Culture Editor Francesca Brasington on this week’s cultural highlights.
Agent is the first production by Exeter theatre company Reverb, at the Bike Shed Theatre. Founded by post-grads and in association with the drama department, attending is an excellent way to support our beloved University.
Expect plenty of audience participation as you help to solve the ‘theatrical jigsaw’ that unfolds in the scandalous underground world of Devon.
Tuesday 9–Saturday 13 October, 7.30pm
Advice Go on Tuesday as tickets at the theatre are only £5.
Screen Talks: Great Expectations at Exeter Picturehouse, is brought to you in association with the College of Humanities.
The first of their ‘Page to Screen’ feature, this 1946 masterpiece is definitely worth seeing before the newest film adaptation comes out later this year.
The screening includes a handy introductory talk and chance for a discussion afterwards.
Monday 8 October, 6.30pm
Advice If you’re a first year English student taking ‘The Novel’ module, don’t dare miss this!
The Dark Knight Rises is on at the Campus Cinema, for all you ignorant people who didn’t watch this intense final instalment of Christopher Nolan’s Batman films over the summer. Shame on you.
Sunday 14 October, 6 and 9pm
£3.60 for non-members
Adam Isaac’s debut album is launching at The Exeter Phoenix. The Voice’s ‘rock’ contestant is a part of the Mamma Stones family (and so are all of the supporting acts) so you can only expect good things from this gig.
Alongside his new material, he told me there will be some eccentric mash-ups and a few surprises during the set.
Saturday 13 Oct, doors 8.30pm
Don’t let the super cool title of Nameless Girl’s debut album ‘Bipolar’ put you off attending as the pop/rock band have a great sound, and a gorgeous -sounding front woman.
Thursday 11 Oct, 8.30pm
Tickets only £3