SEPTEMBER • OCTOBER • NOVEMBER • DECEMBER 2011
Queen’s Theatre Barnstaple Landmark Theatre Ilfracombe North Devon Museum Barnstaple
DRAMA FAMILY COMEDY
One Man, Two Guvnors Sea Ilfracombe Stand-Up@TheStudio
THURS 15 Sept p7 FRI 2 to SUN 4 Sept p5 THURS 8 Sept p6
Put That Light Out, Meet, Greet, Sing & Play Reginald D Hunter
It’s Murder SUN 18 Sept p8 SAT 17 Sept p8
FRI 16 Sept p8 Those Magnificent Men Ed Byrne
Kisses on a Postcard FRI 7 Oct p12 TUES 11 Oct p12
FRI 23 to SUN 25 & Bob The Builder Fascinating Aida
FRI 30 Sept to SUN 2 Oct p10 MON 24 Oct p16 THURS 13 Oct p13
Those Magnificent Men High School Rocks Jethro
FRI 7 Oct p12 WED 26 Oct p16 SUN 16 Oct p14
Studio Theatre in the The Lion Tamer Tom Stade Live
Pavilion SAT 29 Oct p18 TUES 22 Nov p24
FRI 14 Oct p14
Snow White and the Mark Watson
Equus Seven Dwarfs SUN 27 Nov p25
FRI 4 & SAT 5 Nov p19 TUES 13 Dec to MON 2 Jan p28 Jerry Sadowitz
National Theatre Live Chinese State Circus FRI 2 Dec p27
THURS 17 Nov p36 SUN 5 & MON 6 Feb 2012 www Charlie Baker & Josh Widdicombe
A Merry Christmas in SAT 28 Jan 2012 www
Kilham Hall EXHIBITIONS
FRI 2 & 9 Dec p27 Omid Djalili
Kisses on a Postcard TUES 31 Jan 2012 www
National Theatre Live WED 1 Feb 2012 www
THURS 8 Dec p36 10 Sept to 15 Oct p31
Sense & Sensibility Pamela Dearing
FRI 3 Feb 2012 www 26 Sept to 7 Nov p30
Bound Tanja Marx Fusion
TUES 28 Feb 2012 www 26 Sept to 6 Nov p30 FRI 21 & SAT 22 Oct p14
Olympic Dreams Sleeping Beauty - Moscow Ballet
22 Oct to 19 Nov p31 FRI 28 & SAT 29 Oct p17
Mike Bernard Candoco Dance Company
Polarbear 7 Nov to 8 Jan p30 FRI 11 Nov p21
TUES 6 Sept p7 Simeon Chami The Christmas Collection
An Audience with 7 Nov to 12 Dec p30 FRI 25 & SAT 26 Nov p24
Evelyn Glennie Leonardo da Vinci Beauty and the Beast
FRI 9 Sept p7 TUES 8 Nov p20 THURS 1 Dec p26
Everest Needs You, Mr Irvine Ballet Boyz
North Devon in Photographs
SUN 9 Oct p12 THURS 8 Mar 2012 www
26 Nov to 14 Jan 2012 p31
Charley Boorman Swan Lake - Moscow Ballet
SAT 19 Nov p23 FRI 30 & SAT 31 Mar 2012 www
12 Dec to 12 Jan 2012 p30
2 tickets: www.northdevontheatres.org.uk - 01271 32 42 42
Music events diary
The Searchers The Wurzels One Night of Queen
THURS 1 Sept p6 THURS 10 Nov p20 SAT 28 Jan 202 www
oasish That'll Be The Day Fleetwood Bac
FRI 2 Sept p6 SAT 12 Nov p20 SAT 4 Feb 2012 www
Sondheim on Sunday La La Voices The Conmitments
SUN 18 Sept p9 SAT 12 Nov p22 SAT 11 Feb 2012 www
The Sex Pistols Experience The Sound of Music Joseph and His Amazing
FRI 7 Oct p11 WED 16 to SAT 19 Nov p22 Technicolor Dreamcoat
The Bon Jovi Experience Joe Brown TUES 20 to SUN 25 Mar 2012 www
FRI 14 Oct p14 FRI 18 Nov p22 Talon
Zamba The Magic of Motown SAT 31 Mar 2012 www
SAT 22 Oct p14 SUN 20 Nov p24 Thank You for the Music
The New Squadronaires Abba Mania SAT 7 Apr 2012 www
SUN 23 Oct p16 FRI 25 Nov p24 The Cavern Beatles
Charlie Landsborough Thom Kirkpatrick FRI 13 Apr 2012 www
THURS 27 Oct p16 SAT 10 Dec p27
Festival of Remembrance Robin Hood
Concert FRI 16 & SAT 17 Dec p27
SUN 6 Nov p20
JAZZ-BLUES CLASSICAL FOLK / WORLD
Jay Tamkin An Audience with Kimber’s Men
FRI 23 Sept p9 Evelyn Glennie SAT 3 Sept p5
Gilad Atzmon FRI 9 Sept p7 Annabelle Chvostek
WED 12 Oct p13 The Celtic Tenors WED 7 Sept p6
Alexey Kruglov & THURS 22 Sept p9 Ralph McTell
Carolyn Hume Lunchtime Classical Concert FRI 30 Sept p11
TUES 25 Oct p16 WED 5 Oct p11 Phil Beer
Claire Martin & Richard Czech National Symphony WED 5 Oct p11
Rodney Bennett Orchestra Douglas E Powell
THURS 3 Nov p18 TUES 18 Oct p15 SAT 12 Nov p22
Arun Ghosh Badke Quartet Martin Simpson
WED 9 Nov p20 FRI 4 Nov p18 WED 23 Nov p24
Imogen Cooper Show of Hands
THURS 24 Nov p25 SAT 26 Nov p25
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FRI 2, SAT 3 & SUN 4 Sept, 10am to 11pm FAMILY
Sea Ilfracombe Maritime Festival
Sea Ilfracombe Maritime Festival the Pilot Gig Club or join in the
enters its third annual celebration tug-of-war competitions; explore
of all things maritime over the the coast on cliff top walks or, for
first weekend in September. the really fit, have a go at the Sea
It promises an eclectic mix of Ilfracombe Triathlon. There will
more than 50 events, staged also be rock pool rambles and a
during the three days. chance to dress up.
There will be entertainment for The Landmark Theatre will be
young and old scallywags alike. hosting a ceilidh where you can
Walk and eat your way around reel the night away as well as a
the town with historical guided night with Kimber’s Men as they
tours as well as restaurant and serve up a storm of harmonious
gourmet trails, marvel at a sea shanties or meet up on the
re-enactment of Napoleon MV Oldenburg for your own
Bonaparte’s failed attempt to sing-a-long with professional
capture Ilfracombe, be enthralled acts.....We'll see you there!.
with many street acts and relax
at various art exhibitions. Or, why
not try a gig-taster session with
SAT 3 Sept, 7.30pm LANDMARK THEATRE 10 £11.40 (£10.00), yp £5.00
Kimber’s Men Support act: Tom & Barbara Brown FOLK
Britain’s foremost shanty group, Founder member, Joe Stead, who
recently featured in the BBCTV is renowned his own right, is a
production of Sea Songs, have friend of the legendary American
released five CDs and a 50 minute singer Pete Seeger.
DVD featuring them Singing Up a Expect to laugh, sing and be
Storm in concert with Show of generally entertained.
Hands. Running time approx 2hrs 50 mins
A 60p Love Arts payment is added to each seat sold 5
THURS 1 Sept, 7.30pm LANDMARK THEATRE 12 £18.00, (£16.00) MUSIC
The Searchers John McNally, Frank Allen, Spencer James, Scott Ottaway
This show will include a back interspersed with hilarious
catalogue of all The Searchers anecdotes and reminiscences.
greatest hits from a career that Running time approx 2hrs
has spanned five decades. Great
music and well-loved songs
FRI 2 Sept, 8.15pm LANDMARK THEATRE 12 £16.50, (£15.00), stu £12.50, yp £9.50
Ok, so it’s not Liam and Noel detail can be seen in the look, the
coming to the Landmark Theatre attitude but most importantly the
but hey, its oasish, Europe’s music.
leading tribute to oasis. ‘oasish – better than the real oasis’
This 5 piece-band’s attention to The BBC
Running time approx 2hrs
TUES 6 Sept, 8pm studio@QT 14 £9.00, stu/yp £5.00 POETRY
Polarbear Presents Return - Performance poetry from Apples and Snakes
studio@QT is the perfect setting Noah, a man trying to figure
to enjoy a return visit from this out where he fits.
charismatic Brummie, Polarbear. ‘One of the most exciting spoken
Last time he brought his new word artists in the UK… he draws
one-man show to us it was the audiences into incredible worlds
talk of the Theatre staff; it comes that are conjured up on the stage’
highly recommended. BAC
Combining storytelling with a Doors open 7pm for a
distinctive lighting and projection performance in Foyer by hip hop
design, Return tells the story of band Breaks Collective.
WED 7 Sept, 8pm GALLERY CAFÉ 12 £10.00, yp £5.00 FOLK/WORLD
This former Wailin’ Jennys member ‘A contemporary urban folk
is a formidable songwriter and alchemist … a persuasive vocalist
versatile multi-instrumentalist; she and multi instrumentalist, with a
is known for her rich singing voice, natural style unpolluted by
compelling lyrics and genre- attention seeking postures.’
spanning musicality. Musicworkz, UK
6 tickets: www.northdevontheatres.org.uk - 01271 32 42 42
THURS 8 Sept, 8pm studio@QT 16 £10.50, stu £5.00 COMEDY
Jo Enright, Sally-Anne Hayward, Enright is ‘in the same league as
Carly Smallman, Barbara Nice Julie Walters.’ Peter Kay;
‘Hayward is a bubbly stream of
comedy anecdotes’ Chortle;
Smallman recently sung her funny
songs on The Rob Brydon Show
and Nice is a ‘A cross between
Victoria Wood and Janis Joplin’
Running time approx 2hrs 20mins
FRI 9 Sept, 7.45pm QUEEN’S THEATRE 12 £17.50 (£16.00), stu/yp £9.50 TALK
An Audience with Evelyn Glennie In conversation
Breaking boundaries is the key to Now, for the first time, Evelyn will
Evelyn Glennie’s success. Her talk to theatre audiences about her
profound deafness has never career and influences and illustrate
Photo: Jim Callaghan
stopped this full-time solo her talk by playing a small selection
percussionist, jewellery designer of her percussion instruments. As
and motivational speaker from usual, there will be an opportunity
reaching her status as the world’s to ask questions during the event.
most celebrated percussionist. Running time approx 2hrs
THURS 15 Sept, 7pm LANDMARK THEATRE 12 £10.40, yp £5.40 DRAMA
One Man, Two Guvnors by Richard Bean
based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni, songs by Grant Olding
In Richard Bean’s English version ‘Slapstick, satire
of Goldoni’s classic Italian and gags galore: a
comedy, sex, food and money are classic comedy.'
high on the agenda. James The Times
Corden returns to the National for ‘One Man, Two
the first time since The History Guvnors, one
Boys to play Francis. massive hit.' Independent
Showing on the Big Screen at the ‘An instant National Theatre hit.
Landmark Theatre, National Terrifically bouncy and often
Theatre Live is a groundbreaking howlingly funny.'
initiative to broadcast the best of Independent on Sunday
British theatre to cinemas around ‘The single funniest production
the world. Please turn to our back I've ever seen.'
cover for more information. Mark Lawson, BBC Radio 4
A 60p Love Arts payment is added to each seat sold 7
FRI 16 Sept, 7pm LANDMARK PAVILION £22.50 to include supper DRAMA
Put That Light Out, It’s Murder
A Foul Players Murder-Mystery Dinner
A concert party in aid of War mysteriously disappeared. A body
Weapons Week has been arranged has been found in the wood but…
by Lady Manders. Her nephew the show must go on.
Gerry Manders is the MC but has Dressing up is optional.
SAT 17 Sept, 8pm LANDMARK THEATRE 16 £15.00 COMEDY
Reginald D Hunter plus support - Steve Hughes
‘His presence and intelligence He has been nominated for the
make him one of the most highly coveted main Perrier
brilliantly unpredictable comics in Award in three consecutive years
the country’ Sunday Times and has become a well-known
In just over a decade, Reginald D face on television shows such as
Hunter has become one of the UK Live At The Apollo, QI and Have I
comedy industry’s best-known Got News For You.
and most distinctive performers. Running time approx 1hr 35mins
His work is often brutally honest,
frequently controversial, but
always meticulously measured
and thought out.
SUN 18 Sept, 11am & 2pm LANDMARK THEATRE 2 £7.00, yp £6.00 FAMILY
Meet, Greet, Sing & Play with CBeebies Katy Ashworth
Oh boy, this is a huge treat for the road show exudes warmth,
children. Bring them along to see likeability and humour;
CBeebies presenter Katy a fantastic giggle-filled
Ashworth in her one-woman way to spend
show. Join her for an afternoon of an hour of
simple fun and play. Learn the your day,
raisin face, explore the magic followed by
suitcase, join in with the story an after
making and help do some giant show meet
make-believe baking. and greet.
Packed with all your favourite Running time
nursery rhymes including Old approx 1hr
MacDonald and The Wheels on
the Bus, Katy’s interactive live
8 tickets: www.northdevontheatres.org.uk - 01271 32 42 42
SUN 18 Sept, 7.30pm LANDMARK PAVILION 6 £7.90, stu £5.00 MUSIC
Sondheim on Sunday
Small Pond Productions would in the intimate surroundings of
like to invite you to come along The Pavilion. Devised and
for a wonderfully relaxing Directed by Lee Baxendale,
evening listening to a revue of accompanied by Paul Moulton.
some of Sondheim’s finest shows Running time approx 1hr 40mins
FRI 23 Sept, 7.30pm LANDMARK PAVILION 16 £3.00 in advance, £5.00 doors JAZZ/BLUES
Jay Tamkin plus support - Live @The Landmark
One of the most exciting up and already played alongside such
coming musicians on the electric heavyweights as Jools Holland
blues scene and a Festival Fringe and Dennis Rollins. Jay, along with
favourite, Jay Tamkin, despite his band, are a blues powerhouse.
only being 22 years old, has
THURS 22 Sept, 8pm LANDMARK THEATRE 8 £16.00 (£15.00), yp £9.00 family £44.00 CLASSICAL
The Celtic Tenors
The Celtic Tenors have established
themselves as the most successful
classical crossover artists ever to
emerge from Ireland. They have
been touring the world at the
highest level since they formed in
2000 and were initially rocketed
onto the world stage after a
sensational worldwide signing with
Their live show is an aural
experience, overflowing with vitality
and variety from start to finish. Their
unique voices, charm and wit are
combined to make this an emotive
journey and a thoroughly uplifting
experience. Equally at home
performing to large festival crowds
or intimate concert halls and
theatres, their voices and
personalities always shine
through alongside their undeniable
Running time approx 2hrs
A 60p Love Arts payment is added to each seat sold 9
FRI 23 to SUN 25 & FRI 30 Sept to SUN 2 Oct FRI 1.30pm (schls) & 7.30pm, SAT 2.30pm & 7.30pm, SUN 3pm 8 DRAMA
QUEEN’S THEATRE stalls/dress circle £18.00 (£17.00), upper circle £16.50 (£15.50), Matinee £12, Friends £12, yp £8, family £50, schools £6.50
A tale of wartime childhood unique musical which was brings together over 50
Kisses on a Postcard is the originally staged at the Queen's performers, a mix of professional
unforgettable true story of one Theatre in 2004 as Just Remember actors, musicians and the best of
ordinary boy and his brother, Two Things. This updated North Devon’s community
packed off to a small west country production features popular performers.
village from war torn London. music from WW2, hymns, In 2004 Just Remember Two
Inspired by his own childhood children’s and folk songs, weaving Things played to sell-out
experiences as an evacuee to the a pattern that is utterly redolent audiences who were
west country, award-winning of the period, bringing to life this overwhelmed and delighted with
playwright Terence Frisby's heart-warming, funny and the show - Kisses on a Postcard
hugely successful evocative tale in a beautifully- promises to follow boldly in its
and well-praised staged production. footsteps. Don’t miss this warm
book is brought Directed by Jeremy James Taylor, hearted and moving show packed
vividly to life in this from National Youth full of adventures, memorable
Music Theatre, this characters and great musical
unique production numbers.
10 tickets: www.northdevontheatres.org.uk - 01271 32 42 42
FRI 30 Sept, 8pm LANDMARK THEATRE 12 £18.00 FOLK
Ralph McTell Somewhere Down The Road ... continues
Award winning singer- McTell's extensive back catalogue
songwriter-guitarist Ralph McTell, of over 350 songs, including his
will be touring the UK this worldwide, Ivor Novello award
autumn. Performing material winning hit Streets of London.
from his recent album 'The voice is deep and tuneful
Somewhere Down The Road, with never much more than an
McTell will also be playing several acoustic guitar to trouble it and
songs from his new Bob Dylan the songs are every bit as literate
birthday tribute download Don't as you would expect. Welcome
Think Twice It's Alright. A weaver back, sir.'
of narratives that are both The Daily Express (Somewhere
significant and poignant, concerts Down the Road)
will, of course, feature songs from
Running time approx 1hr 30mins
WED 5 Oct, 8pm GALLERY CAFE 12 £10.00, stu/yp £5.00 FOLK
One half of Britain’s most and shows the amazing diversity
successful acoustic duo Show of of this talented musician and
Hands and former Albion Band instrumental wizard. Secure a
member, Phil’s solo gigs draw on seat soon… his last Gallery
the music that touches his heart Session sold out.
WED 5 Oct, 1.05pm QUEEN’S THEATRE 8 £5.00 CLASSICAL
Lunchtime Classical Concert
Hilary Boxer cello Hilary Boxer, in three contrasting
Susan Steele piano works for cello and piano.
Susan Steele returns to the Bach: Sonata in D BWV 1028
Queen's, after her performance Boccherini: Sonata in C
of Beethoven's Concerto No. 4, Beethoven: Sonata in A Op. 69
with another Devon musician, Running time 50mins
www.ndtt.org.uk/steele Raising funds for Young Musicians' Support
FRI 7 Oct, 8pm LANDMARK THEATRE 14 £16.50, stu £12.50, yp £9.50 MUSIC
The Sex Pistols Experience
Support Act - Ed Ten-Pole-Tudor unbelievably authentic show.
(former singer with The Sex Pistols). ‘They really are The Sex Pistols.
The Sex Pistols Experience is a Superb’. - Steve Jones (Sex Pistols
punktastic chance to experience Guitarist).
what the Sex Pistols were really Warning: strong language
like, in this relentless, raw, and Running time approx 2hrs 20mins
A 60p Love Arts payment is added to each seat sold 11
FRI 7 Oct, 7.30pm studio@QT 7 £9.40, yp £5.00 FAMILY
Those Magnificent Men Scamp Theatre
A truly wonderful piece of family entirely of wood and canvas.
theatre written by Brian Mitchell & The story of the race to conquer
Joseph Nixon. the skies over the Atlantic has
Chocks away for the hilarious, been turned into a fast and furious
heart-stopping story of Alcock and comic tour-de-force. Thrill to the
Brown and the first ever non-stop sheer adventuring spirit of our
transatlantic flight. unlikely heroes, marvel at their
By any standards, it’s a classic tale daredevil aerial antics, and wonder
of plucky British pioneers, Captain at how the whole bally thing is
John Alcock, dashing WW1 fighter told with just two actors and a
pilot, and Lieutenant Arthur crate full of funny props.
Whittam Brown, navigational ‘Wonderfully entertaining – has
genius with a gammy leg, huddled the making of a West End hit’
together against the elements in The Times ****
the tiny cockpit of their converted Running time approx 1hr 50mins
www.ndtt.org.uk/those Vickers Vimy biplane, made almost
SUN 9 Oct, 7pm LANDMARK THEATRE 10 £13.50, yp £9.00 TALK
Everest Needs You, Mr Irvine
Writer, broadcaster and historian ‘This is a truly wonderful lecture
Julie Summers, Irvine’s great niece full of fascinating insights into the
and biographer, brings alive one character and background
of the greatest unsolved of Irvine, told with verve
mountaineering mysteries of all and humour and superbly
times, the disappearance of illustrated with historic
Mallory and Irvine on their pictures taken at the
journey to conquer Mount time.’ Sir Chris Bonington
Everest. Running time approx 2hrs 15mins
TUES 11 Oct, 7.45pm QUEEN’S THEATRE 16 £20.00 COMEDY
Ed Byrne Crowd Pleaser
After the massive success of his Ed’s life. Continuing his quest to
last show, Different Class, master turn into a grumpy old man,
of observational comedy and star whether he is talking about his
of Mock The Week and Have I Got cat, cake, religion or potential
News For You, Ed Byrne is back fatherhood, Ed is always certain to
with his new show, Crowd deliver the laughs in abundance.
Pleaser. Exploring the subjects ‘Jokes come so fast that hecklers
and situations Ed finds don’t have a chance to get a word
frustratingly maddening, Crowd in edgeways’ The Times
Pleaser is a hilarious insight into Running time approx 1hr 50 mins
12 tickets: www.northdevontheatres.org.uk - 01271 32 42 42
WED 12 Oct, 8pm GALLERY CAFE 12 £9.40, stu/yp £5.00 JAZZ
Gilad Atzmon The Tide has Changed
The Orient House Ensemble is: groups. Drawing on the music of
Gilad Atzmon (sax & clar); Coltrane and Bird, as well as the
Frank Harrison (pi); beautiful music of the Middle East,
Yaron Stavi (db); Eddie Hick (dr) the Ensemble has recorded six
Led by fiery saxophonist and albums to date, won many
award-winning composer Gilad awards and received constant
Atzmon, The OHE was founded in worldwide critical acclaim.
London in 2000 and is renowned Running time
as one of the world’s most approx 2hrs 20mins
www.ndtt.org.uk/gilad brilliant and inspirational jazz
THURS 13 Oct, 7.45pm QUEEN’S THEATRE 16 £19.00 COMEDY
Fascinating Aida The Cheap Flights Tour
Three times Olivier Award
nominated and now a world-wide
internet sensation, Fascinating
Aida are still Britain’s best comedy
cabaret trio, once you’ve seen
them you won’t be able to
This brand-new show will
include their infamous
anthem to budget travel
Cheap Flights (which has had
over seven million hits on
YouTube), as well as The
Dogging Song ‘…the dirtiest &
funniest song of the century so
far’ Times**** plus brand-new
‘See them before you die
otherwise your life will have
Mail on Sunday.
A 60p Love Arts payment is added to each seat sold 13
FRI 14 Oct, 8pm LANDMARK THEATRE 11 £17.50, stu £13.00, yp £10.00 MUSIC
The Bon Jovi Experience
After an amazing concert at The an actual performance from Jon
Landmark last year, we’ve re- Bon Jovi himself.
booked The Bon Jovi Experience. This is one lot of Bad Medicine
This outstanding rock act really you will want to take.
left us feeling we had witnessed Running time approx 2hrs 20mins
FRI 14 Oct, 7.30pm LANDMARK PAVILION 12 £7.90 DRAMA
Studio Theatre in the Pavilion
Tonight is a night to forget about chip supper. A fund-raiser for
the current recession, a time to Studio Theatre, members will be
get together and enjoy an performing a one-act play plus
evening of entertainment whilst other entertainment.
tucking in to a delicious fish and Price includes supper.
SUN 16 Oct, 7.30pm QUEEN’S THEATRE 18 £18.00 COMEDY
Whenever he comes to North isn’t it about time you came and
Devon, Jethro’s shows always sell experienced some serious
out; people keep coming back to nonsensical Cornish twaddle?
see him time and time again. With Contains adult material.
DVD sales in excess of four million, Running time approx 2hrs
FRI 21 & SAT 22 Oct, 7pm, Sat Mat 2pm QUEEN’S THEATRE 5 £9.40 (£8.40), Mat £8.40
Dancing Feet Academy of Dance classical ballet and jazz to
are back with an explosive mix of contemporary, tap and street
song and dance encompassing dance, with a healthy dose of
every creative corner of the musical theatre for good measure.
Academy’s teachings. From In aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust.
SAT 22 Oct, 7.30pm LANDMARK PAVILION 16 £2.00 MUSIC
Zamba plus support - Live @The Landmark
Local favourites Zamba are back and ska style music taking
again to get everyone up and influence from artists such as Bob
dancing with their unique reggae Marley, Sublime, Hendrix, and
sound. Formed in 2000, Zamba The Specials.
play a mix of Reggae, Carnival
14 tickets: www.northdevontheatres.org.uk - 01271 32 42 42
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TUES 18 Oct, 2011, 7.30pm stalls/dress circle £24.00 (22.50), front stalls/upper circle £22.50 (£21.00), yp £5.00
Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Libor Pešek Conductor, Nicola Benedetti Violin, Leonard Elschenbroich Cello
The brilliance of Benedetti with
rising star Elschenbroich, plus the
world-class Czech National
Orchestra conducted by the
legendary Pešek, launches the new
season in this irresistible, top-
quality programme, which
includes the rarely performed
Brahms double concerto.
Beethoven: Overture Egmont
Brahms: Double Concerto for
violin & cello
Dvorak: Symphony No.9 New
Following concerts all stalls/dress circle £18.00 (£16.50), front stalls/upper circle £16.50 (£15.00), yp £5.00
FRI 4 Nov 2011, 7.30pm THURS 24 Nov 2011, 7.30pm
Badke Quartet Imogen Cooper piano
One of Britain’s finest string A world-class pianist and
quartets, highly acclaimed for its interpreter of the classical
energetic and vibrant repertoire. (see p25)
performances. (see p18)
FRI 20 Jan 2012, 7.30pm SUN 4 Mar 2012, 7.30pm WED 11 Apr 2012, 7.30pm
Smetana Piano Trio Sinfonia Classica Sinfonia Classica
There is no doubting the Alexander Sitkovetksy, violin Catrin Finch, harp
exceptional musicianship of this Crispian Steele-Perkins, trumpet Fiona Slominska, flute
trio of virtuosos, from Prague. Renowned trumpet soloist joined ‘The Queen of Harps’ is joined by
by young, confident chamber this flawless flautist.
A 60p Love Arts payment is added to each seat sold 15
SUN 23 Oct, 7.30pm QUEEN’S THEATRE 12 MUSIC
stalls/dress circle £16.00 (£15.00), front stalls/upper circle £14.50 (£13.50)
The New Squadronaires
Playing the music of the great to the original wartime orchestra.
swing bands: Glenn Miller, Tommy Singing some smooth vocals
Dorsey, Harry James, Benny along the way, the present day
Goodman, Artie Shaw and others, bandleader is ex Syd Lawrence
www.ndtt.org.uk/newsquad the New Squadronaires pay tribute Orchestra vocalist Mark Porter.
MON 24 Oct, 1pm & 3.30pm QUEEN’S THEATRE 3 £14.00, yp £12.00, family £46.00
Bob The Builder FAMILY
This favourite modern-day time? What’s Spud up to?
children’s character is needed to With well-known songs,
help The Fixham Theatre prepare join Bob and help him fix
for its grand re-opening, Can He it in his big theatre build.
Fix It? Will the Theatre be ready in Running time approx 1hr 30mins
TUES 25 Oct, 8pm GALLERY CAFE 12 £9.40, stu/yp £5.00 JAZZ/BLUES
Alexey Kruglov & Carolyn Hume
Alexey Kruglov (Russia); Jaak hard-to-ignore guitarist Sooaar,
Sooaar (Estonia); Carolyn Hume plus the quiet, introspection of
(GB) and Katja Cruz (Austria) pianist Hume with the ethereal
Two contrasting international duos voice of Cruz.
from Leo Records. The dazzling ‘Kruglov...might just be a genius’
www.ndtt.org.uk/alexey saxophonist Kruglov, with the Jazzwise
WED 26 Oct, 3pm QUEEN’S THEATRE 4 £13.50 FAMILY
High School Rocks
A high energy, foot stomping, Join this superb cast at the
interactive production featuring all ultimate party to celebrate all
the very best hits from High School these awesome teen sensations in
Musical 1, 2, & 3, Hannah Montana, one fantastic concert.
Camp Rock and Glee. Running time approx 2hrs
THURS 27 Oct, 7.45pm QUEEN’S THEATRE 8 £18.00 MUSIC
A consummate live performer, he is as entertaining as he is
Charlie Landsborough and his five- melodic, while his musicality,
piece band are well known for which ranges from inspirational to
keeping concertgoers enthralled. country, from ballad to anthem, is
His anecdotes captivate audiences; unquestionably superb.
16 tickets: www.northdevontheatres.org.uk - 01271 32 42 42
FRI 28 Oct, 7.45pm & SAT 29, 2.30pm QUEEN’S THEATRE 5 DANCE
Evening: stalls/dress circle £21.00 (£20.00), front stalls/upper circle £19.50 (£18.50)
Matinee: stalls/dress circle £19.50 (£18.50), front stalls/upper circle £18.00 (£17.00). yp £15.50, family ticket £64.00
Sleeping Beauty Moscow Ballet - La Classique
Enter the beautiful world of Devon by bringing first-class Carrying on the tradition, this
fairytales with Moscow Ballet – productions to regional theatre, exceptionally talented company
La Classique. making classical ballet accessible comprises dancers from the
to everyone. Bolshoi, Kirov and Ballet Theatres
Moscow Ballet – La Classique, Classical ballet is undoubtedly one of Kiev and Odessa.
whose previous productions of the greatest successes of A classic ballet in three acts, with
include: Coppelia, Swan Lake and Russian Theatre, an area in which prologue.
The Nutcracker, has built up a Russian dancers have reigned Music by Tchaikovsky
tremendous following in North supreme since the 1820s. Running time approx 2hrs 45mins
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SAT 29 Oct, 3pm LANDMARK THEATRE 5 £9.50 (£8.50), stu/yp £5.00, family £25.00
The Lion Tamer FAMILY
Bash Street Theatre presents a Inspired by the comic genius of
silent-movie circus show for all Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin,
ages. Bash Street Theatre Company
A melodrama full of action, pathos produce inventive and fast-moving
and silent comedy from a bygone comic-strip shows.
era, The Lion Tamer combines ‘A great show. Classic characters,
circus skills, slapstick and live music funny and full of surprises.’ Tim
to bring you a silent-movie style Smithies, Carn to Cove rural
show from the golden age of the touring scheme
silver screen. Running time approx 1hr 30mins
THURS 3 Nov, 7.45pm QUEEN’S THEATRE 11 £17.50, yp £9.40 JAZZ
Claire Martin & Richard
Rodney Bennett A Couple of Swells
The Irving Berlin Songbook with classy arrangements by
This 11-year partnership of one of Richard, will include Berlin’s
the foremost jazz singers of her classics, all delivered with the style
generation, Claire Martin, and the and panache that you would
legendary classical and screen expect from these two great
composer Richard Rodney friends and world-class artists.
Bennett has received rave Claire performs regularly with her
reviews world wide. own ensemble and the Laurence
Claire and Richard both share a Cottle Big Band. Claire’s superb
www.ndtt.org.uk/swells vocals sublimely complement
great love of the American
composer and lyricist Irving Richard’s skills as a pianist.
Berlin, widely considered to be ’World-class’ The Times
one of the greatest songwriters of Running time approx 2hrs
all time. This brand-new show,
FRI 4 Nov, 7.30pm QUEEN’S THEATRE 6
stalls/dress circle £18.00 (£16.50), front stalls/upper circle £16.50 (£15.00), yp £5.00
Badke Quartet CLASSICAL
Lana Trotovsek violin, Emma famous festivals and in most of
Parker violin, Jon Thorne viola, the UK’s prestigious chamber
Jonathan Byers cello, music venues.
Winners of the First Prize and the Haydn: String Quartet Op. 76, No.
www.ndtt.org.uk/badke Audience Prize at Melbourne 2 - D minor Fifths
International Chamber Music Mozart: No, 23 in F K.590
Competition, the superb Badke Beethoven: Quartet in F minor
Quartet have appeared in many Op. 95 Serioso
18 tickets: www.northdevontheatres.org.uk - 01271 32 42 42
FRI 4 & SAT 5 Nov, Eves 7.30pm, Fri Mat 1.30pm LANDMARK THEATRE 14 £14.00 (£12.50), Friend £10.00, stu/yp £8.00
Equus By Peter Shaffer - London Classic Theatre
From the company that brought Convicted of this appalling crime, digs deeper, he begins to win
us The Caretaker and Ghosts, seventeen-year-old Alan Strang is Alan’s trust and the truth
London Classic Theatre returns sent to a secure psychiatric gradually emerges. Finally, as
with this ground-breaking hospital. Martin Dysart, the child Alan struggles to be free of his
theatrical spectacle. psychiatrist assigned to him, demons, he must relive the
In a Hampshire stable, a begins to probe Alan’s past in an events of that terrible night.
youth blinds six horses with a attempt to understand his Inspired by a true story, Peter
metal spike. motives. Initially the boy is silent Shaffer's unique psychological
and uncooperative, but as Dysart thriller explores the complex
relationships between worship,
myth and sexuality.
Equus was originally staged in
1973 at the Royal National
Theatre, London. In 1977, a
film adaptation of the play
was released starring
Richard Burton and Peter
Firth. In 2007, the play was
revived in the West End
for the first time since its
première, in a critically-
starring Daniel Radcliffe
and Richard Griffiths.
Peter Shaffer was born in
1926. His award-winning plays
include The Royal Hunt of the
Sun (1964), Black Comedy (1965)
and Amadeus (1979). Equus won
the Tony Award and New York
Critics Circle Award for Best New
Play in 1977.
Equus contains strong language,
adult themes and nudity.
approx 2hrs 30mins
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SUN 6 Nov, 2.30pm QUEEN’S THEATRE 6 MUSIC
stalls/dress circle £12.00 (£11.00), front stalls/upper circle £11.00 (£10.00)
Festival of Remembrance Concert
In aid of ABF the Soldiers' Charity Drums and Barnstaple Youth
and the Royal British Legion, the Marching Band play Military,
combined Military Bands of the Highland and choral music. Service
Royal Corps of Signals & the Light and act of remembrance plus
Cavalry, North Devon Pipes & North Devon's own Last Night.
TUES 8 Nov, 7pm to 8.20pm LANDMARK THEATRE 5 £6.00 EXHIBITION
Leonardo da Vinci Exhibition comes to Ilfracombe
In association with the National Painter at the Court of Milan.
Gallery, we would be thrilled if you This live walk-through of the
could join us for a special screened exhibition will be transmitted on
preview of the opening night of the cinema screen at in the
the National Gallery’s landmark Landmark Theatre’s auditorium.
exhibition Leonardo da Vinci: Price includes a glass of wine.
WED 9 Nov, 8pm GALLERY CAFE 12 £9.40, stu/yp £5.00 JAZZ
Arun’s engaging Indo-Jazz Quintet is reflected in the timeless melodies
returns with top UK musicians created by this appealing mix of
including BBC New Generations South Asian music, contemporary
Artist Shabaka Hutchings and Led jazz and rocking urban beats.
Bib bassist Liran Donin. His rich ‘Extraordinary charisma and
geographical and musical heritage musicianship’ Jazzwise
THURS 10 Nov, 7.45pm QUEEN’S THEATRE 8 £12.50 MUSIC
The Wurzels taste their latest album, A Load More Bullocks
This world-renowned Scrumpy Rockstar, Pulp’s Common People
and Western band have and The Stranglers’ Golden Brown.
Wurzelised a collection of classic These, plus all their greatest hits,
contemporary hits including: Take mean it’s Wurzeltime.
That’s Up All Night, Nickelback’s Running time approx 2hrs 50mins
SAT 12 Nov, 7.45pm QUEEN’S THEATRE 12 £20.50 MUSIC
That'll Be The Day Brand-New 2012 Show
It’s party time as the legendary This entertaining rock ‘n’ roll
That’ll Be The Day, the nation’s spectacular features a new line up of
favourite rock ‘n’ roll variety show, hits from the 1950s, 60s and 70s, plus
returns with a brand-new show. loads of new zany comedy routines.
www.ndtt.org.uk/that Running time approx 3hrs
20 tickets: www.northdevontheatres.org.uk - 01271 32 42 42
FRI 11 Nov, 8pm LANDMARK THEATRE 6 £12.50, stu £9.40, yp £5.00 DANCE
Candoco Dance Company Turning 20
Candoco Dance Company is programme is Matthias Sperling’s ‘…a real pleasure to watch’
travelling to the past, present and lighthearted solo. This intimate The Guardian
future to celebrate 20 years of encounter with one of Candoco’s ‘Delicious and very funny’
bold and unexpected dance dancers shows us what the future The Observer
works. might hold. Set and Reset/ Reset has been
From 1983, we have the restaging These works herald their next 20 commissioned by Dance Umbrella, London
project, Set and Reset/Reset by years by celebrating dance
Trisha Brown Dance Company in through time, presenting
collaboration with Candoco. different ways of making dance
Using the original concepts from and building on their rich
Trisha Brown’s playful experience as the
choreography, Laurie Anderson’s company of
contagious score and Robert disabled and non-
Rauschenberg’s beautiful designs, disabled dancers.
Candoco will reconstruct a new
version of this audience favourite.
Confronting us with the present is
French choreographer Rachid
Ouramdane in a new company
work that reveals private portraits
of life in an atmospheric, visually
striking work. Rounding off the
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SAT 12 Nov, 7.30pm LANDMARK THEATRE 5 £5.00 MUSIC
La La Voices North Devon Theatres’ Community Choir and Friends
Following their performances where it all began with a concert
with Dana and Blake, plus of popular classics that all ages
numerous concerts across the will enjoy.
county, La La Voices returns to Running time approx 1hr 50mins
SAT 12 Nov, 7.30pm LANDMARK PAVILION 16 £2.00 FOLK
Douglas E Powell Live @The Landmark
Support Act: The Hippy Cowboys. country and Americana with
Douglas E Powell is a songwriter, music influences ranging from Bill
lyricist and performer now living Fay, Pentangle and Iron & Wine to
in Devon. His music has been Sonic Youth, Dead Meadow and
described as: folk, alt-folk, alt- Black Sabbath.
WED 16 - SAT 19 Nov, Eves 7pm, Sat Mat 2pm QUEEN’S THEATRE 6 MUSIC
£12.50 (£9.50*), yp £8.00 (£5.00*), Over 60s, Mat only £9.50 (*restricted view)
The Sound of Music Barnstaple Musical Comedy Society
The company that brought Beauty classic makes a long-overdue return
and the Beast to town, returns and promises to be a fantastic
with another musical spectacle. experience for all the family.
Following its extended West End An amateur production by arrangement
www.ndtt.org.uk/sound success, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s with Josef Weinberger Ltd.
FRI 18 Nov, 8pm LANDMARK THEATRE 12 £20.00 MUSIC
This country’s premier rock Outstanding Contribution To
legend, Joe Brown, comes to us Music Award and an MBE and in
after another remarkable year 2010 he toured arenas with Status
even by his own high standards. Quo. Come and meet the legend.
The year 2008 marked Joe’s 50th Joe, with his five piece band
year as a professional entertainer incorporating his son and record
and he truly is one of this country’s producer Pete Brown, will be on
best loved, enduring, and most stage all evening and the musical
acclaimed musicians. Joe, along styles incorporated into his show
with his band, is back with us for a are as unique as the man himself.
two-hour musical celebration. Expect timeless classics, rockabilly,
In 2008, Joe’s 50th Anniversary gospel, country, folk, electric rock
Concert sold out The Royal Albert 'n' roll all to be interwoven with
Hall; in 2009 he received the Joe’s effervescent delivery and
coveted MOJO magazine’s humorous reminiscences.
www.ndtt.org.uk/brown Running time approx 2hrs 20mins
22 tickets: www.northdevontheatres.org.uk - 01271 32 42 42
SAT 19 Nov, 8pm LANDMARK THEATRE 16 £17.50 (£16.00), stu/yp £10.00 TALK
Actor, adventurer and author the questions; be doubly shocked and By Any Means. Charley was
Charley Boorman takes a break at some of the answers. recently the outright winner on
from travelling the world to bring Charley is well known for his Channel 4’s Famous and Fearless,
us his hugely entertaining show. hugely successful TV shows, books hosted by Chris Evans, which
This is Boorman close up as he and DVDs of the Long Way Round, raised over £100k for charity.
indulges us with an evening of Race to Dakar, Long Way Down Running time approx 1hr 50min
personal stories, Hollywood
anecdotes and tales of adventure
from his world-wide
escapades. With big video
screens and some amazing
clips of his
of which have never
been made public,
this night will also
give you the
opportunity to ask
questions and chat to
Charley after the show.
All of this is being pulled
together with one of the
few people who’d dare to
ask those awkward
questions, Billy Biketruck.
Billy will be your host for
the show, interviewing
Charley and getting to the
nitty gritty. Be shocked at
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SUN 20 Nov, 7.30pm QUEEN’S THEATRE 10 £19.50 (£18.50), yp £17.50 MUSIC
The Magic of Motown
Get ready for the smash hit show A talented cast perform hits from
from the States that authentically The Supremes, Temptations, Four
recreates the harmonies, slick Tops, Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder,
moves, stylish looks and Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves,
musicianship that were the Lionel Richie. . .
www.ndtt.org.uk/motown making of Motown. Running time approx 2hrs 30mins
TUES 22 Nov, 8pm studio@QT 16 £12.50 (£10.50) COMEDY
Tom Stade Live
Co-star and co-writer of Frankie irrepressible charm and first-class
Boyle’s Tramadol Nights and a story-telling have made him one of
regular on Michael McIntyre’s the most sought after performers
Comedy Roadshow, this talented on the comedy circuit.
Canadian émigré shows us why his ‘Sublime…it's a rich comic
www.ndtt.org.uk/stade magnetic stage presence, experience.' Rhod Gilbert
WED 23 Nov, 8pm GALLERY CAFÉ 12 £10.00, stu/yp £5.00 FOLK
BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2008 masterpieces of storytelling. His
winner of Best Album for Prodigal solo shows are intense, eclectic
Son. One of the finest acoustic and deeply moving.
and slide guitar players in the ‘His performances elicit powerful
world, Simpson’s interpretations emotions and subtle, understated
www.ndtt.org.uk/martin of traditional songs are beauty’ Guitar Player
THURS 24 Nov, 7.30pm QUEEN’S THEATRE 6
stalls/dress circle £18.00 (£16.50), front stalls/upper circle £16.50 (£15.00), yp £5.00
Imogen Cooper CLASSICAL
One of Britain’s great pianists Beethoven: Sonata in D minor
performs a programme of romantic Op. 31/2 (Tempest)
keyboard masterpieces. Brahms: Theme and Variations
Haydn: Sonata in E flat major from String Sextet Op. 18*
www.ndtt.org.uk/imogen Hob XVI/52 Schumann: Fantasiestucke Op. 12
FRI 25 & SAT 26 Nov, Fri 7.30pm, Sat 5pm LANDMARK THEATRE 5
£8.50 (£6.50), yp £6.50
The Christmas Collection
This year, the Rebecca Varley festive period, including a variation
Dance Academy’s annual charity of Tchaikovsky’s ballet the
performance has a festive feel. Nutcracker plus plenty of modern,
The Academy’s dancers perform a street and tap dance numbers.
www.ndtt.org.uk/varley variety of dance, inspired by the All proceeds from the show will be going to
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FRI 25 Nov, 7.45pm QUEEN’S THEATRE 8 £16.50 (£15.50), yp £10.00, family £50.00
Abba Mania MUSIC
Abba Mania’s concert celebrates If you’re looking for an excuse to
all things ABBA; their music, their party, reminisce or simply be
style and their collection of entertained, dig out those
timeless songs reviving those platforms, dust down those flares
special memories of when ABBA and thank ABBA for the music.
ruled the airwaves. Running time approx 2hrs 15mins
SAT 26 Nov, 7.45pm QUEEN’S THEATRE 10 £18.00 (£17.50), stu/yp £10.50
Show of Hands FOLK
with Miranda Sykes, support from Richard Shindell
We are absolutely delighted to ‘One of the great English bands’
welcome back award-winning, Peter Gabriel
Show of Hands, England’s finest ‘A fantastic album highlighting
acoustic roots duo. It’s been too many of the failings of today's
long. world......definitely one of Show
Double award-winners for Best of Hands’ best albums. So good
Duo and Best Original Song at the we made it Album of the Week!’
2010 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, Celtic Music Radio, Glasgow
Steve and Phil will be performing Running time approx 2hrs 30min
songs from their critically
acclaimed new album Arrogance,
Ignorance and Greed and will be
accompanied by the striking
double bass player and vocalist
www.ndtt.org.uk/showof Miranda Sykes.
SUN 27 Nov, 7.30pm QUEEN’S THEATRE 16 all seats £15.00 COMEDY
Mark Watson Request Stops
‘Why aren't you coming to corners of the UK not covered
Berwick?’ ‘Why do you never visit by his travels. So, as one of the
Shropshire?’ 'Is there a specific hardest-working and most-
reason for your endless neglect of constantly-travelling comics
Chorley?' around it almost seems as if
Most people aren't troubled by the only way to ensure
questions of this sort in their happy gig-goers is if he allow
everyday lives, but Mark Watson fans to dictate his entire
is. Every time he announces a set schedule.
of tour dates, there are Can you guess where this is
disappointed tweets from all going? He’s coming to
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THURS 1 Dec, 7.30pm LANDMARK THEATRE 6 £14.40 (£11.40), yp £6.40, family £32.60, Friends £10.00 DANCE
Beauty and the Beast
Ballet Cymru (formerly
Independent Ballet Wales) present
a sparkling and refreshing ballet
based on the eternal fairy tale.
Ballet Cymru is a young, vital
group of dancers who are
pushing back the barriers of
classical ballet. Using powerful
and timeless stories the company
challenges its dancers to interpret
some of the finest characters in
Featuring stunning costumes,
breathtaking choreography and
heartbreaking passion, this
production brings to life the
timeless story using the
company’s unique blend of
classical technique and
storytelling. Beauty and the Beast
is a brand-new ballet featuring
choreography by Creative Wales
Award winner Darius James; the
sets and costumes are by some of
the most creative artists in Wales
and there’s a brand new score by
Welsh composer David Westcott.
‘These young ballet pioneers
deserve wider support. Catch
them if you can.’
The Dancing Times.
See page 32 for details on education workshops.
26 tickets: www.northdevontheatres.org.uk - 01271 32 42 42
FRI 2 Dec, 7.45pm QUEEN’S THEATRE 18 £18.00 (£16.00) COMEDY
Jerry Sadowitz Comedian, magician, psychopath!
If you like Pol Pot, you’ll love Jerry (probably). These shows promise to
Sadowitz! With his incorrigible reduce the contents of your wallet,
smile and his propensity to hurl stir up sh*t about people the
his underwear at female performer hasn't even met and raise
members of the audience, you’ll money for the starving people of
be so helpless with looking for Israel!!!
the police, you’ll forget how Jerry is also one of the greatest card
much you paid to get in! There's magicians in the world.
also a special guest appearance of
‘Funniest comedian in Britain’
Ban Ki-moon (maybe), King
George VI's secret Tourette's The Guardian
syndrome suffering twin brother Age Restriction 18+. Adults only
Reg (definitely) and Mister Bunny Running time approx 1hr 40mins
FRI 2 & 9 Dec, 7pm LANDMARK PAVILION £22.50 to include supper DRAMA
A Merry Christmas in Kilham Hall
A Foul Player’s Murder-Mystery Dinner
Christmas is not usually a joyous when a body is found, is she
occasion at Kilham Hall but this guilty or one of the residents?
year is even worse. Matron Shona Dressing up is optional.
Mercy rules with a rod of iron but
SAT 10 Dec, 7.30pm LANDMARK PAVILION 16 £3.00 in advance, £5.00 doors MUSIC
Thom Kirkpatrick plus support - Live @ The Landmark
Thom Kirkpatrick AKA This audience simultaneously
Beautiful Noise is quite literally a uplifted and spellbound that he
21st Century one-man band. doesn’t fall.
Layering vocals, bass, drum-kit, Thom has also been a session
synth, guitar and cajon, live musician for Ellie Goulding’s UK
performances are a musical Headline tour.
high-wire balancing act for an
FRI 16 & SAT 17 Dec, Eves 7.45pm, Sat Mat 2.30pm 6 MUSIC
LANDMARK THEATRE £10.00, stu/yp £8.00, Family £30.00
Robin Hood Presented by Small Pond Productions in association with NDT
Music and lyrics by Lee Baxendale. musical romp. A brand-new show
Come along to Sherwood Forest that’s full of song, dance and a
this Christmas and join Robin Hood quiver full of comedy.
and the Merry Men on this riotous
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TUES 13 Dec to MON 2 Jan, QUEEN’S THEATRE 3 From £10, see performance schedule FAMILY
28 tickets: www.northdevontheatres.org.uk - 01271 32 42 42
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26 Sept to 7 Nov QUEEN’S THEATRE 7 Nov to 8 Jan LANDMARK THEATRE
Pamela Dearing Mike Bernard
Magically Lost in Time
A response to Pamela’s move to The semi-abstract paintings in the material related directly to the
Cornwall after 27 years living exhibition will explore the coastal locations by sourcing local
around Exmoor and North landscape and harbours of North newspapers, leaflets, tourist
Devon, her exhibition will be a Devon, incorporating collage brochures, etc.
mix of paintings on canvas and
watercolour paper and some
7 Nov to 12 Dec QUEEN’S THEATRE
Another chance to see this local
artist’s dramatic works.
26 Sept to 6 Nov LANDMARK THEATRE 12 Dec to 12 Jan 2012 QUEEN’S THEATRE
Tanja Marx Snow White J&A Cameras
Continents of Mirage A collection of production shots
Abstract paintings from the edge taken by J&A Cameras that
of the world. capture the essence of this year’s
pantomime and illustrate the
characters that make the tale of
Snow White come to life.
30 tickets: www.northdevontheatres.org.uk - 01271 32 42 42
Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon
Kisses on a Postcard
10 Sept to 15 Oct
The second world war in North
Devon as seen through the eyes
of evacuees. In partnership with
North Devon Theatres.
22 Oct to 19 Nov
Your opportunity to explore the
history of the Games in the run-
up to the 2012 London Olympics
North Devon in
26 Nov to 14 Jan 2012
Selected entries from our
Annual Heritage Photographic
Exhibition. image: Anthony Howells image: Robin Tanner
In association with the North Devon Coastal Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Exmoor Moorland Landscape Partnership.
All our PLAY events are free,
just drop-in any time Museum of Barnstaple & North Devon
between 11am and 4pm. www.northdevonmuseum.org
Wartime Games 01271 346747
Sat 10 Sep Free admission
Open 10am to 5pm, until 30 Oct,
The Big Draw then 10am to 4pm until Spring.
Sat 8 Oct
Entry Forms for the North Devon
Olympic Warm-up Heritage Photographic Competition
Outdoor and indoor games. are available from the Museum, also
Wed 26 Oct J&A Cameras, in Barnstaple and
Bideford. Closing date for entries is
Guy Fawkes 17th October 2011.
Sat 5 Nov
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Education & Community Projects
SATS during term time 1pm to 2.30pm LANDMARK PAVILION £1.00 per session or £10.00 per term MUSIC
A light-hearted programme for favourite chart hits and some all we ask is that you love to sing.
singing enthusiasts aged 8 to 18. pop/rock classics only your mum You will need a folder for your
This is a great chance to learn, and dad will have heard of. music/song words, a pencil and a
sing and perform all your No experience or training necessary bottle of water.
LANDMARK PAVILION Fee from £3.50 per class PERFORMANCE
Make the Move
The North Devon Theatres’ arts theatre classes include: ballet, tap,
learning programme for adults modern, jazz, acrobatics, musical
and young persons age 3 theatre and drama. Examinations
upwards. The classes run five are available in ISTD Tap, RAD Ballet
days a week during term time and and ISTD Modern. Throughout the
provide excellent access and year there will be opportunities to
development opportunities for perform in our own shows, festivals
everyone. Covering all aspects of and community events.
THURS 1 Dec, 4.30pm - 6.00pm LANDMARK PAVILION £5.00 or free with performance ticket
Ballet Wales Cymru Beauty and the Beast DANCE
An introduction to the story of absolute must for every aspiring
Beauty and The Beast through a young dancer.
practical ballet workshop with the Age recommendation from 6 to 10.
Ballet Wales Company, an (see page 26 for show information)
For the full timetable of all our classes visit our website or contact
Carol Turner, our Education Officer, on 01271 86 92 16 or
The 29th May 1961 Charitable Trust, the J.Paul Getty Jnr Charitable Trust and the Elmgrant
Trust are generous supporters of our education programme.
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issues. Please contact Janice Banks
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on 01271 86 56 55 to register.
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Landmark Theatre, Wilder Road, receipt of Job Seekers allowance. *First floor Gallery Café at Queen’s
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Supporting your Theatres
The North Devon Theatres’ Trust is a registered We are grateful to everyone for their valued support,
charity and relies on funding from statutory bodies, without it we would not be able to provide you with
businesses, sponsors and individual donors. such a wide range of arts and cultural services.
Our major funders
Thanks also to The 29th May 1961 Charitable Trust, the J. Paul Getty Jnr Charitable Trust and the Elmgrant
Trust for supporting our Education programme and The Aurelius Charitable Trust – for the repair and
conservation of the bust of John Gay
Friends of The Theatres love
Support your Theatres by becoming a Friend and Please note from January 1st 2012 Love Arts will
enjoy some fantastic benefits: increase to £1.00 per ticket sold and will
• Exclusive one week priority booking (subject to automatically be included in the ticket price. Any
contractual obligations) shows from this date will include the increase. To
• Exclusive ‘meet the cast’ evenings date, Love Arts has generated over £80,000 which
• Priority Enews as soon as a show goes on sale has gone directly to the maintenance of the
To join the Friends of North Devon Theatres contact Queen’s Theatre, Barnstaple and Landmark
Debbie Cooke on 01271 86 92 12 or email Theatre, Ilfracombe.
download a membership form from our website.
Full Friend membership is £18.50 per annum.
Coffee & Chat
Let us tempt your taste buds with our delicious fine
cakes, pastries, home-made soups, sandwiches,
panini and a range of freshly
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home-made hot dishes. Fully licensed, our cafés are
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family friendly and ideal meeting places.
The Gallery Café - Queen's Theatre
Open Mon to Sat 10am to 3pm and
from 6.30pm on show nights.
The Rendezvous Café - Landmark Theatre
Open 7 days a week
To see our full menu
visit our website at
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We would like to express thanks to all our Business Associates for their continuing support.
For further information please contact George Hammett on:
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‘If you haven’t experienced NT Live yet, I can’t recommend it too highly.’ Daily Telegraph
The first season of events, which We will premier our new scheme Diary note
began in June 2009 with the with One Man, Two Guvnors on
Pencil Thursday 17th November
acclaimed production of Phèdre Thursday 15th September at 7pm
and Thursday 8th December in
starring Helen Mirren, was seen with Richard Bean’s English
your diaries when we be bringing
by over 165,000 people on 320 version of Goldoni’s classic Italian
you the next two broadcasts.
screens in 22 countries. comedy where sex, food and
money are high on the agenda. At the time of going to print we
“We couldn’t have foreseen that The production stars James don’t have the production details
the experimental National Corden who returns to the but these will be announced via
Theatre Live season would be National for the first time since our website, Box Office and
such a hit with audiences around The History Boys to play Francis. Enews as soon as information
the world, who are hungry to see See p7. becomes available.
our work in their local cinema”
The production has received 5
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Nicholas Hytner, Director of the
stars from: The Guardian,
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Independent, Sunday Times,
No E L
Now entering its second season, Daily Mail, Sunday Express, Daily
we are thrilled to be offering you Express and The Sun and has
the chance to see the best dramas received rave reviews including:
from the National Theatre on the
‘A triumph of visual and verbal
, 8 ST
cinema screen at the Landmark
comedy. One of the funniest
Theatre in Ilfracombe.
productions in the National's
history.' The Guardian
National Theatre Live is distributed internationally (ex-UK) by
New York-based BY Experience: www.byexperience.net