5th to 8th June 2019. Exmouth Pavilion Theatre

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2016Pirates-Mike01Our impending production 'Pirates of Penzance' has continued to gather momentum. Following last week's interview with Frankie Parry, this week Rachel Hiland spoke to 'the very model of a modern major general', Mike Killoran.

How long have you been in Emco?

Anne (my wife) and I joined Exmouth Operatic Society, which then became EMCO in 1976, so this is our 40th year.

What is your favourite role you have played? Why?

I think my favourite was Fagin because it is so iconic. Also Anne was playing Nancy and Dave (my son) was the Artful Dodger.

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

Uttering a rude word on stage, I meant to say shut or shot but instead used another vowel, this caused Val Clarke and I to collapse with laughter!

Give a brief description of the character you are playing.

I am the very Model of a Modern Major General - apparently the description Model means a small imitation of the real thing.

2016Pirates-Mike02What musical sums up your life? Why?

Fiddler on the Roof, I’ve often dreamed on being a Rich Man

What would your character use as a chat up line?

Have you ever Sat a Gee?

What's most challenging about your role?

Remembering all the words in the Patter Song

What do you love/hate about your character?

I have always enjoyed dressing up in Uniform, actually it’s been a lifetime obsession

Tell me why people should come and watch this show.

Live Theatre is really good fun! We are a good society; we have a very strong cast who will bring out all of the humour that the show has. I really believe that this is a show for all ages, with good fun, good singing and great live entertainment.


Tickets are available now for 'Broadway Pirates of Penzance' and during March the 'March Madness' ticket offer will still save you £2 off every adult ticket purchased. See ticket availability here.

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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