Entertainment & Reviews

Reading offers serenity in hard times

Despite devastating natural disasters or deadly viruses and often because of them, dedicated authors keep on writing and producing books for their readers' pleasure.

Former Exeter College student Fay Knowles (nee Johanson) has just released "Deadly Deceit In Paradise", Book Two in her...

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The First Remote Online Slots are Here

Authored by Sarah Parker

Not all of us have the capability to take a trip to our favorite gambling spots whenever we want. Technology though has made such activities easier and more convenient for gambling enthusiasts - you can already play live casino games online like roulette, blackjack and poker.

There’s more brewing in Atlantic City too; the Garden State has witnessed the unveiling of the first remote...

A classical culture treat on the big screen at Vue Exeter

Authored by Mary

Three brilliant pieces of classical entertainment are just some of the big screen events coming to Vue Exeter in March. On Tuesday 17th March, Beethoven’s only opera, Fidelio comes to the big screen. This new production, conducted by Antonio Pappano, is an uplifting story of risk and triumph. Jonas Kaufmann plays the political prisoner Florestan, with Lisa Davidsen as his wife Leonore (...

NT Connections comes to Theatre Royal Plymouth

Authored by Mary

Theatre Royal Plymouth will be presenting seven plays by ten different schools and young theatre groups as part of Connections , the National Theatre’s annual festival of new plays for youth theatre and schools from Tuesday 24 – Saturday 28 March.

Every year brand new plays are written exclusively for Connections by some of theatre’s most exciting playwrights, giving over 5000 young...

Jon Culshaw: The Great British Take Off - spring tour is coming to Devon

Authored by News Desk

Celebrated comedian, impressionist and star of BBC Radio 4’s Dead Ringer ’s Jon Culshaw (accompanied by legendary comedy producer and author Bill Dare ), takes to the road for a new run of their acclaimed show The Great British Take Off , following sell out runs at the Edinburgh Festival and across the UK.

And the good news is that the tour will be coming to The Palace Theatre in...

Ex-head of art and acclaimed artist returns to support the Torbay Art Show 

Authored by Mary

The Torbay Art Show are delighted to welcome George Davis back to Torquay Boy’s Grammar School to exhibit his bright contemporary works of art over the weekend of Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd March 2020.

A familiar name to many, George Davis worked in the school Art Department for 27 years, culminating as Head of Art. During his time at the helm, he oversaw the development and...

Plymouth set to experience a fantastic Spring season in The Lab at Theatre Royal Plymouth

Authored by Mary

The Lab is a creative space in the heart of Theatre Royal Plymouth for developing and showcasing exciting new talent. Local young people and communities, as well as emerging and professional artists using it as a space to meet, experiment and discover, whilst creating and sharing their work.

This Springs season is set to be a special mix of performances with something for everyone....

Tickets now available for family films of the year at Vue Plymouth

Authored by Mary

Vue Plymouth is encouraging families to round up the crew, grab some snacks and Get Lost in some great upcoming family stories.

The wait is over for fans of Peter Rabbit and his bunny buddies as tickets for the highly awaited sequel, Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway are now available. Peter escapes his mischievous reputation and flees the countryside where he runs into an adventure-loving...

Panto without a cast appeals for new recruits

Authored by Mary

A Devon village panto, with a history spanning more than four decades, is facing the final curtain unless it can recruit new members.

Shaugh Players, based in the parish of Shaugh Prior near Plymouth, was founded in the early 1970s and stages an annual pantomime involving volunteers from the local community.

Despite attracting a full house for performances and praise from...

Harley Quinn returns to Plymouth as Birds of Prey finally lands at Vue

Authored by Mary

Fans of Gotham City’s top lady supervillain Harley Quinn can now see the hotly-anticipated Birds Of Prey: And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn at Vue Plymouth.

After splitting up with her frequent accomplice and lover Joker, Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) is ready for a new start and heads off with a group of fiery females; Black Canary (Jurnee Smollett-Bell), Huntress...

Spectacular live production The Hatchling coming to Plymouth

Authored by News Desk

The Hatchling, a spectacular live performance combining ancient myth with innovative puppetry will take place in Plymouth from 22 - 23 August 2020.

The Hatchling will see an extraordinary, larger-than-life visitor roam through Plymouth City Centre, exploring its new surroundings and the people it encounters. Taking place across the weekend, the performance will culminate in a...