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ROBERT READ
Tue 30 Sep - Sun 7 Dec See full date & time info

Painting in direct response to nature, Read records the visual sensations of light and atmosphere, constructing his works out of colour tonalities. 

MOTHER GOOSE
Tue 18 Nov - Sun 11 Jan See full date & time info

Stunning scenery and costumes, gobsmaking songs from a TONY award winning composer and an avalanche of laughter.  Come to one of the nation's favourite pantos for a tale told under the northern lights.

THE RIOT CLUB

Adapted from the hit West-end Play Posh, and set amongst the privileged elite of Oxford University, The Riot Club follows Miles (Max Irons) and Alistair (Sam Claflin), two first year students determined to join the infamous Riot Club.

MARCUS BRIGSTOCKE: JE M'ACCUSE – I Am Marcus

Podium dancer, oil rig worker, food addict, musical theatre enthusiast, posh, eco-hypocrite, x-Goth, muppet fan, award winning comedian and chief beverages operator at the Little Chef – screw politics! Let’s talk about me.

PETE COLLINS
Mon 8 Dec - Mon 29 Dec See full date & time info

Pete Collins is a painter, printmaker & mixed media artist. His works are inspired by the landscape (the coast and local areas) and cultural iconography.

MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT (12A)

A sparkling romantic comedy about a cynical Englishman brought in to debunk an American clairvoyant. With a dazzling setting in the Riviera and a classy 1920’s setting, this is Woody Allen’s best looking picture for years, and stars the mercurial Emma Stone and, of course, Colin Firth.

GONE GIRL

Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike star in this gripping drama from the master of the dark thriller, David Fincher (The Social Network, Fight Club) and based on the international bestseller. 

TERRY CRIPPS NEO-TULIPAE
Tue 30 Dec - Mon 19 Jan See full date & time info

This collection came from Terry’s friend and neighbour, gardener Rachel Williams, with a couple from his own garden. Photographed in daylight as simply as possible he wanted them to dazzle and show of their alter ego.  They dance across the room, each one, in Tinkerbell tones, saying look at me.

JOHN (18)

The company interviewed a range of men asking them frank questions about life, love and sex. One of those men was John. A story emerged that was both extraordinary and touching. 

THE IMITATION GAME

Based on the extraordinary story of Bletchley Park and the cracking of the Enigma code, this tightly scripted and star-studded drama centres on the multi-coloured life of mathematician Alan Turing.

WHOLE LOTTA LED 18 YEARS GONE...

Whole Lotta Led return to Chipping Norton after their sellout show in 2011 to confirm their reputation as one of the UK's top tribute bands. 

THE IMITATION GAME

Based on the extraordinary story of Bletchley Park and the cracking of the Enigma code, this tightly scripted and star-studded drama centres on the multi-coloured life of mathematician Alan Turing.

MR TURNER (12A)

Exploring the final years of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner, this film is a funny, tragical, lyrical and powerful example of a great british artist and his time.

MR TURNER (12A)

Exploring the final years of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner, this film is a funny, tragical, lyrical and powerful example of a great british artist and his time.

MY OLD LADY

A delightful, charismatic comedy drama starring Maggie Smith, Kristin Scott Thomas and Kevin Kline.

A GIRL WITH A BOOK

It’s October 2012. Gunmen stop a bus in Pakistan and shoot three girls for wanting to go to school.  How can a writer respond? Can a Guardian reader really be prejudiced? 

CINEMA BAMBINO: ADULT & BABIES FILM CLUB

A film club for parents and carers with babies, aged up to and including 18 months. A chance to socialise and enjoy a worry-free film experience. 

LEE HURST - THINGS THAT MAKE YOU GO AAARGGHH!

After his sell-out show in 2013 Lee makes a welcome return to Chipping Norton, asking audiences what winds them up? 

BUDDY HOLLY’S WINTER DANCE PARTY

This superbly authentic show is packed full of rock n roll hits – 40 songs performed with the same raw energy that the original artistes thrilled their audiences with.

MY OLD LADY

A delightful, charismatic comedy drama starring Maggie Smith, Kristin Scott Thomas and Kevin Kline.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR AMERICAN SERVICEMAN IN BRITAIN
Mon 26 Jan - Tue 27 Jan See full date & time info

After the success of Winston On the Run, Fol Espoir present a work-in-progress performance of their new production, inspired by the 1942 pamphlet given to American soldiers on their way to Blighty. Expect a healthy dose of slapstick comedy, as well as seeing the process of creating a play at work. 

THE TRIALS OF GALILEO

Icarus Theatre (last here with Hedda Gabler) returns with this one-man rollercoaster ride through the first flowerings of science, starring Tim Hardy (veteran of The Royal Shakespeare Company). Soul-breakingly bitter and heartwarmingly humourous.

THE SOUNDS OF SIMON

A tribute to the wonderful music of Simon and Garfunkel, spanning all the hits from 1957 to 1987.

TREASURE ISLAND

Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation from the stage of the National Theatre.

THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES (TBC)

The final chapter of The Hobbit trilogy follows the Company of Thorin as they reach Smaug the dragon’s lair but can Bilbo and the Dwarves reclaim Erebor, their home and the treasure?

VIOLETTE

A beautifully crafted period piece from the acclaimed director of Seraphine. 

WILD NIGHT: ALL ROADS LEAD TO ROME

Part story into his father’s time as a Polish soldier in the Italian Campaign of WWII and part muse on consumerism, All Roads Lead to Rome brings together  car mechanics, a road trip, dictators and the fetishisation of possessions in a touching solo performance using old photos, new film and surprising mechanical objects.

THE FRESH DIXIE PROJECT

The Fresh Dixie Project have made a real splash on the UK jazz scene with their unique 'crossover swing'. 2014 saw the band sell out the Royal Albert Hall’s Elgar Room, and receive standing ovations at Jazz Festivals from Hamburg to Malaysia.

VOULEZ VOUS

With their devotion to the original Swedish supergroup, incredible replica costumes and a talented team of performers, Voulez Vous will transport you back to Abba’s heyday.

THE BARBER OF SEVILLE

The Merry Opera Company returns to Chippy with Rossini’s great masterpiece of comic opera, fizzing with musical brilliance, bold humour and iconic melodies.

STEPHEN K. AMOS WELCOME TO MY WORLD

The maestro of feel-good comedy is back on tour with his new show. Fresh from sell-out tours of Australia and New Zealand, as heard on BBC Radio 4 Life: An Idiot’s Guide and What Does the K Stand For?

COMEDY CLUB 4 KIDS

Like the name says it’s a Comedy Club 4 Kids! We have the best comedians from the UK and world circuit doing what they do best... but without the rude bits! 

PADDINGTON

Perennial children's favourite Paddington Bear finally makes his big screen debut in this delightful blend of live action and CGI. 

TREASURE ISLAND

Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation from the stage of the National Theatre.

PLAY IN TWO DAYS FOR 8 - 12 YEAR OLDS
Mon 16 Feb - Tue 17 Feb See full date & time info

Join us for two days of practical workshops, during which you will participate in drama games, improvisations and devise a play.  

ROBIN’S WINTER ADVENTURE

Pied Piper, last here with Care of Henry and Great Gran’s Great Games, return with this uplifting tale of change, bravery and friendship told with puppetry, poetry, music and magical design.

RELAXED PERFORMANCE: ROBIN'S WINTER ADVENTURE

This Relaxed Performance is open to everyone, but has some changes to increase accessibility for all. The Theatre environment is adapted to welcome families with children with an Autistic Spectrum Condition, sensory and communication disorders and those with learning disabilities.

PLAY IN TWO DAYS FOR 5-7 YEAR OLDS
Thu 19 Feb - Fri 20 Feb See full date & time info

Join us for two days of practical workshops, during which you will participate in drama games, improvisations and devise a play.  

GROUNDED

A gripping, compulsive new play that flies from the heights of lyricism to the shallows of workaday existence, and targets our assumptions about war, family, and what it is to be a woman.

LUCY PORTER ME TIME

The 10th solo show from this fringe favourite, familiar from radio (The Unbelievable Truth) and TV (Mock The Week, HIGNFY).

OUT OF THIS WORLD!

Following last year's successful Explore Space family show, Science Oxford returns to the Chipping Norton theatre with their new show which promises to be Out Of This World!

MY MOTHER SAID I NEVER SHOULD
Fri 27 Feb - Wed 11 Mar See full date & time info

A breathtakingly intimate new staging in a  transformed, in-the-round auditorium.

SCHOOLS PERFORMANCE: MY MOTHER SAID I NEVER SHOULD

A special SCHOOL'S PERFORMANCE of our inhouse show. A breathtakingly intimate new staging in a  transformed, in-the-round auditorium.

ANDY PARSONS: LIVE AND UNLEASHED - BUT NATURALLY CAUTIOUS

Top comedian Andy Parsons returns to Chippy this March!

KAFFE FASSETT: GLORIOUS COLOUR

As part of the annual Fibre Festival in Chipping Norton the renowned textile artist Kaffe Fassett will be doing a talk followed by a question and answer session here at The Theatre.

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