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SQUEAKY BUM TIME (PREVIEW)

Due to forces beyond our control, the producers of Squeaky Bum Time have taken the decision to cancel this performance. There are no plans at this time to reschedule.

ONE MILLION TINY PLAYS ABOUT BRITAIN

Laugh-out-loud funny, and sometimes heartbreakingly moving, these miniature insights into other people’s lives reveal the triumphs, disasters, horrors and joys of life in the twenty-first century. 

WHOSE WINE IS IT ANYWAY?

A top notch wine tasting event to tantalise your taste buds with a selection of exciting wine in a light hearted journey around the world of wine.  Find out what’s in and what’s not!

TOWN HALL CEILIDH FEATURING BANBURY COUNTRY DANCE BAND

Join us for a fun filled evening of wild dancing great music and good company as a trio of experienced musicians and singers entertain you through the night. 

STIG OF THE DUMP

This timeless children’s classic is given an entertaining theatrical adaptation by the company behind the hit production of Danny Champion of the World that visited Chipping Norton last year. Perfect for children and families.

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
Thu 12 May - Sat 14 May See full date & time info

The Chipping Norton Amateur Operatic Society returns to The Theatre with this classic musical, winner of an unprecedented 9 Tony awards.

THEATRE SCREENING: FRANKENSTEIN

Liam Scarlett, the Royal Ballet’s Artist in Residence, creates his first full-length work for the main stage: a period adaptation of the Gothic masterpiece Frankenstein.

THE GIRL WHO FELL IN LOVE WITH THE MOON

A stand-out highlight from last year’s Edinburgh fringe, this stunningly delivered show is full of wistful romance, atmosphere and forlorn delight.  


Friends 2 for 1 / Half Price offer is available on this event.

BIG O AND THE WILBURYS

Perhaps the most famous supergroup of all time, with the five legends of the music industry creating a sound like no other. That unique sound is captured so brilliantly by tribute band, Big O and the Wilburys.

GYLES BRANDRETH: WORD POWER!

Join Gyles Brandreth on an uproarious and unexpected magic carpet ride around the awesome world of words.   

PUCKOON

Based on the book by Spike Milligan, this comic masterpiece is an irreverent and hilarious story which takes the mick, celebrates the absurd, and paints a picture of a simple life that borders on the ridiculous. 

ZANDRA RHODES

Dramatic, glamorous, exotic – Zandra Rhodes has been making waves in the world of fashion for over 40 years.

FAIRPORT CONVENTION

Chippy's favourite classic rock and folk ensemble return to The Theatre.

RUMBLE IN THE COTSWOLDS (TAKING PLACE AT THE TOWN HALL)

Tickets are selling fast for Rumble in the Cotswolds 2016!

BALLET CENTRAL

Ballet Central 2016 features a sparkling programme of ballet, neoclassical, contemporary and narrative dance. 

THE ANDREW PEPPER REHABILITATION PROJECT
Tue 7 Jun - Wed 8 Jun See full date & time info

After appearing as the dame in Robin Hood last Christmas, Andrew Pepper is delighted to return to The Theatre to debut his brand new solo show. 

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

Shakespeare put some of his most dazzling dramatic poetry at the service of this teasing, glittering, hilarious and amazingly inventive play, whose seriousness is only fleetingly glimpsed beneath its dreamlike surface. 

RUSSELL KANE

Multi-award winning comedian, presenter, actor, author and scriptwriter Russell Kane is famed for his critically acclaimed tours Russell has been performing sell-out shows across the globe and now he is back with this brand new show!

ROXY MUSIQUE

Roxy Musique explore both Roxy Music's daring and creative repertoire from the early 70s as well as their later hit singles and giving the audience the chance to "dance away the heartache".

THEATRE SCREENING: HAMLET (RECOREDED, CAPTURED LIVE)

Hamlet has the world at his feet. Young, wealthy and living a hedonistic life studying abroad. Then word reaches him that his father is dead.

MURDER AT THE MANSION

After last year’s visit to Ditchley Park, we are hosting another evening of whodunit style theatrical entertainment, this time in the private house and grounds of Sezincote.

AN ELEPHANT IN THE GARDEN
Fri 17 Jun - Sat 18 Jun See full date & time info

Dresden, Germany, 1945. Elizabeth’s mother works at the zoo, where her favourite animal is a young elephant. 

JACQUI DANKWORTH

This year is the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death. Jacqui thought it would be most appropriate, therefore, to visit the musical settings of Shakespeare's poetry inspired by, and taken from, the seminal 1964 album Shakespeare and All That Jazz...

CHADLINGTON SCHOOL PRESENTS PERSPECTIVES
Wed 22 Jun - Thu 23 Jun See full date & time info

Tickets sold through the school.

THE EDUARDO NIEBLA EXPERIENCE

If you don’t know the stunning guitar playing of Eduardo Niebla, you’re in for a treat!

THEATRE SCREENING: WERTHER (BROADCAST LIVE)

Benoit Jacquot's sumptuous production of Massenet's tragic opera. 

DORMER HOUSE SCHOOL PRESENT ROMEO & JULIET
VALERIE HOBSON

Following gala performances in London, on tour and on the Queen Mary 2, West End star Liz Robertson reprises her acclaimed performance in this riveting one-act look at the Stephen Ward scandal...

JONNY & THE BAPTISTS EAT THE POOR

Multi-award-nominated musical comedy stars Jonny & the Baptists take on the gap between rich and poor in a brilliantly silly, surreal and satirical new show. 

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE MITFORDS AT ASTHALL MANOR

Following their previous sell-out success, In the Footsteps of the Mitfords returns as Scary Little Girls brings the experiences, opinions and relationships of the celebrated sisters to life. Taking place on Fri 1st July & Sun 3rd July.

BAD GUYS

Join Comedy Club 4 Kids & CBeebies Spot Bots stars the Three Half Pints as they trip and stumble their way through a brand new comic misadventure, packed with songs, slapstick, silliness and accidental derring do!

THE RONNIE SCOTT’S STORY

Direct from London’s world-famous jazz club, The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars combine world class live jazz, narration and rare archive footage creating a visual and musical celebration of the club. 

SHELLEY’S GUITAR

An afternoon of music inspired by the poems of Percy Shelley and the guitar he bought for his friend, Jane Williams...

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE MITFORDS AT ASTHALL MANOR

Following their previous sell-out success, In the Footsteps of the Mitfords returns as Scary Little Girls brings the experiences, opinions and relationships of the celebrated sisters to life.

MIDDLE BARTON SCHOOL PRESENT SCHEHERAZADE

Middle Barton School presents Scheherazade.

BRANAGH THEATRE LIVE: ROMEO & JULIET (BROADCAST LIVE THEATRE SCREENING)

Branagh and his creative team present a passionate new vision of the classic tragedy.

SWAP
Fri 8 Jul - Sat 9 Jul See full date & time info

A great cast deliver great old-school farce – from the company who brought us Alan Ayckbourn’s Table Manners.

 

CORNBURY FESTIVAL
Fri 8 Jul - Sun 10 Jul See full date & time info

Cornbury Festival 2016 local tickets are available to buy via our box office.

ST. MARY'S PRIMARY SCHOOL PRESENTS SHAKESPEARE ROCKS

Tickets sold through the school.

ROLLIN’ CLONES

From the early days of the rhythm and blues, through to the excesses of the 70s, The Rollin’ Clones’ rock ‘n’ roll show is a faithful interpretation of the biggest band ever’s greatest hits.

THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT'S TREASURY OF NONSENSE

The Owl is trying to write his greatest masterpiece yet, but the Pussycat has different ideas! Creating magical worlds amongst the things in their den, and turning everyday objects into new friends for their nonsense stories, can they really work together to tell the most important tale of all?

THEATRE SCREENING: THE AUDIENCE (RECORDED, CAPTURED LIVE)

An encore screening of this critically acclaimed production starring Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II.

OPERA DELLA LUNA - TALES OF OFFENBACH (TAKING PLACE AT STOWE)
Sat 23 Jul - Sun 24 Jul See full date & time info
Please note that this is an external event taking place at THE ROXBURGH THEATRE, STOWE, BUCKINGHAM MK18 5EH
JOSH WIDDICOMBE

Josh Widdicombe, that guy from the TV comedy shows with the curly hair, is back on the road with a brand new tour.

TAKE PART SUMMER: A MUSICAL IN SIX DAYS FOR 13+ YEARS: SWEET CHARITY
Mon 22 Aug - Sat 27 Aug See full date & time info

Working with a director, a choreographer and a musical director, you will rehearse a full musical in a week. 

BETTE MIDLER AND ME

West End star Sue Kelvin and Chipping Norton panto composer Sarah Travis star in a show celebrating the life and songs of the Divine Miss M from the perspective of a life-long fan. A quickfire, raucous and heartfelt evening of story and song.

THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE
Wed 14 Sep - Sat 24 Sep See full date & time info

Chipping Norton Theatre's biggest show to date, this is a rich, raucous musical comedy, infused with sensational singing and knock out songs.

TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT
Mon 26 Sep - Wed 28 Sep See full date & time info

Travels with my Aunt gives us intoxicating entertainment, perplexing human dilemmas, and top notch theatre.

THE THEATRE'S GRAND GALA AUCTION HOSTED BY ALEXANDER ARMSTRONG

A very special evening in the company of Alexander Armstrong, actor, musician, comedian, one half of Armstrong and Miller, and presenter of TV’s Pointless. Join us for the biggest night of our year with an array of stunning ‘money-can’t-buy’ auction lots, entertainment, sparkling wine and sparkling conversation.

LUCY PORTER

A hilarious new show of heart-felt personal revelations and incisive cultural observations from stand­up Lucy Porter.

THEATRE SCREENING: CYMBELINE (RECORDED, CAPTURED LIVE)

Cymbeline is ruler of a divided Britain. When Innogen, the only living heir, marries her sweetheart in secret, an enraged Cymbeline banishes him. But a powerful figure behind the throne is plotting to seize power and murder them both. Melly Still directs (Coram Boy at the NT).

NANCY KERR AND THE SWEET VISITOR BAND

2015 was a massive year for Kerr, winning the highest honour of “Folk Singer of the Year” at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards. Nancy is joined on stage by James Fagan (Cara Dillon, The James Bros) Tom Wright (Albion band),Rowan Rheingans (Lady Maisery) and top bassist Tim Yates.

THE WOODLANDERS

Hammerpuzzle Theatre company return following King John in 2015 with their adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s romantic, rural novel. A tale that intertwines misplaced affection, fathers and daughters and above all, love.

DIRE STREETS

Dire Streets perfectly capture the distinctive, authentic sound of one of the biggest guitar bands of all time. Covering tracks from early classics like Sultans of Swing, through to the mega-hits of the 80s and Brothers in Arms.

THEATRE SCREENING: KING LEAR (RECORDED, CAPTURED LIVE)

Antony Sher returns to the RSC in one of Shakespeare’s most epic and powerful plays. 

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