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THE CHOIR (PG)

With a stellar ensemble including Dustin Hoffman and Eddie Izzard, The Choir tells the story of the young singers who battle each other as they take their boys’ choir to competitive heights.

EMMA'S TRUST GALA CONCERT

Emma's Trust is going out with a bang with it's festival weekend. Come along to the magical Gala Concert where twelve performers from London’s most acclaimed West End shows will join the Young Company on stage.

TRUE STORY (15)

Directed by renowned British theatre director Rupert Goold, currently heading up The Almeida, this engaging drama plays out in a riveting game of cat and mouse

TRUE STORY (15)

Directed by renowned British theatre director Rupert Goold, currently heading up The Almeida, this engaging drama plays out in a riveting game of cat and mouse. 

BOND

Gavin Robertson brings a physical, cartoon style to the James Bond phenomenon - spoofing the characters adored by millions, and exploding every cliché in the book… solo!

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.

THE RAT PACK IS BACK

The hit show The Rat Pack is Back perfectly captures not only the wonderful music and comedy of the original legends, but also the remarkable personalities of the stars who truly ruled the entertainment world.

SEAN HUGHES

Multi award winning comedian Sean Hughes presents hilarious stories and poems in his latest show.

INSIDE OUT (PG)

A ground-breaking animated film for all the family from the director of Up, centred on the sparring emotions in the mind of a teenage girl.

THE BEAUX’ STRATAGEM (Recorded, Captured Live)

George Farquhar’s wild carnal comedy of love and cash.

THE KREUTZER SONATA STARRING GREG HICKS
Fri 18 Sep - Sat 26 Sep See full date & time info

A man boards a train alone: the confined space of the carriage and the movement of the train triggers potent memories. Soon he is confessing to a terrible crime, one for which he holds Beethoven’s Kreutzer Sonata responsible. With thrilling intensity, delicious humour and musical echoes of the master, the story unfolds.

SALT OF THE EARTH (12A)

Photographer, Sebastião Salgado’s life and work are revealed in this visually breathtaking documentary from arthouse legend Wim Wenders

RELAXED FILM SCREENING: SOUTH PACIFIC

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

CLAIM YOUR CREATIVITY (4 session session course for 18+yrs)
Tue 22 Sep - Sat 10 Oct See full date & time info

If you are looking to unlock your creative potential and explore enterprising opportunities, this dynamic series of interactive events will inspire and inform you.

EARLY BIRD YOGA WITH NIKKI JACKSON

A short course of Yoga and Mindfulness practises to awaken the mind and body, using restorative breathing practises, yoga postures, sequences and deep relaxation.

THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E (12A)

Set against the backdrop of the early 1960s, at the height of the Cold War, two agents are forced to put aside longstanding hostilities and team up on a joint mission to stop a mysterious international criminal organization...

THE WONDERS (LE MERAVIGLIE) (15)

A gorgeously textured slice of world cinema at its best, The Wonders centres on a family of beekeepers living in stark isolation in central Italy. Starring the great Monica Bellucci. 

MARK THOMAS: TRESPASS

With is his usual odd mix of theatre, stand up, a dash of journalism and a dollop of mayhem, Mark asks how can we reclaim our towns and cities? He sets out to carve a small space in the urban world where mischief and random chance can lurk.

GEMMA BOVERY (15)

Life begins to imitate art in uncanny ways in this cheeky literary mash-up which is at once a sensuous romance, a witty feminist commentary, and a heady celebration of French provincial life. 

EARLY BIRD YOGA WITH NIKKI JACKSON

A short course of Yoga and Mindfulness practises to awaken the mind and body, using restorative breathing practises, yoga postures, sequences and deep relaxation.

ABSOLUTELY ANYTHING (12A)

Monty Python alumni John Cleese, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam, and Eric Idle reunite and team up with Simon Pegg (Hot Fuzz, Shaun of the Dead), Eddie Izzard, Joanna Lumley and the final performance of the late, great Robin Williams for this sci-fi comedy.

EVERY BRILLIANT THING

An acclaimed, utterly charming and very funny new play about depression and the lengths we will go to for those we love. Based on true and untrue stories. 

LE NOZZE DI FIGARO (broadcast live)

Revolution is in the air in David McVicar’s production of Mozart’s brilliant comic opera, starring Erwin Schrott and Anita Hartig with conductor Ivor Bolton.

THE WOLFPACK (18)

In this rousingly powerful documentary we meet the Angulo brothers, locked away from society for 17 years in a small Manhattan apartment, learning about the outside world through the films that they watch. Haunting, utterly unique, and the rightful winner of the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance Festival...

INSTRUCTIONS FOR AMERICAN SERVICEMEN IN BRITAIN

First developed at The Theatre Chipping Norton, this is a rib-tickling new show for adults and families is from the creators of 'Winston On the Run' (★★★★★ WhatsOnStage). 

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.

THEATRE SCREENING: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST (Broadcast Live)

This production, beamed live from the West End, stars David Suchet (Poirot) as Lady Bracknell.

BLOFELD & BAXTER: ROGUES ON THE ROAD

Blowers and Backers are back with new outrageous reminiscences, after earning rave reviews and captivating audiences across the UK and worldwide. 

EARLY BIRD YOGA WITH NIKKI JACKSON

A short course of Yoga and Mindfulness practises to awaken the mind and body, using restorative breathing practises, yoga postures, sequences and deep relaxation.

SCRATCH CHOIR

This one-day singing sensation, led by Cat Kelly, director of the Chipping Norton Singers and long-time vocal workshop leader, will be an uplifting day of singing for fun, with the chance to show off what you've been doing in a performance on our stage!

THEATRE SCREENING: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST (Encore Screening)

This encore screening of the production, beamed live from the West End on 8th October, stars David Suchet (Poirot) as Lady Bracknell.

45 YEARS

Tom Courtenay and Charlotte Rampling give stunning performances as a married couple in a film full of “repressed, heartfelt passion” (The Guardian).

SHAKESPEARE SCHOOLS FESTIVAL
Mon 12 Oct - Tue 13 Oct See full date & time info

The Theatre Chipping Norton is pleased to welcome local talent to the stage as part of the Shakespeare Schools Festival, the UK’s largest youth drama festival.  

JENNY ÉCLAIR: HOW TO BE A MIDDLE-AGED WOMAN

Professional Grumpy Old Woman and novice knitter, Jenny puts middle age under the microscope and decides whether to laugh, cry or buy a dachshund!

THEATRE SCREENING: HAMLET (Broadcast Live)

Benedict Cumberbatch takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy, Directed by Lyndsey Turner (Posh, Chimerica) 

THEATRE SCREENING: HAMLET (Encore Screening)

Benedict Cumberbatch takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy, Directed by Lyndsey Turner (Posh, Chimerica).

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU FIND A DINOSUAR
Fri 16 Oct - Sat 17 Oct See full date & time info

Oxford Playhouse presents the UK’s very own pre-historic story in this boneshaking, music-making, silly show which will make history come alive.

EARLY BIRD YOGA WITH NIKKI JACKSON

A short course of Yoga and Mindfulness practises to awaken the mind and body, using restorative breathing practises, yoga postures, sequences and deep relaxation.

DJANGO A LA CREOLE

European Gypsy swing meets the music and rhythms of "le monde Creole" in this seductive and captivating project led by New Orleans-based Evan Christopher, regarded by some as the greatest jazz clarinettist of all time. 

RICKI AND THE FLASH (12A)

Meryl Streep goes electric and takes on a whole new gig - a hard-rocking singer/guitarist in this film loaded with music and live performance alongside her real-life daughter Mamie Gummer.

RELAXED FILM SCREENING: LES MISERABLES

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

MUSIC, MAGIC AND MYSTERY FOR 5 – 8 YEARS

Come with us on a magical mystery tour around the world! Using instruments from many lands we will sing, dance, laugh and make music together.

STOMP- STYLE BODY PERCUSSION FOR 8+ YEARS

Stomping, clapping and everything in between – this dynamic, high-energy session will explore the use of the body as a percussive instrument.  Participants will learn traditional and contemporary rhythms and will then be given tools to compose and perform their own ideas. 

A WALK IN THE WOODS (15)
Sat 31 Oct - Sun 1 Nov See full date & time info

An allstar cast brings the much loved writing of superstar author Bill Bryson to the screen. 

ROBIN HOOD (PANTO)
Tue 17 Nov - Sun 10 Jan See full date & time info

The greatest english legend of the man in the hood and the babes in the wood, becomes the funniest, most exciting panto of the year.

THEATRE SCREENING: OF MICE AND MEN (Recorded) 12A

The hit Broadway production Of Mice and Men, filmed on stage in New York by National Theatre Live, comes to UK cinemas.

THEATRE SCREENING: THE WINTER'S TALE (broadcast live)

Shakespeare’s timeless tragicomedy of obsession and redemption is reimagined in a new production starring Judi Dench as Paulina and Kenneth Branagh as Leontes.

MACBETH

Michael Fassbender (12 years a slave) stars in this latest retelling of Macbeth alongside superstar French actress Marion Cotillard (La Vie en Rose, Inception).

PANTO STAGE TOURS (post show)
Sun 29 Nov - Thu 7 Jan See full date & time info

Take an exclusive 20 minute tour of the stage and set and find out how the show ticks.

THE LOBSTER (15)

In a the near future, single people are obliged to find a matching mate in 45 days or are transformed into animals and released into the woods. Hilarious, stunningly original and beautifully strange.

THEATRE SCREENING: JANE EYRE (broadcast live)

Director Sally Cookson brings her celebrated production to the National, presented as a single, exhilarating performance.

THE SECOND MOTHER (QUE HORAS ELA VOLTA?) (15)

A great and expressive film on class, family and the way world politics impacts on individuals.

ROBIN HOOD (RELAXED PANTO PERFORMANCE)

Relaxed Performances are suitable for people with learning disabilities and living with dementia and welcomes families with children with an Autistic Spectrum Condition, sensory and communication disorders and those with learning disabilities.

SUFFRAGETTE
Sun 13 Dec - Mon 14 Dec See full date & time info

Suffragette is a moving drama exploring the passion and heartbreak of those who risked all they had for women's right to vote - their jobs, their homes, their children, and even their lives. 

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.

JEREMY HARDY

Jeremy Hardy begins his 4th decade as a stand-up this year.

PAN

The story of an orphan who is spirited away to the magical Neverland. There, he finds both fun and dangers, and ultimately discovers his destiny -- to become the hero who will be forever known as Peter Pan.

PAN

The story of an orphan who is spirited away to the magical Neverland.

HOW TO CHANGE THE WORLD (15)

A gripping, urgently relevant and rather charming documentary on one of the defining movements of our times. 

STEVE JOBS (PG)

Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs (Michael Fassbender) takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicentre. 

EARLY BIRD YOGA WITH NIKKI JACKSON

A short course of Yoga and Mindfulness practises to awaken the mind and body, using restorative breathing practises, yoga postures, sequences and deep relaxation.

THE LADY AND THE VAN (12A)
Sat 16 Jan - Sun 17 Jan See full date & time info

Maggie Smith and Alex Jennings star in this priceless story of  Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd.

THE LADY IN THE VAN (12A)

Maggie Smith and Alex Jennings star in this priceless story of  Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd...

BRIDGE OF SPIES

A gripping political thriller from the master himself, Steven Spielberg. Tom Hanks stars as the American attorney tasked with negotiating the release of a U-2 spy plane pilot who was shot down over Russia at the height of the Cold War. 

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.

HE NAMED ME MALALA (PG)

He Named Me Malala is an intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was wounded when Taliban gunmen opened fire on her and her friends' school bus in Pakistan. This documentary gives colour, humour and a charismatic insight into the life of the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. 

BON GIOVI

Fronted by UK’s leading Jon Bon Jovi impersonator Andrea Ojano, the band are a faithful tribute that have performed across the world for over a decade. 

EARLY BIRD YOGA WITH NIKKI JACKSON

A short course of Yoga and Mindfulness practises to awaken the mind and body, using restorative breathing practises, yoga postures, sequences and deep relaxation.

HAL CRUTTENDEN - STRAIGHT OUTTA CRUTTENDEN

Host of Live At The Apollo and star of Radio 4, the great Hal is back ranting about the real evils of the modern world...

BY THE SEA

Set in France during the mid-1970s, Vanessa, a former dancer (Angelina Jolie), and her husband Roland (Brad Pitt), an American writer, travel the country together...

GRAFFITI CLASSICS

Graffiti Classics bursts the elitist boundaries of the traditional string quartet with its hilarious all-singing, all-dancing musical comedy show.

RICHARD DIGANCE

Not just a singer/guitarist, but one of the country's most celebrated comedy entertainers. This show brings more hysterically funny nostalgia and a wealth of new songs and anecdotes. 

EARLY BIRD YOGA WITH NIKKI JACKSON

A short course of Yoga and Mindfulness practises to awaken the mind and body, using restorative breathing practises, yoga postures, sequences and deep relaxation.

THE DRESSMAKER

Starring Kate Winslet and Hugo Weaving, this visually stunning Australian film is full of stunning costumes and sweeping romance. 

BROOKLYN

Brooklyn tells the moving story of Eilis Lacey, a young Irish immigrant navigating her way through 1950s Brooklyn and the promise of America. 

CONNIE'S COLANDER

This newly written play from Oxfordshire playwright Gaye Poole traces the evolving relationship throughout the lives of a mother and daughter, and the impact of Alzheimer’s.

THEATRE SCREENING: LA TRAVIATA (broadcast live)

Verdi’s tragic opera of a Parisian courtesan who sacrifices all for love is vividly told in Richard Eyre’s classic production.

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!

EARLY BIRD YOGA WITH NIKKI JACKSON

A short course of Yoga and Mindfulness practises to awaken the mind and body, using restorative breathing practises, yoga postures, sequences and deep relaxation.

ULTIMATE BOWIE

Ultimate Bowie pays tribute to the work of the global super-star, in a show that is visually stunning and vocally impressive. 

DILLIE KEANE

Dillie Keane takes a short break from her Fascinating Aïda gal pals to present her first solo show in 557 years. 

EARLY BIRD YOGA WITH NIKKI JACKSON

A short course of Yoga and Mindfulness practises to awaken the mind and body, using restorative breathing practises, yoga postures, sequences and deep relaxation.

MY PET MONSTER AND ME

Join us for adventures with Sophie and her new friend George, the most lovable baby monster in the land! 

LITTLE HOWARD'S BIG SHOW FOR KIDS

A great show, full of laughs and brilliant ideas, for children and their grown ups.  

AN EVENING WITH HENNING WEHN

The ‘German Comedy Ambassador’, star of Would I Lie to You? and QI and Radio 4’s The Unbelievable Truth comes to Chipping Norton for a cavalcade of Teutonic jolliness.

EARLY BIRD YOGA WITH NIKKI JACKSON

A short course of Yoga and Mindfulness practises to awaken the mind and body, using restorative breathing practises, yoga postures, sequences and deep relaxation.

BEE GEES FEVER

From soulful ballads to high-energy disco classics, the band faithfully recreates the songs that made the Bee Gees musical legends.

LA BOHEME

Merry Opera have previously appeared in Chipping Norton with La Traviata, Kiss Me, Figaro!and The Barber of Seville and return in 2016 with Puccini’s La Bohème

DRACULA: THE KISSES

Chipping Norton favourites Scary Little Girls (Mitford Walks, Living Word Walks) return with Dracula: The Kissesa wildly entertainingvividly drawn adaptation of the gothic classic, performed by an all female cast

RORY MCGRATH

The star of BBC’s Three Men In A Boat and They Think It’s All Over looks back on his life and career.  Join Rory as he remembers some bits and makes up the rest. Contains adult themes and traces of peanut oil.

SWEDE DREAMZ

With superb live vocals and clever ABBA trademark harmonies throughout, this show captures all the magic and excitement of one of the world's most successful and entertaining live bands.

BLAZIN' FIDDLES

Blazin’ Fiddles are the world’s most prolific fiddle group. Over the last 15 years, no other band has quite managed to capture the excitement, passion and sensitivity of Scottish music all at once. 

STONES IN HIS POCKETS
Tue 5 Apr - Sat 16 Apr See full date & time info

Two actors play a vast array of eccentric and lovable characters in this universally loved, worldwide comic theatre sensation. 

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