Friday 6th March: A brand new show about struggling to keep up with the pace of the modern world. It is a show about being in your 30s but feeling about 70. In the last year, Lloyd has – won a Radio Academy Award for his work on sketch show Here Be Dragons (BBC Radio Wales), been called an “Undiscovered genius” by The Guardian, appeared on QI and also written and recorded a sitcom pilot for BBC Radio 4… and he’s still not happy.
Time: 8pm Tickets: £12/£10 from Tickets Oxford- www.ticketsoxford.com / 01865 305305 or on the door.
All Roads Lead to Rome
Friday 20th March: Part story about 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. This touching solo performance uses old photos, new film and surprising mechanical objects.
Time: 7.30pm Tickets: £12/£10 from Tickets Oxford- www.ticketsoxford.com / 01865 305305 or on the door.
The Eradication of Schizophrenia in Western Lapland
Friday 13th March to Saturday 14th March: Critically acclaimed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014, this new work from Ridiculusmus is a dual family drama about recovery from schizophrenia. The play simultaneously stages the first psychotic episodes of a mother and son as they navigate stress and change with fantastical results involving Finnish folk, Margaret Drabble, Adolf Hitler and the knitted cover for a toilet roll. Tickets: £13, Conc £11, Student £5. Time: 8pm.
Long Live The Little Knife
Tuesday 17th March: Liz and Tom are small-time con-artists who need £250,000 to buy their way out of a turf war. Their mission is to be the greatest art forgers in the world. There’s only one problem. They can’t paint. A dynamic, absurd and uplifting theatre piece about forgery, castration and blind drunkenness. Tickets: £13.00 Concession: £11.00 Times: 8pm.
Whatever The Weather
Sunday 22nd March: M6 Theatre’s imaginative new production is set in the charming world of a traditional Alpine Weather House. When the little woman comes out it’s going to be sunny! When the little man comes out it’s going to rain! The two characters couldn’t be more different. Tickets: £7. Time: 11am & 2pm.
Awake Love Orchestra
Saturday 28th March: Awake LOVE Orchestra has been entertaining audiences all over Europe since 2009. Formed by members of Awake Projects’ multi-talented ensemble, this unique fusion of folk, choral and popular music transports the listener from Scandinavia and the Mediterranean to Eastern Europe and the USA. Tickets: £11.00 Concession: £9.00 Times: 8pm.
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The Honey Man
Thursday 12th - Friday 13th March: Honey Man is an ageing West Indian recluse, trying to save his dying bees in a derelict cottage on the edge of rural England. Into his world bursts a sixteen year old girl called Misty. His stormy encounter with this fiery, weed-smoking heir to the nearby manor house leads to an unlikely friendship, and the discovery of a secret which connects their past, present and destiny in ways they could never have imagined. Tickets: £13, £9 conc, £6 U18. Time: 7.30pm.
Warzone + The Power Within
ednesday 25th - Saturday 28th March: Joe Baxter does a stupid thing. In a moment of rage, he smashes the local war-memorial: the consequences are terrifying. Is it guilt, or is time moving backwards? Joe finds himself confronted by the soldiers whose names he’s defiled, and comes face to face with a boy his own age – a boy just as capable of anger and deception, who’s joined Kitchener’s Army to “do his duty.” It’s a duty Joe finds hard to understand, especially as his own family is disintegrating around him, and he has his own battles to fight. Tickets: £9, £6 conc. Time: 7.30pm.
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Simon Amstell - To Be Free
Saturday 7th March: Simon Amstell brings his unique brand of stand-up to Oxford Playhouse. With intense and vulnerable honesty, Amstell’s new show explores joy, love, death, adventure, art, peace, sex, regret, success, eating, suffering, forgiving and everything else required to be free. Tickets: £21. Time: 7.30pm.
All my sons
Tuesday 17th - Saturday 21st March: It is 1947 and America is still haunted by the ghosts of World War Two. Joe Keller, a successful self-made businessman, is living the American dream. With friends and neighbours gathering in his backyard, the idyll is clouded by one thing: his son is missing in action, presumed dead by all but Joe’s wife, Kate. And when the past starts to catch up with Joe, the truth reveals devastating consequences. Tickets: £11 - £26.50. Times: 7.30pm, thus and sat mat 2.30pm.
riday 27th - Saturday 28th March: The Trojan War may be over, but the high seas are still raging as Odysseus faces yet more conflict in his epic journey to get home. Gods, mortals, monsters and Odysseus’ own demons all stand in his way. As he battles Nature at her most turbulent, will Odysseus’ biggest challenge be the changes that await him at his longed-for destination?. Tickets: £12. Times: 7.30pm.
Friday 13 March: After covering weighty issues like death, religion and spam javelins, ‘The King of Edinburgh’ (List) brings us his frivolous show about daftness, whether the term “cool comedian” is an oxymoron, and how Herring’s whole career is a failed attempt to top a piece of slapstick he came up with at 16. Can he revisit the joke thirty years on, or will it smash his old bones?. Tickets: £15, £13.50 (concs). Time: 8pm.
The Tiger Lillies: The Very Worst of the Tiger
Friday 20th March: Join the Grammy nominated Godfathers of alternative cabaret for an evening of dark and deviant theatrics. With an international reputation for being the foremost avant-garde band in the world, The Tiger Lillies never cease to surprise, shock and entertain with their inimitable musical style, conjuring up the macabre magic of pre-war Berlin and fusing it with the savage edge of punk. Tickets: £19. Time: 8pm..
Monday 9th March: Twenty years ago Britain’s favourite publican Al Murray, The Pub Landlord, embarked on his one man mission as the King Cnut of Common Sense, holding back a tide of bottled beer and ninny state nonsense. To celebrate this milestone join this icon on his new tour with his brand new show One Man, One Guvnor. Tickets: £29.40. Time: 7.30pm.
Friday 13th March: Cherished as one of Britain’s favourite singers, Welsh mezzo soprano Katherine Jenkins has achieved meteoric success as the world’s most prolific classical crossover artist her nine studio albums have sold in excess of eight million copies and gone platinum all around the world. She has received numerous accolades for her recordings, including two Classical BRITs for the coveted Album of the Year Award. Ticket: £3.40 - £59.90. Time: 7.30pm.
Derren Brown: Miracle
Monday 23rd - Saturday 28th March: The multi-award winning acknowledged master of psychological illusion is back on tour in 2015 with a brand new one-man show, Derren Brown: Miracle. Having confessed that performing live on stage gives him the greatest pleasure, Derren is, once again, looking forward to the challenge that comes with being acknowledged as one of the world’s most renowned live performers; a dark manipulator of magic and mind control. Tickets: £39.90 - £48.90. Times: 7.30pm.
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