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Bringing a slice of the East with new display at Compton Verney

One of the most promising artists in the world will bring a unique installation entitled The Ritual to Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park.

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Peter Baxter and Henry Blofeld

Blofeld and Baxter entertain in Banbury

Two bastions of a beloved radio institution bring tales from behind the microphone to Banbury next month.

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The Play's the Thing

Permanent exhibition goes behind the scenes at the RSC.

It will be curtains up at the RSC for its first ever permanent exhibition devoted to the staging of Shakespeare’s plays on Saturday October 22

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Brackley Players cause chaos

Can you imagine the chaos that would ensue if a hall was double booked?

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Schools getting involved in Shakespeare events

Shakespearean events coming to Oxford

As Shakespeare’s anniversary year draws to a close, Oxford’s celebrations come to a star-studded finale in November, with some revels of its own.

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The Crucible

Players bring The Crucible to Banbury

The latest production by Banbury Cross Players has extra significance for its director.

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Tom Allen

Two comedians play to Banbury crowd

A comedian who has supported Sarah Millican on a recent tour will be one of two acts at an event at The Mill Arts Centre in Banbury.

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May Contain Food

Kineton show examines food through dance

The sensory, cultural and social implications of food will be explored in a contemporary dance show.

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Lady Chatterley's Lover

Passion crosses class divide in Oxford

One of the most famous stories of an unhappy marriage and an unfulfilled wife, Lady Chatterley’s Lover, was one of the most celebrated novels of the 20th century.

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Jane Austen gets an unlikely makeover

‘Lost’ Jane Austen story comes to Banbury

Creating a new story by Jane Austen is a bit of a challenge given that the author died many, many years ago.

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Ross Noble

Ross Noble adds new dates to UK tour

One of the master of surreal tangents Ross Noble has extended his Brain Dump stand-up comedy tour and it will come to Milton Keynes, Watford, Oxford and Coventry.

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Anything Goes

Anything Goes with musical fun in Oxford

Get swept away with a ritzy musical comedy coming to the Oxford Playhouse next month.

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Some of the dancers in Sleeping Beauty

Youngsters from Banbury area to star in Sleeping Beauty ballet

A number of youngsters from the local area will perform in a professional ballet production coming to the New Theatre in Oxford.

Lucy Porter

Consequences for comedian Lucy Porter in Chipping Norton

One of the most consistent touring comedians will be bringing her latest show to Chipping Norton Theatre.

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Chenderit student spends summer treading the boards

While many students took to their games consoles or whiled away the summer holidays on family vacations, one Chenderit student took a big step in fulfilling his career aspirations.

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Mad dash to Chipping Norton

A host of colourful characters will fill the stage at Chipping Norton Theatre when an adaptation of a Graham Greene book visits later this month.

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Morgan and West in Parlour Tricks

Time travelling Victorian magicians land in Banbury

Time travel and a Victorian magic act might not be conventional bedfellows but a show combining both is coming to Banbury.

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Banbury choreographer’s piece performed at The Mill

A Banbury born choreographer is to have her piece performed as part of a night at dance at The Mill Arts Centre in Banbury.

Penguin! Elephant!

Children’s show in Banbury

A new musical adventure designed for children over the age of three is coming to The Mill Arts Centre in Banbury.

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Bridget Christie

Top comics bring a night of laughter to Stratford theatre

A comedy double bill featuring Bridget Christie and Andy Hamilton will be Live at the RSC’s Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon on Sunday September 18.

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