Exhibition Review: Visible Girls Revisited @ Exeter Phoenix

Everyone has those dreadfully embarrassing teenage pictures that you and your friends snapped in your bedroom at 14-years-old. Now you keep them under lock and key in a box in the bottom of your wardrobe because, for some reason, you just can’t get rid of them. Every time they resurface they bombard you with memories of intense laughter, overdramatic teenage angst and hopeless lovesickness for … Continue reading Exhibition Review: Visible Girls Revisited @ Exeter Phoenix

Preview: Beans on Toast and Skinny Lister @ Exeter Phoenix

Beans on Toast and Skinny Lister – modern English Folk music artists – are headlining the Exeter Phoenix on the Friday 8th December. The two bands have come together after realising that teaming up on this ‘Double Trouble Tour’ would allow them to play at bigger venues, and expand their audience capabilities. So, if you are a fan of one and unknowing of the other, … Continue reading Preview: Beans on Toast and Skinny Lister @ Exeter Phoenix

Review: Poltimore Festival Launch

Now in its sixth year, Poltimore Festival has become synonymous with showcasing the very best of the Southwest music and arts scene, popping up every summer at the much-loved local landmark, Poltimore House. The 2017 event, scheduled for 28th May, got off to a flying start at the Exeter Phoenix on the 26th of January, with a incredible line up of live music headlined by … Continue reading Review: Poltimore Festival Launch

Review: Made In Dagenham

From the 16th to the 19th January, Shotgun theatre took over Exeter Phoenix to deliver their performances of hit-musical Made in Dagenham, and we at Razz were lucky enough to be invited along to the opening night. As the auditorium filled with a quiet buzz, the stage was clearly set with a gritty, minimalist collection of props, with the orchestra partially hidden by a chain … Continue reading Review: Made In Dagenham

The (rather eccentric) Lock In Christmas Carol at Exeter Phoenix

After a shoddy 2016, my Christmas cheer levels were running alarmingly low this week. So, as Storm Angus battered Exeter on Monday evening, I took to the Exeter Phoenix to catch the BBC award winning Christmas extravaganza aptly named ‘The Lock In Christmas Carol’. And I can tell you, it was a one of a kind show. Arriving at the venue (in my best Christmas … Continue reading The (rather eccentric) Lock In Christmas Carol at Exeter Phoenix

Gig review: Duke Special at Phoenix

The Phoenix hosted Irish musician Duke Special last Wednesday 18th March, as he visited Exeter during his 2015 UK tour. Supported by Paul Cook and The Chronicles, Duke Special made it a memorable night, breaking the usual boundary of performer and audience by initiating a dance break eruption on stage. Walking up the stone steps of The Phoenix, we did not anticipate the chill atmosphere … Continue reading Gig review: Duke Special at Phoenix