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Cygnet Theatre

New Theatre Friars Gate, Exeter EX2 4AZ, England
+44 1392 277189
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Fire at the Clarence

We came here to this beautiful and intimate theatre to see a community play based on Royal Clarence... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lynsey P
Cullompton, United Kingdom
Tea on the door :-)

Warm and welcoming team, lovely facilities and everything you need for a performance...with plenty... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
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5 days ago
“Fire at the Clarence”
5 Jul 2017
“Tea on the door :-)”
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New Theatre Friars Gate, Exeter EX2 4AZ, England
+44 1392 277189
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We came here to this beautiful and intimate theatre to see a community play based on Royal Clarence Hotel that was severely damaged by fire in 2016. The theatre seats around 90 people but its a perfect setting, thoroughly enjoyed the play with a mixture...More

Thank Lynsey P
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Warm and welcoming team, lovely facilities and everything you need for a performance...with plenty a cuppa tea.

Thank SNGoodair
Reviewed 26 March 2016

The Cygnet Company Theatre is a wonderfully small auditorium where you can watch the skills of young actors (18-35). It is within an old church building. Arrive early to collect your tickets (you can telephone ahead and collect and pay at the door) and you...More

Thank Girljade
Reviewed 18 July 2014

I have been visiting this place for several years. There is something fresh and interesting about it, and an atmosphere of hope and expectation that make a small scale theatre experience unusually good. The reportoire is at its best when it is ambitious which it...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 18 July 2014 via mobile

The Cygnet production of Twelfth Night was an excellent evenings entertainment. A young cast, some playing more than one character brought a freshness and vitality to the story and performed with skill, energy and a real feeling for the play. The setting was simple in...More

Thank cpopertwee
Reviewed 17 July 2014

I have been supporting the drama school which not unlike a rep company for about 25 years and love seeing the actors coming in on their first year and watching them over the three year course. There are always productions either being prepared or being...More

Thank AvrilF
Reviewed 13 July 2014

The title might sound true or clichéd, but it's true: I genuinely believe that many of this little drama school's graduates are destined for great things. Its a pleasure to watch them progress through their three years of training, and see their skills and confidence...More

Thank jonthecelt
Reviewed 13 July 2014

We have seen a variety of productions at Cygnet over the last two years. They have been innovative, creative and very entertaining. It is a unique establishment for training actors, as the students perform in front of an audience from the very start of their...More

Thank Happybunnyrabbit
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Over the past three years I have made many trips down to see the wonderful Cygnet drama school productions. Not only is the talent and teaching outstanding, but the theatre itself has an irresistible charm. I was warmly welcomed each time and treated to many...More

Thank Ben H
Reviewed 11 July 2014

This lovely little theatre is about 10 minutes walk away from our home; so easy to keep in touch and pop in to see what they are up to. One of the most memorable plays we have seen was "The Importance of Being Earnest". The...More

Thank Girljade
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