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Living Spit tiptoes into ballet

THE multiple talents of Howard Coggins and Stu McLoughlin are well-known from their inventive Living Spit performances, but this Christmas the fearless pair are tackling classical dance, to bring their own version of the world’s favourite ballet, Swan Lake, for three Artsreach dates, from 13th to 15th December. Working with Somerset-based Theatre Orchard – and with…

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Laura Lexx at Lyme Regis

MULTI-award winning comedian Laura Lexx, who has starred in Live at the Apollo Christmas special, headlines the December Lyme Regis Comedy Club on Saturday 14th December from 8pm. Laura is supported by Jon Wagstaffe and Morgan Rees. She has also appeared on At The Edinburgh Festival (BBC Two), The Comedy Club (BBC Radio 4 Extra),…

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Christmas at the Marine

FESTIVE delights at the Marine Theatre in Lyme Regis range from a jazz cabaret in the bar to a screening of some all-time favourite Christmas films. So pick up a mug of mulled wine, take your seat and prepare to be entertained. Charlie Bicknell brings her wonderful voice and alluring style to Jazz in the…

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High flying hilarilty at Bath

TAKING solo-powered flight over London with three excited children … what could possibly go wrong? If anyone can find out it’s the Mischief Theatre company, coming to Bath Theatre Royal from Tuesday 26th November to Sunday 1st December with their hilarious show, Peter Pan Goes Wrong. This the company that created The Play that Goes…

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Tom Glover’s not a fighter

WEST Country comedian Tom Glover, who is well known as the host of comedy clubs in Dorset and Devon, brings his one-man show to the Beehive centre at Honiton on 22nd November. Tom who was a Best New Show nominee at Leicester Comedy Festival 2019 for Glover Not a Fighter, tackles some of the big…

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Stewart’s sunset gig at Bridport

CANADIAN-born comedian Stewart Francis promises that his Into The Punset tour really is his final stand-up tour – fans can to see him locally at Bridport’s Electric Palace on Sunday 1st December. The great news is that he’s promising to go out with a show that proves he’s at the peak of his punchline-making powers. “For me,…

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Drink and be merry

THE Thinking Drinkers make a boozily welcome return visit to Bridport Arts Centre on Saturday 23rd November with Heroes Of Hooch, a hilarious and intoxicating look at history’s greatest drinkers. Enjoy five free drinks as the award-winning experts reveal how alcohol has inspired pioneering explorers, politicians and painters in equal measure, from Plato and Picasso,…

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Stephen Carlin headlines at the Marine

THE headline act at the November comedy club at the Marine Theatre in Lyme Regis on Saturday 16th is Stephen Carlin, who has been winning fans as Stewart Lee’s support act. He has also supported Stephen Merchant, Tom Stade and Felix Dexter on their national tours and has featured on BBC Radio Four programmes including…

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It’s Grimm at Stockland

THE Brothers Grimm were hardly a barrel of laughs. Let’s be honest, they were really pretty grim. But when the anarchic clowning company Gonzo Moose takes on the masters of German storytelling, the results are hilarious, as the audience will discover at Stockland village hall, near Honiton, on Sunday 10th November. Once Upon a Time…The…

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