semi-immersive piece of pop-up theatre about sex, friendship, and camping.

theatre, LGBTQ+  14+ 60 mins

A semi-immersive piece of pop-up theatre about sex, friendship, and camping.
14+   60 mins