Category: Shows

Stopping at nothing: the OUDS National Tour 2017

After a sell out run in Oxford, students from the University of Oxford present this year’s Oxford University Dramatic Society National Tour: Stop, a new musical by Leo Munby and Annabel Mutale Reed. Four strangers meet at a London bus stop, and although not immediately obvious, gradually reveal that they each suffer from their own 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

Baroque Theatre Company Summer Tour 2017

Comedy Triple Bill with All Female Cast As part of their summer tour of 28 venues around the UK, the much-loved and acclaimed Baroque Theatre Company are performing their Comedy Triple Bill at The Players Theatre, Thame on Sunday 23rd July. The Comedy Triple Bill features three short plays in one hilarious evening of fast-paced performances from an Read More

Honk! is No Ugly Duckling

Honk!, an award-winning musical based on the story of The Ugly Duckling, the much-loved fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, is Thame Players’ next production, opening on Tuesday 11th July at the Players Theatre. As the first musical Thame Players have staged for 14 years it’s an excellent choice. Honk! The Musical, which is fully orchestrated in Thame 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

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

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 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