Category: Shows

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

Thame Players – In May 2017

Absent Friends by Alan Ayckbourne A Thame Players production Tuesday 9th May to Saturday 13th May 7.45pm When Colin, who has been absent, comes back to his circle of friends, they are worried about how to approach him over the death of his fiancée. Diana organises a tea party for Colin’s arrival. There are tensions Read More

Thame Players – In April 2017

The Empty Stage Saturday 1st April at 7.45pm          Purple Dreams brought the comedy, Love Games, to The Players Theatre in October 2015 and we are pleased to welcome their return – this time with a thriller. There is a murder during an unscheduled rehearsal for an upcoming play.  Now it’s up to the director of Read More