The Bike Shed Theatre

UK Theatre Awards 'Most Welcoming Theatre 2013'

Opening Times: Noon - Midnight (2am on Friday & Saturday); Sunday: 5pm - 11pm

Upcoming Shows

  • Ablutions

    - Saturday 28th February

    Award-winning FellSwoop Theatre return with Ablutions, adapted from the novel by Man Booker shortlisted author, Patrick DeWitt. A dark,... more

  • Britney Spears custody battle vs. Zeus in swan rape shocker

    Monday 2nd March 7:30p.m.

    What is a good person?

    Lucy Hutson wades through the ethical mire; encounter personal battles with consumerism, correct dating... more

  • Infinity Pool

    - Saturday 7th March

    A play with no actors written, a love story with free snacks created and performed by award winning writer Bea Roberts. Inspired by the... more

  • See what's on for more details

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  • “Fascinating fusion of music and theatre with a clear style of their own” ★★★★ BRITISH THEATRE GUIDE⁰ - Ablutions -


  • INFINITY POOL “...Roberts creates an immersive blend of projection and sound” Bristol 24/7


  • “warmth & inventiveness that are wholly satisfying” ★★★★ THE STAGE - Ablutions⁰

    Feb. 26, 2015

  • Ablutions blends a live soundtrack with detailed mime and deWitt’s heart wrenching humour

    Feb. 26, 2015

  • Dark, modern drama from novel by Patrick deWitt from depths of the LA underworld! Ablutions

    Feb. 26, 2015

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The Bike Shed Theatre

An award-winning programme of new work from emerging companies shown in our intimate brick-lined auditorium. Read more

“The arrival of the Bike Shed Theatre has electrified the city’s arts scene.” Exeter Living

“The enterprising Bike Shed is keeping theatre alive in Exeter ” The Guardian

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Our stylish bar has won acclaim for its wonderful selection of cocktails, and we've also a fine selection of beers, wines and cider.
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Our bar is open from noon, with antipasti plates of cured meats, cheeses and marinated vegetables, homemade soups and stews, and glorious coffees.

Location, Parking & Access

Central Exeter. Click here for details. See below for address.


9pm onwards every weekend

Thursday Night LIVE! Live music every thursday and top DJs every weekend.
For more details & the line-up click here

Box Office

The best way to buy tickets is through this website - just go to the What's On section and click on the show you'd like to see. Alternatively call the Box Office on (01392) 434169.
NB there is a £1 fee to book over the phone.

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The Bike Shed Theatre is proud to be supported by Exeter City Council