drama

A Cautionary Tale
Rabblerouse Theatre

The babies are bit, the moon’s in a fit, the houses built without walls. Victorian rhymes punctuate this gothic tale of ambition and apples, friendship and Faustian temptation.
Guildhall  Fri, Sat, Sun
drama14+ content60 mins

Victorian rhymes punctuate this gothic tale of Faustian temptation.
Guildhall  Fri, Sat, Sun
drama14+ content60 mins


A Different Side Of Me
Semi-Logical Theatre

In a change to the brochure, Semi-Logical Theatre have had to withdraw from Fringe TheatreFest. Their place is taken by The Cutlery Crew performing Coccinellidae.
St Anne's  Fri, Sat, Sun

Change to the brochure: Semi-Logical Theatre have had to withdraw. Their place is taken by The Cutlery Crew performing Coccinellidae.


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

An hour of monologues and duologues presented by students from West Buckland School and Chulmleigh Community College. Scenes ranging from the ridiculous to the down-right scary!
alt space 2 - Guildhall  Sat
comedy, drama10+70 mins

Monologues and duologues from the ridiculous to the scary!
alt space 2  Sat
comedy, drama10+70 mins


ABSTRACT
James Elston

A young successful designer tackles the biggest job of his career. Working long hours in his studio, external events begin to take a toll on his work, his family, and himself.
Castle Centre  Fri, Sat, Sun
drama14+ content45 mins

A young designer takes on the biggest job of his career. At a cost.
Castle Centre  Fri, Sat, Sun
drama14+ content45 mins


Caravan of Love
Theatre Nation

Two one-act plays. Two caravans. The lovers. A dark stormy night. A Hitcher arrives. Longing in a trapped space. Who wins? Meanwhile. A couple celebrate the anniversary from hell.
alt space 21 - White Moose  Thu, Fri, Sat
drama, black comedy, 15+ content 60 mins

Two one-act plays: passion in a tiny space; the anniversary from hell.
alt space 21  Thu, Fri, Sat
black comedy, 15+ content 60 mins


Chalk Farm
Talking Time Theatre

In a change to the brochure, Talking Time Theatre have had to withdraw from Fringe TheatreFest.                                                                                                                               
Green Lanes - alt space 9  Sat, Sun
 

In a change to the brochure, Talking Time Theatre have had to withdraw from Fringe TheatreFest.
Green Lanes - alt space 9  Sat, Sun
 


Coccinellidae
The Cutlery Crew

A 6ft woman and a sex doll take on femininity! An unapologetic romp into the apologetic world of women. What if we maximised a woman instead of minimising her? It's time to go BIG.
St Anne's  Fri, Sat, Sun
theatre14+ 55 mins

A 6ft woman and a sex doll take on femininity! It's time to go BIG.
St Anne's  Fri, Sat, Sun
theatre14+ 55 mins


Constellations
Benny&Kate

What if we live in a multiverse where all possibilities exist and every relationship can take infinite paths? A scientist and a beekeeper's worlds collide in Nick Payne's moving play.
St Anne's  Thu, Sat, Sundrama, comedy15+ 60 mins

A scientist and a beekeeper's worlds collide in Nick Payne's moving play.

St Anne's  Thu, Sat, Sundrama, comedy15+ 60 mins


Fairytaleheart
Heads Up Youth Theatre

Two teens meet for the first time and come to terms with their broken families by sharing their hopes, fears and past experiences - as well as stories - in a derelict community centre.
alt space 14 - Youth House  Thu, Fri
theatre for young adults10+ content60 mins

Two teens share their hopes, fears - and stories.
alt space 14  Thu, Fri
theatre for young adults10+ content60 mins


FLASH GORDON - VINTAGE RADIO MAYHEM
Up Close Theatre

Vintage "Flash Gordon" - fast paced production of the original 1930s radio serial drama. Performed live on stage with a modern twist of mayhem, three actors and live sound-effects.
Castle Centre  Thu, Sat, Sun
comedy, drama11+60 mins

Vintage Flash Gordon with live sound-effects and added mayhem.
Castle Centre  Thu, Sat, Sun
comedy, drama11+60 mins


Freckles
Pink Castor

Freckles is an honest, simple play about a couple in their 30's having a complicated and natural pillow-talk.                                                
alt space 21 - White Moose  Thu, Fri, Sat
drama16+15 mins

An honest play about a couple having a complicated pillow-talk.
alt space 21  Thu, Fri, Sat
drama16+15 mins


Losing my Mindfulness
Outside the Frame

Come to my Mindfulness workshop and live in the moment even if that moment is f**king terrible. Come! Or not, it's fine either way. I'm fine. EVERTHING is fine!!!
Golden Lion  Fri, Sat, Sun
comedy drama18+ content50 mins

Come to my Mindfulness workshop. Or not. It's fine either way. I'M FINE!!!
Golden Lion  Fri, Sat, Sun
comedy drama18+ content50 mins


Nature Knows Best
TicTac Theatre

In a delightfully funny series of two person plays, Nature Knows Best looks at love and life through the eyes of a seagull duo, a couple of seahorses and a pair of sheep.
Guildhall  Thu, Sat, Sun
comedy, physical theatre11+ content60 mins
 

Love and life through the eyes of a variety of creatures.
Guildhall  Thu, Sat, Sun
comedy, physical theatre11+ content60 mins
 


Outside of the Box
Circle of Spears

Xandra, a viper journalist, Yates, her criminal associate & Zebb her rather secretive landlord, think they have the measure of each other but all fail to think Outside of the Box.
Guildhall  Thu, Sat, Sun
comedy12+45 mins

Do Xandra, Yates and Zebb really have the measure of each other?
Guildhall  Thu, Sat, Sun
comedy12+45 mins


Richards: Short Plays for Marvellous People
Paul Richards

Join comedy writer/performer Paul Richards for three beautifully comedic plays in one hour. "Simple yet imaginative, it's a charming show that'll tickle you silly." - Visit Dublin.
Castle Centre  Fri, Sat, Sun
comedy12+60 mins

Three beautifully comedic plays in one hour.
Castle Centre  Fri, Sat, Sun
comedy12+60 mins


Shakespeare's Greatest Hits
Pike and Musket, Great Torrington School

Performing Arts students at GTS present a collection of iconic moments from Shakespeare's plays; presented both traditionally and with a modern twist.
alt space 11 - Castle Green  Sun
comedy, drama8+75 mins

Moments from Shakespeare both traditional and with a modern twist.
alt space 11  Sun
comedy, drama8+75 mins


Show and Tell
Ilfracombe Academy

Ilfracombe Academy presents a showcase of talent from drama/ media students across the school. Original work created by students to make you laugh, cry or think.
alt space 2 - Guildhall  Sun
drama, comedy, media10+45 mins

Original work created by students to make you laugh, cry or think.
alt space 2  Sun
drama, comedy, media10+45 mins


Sparkleshark
Heads Up Youth Theatre

Fourteen-year-old Jake - a victim of bullying and other teenager's mockery - has to take refuge on the roof of a tower block in order to write his stories.
alt space 9 - Green Lanes  Sat, Sun
theatre for young adults12+ content60 mins

Jake takes refuge on the roof of a tower block to write his stories.
alt space 9  Sat, Sun
for young adults12+ content60 mins


Split Second
Documental Theatre

Catch each other's reactions whilst listening to an audio drama about different reactions to an antenatal test result. You need an iPhone or android plus headphones.
Southgate  Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
audio drama14+40 mins

Audio drama - you need an iPhone or android plus headphones.
Southgate  Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
audio drama14+40 mins


Swan Song - not fade away
Plain Quakers Theatre

The play long over, backstage an old actor relives past glories. But all is not as it seems: the lonely and the no-longer-needed live unseen lives in today's 'connected' world.
St Anne's  Thu, Fri, Sat
drama14+ 60 mins

An old actor relives past glories. But all is not as it seems.
St Anne's  Thu, Fri, Sat
drama14+ 50 mins


Telling Tales
Pilton Community College

Young people from North Devon in their own words. Short pieces of drama, some comic, some hard hitting, that explore the lives of some famous people from history - with surprising results!
alt space 2 - Guildhall  Thu
drama11+ 90 mins

An insight into how young people are reacting to the world.
alt space 2  Thu
drama11+90 mins


The Boat that Flew
Courage Copse Creatives

The father of a VERY clever girl has decreed that she will only marry a boy clever enough to make a boat that can fly. Charlie's done it! But will the father keep his promise?
alt space 19 - The Square  Thu, Fri
physical theatre, spoken wordall ages40 mins

She can only marry a boy clever enough to make a boat that can fly.
alt space 19  Thu, Fri
physical theatre, spoken wordall ages40 mins


The Duck
Autact

Imagine discovering that the world you thought you knew didn't exist. Imagine finding out that other people don't think in the same way as you. Imagine you are Laura, The Duck.
Castle Centre  Fri, Sat, Sun
drama14+50 mins

Imagine discovering the world you thought you knew didn't exist.
Castle Centre  Fri, Sat, Sun
drama14+50 mins


The Numbers Station
White Hippos Productions

In a top secret location, a lone radio operative discovers the conspiracy to end all conspiracies.                                                                                                      
Southgate  Thu, Sat, Sun
comedy drama15+ content45 mins

A lone radio operative discovers the conspiracy to end all conspiracies.
Southgate  Thu, Sat, Sun
comedy drama15+ content45 mins


Things Can Only Get Better
The Theatre Dossiers

A girl sifts through propaganda surrounding the 2003 Iraq War to pin down the reasons and motivations for the UK's involvement. Tony Blair, on the other hand, thinks he's Madonna.
St Anne's  Fri, Sat, Sun
political comedy12+ content 40 mins

A girl sifts through propaganda surrounding the 2003 Iraq War.
St Anne's  Fri, Sat, Sun
political comedy12+ content 40 mins


The O.S. Map Fan Club
Helen Wood

Join O.S. enthusiast, Helen Wood, for a humorous exploration of the much-loved, fold-out, paper map and, with sheet 168, be led on a fascinating, laughter-filled, virtual ramble.
Baptist Hall  Thu, Fri, Sat
comedy, theatreadults (10+)60 mins

A fascinating, laughter-filled, virtual ramble with O.S. sheet 168.
Baptist Hall  Thu, Fri, Sat
comedy, theatreadults (10+)60 mins


Tommy Atkins and the Canary Girl
Spaniel in the Works Theatre Company

This powerful, emotional, often funny performance looks at the experiences, hardships and changes for one family during the First World War from trench life to munitions work.
Castle Centre  Thu, Fri, Sat
drama11+50 mins

Story of a family during WW1
Castle Centre  Thu, Fri, Sat
drama11+50 mins


Utter Garbage
Heads Up Youth Theatre

Young Rat Dumpster dreams of a brighter world. Lord Vermin, Ruler of the Refuse, plans to turn everywhere into Utter Garbage! Help Dumpster protect his environment.
alt space 9 - Green Lanes  Sat, Sun
children's theatre4+ 50 mins

Help young Rat Dumpster protect his environment.
alt space 9  Sat, Sun
children's theatre4+ 50 mins