Tag: Theatre

November with Thame Players

Opera Anywhere presents: Gilbert & Sullivan’s Pirates of Penzance & HMS Pinafore Pirates: Friday 3rd November at 7.45pm & Sunday 5th November at 3pm HMS Pinafore: Saturday 4th November at 7.45pm In Pirates of Penzance an unfortunate case of mishearing results in a dramatic change of direction for Frederic who sets course to become a ‘pirate’ instead of Read More

Bartholomew Players present: “The Constant Wife” by Somerset Maugham

The Constant Wife is a social comedy of marital manoeuvres set in 1920s upper-class London. Constance Middleton discovers that her surgeon husband is having an affair with her best friend. Rather than humiliating herself and others, she denies the affair, defends the two, and sets about turning bad luck, unfaithful friends, local gossip and a broken heart to 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

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

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 – 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