February 2017

23 February 2017

An exciting collaboration between Exeter Northcott and the University of Exeter

Beyond My Control

Thu 9 March 2017

The world of theatre meets science in an exciting collaboration between Exeter Northcott Theatre and the University of Exeter.

Beyond My Control, an interactive performance about epilepsy, excitability and all things neurological, will be presented at the theatre in March. Can mathematicians at the University of Exeter abandon their computers and recreate complex brain networks using theatre improvisation techniques? Can the logical world of mathematics and the unpredictable world of theatre come together to help us see what’s really going on inside our heads?

Beyond My Control is part of the University of Exeter’s IMPACT programme which uses the medium of performance to facilitate public engagement for the University of Exeter’s world class research. Funded by the EPSRC (Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council), the collaboration is led by John Terry, Professor of Biomedical Modelling at the University, and Exeter Northcott’s Paul Jepson.

Combining improvised scenes, verbatim testimony and top mathematical research, this unique theatrical experience will explore just how much control we have over our brains.


Find out more and book tickets >> https://exeternorthcott.co.uk/calendar/beyond-my-control/

10 February 2017

New Shows On Sale

Exeter Northcott Theatre is delighted to announce 3 exciting shows are now on sale.


Thu 9 March 2017

Science meets theatre in this interactive modelling performance about epilepsy, excitability and all things neurological.

Can mathematicians at the University of Exeter abandon their computers and recreate complex brain networks using theatre improvisation techniques?
Why not come and see for yourself as we combine improvised scenes, verbatim testimony and top mathematical research in a unique theatrical experience engaging with epilepsy.

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Chinese State Circus

Sat 18 & 19 November 2017

Take 30 world class circus artistes add 6 sensational musicians, stir in a rainbow of incredible costumes, infuse with the Latin passion and excitement of hot Havana carnival and you have the free spirit of Circo Cuba Libre!

For the first time in the UK direct from Cuba’s Circo Nacional, Havana, comes one of the world’s great circuses. The show pulsates with the rhythms of Mambo, Salsa and Cha Cha Cha. Featuringaward winning circus artistes with extraordinary displays of skills and agility, comedy, dance and music that will have you out of your seats and dancing in the aisles.

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The Kite Runner

Tue 21 – Sat 25 November 2017

Following an outstanding West End Run, this unforgettable theatrical tour de force comes to Exeter.

Based on Khaled Hosseini’s international bestselling novel, this haunting tale of friendship which spans cultures and continents, follows one man’s journey to confront his past and find redemption. “There is a way to be good again”.

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10 February 2017

Roald Dahl’s The Twits

A Curve Theatre, Leicester and Rose Theatre, Kingston production

Mon 27 February – Sat 4 March

One of Roald Dahl’s classic stories will come to life in February, as The Twits head to the Exeter Northcott Theatre.

Mr Twit has a very hairy face. His beard is spiky and smelly. It also contains cornflakes, sardines and even some stilton.

Mrs Twit is equally as foul and she hates Mr Twit just as much as Mr Twit hates her.

The Twits really are the most spiteful and revolting couple you could ever hope to meet. They spend their days playing wicked tricks on each other and mistreating Muggle-Wump monkeys. They also have a particularly sticky trick to catch Roly-Poly birds for their bird pies. But not for much longer because the monkeys have a cunning plan to teach those terrible twits a lesson.

Directed by Max Webster (The Lorax at The Old Vic) and adapted by David Wood (George’s Marvellous Medicine, The Tiger Who Came To Tea), this mischievous new show promises to be just as disgusting and repulsive as earth worms disguised as spaghetti – the perfect treat for all the family.

“A deliciously horrid tale told with relish and affection”
                                                                                        THE STAGE

“A raucous audience-participation adventure”
                                                                                   THE GUARDIAN

Mr and Mrs Twit are wonderfully revolting”
                                                                               BRITISH THEATRE GUIDE