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Review - Derren Brown's Underground at Northampton's Royal & Derngate

The master of psychological illusion Derren Brown tells us that the world is all about the stories that we tell to other people.
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The Pantaloons performing A Midsummer Night's Dream

Shakespearean midsummer at Canons Ashby

Audience members can go off with the fairies for an outdoor theatre show coming to Canons Ashby House.

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David Troughton as Titus Andronicus

REVIEW: The RSC's Titus Andronicus is harrowing - and hilarious

Peter Ormerod reviews Titus Andronicus, presented by the RSC at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford
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Paul McCaffrey

Banbury venues team up for Let’s Play comedy night

Banbury’s Rock the Atic and The Mill Arts Centre have teamed up to support Banbury charity Let’s Play Project’ with an evening of top-class comedy.

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The cast of Old Boundary Lane written by Voices Across Time NNL-170614-091313001

Voices Across Time step up rehearsals

Voices Across Time, the Banbury three piece who write and perform in participatory musicals based on British history, are gearing up for their next spectacular show.

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Eleanor Conway is bringing her show Walk of Shame to The Mill

Sex, evangelicalism and the future bring laughs to Banbury

Three top comedy acts promise to bring laughter for a range of audiences at the Mill in Banbury this month.

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10 of the funniest Twitter accounts on the General Election

10 of the funniest Twitter accounts on the General Election

Twitter is awash with politics as the general election campaign enters its final week.

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Director Owen Horsley

RSC to take on Wilde’s controversial Salomé

An Oscar Wilde play which was originally banned in Britain takes to the stage in a new production by the RSC in Stratford this week.

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Opera Anywhere in rehearsal for the show

G&S classic comes to Banbury

Banbury welcomes a renowned touring opera company this weekend when it presenting a classic of musical theatre.

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Ballet Central present Dracula

Ballet performers coming to Chipping Norton

There will be a chance to see the up and coming ballet performers when a show comes to Chipping Norton Theatre on Friday June 9.

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James Hyland

Gothic one man show in Banbury

A terrifying tale of split personalities and the dark side of the imagination can be seen at The Mill Arts Centre in Banbury next month.

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Ayesha Hazarika

Former political advisor stands up in Banbury

For many comedians, tearing up the script for the show on the opening night would be hell for some people.

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Brackley Players

Thrilling show by Brackley Players

How many of us, if we could see into the future, would make a tweak or two?

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Mystery Jets

Birthday concert and comedy in Banbury

It will be a very happy second birthday to Rock the Atic and they have a weekend of entertainment lined up to celebrate.

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Men who tell sexist or homophobic jokes suffer from low self esteem

Men who tell sexist or homophobic jokes suffer from low self esteem

Men who make sexist and homophobic jokes suffer low self-esteem and are trying to boost their manliness, a study has found.

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Gilbert (No Sullivan)

Gilbert without Sullivan in Banbury

It might be one of the most famous song writing partnerships, but a new show coming to The Mill Arts Centre in Banbury looks at the career without the other.

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The cast of the Lynden Players' Drinking with Angelika in rehearsals

First time show comes to Middleton Cheney

A drama group have lined up a show never performed before in Oxfordshire.

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Craig Revel Horwood and Alexandra Burke

Holy musical in Oxford

All good things come to those who wait. That is very much the motto of Craig Revel Horwood when it comes to his ambition to be part of the Sister Act phenomenon.

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Burton

Burton in Banbury

The spirit of the great Welsh actor Richard Burton comes to life on stage in Banbury next week.

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John Bishop

John Bishop to do warm up dates in the area

The comedian John Bishop will be performing a week of warm up dates later this year across the local area.

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