Friday 13th February: Mr Sole Abode is a world-renowned architect, a master chef and an outlandish inventor, who lives in a fridge under a bridge.
Infused with explosive physicality, touching humour, ingenious design and live music, Mr Sole Abode explores sanity and madness, inviting you to see the world through the eyes of a homeless man.
Tickets: £12/£10 from Tickets Oxford – www.ticketsoxford.com / 01865 305305 or on the door Time: 7.30pm.
Do We Do The Right Thing?
Wednesday 18th & Thursday 19th February: For four and half years the English market town of Wootton Bassett has stood still as the bodies of 355 dead military personnel are repatriated through its streets.
Andy, a middle-aged man, long ago distanced from his military childhood sets out to discover why this community performed these acts of remembrance, paying respect to dead strangers in this way. His journey takes him beyond the town and becomes one of self-discovery and reconciliation.
Tickets: £12, Concessions £10. Times: 7.30pm.
Saturday 7th February: As soon as the rule is laid down, we know it will be broken. Once the door is opened, then what? All of us love a good tale, and this is a wonderful one. Expect love, loss, drama, danger, horror, humour, twists and trials. With their visceral combination of live music and dynamic storytelling, The Devil’s Violin has been weaving an enchantment of melody and mystery since 2006 Tickets: £13 Conc £11 Age suitability: 12+.
The Marriage of Figaro
Friday 13th – Saturday 14th February: Olivier Award winning OperaUpClose return to Oxford with their hit production of Mozart's joyous The Marriage of Figaro. Bursting with great tunes, laugh-out-loud comedy and powerful insights into what it is to be human, it's little wonder that The Marriage of Figaro is one of the world's best-loved operas. Tickets: £25.00 Concession: £20.00 Times: 7.30pm.
The Magic Porridge Pot
Saturday 21st to Sunday 22nd February: On today’s menu there is a trio of traditional and tasty tales. For starters we have the magic pot which won’t stop producing porridge. The main course is a delicious soup made from the scrummiest stone in the world, and for pudding (if you can catch it) we have a walking talking Gingerbread Man. Oh crumbs!. Tickets: £7.00 Times: 11am & 2pm.
Saturday 28th February: Three dancers, one voice, one guitar and one percussion box: No Frills is flamenco stripped down to its bare essence. Through an exploration of a number of its traditional styles in their most evocative form, this show is a celebration of the raw and nuanced energy that flamenco awakens, not only in the dancer but in the spectator too. Tickets: £15.00 Concession: £12.00 Times: 8pm
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All Day Permanent Red
Wednesday 18th - Saturday 21st February: All Day Permanent Red, the 1960s tag line for the new Revlon lipstick, lends itself as the title of the poetic tale of rage and damnation in Christopher Logue’s retelling of Homer’s Iliad. Times: 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Tickets: £13, £9 conc, £6 U18.
Moving with the Times
Friday 27th - Saturday 28th February: Annual Festival platform of dance specially commissioned by Pegasus and Dancin’ Oxford.
Now in its fifth year, Moving with the Times showcases brand new dance work by some of Oxfordshire’s most exciting performers and choreographers. Artists and companies have spent several months working at Pegasus and elsewhere preparing and perfecting their work for one of Dancin’ Oxford’s key festival events. Times: 7.30pm. Tickets: £13 full price, £9 concessions, £6 U18s (£1 off for Dancin' Oxford Pass holders).
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Jeeves and Wooster
Tuesday 10th - Saturday 14th February: Adapted from the beloved works by P.G. Wodehouse, the hilarious antics of Jeeves and Wooster come to the stage in this raucous comedy starring Robert Webb (Peep Show, That Mitchell and Webb Look) as Bertie Wooster.
A weekend in the country takes a turn for the worse when effervescent, aristocratic fool Bertie Wooster is called upon to steal a silver cow creamer whilst playing matchmaker for pal, Gussie. Naturally the ever dependable valet Jeeves is on hand to ensure everything turns out well. Tickets: £14 - £30. Times: Various, see website.
Tuesday 24th - Saturday 28th February: Get ready for a wickedly innovative interpretation of Macbeth from Filter, last here with their irreverent Twelfth Night. In a stark landscape the weird sisters gather to operate a strange collection of musical gadgets, their peculiar noises enticing Macbeth into their path. This kaleidoscopic new version of Shakespeare’s psychological thriller-tragedy is a stripped back production that places sound and music at its heart to explore the dangers of unstoppable ambition and power. Tickets: £11 - £26.50. Times: Various, see website.
Saturday 28th February: Anton Antonovich, a mayor in small-town Russia, is in crisis - a government official is coming to inspect his district! Will the inspector overlook any misdemeanours in exchange for a bribe, or will Anton and his band of buffoons finally get what’s coming to them? Enjoy Gogol’s hilarious satire reinvented in a high-energy production featuring four actors swapping characters at break-neck speed. Time: 7:30pm. Tickets: Prices: £15, £13.50 (concs) £10 (under 16s).
Stephen K Amos: Welcome to My World
Friday 27th February: Catch the maestro of feel-good comedy at Cornerstone 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? Time: 8:00pm. Tickets: Prices: £17, £15.50 (concs). Ages 16+.
Tuesday 24th - Saturday 28th: Falling trousers, flying fish heads, star-crossed lovers, cross-dressing mobsters and a fabulous on-stage band are just some of what awaits at the National Theatre’s 'wildly' (The Times), 'godsmackingly' (Time Out), 'deliriously' (Financial Times) funny hit, One Man, Two Guvnors currently on tour across the UK and Ireland. Tickets: £10 - £37.90. Times: 2.30pm and 7.30pm.
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