Shows

Rabblerouse Theatre

Victorian rhymes punctuate this gothic tale of Faustian temptation.

The Guildhall Fri , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
(content) Age 14+ 60 mins
A Different Side Of Me
Semi-Logical Theatre
CHANGE TO BROCHURE: this show is cancelled and replaced by The Cutlery Crew performing Coccinellidae.
St Anne's Arts Centre Fri , Sat , Sun
RAMUK69

Watch us shoot The Cove II in a day. Not for the faint hearted.

The Cove Boutique Sun (pay-what-you-will)
(content) Age 15+ 120 mins
Passmore and Cartmell

Monologues and duologues from the ridiculous to the scary!

Guildhall as an alt space Sat (pay-what-you-will)
Age 10+ 70 mins
A picnic short of a sandwich
GoldHill Dance Company
CHANGE TO BROCHURE: this show is cancelled.
The Square Fri , Sat , Sun
The Crooked Hook

What is art? Why did Leanne's father never hug her?

Tent on the Square Thu , Fri , Sat (pay-what-you-will)
Age 15+ 50 mins
James Elston

A young designer takes on the biggest job of his career. At a cost.

Castle Centre Fri , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
(content) Age 14+ 45 mins
Centre Stage School

Green Lanes Shopping Centre Fri , Sat , Sun (pay-what-you-will)
Age all ages 30 mins
Movez Maniax Youth Circus

Join Alice, her friends and her foes on this curious circus adventure. "We're all mad here!"

Green Lanes Shopping Centre Sat , Sun (pay-what-you-will)
Age all ages 45 mins
Amena El-kindy

Well known songs from one of Barnstaple's brightest musical talents.

The Southgate Thu , Fri , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
Age all ages 40 mins
Billy Buckingham

Billy Buckingham brings a flavour of the West End and Broadway to you!

The Baptist Hall Fri , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
Age 8+ 60 mins
Fragility

About growing up a rebel, water parks and a fraudulent family pass.

Golden Lion Tap Thu , Fri , Sat (ticketed)
(content) Age 16+ 60 mins
Up Close Theatre

The classic story by Jules Verne - presented as a radio production!

Castle Centre Thu , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
Age 11+ 60 mins
Almost Human

A site-specific performance in the library exploring ancient institutions, knowledge, access, and refuge.

Barnstaple Library Thu , Fri , Sat (pay-what-you-will)
Age 13+ 50 mins
Pig's Ear Productions

Classic tricks and illusions on the streets of Barnstaple.

alt space various Thu , Fri , Sat , Sun (pay-what-you-will)
Age all ages 15 mins
i.e.

Come sit with us a while. Listen and forget.

alt space various Thu , Fri , Sat , Sun (pay-what-you-will)
Age 12+ 10 mins
Autojeu Theatre

Autojeu bring to life one of history's most famous tales. Riotously funny.

St Anne's Arts Centre Thu , Fri , Sat (ticketed)
Age 8+ 60 mins
Bummer and Lazarus
Big Egg Theatre
CHANGE TO BROCHURE: this show is cancelled and replaced by Thereby Hangs A Tale performing Conquistadors.
Pannier Market Thu , Fri , Sat
Theatre Nation

A caravan honeymoon. From hell. The green-eyed monster rises.

White Moose Gallery Thu , Fri , Sat (pay-what-you-will)
(content) Age 15+ 60 mins
Chalk Farm
Talking Time Theatre Bideford College
CHANGE TO BROCHURE: this show is cancelled.
Green Lanes Shopping Centre Sat , Sun
Chest Pains Productions

A topless Englishman talking with humour about open heart surgery.

Tent on the Square Thu , Fri , Sat (pay-what-you-will)
Age 14+ 50 mins
Movez Maniax Youth Circus

Drop in and have a go! Perhaps you're the next Greatest Showman!

Green Lanes Shopping Centre Sat , Sun (pay-what-you-will)
Age 8+ 120 mins
Clive Mantle

Clive Mantle's Himalayan adventure that led to a children's novel.

Golden Lion Tap Thu , Sun (ticketed)
Age 7+ 30 mins
The Cutlery Crew

A 6ft woman and a sex doll take on femininity! It's time to go BIG.

St Anne's Arts Centre Fri , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
Age 14+ 55 mins
Thereby Hangs A Tale

Astonishing true stories from Spain's invasion of the Americas with live music⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Pannier Market Fri (pay-what-you-will)
Age 12+ 55 mins
Benny&Kate

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

St Anne's Arts Centre Thu , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
(content) Age 15+ 60 mins
Dude the Obscure's FRANK
Dude the Obscure
CHANGE TO BROCHURE: this show is cancelled.
alt space various Thu , Fri , Sat , Sun
Eddie Summers

Explosive Eddie's looking for one lucky new flat mate...

Tent on the Square Fri , Sat , Sun (pay-what-you-will)
Age 16+ 50 mins
C3 Youth Dance Company

Fun while you shop. Unexpected dances in unexpected places.

Green Lanes Shopping Centre Sat , Sun (pay-what-you-will)
Age all ages 30 mins
Failing at ADDulthood
Pink Castor
CHANGE TO BROCHURE: this show is cancelled.
The Southgate Thu , Fri , Sat , Sun
Heads Up Youth Theatre

Two teens share their hopes, fears - and stories.

Youth House Thu , Fri (pay-what-you-will)
(content) Age 10+ 60 mins
Freckles
Pink Castor
CHANGE TO BROCHURE: this show is cancelled.
White Moose Gallery Thu , Fri , Sat
NOS Three

Two clowns cultivating friendship. But realising it's not an easy job.

Tent on the Square Fri , Sat , Sun (pay-what-you-will)
Age 5-12 60 mins
Brook.Wood Puppetry

Three less well-known tales from the Brothers Grimm.

Barnstaple Library Thu , Fri , Sat (pay-what-you-will)
Age all ages 50 mins
The Bard of Windmill Hill

A treatise for our troubled times - tragedy, history and comedy.

The Guildhall Thu , Fri , Sat (ticketed)
Age 14+ 60 mins
Robert Garnham

Rumours of a Neon Yak stalking circus performers in a train.

Castle Centre Fri , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
Age 16+ 50 mins
Harry and Chris

Unique mix of comedy, melody and poetry! ★★★★★ The Sunday Post

The Guildhall Thu , Fri , Sat (ticketed)
Age all ages 45 mins
Lucky Dog Theatre Productions

Philip is a world authority on the Whitechapel Murders.

The Guildhall Fri , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
(content) Age 14+ 60 mins
Rob Gee

Kevin thinks he's the king of Egypt. “A mind-roasting bipolar joy-ride"

Golden Lion Tap Fri , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
(content) Age 16+ 55 mins
Outside the Frame

Come to my Mindfulness workshop. Or not. It's fine either way. I'M FINE!!!

Golden Lion Tap Fri , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
(content) Age 18+ 50 mins
MishMash Devon

Not only is truth relative, but truth is a relative who's coming to tea!

St Anne's Arts Centre Thu , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
Age 14+ 60 mins
The Jolly Oddities

A fun look at why we drink milk to leave you bubbling with excitement.

The Square Thu , Fri , Sat (pay-what-you-will)
Age 4+ 20 mins
Croon Productions

A toy theatre horror film. Escaped monsters! Who will save us?

The Baptist Hall Thu , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
Age 10+ 50 mins
Moondance
Chris White
CHANGE TO BROCHURE: this show is cancelled and replaced by Joined Up Thinking performing One Foot in The Rave@GLT.
Golden Lion Tap Thu , Sat , Sun
Wild and Blue Projects

A mesmerising, improvised dance through the streets.

Age all ages 30 mins
Total Theatre School

Regal Tudor Gent seeks six wives' Who will Henry choose?

The Baptist Hall Fri , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
Age 7+ 60 mins
Melanie Branton

Melanie Branton is looking for a boyfriend. And it's not going well.

The Southgate Fri , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
(content) Age 18+ 50 mins
TicTac Theatre

Love and life through the eyes of a variety of creatures.

The Guildhall Thu , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
(content) Age 11+ 60 mins
Joined Up Thinking

A disillusioned young preacher finds himself mixed up in rave culture.

Escape Down The Rabbit Hole Fri , Sat (pay-what-you-will)
(content) Age 16+ 55 mins
Joined Up Thinking

A disillusioned young preacher finds himself mixed up in rave culture.

Golden Lion Tap Sat , Sun (ticketed)
(content) Age 16+ 55 mins
Circle of Spears

Xandra, Yates and Zebb think they have the measure of each other. But do they?

The Guildhall Thu , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
Age 12+ 45 mins
Pathfield School

Pathfield School is bursting with musical talent and enthusiasm! Please come and support us.

The Square Thu (pay-what-you-will)
Age all ages 30 mins
Shelley Szender Poet

A comedic take on the menopause and staving of old age.

Escape Down The Rabbit Hole Fri , Sat (pay-what-you-will)
(content) Age 16+ 20 mins
Paul Richards

Three beautifully comedic plays in one hour.

Castle Centre Fri , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
Age 12+ 60 mins
Horwood and Newton Tracy Primary School

Our first attempt at a Samba band performance!

The Square Thu (pay-what-you-will)
Age all ages 20 mins
SESKA

Seska is one of the craziest funniest comedy magicians in the UK.

Tent on the Square Fri , Sat , Sun (pay-what-you-will)
Age 3+ 50 mins
Shakespeare's Greatest Hits
Pike and Musket, Great Torrington School
CHANGE TO BROCHURE: this show is cancelled.
Castle Green Sun
Ilfracombe Academy

Original work created by students to make you laugh, cry or think.

Guildhall as an alt space Sun (pay-what-you-will)
Age all ages 45 mins
TAW Dance

Our strangest desires and deepest fears slink out in dream form.

The Baptist Hall Thu , Fri , Sat (ticketed)
Age 12+ 30 mins
cua

Soaring melodies, intense a capella vocals and complex rhythms.

The Guildhall Fri , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
Age all 50 mins
Heads Up Youth Theatre

Jake takes refuge on the roof of a tower block to write his stories.

Green Lanes Shopping Centre Sat , Sun (pay-what-you-will)
(content) Age 12+ 60 mins
Documental Theatre

Audio drama - you will need an iPhone or android plus your own headphones.

The Southgate Thu , Fri , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
Age 14+ 40 mins
Brave Bold Drama

A jolly collection of original comic cautionary tales & songs.

The Baptist Hall Fri , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
Age 5+ 30 mins
Monday Collective

Do you know any good stories? Have we got time for another one? Look out for the Story Sofa.

alt space various Thu , Fri , Sat , Sun (pay-what-you-will)
Age 2+ 15 mins
Plain Quakers Theatre

An old actor relives past glories. But all is not as it seems.

St Anne's Arts Centre Thu , Fri , Sat (ticketed)
Age 14+ 60 mins
T.S. Idiot & His Orchestral Testicles
We Are Uncollective
CHANGE TO BROCHURE: this show is cancelled.
Golden Lion Tap Thu , Sat , Sun
Fringe TheatreFest

Five minute 'tasters' from up to fifteen companies to help you decide what you must see.

Queen's Theatre (pay-what-you-will)
Age all ages 75 mins
Fringe TheatreFest

Five minute 'tasters' from up to a dozen companies to help you decide what you must see.

Barnstaple Coffee Shop (pay-what-you-will)
Age all ages 60 mins
Pilton Community College

An insight into how young people are reacting to the world.

Guildhall as an alt space Thu (pay-what-you-will)
Age 11+ 90 mins
Thom Peterson

A one-man flash mob of magic and comedy.

Tent on the Square Thu , Sat , Sun (pay-what-you-will)
Age 14+ 45 mins
Courage Copse Creatives

She can only marry a boy clever enough to make a boat that can fly.

The Square Thu , Fri (pay-what-you-will)
Age all ages 40 mins
The Fabulous Old Spot Theatre Company

What it says on the tin!

Tent on the Square Thu , Sat , Sun (pay-what-you-will)
Age 9 - 90 60 mins
Autact

Imagine discovering the world you thought you knew didn't exist.

Castle Centre Fri , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
Age 14+ 50 mins
Above Bounds Theatre Collective

A magical storytelling workshop - make a peg puppet to take home!

Barnstaple Library Thu (pay-what-you-will)
Age 3+ 60 mins
Above Bounds Theatre Collective

A magical storytelling workshop - make a peg puppet to take home!

Boston Tea Party Fri , Sat , Sun (pay-what-you-will)
Age 3+ 60 mins
Clown Noir

A fun filled romp of naughtiness, revelry, song and dance.

St Anne's Arts Centre Fri , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
(content) Age 15+ 50 mins
White Hippos Productions

A lone radio operative discovers the conspiracy to end all conspiracies.

The Southgate Thu , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
(content) Age 15+ 60 mins
Helen Wood

A fascinating, laughter-filled, virtual ramble with O.S. sheet 168

The Baptist Hall Thu , Fri , Sat (ticketed)
Age 10+ 60 mins
Chest Pains Productions

Covent Garden regular the Tom Show comes to Barnstaple.

High Street Fri , Sat , Sun (pay-what-you-will)
Age all ages 40 mins
Rob Barratt and Robert Garnham

Whimsy and rhyming from two of the South West's funniest poets

Golden Lion Tap Thu , Fri , Sat (ticketed)
Age 16+ 60 mins
Autojeu Theatre

A hilarious alternative stand up mad-cap history of all. Time Travel optional.

Golden Lion Tap Sat (ticketed)
Age 12+ 30 mins
The Theatre Dossiers

A girl sifts through propaganda surrounding the 2003 Iraq War.

St Anne's Arts Centre Fri , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
(content) Age 12+ 40 mins
Project: Dance! Devon

A story about a world where things may not be what they seem!

The Baptist Hall Thu , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
Age all ages 60 mins
Raw Material Productions

A show that celebrates the entanglements of family history.

The Southgate Thu , Fri , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
(content) Age 12+ 50 mins
Spaniel in the Works Theatre Company

Story of a family during WW1

Castle Centre Thu , Fri , Sat (ticketed)
Age 11+ 50 mins
Heads Up Youth Theatre

Help young Rat Dumpster protect his environment.

Green Lanes Shopping Centre Sat , Sun (pay-what-you-will)
Age 4+ 50 mins
Noir Carnaval

A fun, thought provoking, interactive street performance.

alt space various Thu , Fri , Sat , Sun (pay-what-you-will)
Age all ages 30 mins
ingrid dahle

How does a shy Norwegian end up in the UK performing stand up?

Golden Lion Tap Fri , Sat , Sun (ticketed)
(content) Age 16+ 60 mins