5th to 8th June 2019. Exmouth Pavilion Theatre

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2016Pirates-MikeH01This week, following her recent interviews with Mike 'The Major General' Killoran and Frankie 'Mabel' Parry, Rachel caught up with Mike Hamilton, who plays Samuel; second in command to the Pirate King himself. See what the brigand had to say for himself below...

How long have you been in Emco? 

I was a member way back in 2002 but had a long break before returning for Witches of Eastwick in 2015

What is your favourite role you have played? 

My favourite roles have to be Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof which I played in Exeter last year,  Fagin in Oliver which I have played twice and Julian Marsh in 42nd Street.

What is the funniest thing that has happened to you during a show/rehearsal?  

Whilst playing the Dentist in Little Shop of Horrors, I got lost in the theatre when required to enter through the auditoriam.  I couldn't find my way back to the stage and left the cast having to ad lib for what seemed like an age as I panicked trying every door I could - what a way to make an entrance !!

2016Pirates-MikeH02Give a brief description of the character you are playing.  

He's a PIRATE !! (think Mr Smee in Peter Pan)

What's most challenging about your role?  

Not to confuse my swash with my buckle !

What do you love/hate about your character?  

What's to hate - he's a PIRATE !!

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What is your pre show routine?   

Sleep, eat, turn up at the theatre as late as possible and attempt to be on the right side of the stage for the first entrance (not always achieved)

Pirates of Penzance runs this June, 7th to 11th, including a matinee on the Saturday. Until the end of march tickets are on offer for £2 off all adult tickets for every performance!

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Sister Act

on sale**Tickets are now officially on sale!**

This promises to be a blockbuster production and our cast are already in the HABIT of rehearsing multiple times a week! 

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5-8th June at 7.30pm plus Sat Matinee at 2.30pm at Exmouth Pavilion

Tickets are currently available via the box office at Exmouth Pavilion or by calling 01395 222 477 ~ online sales will open soon!

 Grab your seats while you can for the show that has had rave reviews nationally. 

Sister Act, which has been adapted from the Whoopie Goldberg movie of the same name, tells the story of the night club singer Delores van Cartier and the Sisters of Holy Angels Convent.

It is brought to you by the award winning EMCo under the direction of Joe McNulty, with musical direction from Angela Blackwell and choreography by Rachel Worsley.

But don’t just take our word for it. This is what others have said about Sister Act.

"A lively and extremely funny musical comedy with an infectious score of new disco numbers"

"A blessed event has landed... a feel-good crowd-pleaser worth celebrating."

"One of the season’s happiest surprises."

“ This show is a tonic! Best night out in years”


About Exmouth Musical Theatre Company

  • Exmouth Musical Theatre Company have a long history of exciting and charismatic performances within the South West. Formerly known as 'Exmouth Amateur Operatic Society', EMCo pride themselves on being a fun-loving and friendly group, who enjoy the challenges and rewards of working together to the highest standards they can achieve.

  • EMCo work towards two large productions a year; typically a June musical and a November concert. They rehearse weekly throughout the year towards the next show. A lively social calendar is also important to the members, including nights out, a summer dinner-dance or cruise, Barbecues, Christmas Carol singing and various other events.

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Puttin On The Jazz

ShowHistory Recent productions


    • 'Rock of Ages'

      November 2017
    • 'Acorn Antiques'

      June 2017
    • 'Evita'

      November 2016
    • 'Pirates of Penzance'

      June 2016
    • 'Puttin' On The Jazz'

      (Concert) November 2015
    • 'Witches of Eastwick'

      June 2015
    • 'Rhythm of Life'

      (Concert) November 2014
    • 'Guys and Dolls'

      June 2014

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