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KINGA LUBOWIECKA
Tue 31 May - Wed 22 Jun See full date & time info

To celebrate a summer full of Wimbledon and the Olympics, Kinga Lubowiecka's exhibition takes sport as her starting point to create stunning photographic prints.

FAIRPORT CONVENTION

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

MAY HALF TERM: CLOWNING  WORKSHOP

Join award-winning physical comedian Richard Jones of Electric Cabaret, on an adventure into playfulness.

MILES AHEAD

Written and directed by actor Don Cheadle in his directorial debut, Miles Ahead is a free-form biopic of undisputed jazz great Miles Davis. 

THE JUNGLE BOOK

The stunning liv-action remake of Rudyard Kipling's beautiful novel about home and friendship.

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

Tickets are selling fast for Rumble in the Cotswolds 2016!

WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT (15)

Due to the release date of this film being moved, this screening has been cancelled. Please contact the box office for futher information.

BALLET CENTRAL

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

THE ANDREW PEPPER REHABILITATION PROJECT

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.

CINEMA BAMBINO ADULT AND BABIES FILM CLUB

Due to the release date of this film being moved, this screening has been cancelled. Please contact the box office for futher information.

 

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.

DEMOLITION (15)

Davis (Jake Gyllenhaal), a successful investment banker, struggles after losing his wife in a tragic car crash. What starts as a complaint letter to a vending machine company turns into a series of letters revealing startling personal admissions.

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...

FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS (U)

A wealthy New York heiress (the priceless Meryl Streep) attempts to become an opera singer despite her horrible singing voice. Hugh Grant and Rebecca Ferguson co-star in this hilarious, rip-roaring biopic directed by Stephen Frears (The Queen, Philomena).

FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS (U)

A wealthy New York heiress (the priceless Meryl Streep) attempts to become an opera singer despite her horrible singing voice. Hugh Grant and Rebecca Ferguson co-star in this hilarious, rip-roaring biopic directed by Stephen Frears (The Queen, Philomena).

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!

DORMER HOUSE ART EXHIBITION
Sat 25 Jun - Thu 30 Jun See full date & time info
FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS (U)

A wealthy New York heiress (the priceless Meryl Streep) attempts to become an opera singer despite her horrible singing voice. Hugh Grant and Rebecca Ferguson co-star in this hilarious, rip-roaring biopic directed by Stephen Frears (The Queen, Philomena).

MUSTANG (CERT. 15)

In this recently Oscar nominated foreign language from Turkey, five free-spirited teenage sisters splash about on the beach with their male classmates.

THEATRE SCREENING: WERTHER (BROADCAST LIVE)

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

DORMER HOUSE SCHOOL PRESENT ROMEO & JULIET

Join us for Dormer's Annual Shakespeare sspectaculer. 

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...

I SAW THE LIGHT (15)

The story of the country-western singer Hank Williams, who in his brief life created one of the greatest bodies of work in American music. 

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.

DAVID CONSTANTINE: Between the Thorns
Mon 4 Jul - Mon 1 Aug See full date & time info

The new body of work by David Constantine focuses on the conventional and unconventional beauty of the female form.

MIDDLE BARTON SCHOOL PRESENT SCHEHERAZADE

Middle Barton School presents Scheherazade.

WIFI WARS

WiFi Wars is a live comedy game show where you play along! Login with your smartphone or tablet and compete in a range of games, quizzes and challenges to win the show, and prizes!

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.

SON OF SAUL (15)

The acclaimed Oscar-winning masterpiece from Hungary.

RELAXED FILM SCREENING: OLIVER

Relaxed Screenings are open to all but have some changes made to make the event more accessible to people who might find a standard cinema screening challenging, including those living with dementia and those with learning disabilities and their carers. 

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
TAKE PART SUMMER: 3 DAY DRAMA FOR 5 - 7 YEARS
Mon 1 Aug - Wed 3 Aug See full date & time info

This interactive workshop aims to build confidence, creativity and imagination.

TAKE PART SUMMER: DRAMA WEEKS FOR 8 - 12 YEARS
Mon 1 Aug - Fri 5 Aug See full date & time info

Working with theatre professionals, participants will develop a piece of theatre together and learn how performances transfer from the rehearsal room to the stage. 

TAKE PART SUMMER: MUSICAL THEATRE WEEK MORETON IN MARSH (8-12 YEARS)
Mon 1 Aug - Fri 5 Aug See full date & time info

Working with creative practitioners, this week provides a chance to create a musical theatre show and perform it on The Theatre’s stage.

TAKE PART SUMMER: HOT! HOT! HOT! FOR 5 - 7 YEARS

In this workshop we will be exploring musical games and songs from the hottest countries around the world. There will be lots of movement and an age appropiate repertoire that develops young ears and voices. 

TAKE PART SUMMER: 3 DAY MUSICAL THEATRE FOR 5 - 7 YEARS
Mon 8 Aug - Wed 10 Aug See full date & time info

Working with creative practitioners, this high-energy workshop provides a chance to sing songs and learn some dance routines which participants will perform on the stage at 12.45pm Wednesday. 

TAKE PART SUMMER: DRAMA WEEKS FOR 8 - 12 YEARS
Mon 8 Aug - Fri 12 Aug See full date & time info

Working with theatre professionals, participants will develop a piece of theatre together and learn how performances transfer from the rehearsal room to the stage.

TAKE PART SUMMER: MUSICAL THEATRE WEEK CHIPPING NORTON (8 - 12 YEARS)
Mon 8 Aug - Fri 12 Aug See full date & time info

Working with creative practitioners, this week provides a chance to create a musical theatre show and perform it on The Theatre’s stage.

TAKE PART SUMMER: 3 DAY DRAMA FOR 5 - 7 YEARS
Mon 15 Aug - Wed 17 Aug See full date & time info

This interactive workshop aims to build confidence, creativity and imagination.

TAKE PART SUMMER: DRAMA WEEKS FOR 8 - 12 YEARS
Mon 15 Aug - Fri 19 Aug See full date & time info

Working with theatre professionals, participants will develop a piece of theatre together and learn how performances transfer from the rehearsal room to the stage.

TAKE PART SUMMER: MUSICAL THEATRE WEEK WOODSTOCK (8 - 12 YEARS)
Mon 15 Aug - Fri 19 Aug See full date & time info

Working with creative practitioners, this week provides a chance to create a musical theatre show and perform it on The Theatre’s stage.

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. 

LITTLE DANCERS' SUMMER SESSION FOR AGES 2 - 4 YEARS

Join Sally Elderfield, who leads our weekly Little Dancers' sessions, for a fun, summer-themed dance workshop.

LITTLE MUSIC MAKERS' SUMMER SESSION FOR AGES 6 MONTHS - 2 YEARS

Join Salt Box Music co., who lead our weekly Little Music Makers' sessions, for a Summer holiday-themed musical workshop. 

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.

SHADOW STORIES - WORKSHOPS FOR YOUNG ADULTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES

This is an exciting opportunity for young adults with learning disabilities to join us at The Theatre, Chipping Norton, for a pilot project which will inform and shape our delivery of arts activities for them in the future.

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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