Category: Shows

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

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


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

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