The Theatre, Chipping Norton : Click here to go to the homepage BOX OFFICE
01608 642350
Mon to Fri 10am - 6pm, Sat 10am - 2pm
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The Dukes Theatre
Lancaster, Thu 27 April - Sat 6 May, 7.30pm. Matinee: Sat 6 May, 2pm
tel: 01524 598500
Pegasus Theatre
Oxford, Tues 9 May, 7:30pm. Join us after the interval for a unique panel discussion and Q and A on issues surrounding this extraordinary modern classic. The panel discussions will feature three renowned Oxford University Professors - Elleke Boehmer, a biographer of Mandela, whose research focus is on resistance and literature in sub-Saharan Africa, amongst other areas, and Oliver Taplin and Fiona Macintosh, experts on ancient Greek theatre and its remakings and receptions in modern times. They will be joined on stage by members of The Islands cast and crew.
tel: 01865 812 150
The Theatre
Chipping Norton, Wed 10 Sat 20 May, 7.45pm. Matinee 20 May, 2.30pm
tel: 01608 642350
Tobacco Factory Theatre
Bristol, Tue 23 - Sat 27 May, 8pm. Matinees: 25 & 27 May, 2pm
tel: 01179 020344
Southwark Playhouse
London, Wed 31 May - Sat 24 June, 8pm. Matinees: 3, 10, 17 & 24 June, 3.30pm.
tel: 020 7407 0234


The Theatre Chipping Norton and The Dukes Lancaster present THE ISLAND
By Athol Fugard, John Kani and Winston Ntshona. Directed by John Terry

Two men, unlikely friends, stagger through days of crippling prison work, breaking free in nights of playful escapism and ecstatic, dreamlike joy. With just scraps from their cell, they prepare for a performance of Antigone in front of the prisoners and guards - an act of defiance from people who have lost everything they have to lose.

With gut-wrenching emotion, soaring beauty and exquisite simplicity, this great drama of defiance and determination draws on the stories that linger from Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was held prisoner.



Tour Dates 

Dukes, Lancaster

Thu 27 April - Sat 6 May, 7.30pm.  Matinee: Sat 6 May, 2pm

Box Office: 01524 598500   Website:   

Tickets: £19.50 - £8

The Theatre Chipping Norton    

Wed 10 – Sat 20 May, 7.45pm.  Matinee 20 May, 2.30pm

Box Office: 01608 642350   Website: 

Tickets: £15, £13 conc, £5 under 26's (incl. £1.50 per ticket booking fee). School groups £2 per ticket

Pegasus Theatre, Oxford

Tuesday 9th May, 7.30pm
Box Office: 01865 812150 Website:
Tickets: £13, £9 concs, £6 Under 18s

Tobacco Factory Theatre, Bristol

Tue 23 - Sat 27 May, 8pm.  Matinees: 25 & 27 May, 2pm

Box Office: 01179 020344   Website: 

Tickets: £14, £10 conc

Southwark Playhouse, London

Wed 31 May - Sat 24 June, 8pm.  Matinees: 3, 10, 17 & 24 June, 3.30pm.

Box Office: 020 7407 0234   Website:

Tickets: £20 - £12