Review: Poltimore Festival 2017

Set in and around the historic Poltimore house, this student run festival was billed as Devon’s own ‘Glastonbury’, and whilst we may not have been kitted out in wellies and living in messy tents, the festival certainly did not fail to deliver in terms of music, art and culture. Early in the day we happily…

Review: Littleness

Laura Aiton reviews Theatre with Teeth’s latest play, written and co-directed by Fergus Chruch, showcasing the promising talents of the new committee.

Review: The Last Five Years

Shotgun Theatre’s most recent production saw the musical theatre society take on Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years. The play presents a classic story: boy meets girl, they fall in love, things turn sour, they fall out of love. Nothing new there. However, the play’s unconventional temporal structure sets it apart. The production follows…

Interview: Bella Heesom on death, feminism and the arts

An interview all about death, feminism, sexuality and the arts. Following the death of her father and then mother, Bella Heesom turned to play writing to express her grief and encourage others to be more open about emotion and mourning. Her play, My World Has Exploded A Little Bit will be at the Bike Shed Theatre in Exeter and this will be followed by a death cafe.

Review: Gypsy

Anna Bonet reviews Gypsy, Exeter University Footlights’ production of award-winning American musical by Jule Styne in Exeter’s Barnfield theatre.

Review: Dracula – The Bloody Truth

  If I told you it was possible to put on a production of Dracula that made the audience cry with laughter would you believe me? The Le Navet Bete production company performed in their home city of Exeter from the 31st of March- 1st of April and their version of Dracula was a farcical…

Poltimore Headline Announced: Matthew and the Atlas

It’s been slowly dawning on the horizon for a few moths now. Despite the electric Poltimore Launch in January headlined by Private Agenda and the amazing musical line-up announcement just a few weeks ago, featuring artists such as Delmer Darion and The Little Unsaid, there’s been an announcement that we’ve all been waiting for –…

Review: Bristol Dramsoc’s “A Sleepless Night”

Bristol Dramsoc arrived in Exeter on Saturday night to showcase their latest production, focused on a school girl’s experience of the night before, a feeling that we can all resonate with in some way.

Amber Run at Exeter Phoenix, 13/01/2017

I love live music. The energy and anticipation when waiting to see the song that you were listening to in your bedroom actually performed live contribute to your sense of excitement. You share this experience with those around you, all connected by your appreciation of the music. Amber Run’s gig at the Phoenix lived up…

Review: Zips, A&E Productions

Anna Bonet reviews Zips, Simon Marshall’s latest play set in the sleepy town of Teignmouth. A tale of restlessness, coming of age, and finding your place in the world dispersed with charming metaphors.

Preview: Footlight’s ‘The Producers’

Razz got invited to the press preview for Exeter University Footlight’s latest musical theatre piece: The Producers. Showing at the Northcott Theatre 25th-28th Jan. Buy your tickets quickly, the Saturday performance has already sold out!