Category: Entertainment

What’s on at Thame Players in July

Honk By George Stiles & Anthony Drewe Tuesday 11th July to Saturday 15th July at 7.45pm Thame Players present this heart-warming re-imagining of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Ugly Duckling. This fully orchestrated musical tells the story of Ugly, an aesthetically challenged duck, who finds himself pushed out by the other members of the duck-yard, leading Read More

Children of the Night

Children of the Night is a story about the forgotten, the neglected and the damned. A contemporary re-imagining of Dickens’ haunting novel Oliver Twist it centres on young lives that are lived in the shadows subject to exploitation and violent crime. Today over 150 million children around the globe live on the streets and their Read More

Medea Electronica

A powerful ‘gig-theatre’ retelling of a savage Greek tragedy, set in the 1980s. Oxford’s Offbeat fringe theatre festival is now in its second year and this June brings a unique new company Pecho Mama and their production Medea Electronica to the studio theatre at the Old Fire Station on Tuesday 27 June. Euripides’ original play Read More

One Great Day

COME TO TEMPLARS SQUARE AND HELP RAISE £1000 FOR GREAT ORMOND STREET One Great Day is back and bigger than ever at Templars Square this June 3rd! This year Templars Square have set the target to raise £1,000 for Great Ormond Street Hospital, and they would love for you to come along and help them Read More

Ballet Central 2017 nationwide tour

Ballet Central 2017 nationwide tour comes to The Theatre, Chipping Norton on Friday 9th June, 7.45 pm Central School of Ballet’s renowned graduate performing company Ballet Central’s annual nationwide is underway and comes to The Theatre, Chipping Norton on Friday 9th June at 7.45 pm.  Under the guidance of its new artistic director Christopher Marney, Read More

THE ‘M’ WORD

Body Politic, in association with Dancin’ Oxford, presents  THE ‘M’ WORD a new project aimed at 12 – 16 year olds in Wood Farm, Rose Hill and Blackbird Leys The ‘M’ Word, led by Body Politic’s Emma-Jane Greig, is a year-long street dance project exploring issues around mental health in young people. The project is the development of Read More

The Island

Two men, unlikely friends, stagger through days of crippling prison work, breaking free in nights of playful escapism and ecstatic, dreamlike joy. With just scraps from their cell, they prepare for a performance of Antigone in front of the prisoners and guards – an act of defiance from people who have lost everything they have Read More

Thame Players – June 2017

Comedy @ the Players Theatre Friday 16th June 7.45pm Matt Forde, who has his own TV programme on called Unspun with Matt Forde on Dave, is one of the country’s most in-demand satirists, having appeared on ITVs The Royal Variety Performance 2015, BBCs Have I Got News For You and Mock the Week, and other Read More

Midsomer Walks Tall in Thame

Next week sees the start of a new series of guided Midsomer walking tours of Thame, one of the most frequently used filming locations for the popular ITV series Midsomer Murders. The hour-long tours will be held weekly, led by specially trained Midsomer guides, and taking in many of the filming locations in the town centre that have been Read More