Theatre News

  • New Theatre Oxford
    I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue Monday 13th December 2010 £21 – £25 Following sell-out tours in 2007, 2008 and 2009, BBC Radio’s multi award-winning antidote to panel games starts an all-new touring stage show for 2010/2011, coming to the New Theatre Oxford in December. Join Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Jeremy Hardy and host Jack Dee for an unmissable evening of inspired nonsense. Colin Sell provides piano accompaniment.
  • Oxford Playhouse
    Author, journalist and broadcaster, Will Self visits Oxford Playhouse as a part of the theatre’s Fridays at 5pm programme on Friday 8 October.  Self will be reading selections from his latest novel, Walking to Hollywood, a fictionalised memoir of some of his own more extreme urban peregrinations, including a week-long circumambulation of Los Angeles.  
  • Creation Theatre
    Come & let down your hair this Christmas with Creation’s new Rapunzel ! Creation Theatre Company’s Christmas show this year will be Rapunzel – or the Magic Pig to be performed once again in the wonderful 100 year old Mirror Tent. The company is this year celebrating its 10th year at Mini Plant Oxford with performances from 26 November to 15 January. Press night will be Thursday 2 December.
  • Burton Taylor Studio
    Award winning company Dancing Brick bring the funny and touching story of ice dancers in a world without ice. 6.0 How Heap and Pebble Took on the World and Won plays at the Burton Taylor Studio from Thursday 7 to Saturday 9 October.
  • Christ Church
    Where better to stage T. S. Eliot’s masterpiece, Murder In The Cathedral, than in Oxford’s spectacular Christ Church Cathedral in the stained light of the Becket window. This sell-out production is the latest atmospheric treat from Oxford Playhouse’s Plays Out programme playing to lucky ticket holders from Wednesday 13 to Saturday 16 October.
  • NorthWall Theatre
    Venue: The North Wall Arts Centre, Oxford Dates: Friday 8 – Saturday 9 October 2010 Tickets: £12, £10 concessions, £5 students Box Office: 01865 319450 or “All the money went and there was nothing to buy food with. So Mothers and Fathers tried to find things they could get rid of, things that ate, things that drank or things that needed to be kept warm. The dogs went first”. Oxford’s most exciting new theatre venue, an award-winning 240-seat theatre converted from a Victorian swimming pool. Programmes original contemporary
  • Birmingham Theatre
    Josie Lawrence stars in Tom Stoppard’s adaptation of Chekhov’s final work, The Cherry Orchard. Josie Lawrence plays Madame Ranevskaya in this charming and lively version of the classic Russian story. Set at the turn of the 20th century, The Cherry Orchard follows Madame Ranevskaya, a once wealthy landowner who returns home to Russia almost impoverished after five years abroad to find that her vast and beautiful cherry orchard is to be sold off against her crippling debts.Birmingham Theatre
    With the schools back, half term is already approaching fast! But there’s no need to wonder what to do with the kids with the return of Oxford Playhouse’s popular Half Term Holiday Workshops. Four workshops offer something for everyone, running from Monday 25 to Friday 29 October.
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