As a theatre we always try to ensure that the show goes on and that audiences and artists have a great time at our venue. But we also know that the job of a theatre is to respond to what people and communities need most, and right now that’s making sure that everyone has the very best chance of staying well.
So, in light of the Prime Minister’s announcement today that for the time being people shouldn’t be attending theatres or other public gatherings, we’ve decided to close the Northcott to the public until further notice.
If you have booked tickets for an upcoming performance that will now be cancelled our Box Office team will be in touch with you directly, using the contact details you provided at the time of booking.
Our priority now will be ensuring that we protect the future of the Northcott so that our audiences can still enjoy the very best live entertainment here in Exeter once this crisis has passed. But we’re a registered charity with more than 90% of our income coming through ticket sales and donations, so these are undoubtedly going to be challenging times.
If you can, please support us. And if you require a refund, I’d ask you to please consider donating the cost of your ticket to the Northcott charity. At this critical moment for your local theatre, your help really could make a big difference.
We’ll keep you informed as we progress.
Daniel Buckroyd and the team at the Northcott
At this time, the following performances have been cancelled:
a little space
The Pasadena Roof Orchestra
The Chicago Blues Brothers – A Night at the Movies
The Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel
The Tiger Who Came to Tea
Crimes, Camera, Action
TEDxExeter 2020 (Sign up for the virtual gathering instead)
Wilderland Film Festival
Ralph McTell: Hill of Beans
We Will Rock You (Stage by Stage)
A Bunch of Amateurs
Magic of the Beatles
ETO – Così fan Tutte
ETO – Giulio Cesare
ETO – St John’s Passion (at Exeter Cathedral)
From Judy to Bette: The Stars of Old Hollywood
Giraffes Can’t Dance
The Habit of Art (watch the play online for just £2.50 at Original Online)
Dragons and Mythical Beasts
The War of the Worlds
Absurd Person Singular
An Audience with Joanna Trollope
Death Under the Big Top: A Moonstone Murder Mystery
80s Live: The Ultimate Retro Concert
The following performances have been postponed to a later date:
The Masters of the House (date TBC)
Tom Rosenthal: Manhood (NEW DATE: Friday 20 November 2020)
Rob Beckett: Wallop (NEW DATE: Thu 3 December 2020)
Geoff Norcott: Taking Liberties (NEW DATE: Wed 14 October 2020)
Foil, Arms and Hog: Swines (NEW DATE: Sun 7 March 2021)
Exeter Musical Society: My Fair Lady (date TBC)
David Baddiel: Trolls – Not The Dolls (NEW DATE: Wed 18 November 2020)
Spontaneous Potter (date TBC)
Ellie Taylor: Don’t Got This (date TBC)
Stewart Lee: Snowflake/Tornado (date TBC)
Alistair McGowan: The Piano Show (NEW DATE: Sun 11 April 2021)
Rachel Parris: All Change Please (date TBC)