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DORMER HOUSE : EXHHBITION
Thu 22 Jun - Thu 29 Jun See full date & time info

Opening times
From 30 mins before all live shows, films and screenings
Saturdays 1pm - 3pm 

DORMER HOUSE SCHOOL: MACBETH

Dormer House School present their production of Macbeth.

 

 

DAVID WHORDLEY
Thu 29 Jun - Mon 24 Jul See full date & time info
I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO (12A)

This Oscar-nominated film bridges the civil rights history of America with the racially incendiary present of Black Lives Matter.

 

 

BYE BYE BABY: Oh What A Night!

Bye Bye Baby is a full theatre show covering the journey of the Four Seasons from the very beginning until the Disco era and the rock-androll hall of fame.

 

 

DIAL MEDICINE FOR MURDER

John Bodkin Adams and Harold Shipman were both British doctors; they were also both serial killers. Join Dr Harry Brünjes and Dr Andrew Johns to hear more about these infamous doctors and the repercussions on their profession.

 

 

THE SECRET SCRIPTURE (12A)

A psychiatrist (Eric Bana) examines Roseanne McNulty (Vanessa Redgrave), an elderly Irishwoman living in a mental institution, and learns more about her past in the process.

 

 

CHADLINGTON SCHOOL: WINDOW ON THE WORLD
Tue 4 Jul - Wed 5 Jul See full date & time info

Chadlington School present their production of Window On The World.

 

 

MIDDLE BARTON SCHOOL: THE KEYMASTER

Middle Barton School present their production of The Keymaster.

 

 

THE RED SHOES: A TRIBUTE TO KATE BUSH

The ultimate Kate Bush tribute show, taking you through the career of one of the world’s most iconic artists of the 20th Century.

 

 

THE FABULOUS CORNBURY FINALE 7th-9th July 2017
Fri 7 Jul - Sun 9 Jul See full date & time info

Superstar BRYAN ADAMS will headline the 14th and final Cornbury Festival on Saturday July 8th 2017.  Save the booking fee and support the theatre and buy your tickets through us.

Full Line Up Announced! Bryan Adams / Kaiser Chiefs / Tom Chaplin / The Pretenders / Jools Holland / Jack Savoretti / Imelda May / Ward Thomas / St Paul & The Broken Bones / Sophie Ellis-Bextor / Scounting For Girls / Right Said Fred / The Pierce Brothers / Midge Ure / Stone Foundation / Nine Below Zero / Staxs / Black Dylan / Max Jury / Tex Pistols / Key West / Keston Cobblers Club / Callaghan / Rose Elinor Dougall / The Rails / The Danberrys / Police Dog Hogan / Sarah Munro / The Wandering Hearts / Earl / Laura Oakes 

OBSESSION: RECORDED, CAPTURED LIVE

Jude Law stars in a thrillingly beautiful adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film, broadcast live from the Barbican Theatre in London.

 

 

SCOUT GROUPS MOVIE MORNING

Come along and support the 6th Chipping Norton Scouts raise money to build their new Scout Hut!

 

 

THE FRENCH MAGICIANS

Etienne Pradier and Nicolas Clement bring their blend of magic, comedy and mindreading to The Theatre after their last sold out show!

 

 

THE FOURTH DOG

What does it mean to be part of a family? How does our heredity influence the way we love and hate, live and die? The Fourth Dog is a comedy about breast cancer, marital breakdown, family baggage and grieving – and what could be funnier than that?

 

 

MILTON JONES IS NEARLY OUT THERE

It’s the guy with the loud shirts and messed up hair from Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo, Michael McIntyre’s Roadshow and multiple series on Radio 4. 

 

 

ST MARY'S SCHOOL: OLIVIA!
Wed 12 Jul - Thu 13 Jul See full date & time info

St Mary's School present their production of Olivia!

 

 

CINEMA BAMBINO: BAYWATCH (15)

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 HIPPOPOTAMUS (15)
Fri 14 Jul - Sun 16 Jul See full date & time info

A brilliantly witty comedy based on Stephen Fry’s novel. Roger Allam stars as the titular hippo with a fantastic Brit cast including Fiona Shaw and Russell Tovey.

 

 

ROLLRIGHT STONES FESTIVAL

Join us on Saturday 15th of July at The Theatre Chipping Norton for an event to celebrate not only the start of the National Festival of Archaeology but also the 20th year of operation of the Rollright Trust, guardians of the Rollright Stone monuments.

 

 

CAVE OF FORGOTTEN DREAMS (U)

This unforgettable cinematic experience gives a unique view of an expedition into the nearly inaccessible Chauvet Cave in France.

 

 

NESTING

Linda is a ‘collector’. She has all the necessities: broken umbrellas, unopened Amazon parcels and shoes that don’t fit. With the arrival of a pest controller a funny and moving journey unfolds, looking at compulsive behaviour and finding love in the most unlikely of places.

 

 

MCLAREN (12A)

The inspirational documentary account of one man’s pioneering spirit, unswerving tenacity and endless passion.

 

 

NT LIVE: ANGELS IN AMERICA Part One: Millennium Approaches (Broadcast Live)

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.

Andrew Garfield (Silence, Hacksaw Ridge) plays Prior Walter...

★★★★★
‘A start-to-finish sensation’ 
Daily Telegraph

 

 

 

TOWN HALL CEILIDH

After a great evening last year, we host another fun-filled evening of wild dancing and good company as experienced musicians and singers entertain you through the night.

 

 

NT LIVE: ANGELS IN AMERICA Part Two: Perestroika (Broadcast Live)

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.

Andrew Garfield (Silence, Hacksaw Ridge) plays Prior Walter...

★★★★★
‘A start-to-finish sensation’ 
Daily Telegraph

 

 

 

LUKE DANIELS
Thu 27 Jul - Tue 29 Aug See full date & time info

Opening times
From 30 mins before all live shows, films and screenings
Saturdays 1pm - 3pm 

ARLENE!
Fri 28 Jul - Sat 29 Jul See full date & time info

The Glitz. The Glamour. The Gossip.

The Queen of Dance reveals all from 40 years in showbusiness 

Choreographer to the stars, Arlene gossips with Jacquie Storey about a lifetime in dance and reveals the truth from behind the curtains.

 

 

MY COUSIN RACHEL (12A)
Sun 30 Jul - Wed 2 Aug See full date & time info

Director Roger Michell brings Daphne du Maurier’s acclaimed classic novel to life with the ever-brilliant Rachel Weisz in the lead role. 

 

 

3 DAY DRAMA
Mon 31 Jul - Wed 2 Aug See full date & time info

This interactive workshop aims to build confidence, creativity and imagination. Improvisation, mime and storytelling will be explored in this fun and exciting experience.

DRAMA WEEK
Mon 31 Jul - Fri 4 Aug See full date & time info

Working with a theatre professional, participants will develop a piece of theatre together and learn how performances transfer from the rehearsal room to the stage.

MUSICAL THEATRE WEEKS
Mon 31 Jul - Fri 4 Aug See full date & time info

Working with professional theatre practitioners, this week provides a chance to create a musical theatre show. After intensive rehearsals, participants perform their show on The Theatre's stage.

CHURCHILL (PG)
Thu 3 Aug - Sat 5 Aug See full date & time info

Brian Cox brilliantly portrays the haunted frailty and flaws of Britain’s wartime leader, playing opposite Miranda Richardson and John Slattery.

 

 

WILDERNESS FESTIVAL
Thu 3 Aug - Sun 6 Aug See full date & time info

TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB will headline Wilderness Festival. Support your local theatre by buying your tickets through us.

HAMPSTEAD (12A)
Sun 6 Aug - Thu 10 Aug See full date & time info

A wonderfully unlikely romantic comedy starring Diane Keaton and Brendan Gleeson.

 

 

3 DAY MUSICAL THEATRE
Mon 7 Aug - Wed 9 Aug See full date & time info

Working with creative practitioners, this high-energy workshop provides a chance to sing songs and learn some dance routines.

DRAMA WEEKS
Mon 7 Aug - Fri 11 Aug See full date & time info

Working with a theatre professional, participants will develop a piece of theatre together and learn how performances transfer from the rehearsal room to the stage. 

MUSICAL THEATRE WEEKS
Mon 7 Aug - Fri 11 Aug See full date & time info

Working with professional theatre practitioners, this week provides a chance to create a musical theatre show. After intensive rehearsals, participants perform their show on The Theatre's.

TITUS ANDRONICUS (15): BROADCAST LIVE

The decay of Rome reaches violent depths in Shakespeare’s most bloody play

 

 

DESPICABLE ME 3 (PG)

Gru and new wife Lucy (Bridesmaid’s Kristen Wiig) face down Balthazar Bratt (played by South Park’s Trey Parker), a 1980’s child star with a scheme for world domination. 

 

 

BABY DRIVER (15)

Esteemed British writer-director Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz) delivers a fresh, funny spin on the classic heist movie.

 

 

3 DAY DRAMA
Mon 14 Aug - Wed 16 Aug See full date & time info

This interactive workshop aims to build confidence, creativity and imagination. Improvisation, mime and storytelling will be explored in this fun and exciting experience.

DRAMA WEEKS
Mon 14 Aug - Fri 18 Aug See full date & time info

Working with a theatre professional, participants will develop a piece of theatre together and learn how performances transfer from the rehearsal room to the stage.

MUSICAL THEATRE WEEKS
Mon 14 Aug - Fri 18 Aug See full date & time info

Working with professional theatre practitioners, this week provides a chance to create a musical theatre show. After intensive rehearsals, participants perform their show on The Theatre's stage.

A MAN CALLED OVE (15)

Ove (Rolf Lassgård) is an ill-tempered, isolated retiree who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife’s grave. Just as he is giving up on life and unlikely friendship develops with his boisterous new neighbours. 

 

 

THE BEGUILED (TBC)
Sun 20 Aug - Wed 23 Aug See full date & time info

Starring Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman and Kirsten Dunst this is a crackling drama from Oscar-winning writer-director Sofia Coppola (Lost in Translation, The Virgin Suicides).

 

 

WEST END TO BROADWAY
Mon 21 Aug - Sat 26 Aug See full date & time info

Working with a professional team, including a director, choreographer and musical director, participants will rehearse and perform a variety of show-stopping songs and excerpts from West End and Broadway musicals. This exhilarating and inspiring week culminates in performances on Saturday

CITY OF GHOSTS (12A)

This documentary from the Oscar-nominated Director behind Cartel Land goes behind enemy lines in Syria to follow a group of citizen journalists trying to expose the misinformation campaigns of ISIS.

 

 

PRISCILLA FROST
Mon 4 Sep - Thu 5 Oct See full date & time info
YERMA (15): RECORDED, CAPTURED LIVE

The incredible Billie Piper returns in her award-winning role. A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece.

 

 

MY LIFE AS A ROYAL FOOTMAN TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN

The Friends of the Theatre invite you to their lunch at The Town Hall with Footman to The Queen, Ian Scott Hunter.

 

 

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Ghastly make-up and outrageous performance made this one of the great classics of American silent film, now set to an atmospheric modern musical soundtrack by Minima.

 

 

LAUGH FOR LAWRENCE

Join Miles Jupp, Mark Steele, Lloyd Langford and Pippa Evans for a comedy feast of gags, guffaws and giggles to raise money for the Lawrence Home Nursing Team.

 

 

SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE CRIMSON COBBLES
Tue 19 Sep - Sun 24 Sep See full date & time info

Join us for the world premiere of a brand new Sherlock Holmes caper, specially commissioned for Chipping Norton Theatre, delivered at breakneck pace in a hilarious, deeply daft theatrical explosion for adults and family audiences.

 

 

CLARE CARSWELL
Thu 28 Sep - Thu 9 Nov See full date & time info
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.

 

 

MATT RICHARDSON - SLASH

Hilarious stand-up from the star of Xtra Factor, Big Brother’s Bit on the Side and Virgin Radio.

 

 

GALA CONCERT - PART OF THE YIMBY FESTIVAL
Fri 29 Sep - Sun 1 Oct See full date & time info

We believe there is a lot to be proud of locally and encourage our community to come together to celebrate the rich culture we live in.

 

 

THE BARRON KNIGHTS

The only group to have toured with the Beatles and twice with the Rolling Stones, The Barron Knights are one of the most entertaining groups to come out of the ‘60s and ‘70s.

 

 

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. 

 

 

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.

 

 

THE QUO EXPERIENCE

The Quo Experience is not just another Quo tribute band – it is a chance to experience the sounds and looks of Britain’s biggest singles chart band of all time as we all remember it!

 

 

ANGELA BROWNRIDGE

A thoughtful, magical and sensuous pianist, Angela Brownridge will play some of the most brilliant compositions ever written for piano.

 

 

CORIOLANUS: BROADCAST LIVE

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

 

 

UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH BEVERLEY CRAVEN

After the success of her recent album, Change of Heart, Beverley is looking forward to performing her new songs live alongside timeless classics.

 

 

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.

 

 

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.

Sponsored by Kingham Hill School

 

 

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