Category: Entertainment

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

Catch the SPARK With Unveiling of Brand New Supported Artists Programme at Pegasus Theatre

The Pegasus SPARK supported artist programme for new and emerging artists & companies provides the space and skills development needed to turn their ideas into reality. The programme at Pegasus has helped launch the careers of individuals and companies that have gone on to influence the British and international theatre scene (eg: Complicite & Tavaziva Dance).  Now in its 6th year, the programme Read More


Eclectic new folk trio prepare for debut UK shows and release "Three ace musicians pooling their talents to mint fresh and stimulating music.” -Simon Nicol, founding member of Fairport Convention Three world travelled musicians, all originally from Manchester and sharing Irish origins, have come together to create a dynamic, musical melting pot with powerful songs and fiery Irish Read More

Towersey ticket boost

Popular music festival reports tickets selling fast. It’s looking like a bumper year for Towersey Festival as the long-running annual music event reports they’ve sold 85% of their Weekend Tickets – and the festival is still over a month away! Based in Thame, on the Oxfordshire/ Buckinghamshire border, the August Bank Holiday festival (25-28 August Read More

They Live Next Door

Oxfordshire's first over 50's dance company showcase its work in a curtain raiser for the professional dance performance of They Live Next Door plus an exhibition of rehearsal photographs (from a 50+ photographer) and pre-show music provided by the Rusty Musicians (all over 50) The Mill in Banbury will host a very special dance performance on Saturday Read More

Thame Players Want You!

Thame Players is a thriving amateur theatre group with over 200 members and friends, founded 70 years ago. We present a wide variety of quality productions from Shakespeare to pantomime, putting on five productions of our own every year, together with a range of visiting shows. Whether you wish to audition for a part, work Read More

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