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KING LEAR (12A)

King Lear, played by the great Kevin McNally (Pirates of the Caribbean, Life on Mars, The Mill), recorded, captured live from Shakespeare's Globe.

 

 

CONTAGION CABARET

Dreamt up in the plague-ridden imagination of the Theatre’s Artistic Director John Terry, join a cast of familiar faces alongside scientists and literary researchers from Oxford University for an evening of infectious extracts from plays and music.

 

 

THE SIX WIVES OF HENRY VIII

The Six Wives of Henry VIII was an undisputed hit at the Bristol Old Vic, and with live original music, embroidery, barbie dolls, silly songs and historical hysteria, this promises to be an ill-researched lesson in cross-dressing Tudor history that you'll never forget.

 

 

BIZET'S CARMEN ON THE LAKE

Performed on the spectacular floating water stage of Austria’s Lake Constance, Bizet’s Carmen is a story of passion, destiny and obsession.

 

 

MICHAEL MORPURGO'S WHY THE WHALES CAME

Multi-award-winning performer and storyteller Danyah Miller vividly brings to life this enchanting classic tale by Michael Morpurgo. 

 

 

THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM (15)

Bill Nighy stars in this gothic murder mystery adapted from a much loved novel by Peter Ackroyd, set in London's dangerous Limehouse district in 1880.

 

 

HAMLET (12A)

Another chance to see last year's performance of Shakespeare's tragedy starring Benedict Cumberbatch.

 

 

JEREMY HARDY: LIVE 2017

Jeremy Hardy is in his 4th decade as a stand-up this year. That’s a more dramatic way of saying he started 33 years ago and, without a lottery win, probably has at least another 33 years to go. He’s continuing his tour this autumn! 

 

 

THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK

Enter the imaginative world of Lewis Carroll in this brand new, inventive adaptation of the beloved classic poem, The Hunting of the Snark. A musical comedy adventure for the whole family.

 

 

GENIUS

Anjali celebrates the creative abilities and artistic potential of people with learning disabilities and demonstrates exciting new possibilities in dance through its pioneering work. 

 

 

TEAM VIKING

This is the remarkable, hilarious and heart-lifting story of how James actually gave his best mate a full Viking burial.

 

 

CORIOLANUS: BROADCAST LIVE

Rome Season Director, Angus Jackson, completes the RSC’s collection of Shakespeare’s Roman plays.

 

 

ALI COOK: PRINCIPLES OF DECEPTION

Star of West End magic marvels and big screen spectacles, Ali Cook brings his own brand of awe-inspiring magic and offbeat comedy to The Theatre.

 

 

LOST AND FOUND

From the bestselling picture book by award-winning children's author, Oliver Jeffers, this simple story of true friendship comes to life with puppetry, songs and music.

 

 

PRIVATE HENRY TANDEY

A play that shows how one single shot could have changed world history. September 1918, northern France. A humble British Private has the opportunity to change the course of history by preventing World War II.

 

 

PANTO: SLEEPING BEAUTY
Tue 14 Nov - Sun 14 Jan See full date & time info

Chipping Norton's brand new panto, the most spectacular, the most splendid and the most stupefying, funny show of the year. Once Upon A Time there lived a...

Sponsored by Kingham Hill School

FOLLIES (12A)

Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre.

 

 

TAWAI - A VOICE FROM THE FOREST (U)

A film by Bruce Parry, including a Q&A with the award-winning documentarian and explorer.

 

 

PHILL JUPITUS: JUPLICITY

Join stand-up comedian, poet, improviser, and TV stalwart Phill Jupitus for over an hour of tales, laughs and diversions. 

 

 

GRANDMA CLAUS

Grandma Claus is the kindest, funniest and silliest lady in town - and this Christmas she's inviting you over! 

 

 

YOUNG MARX (12A)

The fabulous Rory Kinnear is Marx in this new comedy which reunites the creative team behind One Man, Two Guvnors.

 

 

ADAM KAY'S SMUTTY CHRISTMAS SONGS

Leave the kids at home and join us for this evening of festive filth.

 

 

MICHAEL MCINTYRE: WORK IN PROGRESS
Sat 6 Jan - Mon 22 Jan See full date & time info

Please note: both dates have now SOLD OUT

HARE AND TORTOISE

A funny, tender, award-winning adaptation of the well-loved story in a production brimming with music, movement & colour from Chippy favourites Pied Piper.

 

 

AN EVENING WITH GERVASE PHINN

With his keen ear for the absurd and sharp eye for the ludicrous, Gervase shares his hilarious and sometimes poignant tales of life as a schools inspector in the Yorkshire Dales.

 

 

CORNERMEN

A tragic, funny and gripping play by award-nominated writer, Oliver Forsyth, tours after a critically acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Fringe. 

 

 

THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO

Merry Opera, regular favourites at Chipping Norton with fresh, energetic and musically respectful opera productions, return with this classic favourite.

 

 

OBAMA AND ME

While Barack Obama is fulfilling his American Dream as the first black president of the United States, Sylvia Arthur, a black Brit, is in Brussels in pursuit of the European version. Powerful, important and thoughtful political theatre.

 

 

DOGS DON'T DO BALLET

Based on the award-winning book, the show features music, songs, handcrafted puppets and Biff, the ballet-dancing dog!

 

 

SCIENCE OXFORD: THE LIGHT FANTASTIC

Our fun family exploration of the amazing properties of light.

 

 

TWELFTH NIGHT (12A)

Twelfth Night is a hilarious and heartbreaking tale of unrequited love. Christopher Luscombe directs Adrian Edmondson and Kara Tointon.

 

 

MANWATCHING

A funny and frank insight into heterosexual female desire, read out loud by a man. Transferring from London’s Royal Court Theatre.

 

 

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF (15)

Following his smash hit production of A Streetcar Named Desire, Benedict Andrews’ ‘thrilling revival’ (New York Times) stars Sienna Miller alongside, Jack O’Connell and Colm Meaney. 

 

 

THE CONDUCTOR

The threat of fascism creeps ever closer. What use is art in the face of all this? The Conductor is a concert-play: a story told, and woven within the music of the symphony itself.

 

 

CRIMES UNDER THE SUN

Inspired by Agatha Christie, The 39 Steps, and film noir, welcome to a hilarious yet murderous trip to a classic English Riviera retreat. 

 

 

JULIUS CAESAR (12A)

Ben Whishaw (Skyfall) and Michelle Fairley (Game of Thrones) play Brutus and Cassius, David Calder plays Caesar and David Morrissey is Mark Antony. Broadcast live from the stage of London's newest theatre, The Bridge.

 

 

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