Review: Hanna

Hanna, a one-woman show by Off West End Award Nominee Sam Potter at the Bike Shed Theatre this week, was nothing short of a heart-warming, funny piece of exceptional theatre. Not quite sure what to expect from a show made-up of a cast of one, I was pleasantly surprised at how captivated and touched I was by Sophie Khan Levy’s acting, the stripped down set, … Continue reading Review: Hanna

Exeter Poetry Slam 2015

The sixth annual Exeter Poetry Festival Slam took place in The Bike Shed Theatre on Sunday 4 October. Fourteen contestants gathered together to perform their poems for a chance to secure first prize and the title of slam champion. It was a mixed crowd, as people across the city and surrounding areas came to the intimate space of the theatre to hear an array of … Continue reading Exeter Poetry Slam 2015

Exeter Hot Spots

Exeter isn’t exactly known for its nightlife, but who cares. Not all students are enraptured by clubbing into the early hours. What the city may lack in nightclubs it more than makes up for in culture and history. What originated as a charming medieval town has developed over the centuries into a thriving modern city that retains a distinct character that most students fall in … Continue reading Exeter Hot Spots

A Little Nonsense at the BikeShed Theatre

Acclaimed Bristol theatre company Juncture return to The Bike Shed Theatre with an original black comedy that explores the clown inside the man and the mirth hidden in the melancholy. Through mime, slapstick, poetry and farce, A Little Nonsense is a bare-knuckle look at the sharp edge of funny. The play follows a tortured double-act as they walk the tightrope between love and loathing and … Continue reading A Little Nonsense at the BikeShed Theatre

Around & About in Exeter: the Bikeshed Theatre

I recently visited the BikeShed Theatre in Exeter to watch a play on tour from the Edinburgh Fringe and consequently got the opportunity to discover a very cool hangout indeed. The Bikeshed Theatre is one of those elusive places in Exeter that you often hear about and think ‘oooh I must go there’ but never seem to actually visit. It was a rainy, dark Wednesday … Continue reading Around & About in Exeter: the Bikeshed Theatre

The West End Comes to Exeter

Laura Wade is best known for her play Posh which gained critical acclaim during its West End run. The playwright now brings her work to Exeter with a brand new play, Other Hands. The play looks at the reliance on technology in the modern world, and how this quick-fix attitude cannot be applied so easily to personal life. It tells the story of a high-flying businesswoman, struggling … Continue reading The West End Comes to Exeter

Take a trip to the Bike Shed before the end of term!

The Bike Shed are currently promoting a new production, After Dark. Take a look at the press release and trailer below to see if it’s your cup of tea!   One woman’s journey of transformation, from a late night café to the son she left behind. Set in the South West, this sparkling new play from local writer Hugh Janes explores life, love and loss through the … Continue reading Take a trip to the Bike Shed before the end of term!

Bunnies: A Bike Shed Theatre Review

Razz writer, Aisling Fahey, went along to the opening night of ‘Bunnies’ at the Bike Shed Theatre. Here is what she thought… On the 2nd of November I saw the opening night of Bunnies (For Short) which was written by Kieran Lyyn, directed by Fin Irwin and performed at the Bike Shed Theatre. The programme describes the play as ‘a play concerning a farmer’s radical … Continue reading Bunnies: A Bike Shed Theatre Review