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Great theatre dates to put in your diary

By Exeter Express and Echo  |  Posted: May 02, 2013

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FOLLOWING a successful run at the Exeter Northcott and other venues in Devon last year, The Uncommon Players are touring local villages with Talking Heads.

The Alan Bennett classic prises open the lives of three women and their joys and foibles are unwittingly revealed in this blackly comic and poignant production.

It plays at Kentisbeare Village Hall on May 3 (www.kentismusic.net); Victory Hall, Lapford on May 10 (01363 83068), Crediton Arts Centre on May 11 (01363 773260); Clayhidon Parish Hall on May 17 (01823 680347), Dunchideock House on May 18 (01392 833535), the Carlton Theatre, Teignmouth on May 24 (01626 778991) and Bradninch Guildhall on May 25 (01392 881873).

CASSA Pancho's award-winning Ballet Black will make their third visit to Exeter Northcott this month.

The company celebrates the talents of black and Asian dancers from around the world. On May 8 and 9 they will present a mixed bill of premieres with exciting work from choreographers Ludovic Ondiviela, Robert Binet, Javier De Frutos and British choreographer Christopher Marney. Ticket: 01392 493493 or www.exeternorthcott.co.uk

ICED buns will be piled high next week when the Broadclyst Theatre Group performs the hilarious and uplifting Calendar Girls.

Broadclyst's Victory Hall will be the venue for the story of how a Yorkshire WI produced a cancer fundraising nude calendar, which sparks a global phenomenon.

The play will raise money for the FORCE Cancer Support Centre in Exeter and Leukaemia Research. Local WIs are offering refreshments.

The play takes place at 7.30pm on May 9 and 10, with a matinee and evening performances on May 11. Tickets: Broadclyst Post Office or www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/33809

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