Category: Entertainment

November with Thame Players

Opera Anywhere presents: Gilbert & Sullivan’s Pirates of Penzance & HMS Pinafore Pirates: Friday 3rd November at 7.45pm & Sunday 5th November at 3pm HMS Pinafore: Saturday 4th November at 7.45pm In Pirates of Penzance an unfortunate case of mishearing results in a dramatic change of direction for Frederic who sets course to become a ‘pirate’ instead of Read More

Bartholomew Players present: “The Constant Wife” by Somerset Maugham

The Constant Wife is a social comedy of marital manoeuvres set in 1920s upper-class London. Constance Middleton discovers that her surgeon husband is having an affair with her best friend. Rather than humiliating herself and others, she denies the affair, defends the two, and sets about turning bad luck, unfaithful friends, local gossip and a broken heart to Read More

Bicester Arts – Sheep Street Dance!

What is Sheep Street Dance? Sheep Street Dance is our first event in the Bicester Arts Festival programme. The event will take place on 27th October, from 11am-3pm on Sheep Street. The headline performance will be by world-renowned Motionhouse Dance, who will be performing their breath-taking and highly energetic piece Captive .  A performance, inspired Read More

Number One Best-Selling Soprano Joanna Forest to perform in Thame

As part of her nationwide tour, Stars Are Rising The Live Tour, official number one best-selling soprano Joanna Forest is appearing at The Players Theatre, Thame,  on Friday 29th September, supported by the Thame Children’s Choir (TCC2). Described as one of the most exciting and important sopranos performing today, she has performed to millions on Read More

Longcot’s got the X-Factor

Oxfordshire village church selected as venue for two seasonal concerts as part of national tour. The intimate setting of St Mary’s Church in the small village of Longcot near Faringdon, Oxfordshire has been chosen as an official venue for the Amick Vocal Concert Series 2017 and will host two of their concerts this year, starring two contrasting international singers - Read More

Rattigan’s tale of love and longing won’t brown you off

The Browning Version is one of Terence Rattigan’s best-known plays, with a subtext worthy of Pinter and pathos befitting a Greek tragedy. Since it was first performed in 1948 it has achieved huge success, including two film versions and at least four TV adaptations. Thame Players are putting on a new production, which opens on Tuesday 12th September at the Read More

October Shows at Thame Players Theatre

’67 Forever Friday 6th October at 7.45pm It’s 50 years since the Beatles’ 1967 summer of love took them from Strawberry Fields and Penny Lane to Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band and the Magical Mystery Tour. What a year – some say their creative peak! Join The Dung Beatles, accompanied by their 4-piece horn section, in a golden jubilee celebration Read More

Sherlock Holmes and the Crimson Cobbles

Holmes and Watson are called upon to investigate the Whitechapel murders that are sending shockwaves through London. When the evidence points to only one possible and inconceivable conclusion about the identity of Jack the Ripper, is our super sleuth prepared to believe the unbelievable? From the playwright behind our hilarious 2014 production of Around the Read More

A warm welcome for Towersey Festivalgoers

Running for four days over the August Bank Holiday weekend, the 53rd Towersey Festival (Friday 25 to Monday 28 August 2017) was marked by sell-out crowds, superb performances and exceptionally sunny weather. Towersey Festival 2017 - Credit Phil Sofer Based at Thame Showground, in Oxfordshire, highlights included appearances from headliners KT Tunstall, Newton Faulkner, Show Of Hands, and Eliza Read More

Paines Plough bring their fringe first winning show to two Oxford venues this autumn

This September/October sees the return of the world renowned theatre company Paines Plough to Oxford. Their play Growth, by Luke Norris (So Here We Are, Royal Exchange; Goodbye To All That, Royal Court) will be performed at Pegasus Theatre in East Oxford and then followed up with a performance at The North Wall in Summertown, offering theatre-goers two chances of getting tickets to Read More