Treading the boards of time with EMCo

PUBLISHED: 10:09 06 November 2018 | UPDATED: 13:24 08 November 2018

Mikado 1910

Mikado 1910


We take a step back in time with the Exmouth Musical Theatre Company.

Yeoman of the Guard 1987Yeoman of the Guard 1987

Curtains raised for the first time in 1910 for the Exmouth Amateur Operatic Society and their debut production of The Mikado at the Pavilion.

The award-winning society, now known as Exmouth Musical Theatre Company (EMCo), has seen national recognition having previously won the prestigious Rose Bowl at the National Operatic and Dramatic Association awards ceremony.

EMCo currently has a membership of 50 people, including actors and supporters. It has a high reputation in the South West, performing a varied genre of productions, such as: Witches of Eastwick, Our House, Into the Woods, Broadway, Pirates of Penzance, Guys and Dolls and many more.

The company is currently rehearsing for its next production Music of the Night with shows running from November 21 - 24. Tickets can be purchased from the Pavilion Box Office or online at:

Acorn Antiques 2017.Acorn Antiques 2017.

Rock of Ages 2017Rock of Ages 2017

Pirates of Penzance 2016Pirates of Penzance 2016

My Fair Lady 1994My Fair Lady 1994

Quaker Girl 1954Quaker Girl 1954

Oliver 1993Oliver 1993

Mikado 1990Mikado 1990

Christine West in 42nd Street 1997Christine West in 42nd Street 1997

Me and My Girl 2007Me and My Girl 2007

Percy Tucker in Gypsy Baron.Percy Tucker in Gypsy Baron.

Jesus Christ Superstar 2010Jesus Christ Superstar 2010

Iolanthe 1986Iolanthe 1986

Gypsy Baron 1963Gypsy Baron 1963

Geisha Girl 1962Geisha Girl 1962

Crazy For You 2003Crazy For You 2003

Evita 2016Evita 2016

Gondoliers 1949Gondoliers 1949

Anything Goes 1995 Promotional PhotoAnything Goes 1995 Promotional Photo

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