Until Friday 5th September: Celebrating 450 years since the birth of the Bard, Oxford Castle will host Twelfth Night in an unprecedented co-production with the English Repertory Theatre running from July until September this year.
Set on the Cornish coast at Orsino’s stately home, this outrageous comedy grabs identical twins form the sea to turn them loose on society with designs on marrying well, disguises sea captains as fools, finds love, drunkenness, debauchery and the return of the conga to the ballroom. Whilst never losing sight of the glorious verse be warned, if you sit in the front row you will get wet!
Tickets: £22.50, Conc £17.50. Group discounts available.
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Until Saturday 13th September: Ghostly apparitions and disfigured soldiers will stalk the grounds of Oxford University’s Lady Margaret Hall this summer, as The Scottish Play is re-crafted in Creation’s fast-paced and accessible style.
Tickets: £27, £22, £16.50. Most performances 7:30pm Tuesday-Saturday. Venue: Lady Margaret Hall.
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Friday 5th and Saturday 6th September: Dancers, directors and writers! Have a project you’re working on a want some feedback? Audiences of Oxford! Want to see new work from Oxfordshire and the regions dancers and give your opinion? Then come to this month’s dance Scratch Night.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any idea you’d like to try out.
Tickets: £5 from Tickets Oxford – www.ticketsoxford.com / 01865 305305 or on the door Time: 7.30pm
I am Mark
Friday 12th September: Commanding demons and controlling storms, a lone man walks out of the desert. Ridding the tale of two thousand years of religious baggage, Applecart presents Mark’s Gospel combining drama, storytelling, music, and film to tell a story of revolution and courage.
Tickets: £12/£10 from Tickets Oxford – www.ticketsoxford.com / 01865 305305 or on the door Time: 7.30pm
Friday 26th September: Two scientists, stranded in the middle of nowhere. Living together in a run-down shed. Working together to try and make sense of the strange and hostile world that surrounds them. Nothing for company but an old wireless. Performed entirely without dialogue, Longwave is a seductively bleak comedy with a tender heart.
Tickets: £12/£10 from Tickets Oxford – www.ticketsoxford.com / 01865 305305 or on the door Time: 7.30pm.
Friday 12th September: Conjuring up the macabre magic of pre-war Berlin cabaret, echoing the voices of Bertolt Brecht and Jacques Brel, the band performs a savage fusion of anarchic opera and gypsy music. The Tiger Lillies continue to shock, amuse and entertain with their postmodern vaudeville way performances. Time: 8pm.
Thursday 18th - Friday 19th September: Blind Hamlet transforms Shakespeare’s tragedy into an interactive theatrical battle and reimagines the bloody struggle for Hamlet’s Elsinore. Volunteers take to the stage to outwit each other as a different power-struggle unfolds at each performance, with Hamlet turned on its head and every spectator now a Player. Time: 8pm. Tickets: £13, Conc £11.
Tuesday 23rd September: Focusing particularly on Heathcliff’s mysterious disappearance from the moors, and his subsequent return as “a man”, four performers explore what it means to be a man living in the world today and consider how the lives and aspirations of men have changed since the book’s publication 200 years ago. TTime: 8pm, Tickets: £13 (concessions £11).
Pegasus Theatre is a welcoming, vibrant venue that hosts
a range of professional dance, music and drama productions
from local and international companies.
My Name is…
Friday 12th and saturday 13th September: This captivating new verbatim play reveals a love story that began in early 80s Glasgow, a world away from the frantic ‘tug of love’ well documented in the world’s press. Times: 7.30pm. Tickets: £13, £9 conc, £6 U18.
Thursday 18th and Friday 19th September: Impoverished pearl-diver Kino finds the ‘pearl of the world’ and believes his family’s life will be transformed. Seduced by the pearl’s beauty and promise of riches, he’s blind to the danger of possessing something that everyone wants. Times: 7.30pm. Tickets: £13, £9 conc, £6 U18.
11-12 Beaumont Street, Oxford
OX1 2LW. Tel: 01865 305305 www.oxfordplayhouse.com Tickets: Phone,
go online or visit the box office, situated
on Beaumont Street, Oxford.
Monday 1st - Saturday 13th September: 2 weeks. 5 shows. 20 artists. And you, the audience...
Come and share the secret. Recently awarded Best Ensemble at The Stage Awards for Acting Excellence, the Secret Theatre company are in Oxford for just two weeks performing five different shows on the main stage, back stage, in the Burton Taylor Studio and in a secret off-site location. We’re keeping the titles and the authors a secret; creating a genuine surprise and an intriguing chance to discover something new. Tickets and times see: www.oxfordplayhouse.com.
The Kite Runner
Monday 15th - Saturday 20th September: Based on Khaled Hosseini’s international bestselling novel and film, this powerful and dramatic story leaves a lasting impression on anyone it touches.
Afghanistan is a divided country on the verge of war but this doesn’t concern young friends Amir and Hassan. For them it is a beautiful afternoon in Kabul and the skies are full of the joys of the kite-flying tournament, until an unforeseen event shatters both of their lives. Times: 7.30pm, Thu/sat mattinee 2.30pm. Tickets: 311 - £26.50.
Friday 12th September: Bridge Over Troubled Lager. After their hit dad-rock album Dark Side of the Moob, Rory and Philip return to touring with an evening of sophisticated comedy and song. Expect wit, elegance and clever musical pastiche (but don't worry, there's also silliness and filth). This is the show where music and comedy meet, have a few drinks, fight, then stagger home singing hits from the 60s. Something to offend everybody. Time: 8pm Tickets: £13, £11.50(concs).
Sean Hughes: Penguins
Friday 19th September: Following a critically acclaimed and audience-packed run of his last show ‘Penguins’ at The Edinburgh Fringe (which won the Herald Angels Award for Best Comedy show), Sean returns to Didcot with another very funny and touching narrative show. Much like his Perrier award winning A One Night Stand, this will make you laugh a lot, but also leave a lasting impression. Sean takes us back to his Dublin upbringing, his school days, the awkwardness of his teenage years, family and friendship, weaving it all into his present life. Time: 8pm. Tickets: £15, Conc £13.50.
Sunday 21st September: Jon Richardson is checking his tyre pressures, hoovering his floor mats and putting an emergency packed lunch in the boot of his car, ready to hit the road again with a brand new tour Nidiot. The perennial singleton and misanthrope is determined to become a more easygoing person for the sake of his friends and his future health. Come and find out whether or not a leopard can change its spots, or if they are doomed to be angry forever not to have been given a more uniform and symmetrical fur pattern. Time: 8pm. Tickets: £23.40.
Alan Davies: Little Victories
Sunday 5th October: Following the sell out success of his long-awaited return to stand up, Alan Davies returns with his highly anticipated follow up show, Little Victories.
Much lauded as resident dunderhead on QI or the charming but reticent crime solver Jonathan Creek, Davies virtuosic story-telling and whip-smart funny bones combine to make this a show not to be missed. Time: 8pm. Tickets: £38.90 - £43.40.
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