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Review: Passionate intensity with ingenious touches in Antony & Cleopatra

Roseanne Edwards reviews the RSC's production of Antony & Cleopatra at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford

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The cast of The Producers, being staged from today to April 22

Edgy musical comedy in Banbury with The Producers

Odyssey Theatre brings musical comedy classic The Producers to the stage at Wykham Theatre in Banbury this week.

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Banbury Cross Players rehearse for The Tempest. Picture: Mike Watling

The Tempest blows in to two venues around Banbury

Banbury Cross Players present The Tempest this month – at two venues.

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Caroline Quentin and Neil DSouza as Lady Sarah Hotham and  Peregrine Pelham in The Hypocrite. Picture: Duncan Lomax

Review: Three hours of classy farce in full-blooded production of The Hypocrite in Stratford

Nick Le Mesurier reviews The Hypocrite, presented by the RSC and Hull Truck Theatre at the Swan Theatre, Stratford

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Martin Hutson as Cassius. Picture: Helen Maybanks

Review: RSC's Julius Caesar is a harrowing account of power and betrayal

Roseanne Edwards reviews Julius Caesar, presented by the RSC at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford

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Iseult Casey  and Noelle Brown in Monday's Child. Picture: Dylan Vaughan

Enchanting tale of friendship between a girl and an old lady comes to Chipping Norton

Ireland’s best-known children’s theatre company Barnstorm brings its acclaimed production of Monday’s Child to Chipping Norton next week.

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Bodicote Players

Bodicote show runs in the family

One of the best known farces is to be performed by a drama group starting this week

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Cinderella as a ballet comes to Oxford

Classic fairy tale served up at Oxford

Children as young as three can come along and see a ballet which has been specially created for young people.

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Outside Edge

Bowled over by cricketing show in Kineton

When Kineton Amateur Dramatic Society director Linda Synge wanted to stage the comedy Outside Edge, she was concerned at the long list of cricket props and the bat wielding skills.

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Bound

Bound by a gripping tale in Banbury

Audiences will be taken on a journey into the unknown and go on the search for a better future.

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The music of Dusty Springfield features in a musical

Dusty Springfield musical hits Oxford

Son of a Preacher Man, a heart warming new musical featuring the soulful music of Dusty Springfield, embarks on a national tour this autumn.

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Fantastic Mr Fox

Family treat with Dahl story at Oxford

Heading our way for the Easter school holidays is a perfect production to appeal to the kids.

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Amanda Abbington in Abigail's Party

Interview: Sherlock star Amanda Abbington discusses Abigail's Party

We chat to Sherlock actress Amanda Abbington, who talks about her new role in Abigail's Party coming to the Oxford Playhouse.

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Ventoux coming to Chipping Norton

Memorable cycling moment recreated Chipping Norton

One of the most dramatic events in sporting history will be brought to life in a stage show coming to Chipping Norton Theatre next month.

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Amanda Abbington in Abigail's Party

Sherlock star features in comedy at Oxford

Amanda Abbington stars in the 40th anniversary production of Mike Leigh’s comedy Abigail’s Party.

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Jo Caulfield

Award winning comedian visits Banbury

After a sell-out run at the 2016 Edinburgh Festival, award-winning comedian Jo Caulfield comes to The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury with her new show on Friday March 31.

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The Thing That Came Over There

Alien things coming to Banbury

A show inspired by B movies from the 1950s and jammed packed with silliness and mayhem can be seen at The Mill Arts Centre in Banbury next month.

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The societys production of Legally Blonde

Banbury youngsters sought for role in musical show

A youth drama company in Banbury is looking to take children back to the 80s with an adaptation of an Adam Sandler comedy.

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Adrian Banks and Clare Primrose in Cherwell Theatre Companys production of Cinderella

Chance for Banbury youngsters to show off talent to theatre company

A thriving Banbury theatre company is expanding to cope with the number of talented young people wanting to get involved.

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Tom Parker of The Wanted

The Wanted star is Grease lightning ahead of Oxford date

A star studded cast is on tour with Grease, taking the hit 70s musical of teenage angst and young romance into theatres nationwide.

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