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KISS ME KATE
Thu 25 May - Sat 27 May See full date & time info

The Chipping Norton Amateur Operatic Society follow their 2016 sell out production of Fiddler on the Roof with Cole Porter’s wonderful musical Kiss me Kate.

 

 

WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF (15): RECORDED, CAPTURED LIVE

Imelda Staunton, Conleth Hill, Luke Treadaway and Imogen Poots star in James Macdonald’s critically acclaimed, 5 star production of Edward Albee’s landmark play.

 

 

ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA: RECORDED, CAPTURED LIVE

Iqbal Khan returns to the RSC to direct, following his critically acclaimed productions of Othello (2015) and Much Ado About Nothing (2012).

 

 

UNDER MILK WOOD

This peek into the lives and loves of the likes of Captain Cat, Polly Garter and Willy Nilly continues to enthral audiences with its canvas of nonsense gossip, feuds, affairs, fights, frauds and practical jokes.

 

 

BURTON

Burton vividly presents the life of the great Welsh actor in his own words from humble beginnings to Hollywood megastardom. 

 

 

BALLET CENTRAL

Ballet Central’s diverse range of dance and theatre returns under the auspices of its new artistic director Christopher Marney. See the company’s young and dynamic dancers on the cusp of their professional careers showcasing newly commissioned works and celebrated masterpieces.

 

 

PETER PAN (PG): RECORDED CAPTURED LIVE

When Peter Pan loses his shadow, Wendy helps him to reattach it. In return, she is invited to Neverland, where Tinker Bell and the vengeful Captain Hook await.

 

 

EXHIBITION ON SCREEN: MICHELANGELO LOVE AND DEATH

To coincide with a glorious new exhibition at the National Gallery of London, this film offers a full and fresh biography of Michelangelo.

 

 

THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE

A fantastic family friendly, swashbuckling farce with comic characters, witty dialogue, and great tunes.

 

 

HMS PINAFORE

A satirical tale of forbidden love and shocking revelations of class and identity, it’s one of the most enduringly popular of Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic creations.

 

 

GLORIATOR

An awe-inspiring production of bravery, honour, and costumes made out of cardboard. Russell Crowe may not be available, but they are determined it will be a show you’ll never forget.

 

 

SALOME: BROADCAST LIVE

The story has been told before, but never like this. An occupied desert nation. A radical from the wilderness on hunger strike. A girl whose mysterious dance will change the course of the world. 

 

 

DORMER HOUSE SCHOOL: MACBETH

Dormer House School present their production of Macbeth.

 

 

BYE BYE BABY: Oh What A Night!

Bye Bye Baby is a full theatre show covering the journey of the Four Seasons from the very beginning until the Disco era and the rock-androll hall of fame.

 

 

DIAL MEDICINE FOR MURDER

John Bodkin Adams and Harold Shipman were both British doctors; they were also both serial killers. Join Dr Harry Brünjes and Dr Andrew Johns to hear more about these infamous doctors and the repercussions on their profession.

 

 

CHADLINGTON SCHOOL: WINDOW ON THE WORLD
Tue 4 Jul - Wed 5 Jul See full date & time info

Chadlington School present their production of Window On The World.

 

 

MIDDLE BARTON SCHOOL: THE KEYMASTER

Middle Barton School present their production of The Keymaster.

 

 

THE FOURTH DOG

What does it mean to be part of a family? How does our heredity influence the way we love and hate, live and die? The Fourth Dog is a comedy about breast cancer, marital breakdown, family baggage and grieving – and what could be funnier than that?

 

 

ST MARY'S SCHOOL: OLIVIA!
Wed 12 Jul - Thu 13 Jul See full date & time info

St Mary's School present their production of Olivia!

 

 

NESTING

Linda is a ‘collector’. She has all the necessities: broken umbrellas, unopened Amazon parcels and shoes that don’t fit. With the arrival of a pest controller a funny and moving journey unfolds, looking at compulsive behaviour and finding love in the most unlikely of places.

 

 

NT LIVE: ANGELS IN AMERICA Part One: Millennium Approaches (Broadcast Live)

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.

Andrew Garfield (Silence, Hacksaw Ridge) plays Prior Walter along with a cast including Denise Gough (People, Places and Things), Nathan Lane (The Producers), James McArdle (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and Russell Tovey (The Pass).

 

 

NT LIVE: ANGELS IN AMERICA Part Two: Perestroika (Broadcast Live)

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.

Andrew Garfield (Silence, Hacksaw Ridge) plays Prior Walter along with a cast including Denise Gough (People, Places and Things), Nathan Lane (The Producers), James McArdle (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and Russell Tovey (The Pass).

 

 

ARLENE!
Fri 28 Jul - Sat 29 Jul See full date & time info

Choreographer to the stars, Arlene gossips with Jacquie Storey about a lifetime in dance and reveals the truth from behind the curtains.

 

 

TITUS ANDRONICUS (15): BROADCAST LIVE

The decay of Rome reaches violent depths in Shakespeare’s most bloody play

 

 

YERMA (15): RECORDED, CAPTURED LIVE

The incredible Billie Piper returns in her award-winning role. A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece.

 

 

SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE CRIMSON COBBLES
Tue 19 Sep - Sun 24 Sep See full date & time info

Join us for the world premiere of a brand new Sherlock Holmes caper, specially commissioned for Chipping Norton Theatre, delivered at breakneck pace in a hilarious, deeply daft theatrical explosion for adults and family audiences.

 

 

THE SIX WIVES OF HENRY VIII

The Six Wives of Henry VIII was an undisputed hit at the Bristol Old Vic, and with live original music, embroidery, barbie dolls, silly songs and historical hysteria, this promises to be an ill-researched lesson in cross-dressing Tudor history that you'll never forget.

 

 

MICHAEL MORPURGO'S WHY THE WHALES CAME

Multi-award-winning performer and storyteller Danyah Miller vividly brings to life this enchanting classic tale by Michael Morpurgo. 

 

 

THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK

Enter the imaginative world of Lewis Carroll in this brand new, inventive adaptation of the beloved classic poem, The Hunting of the Snark. A musical comedy adventure for the whole family.

 

 

PANTO: SLEEPING BEAUTY
Tue 14 Nov - Sun 14 Jan See full date & time info

Once Upon A Time there lived a Princess, her long-suffering Nanny, her doting Fairy Godmother, and grumpy old King Lenny.

On her 18th birthday, the Princess pricks her finger on a spinning wheel and falls deeply asleep. When she wakes up, exactly four hundred years have passed and things have got a whole lot groovier... But who just kissed her? What strange clothes everyone is wearing! And what's that music?!

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