Theatre and Comedy

Theatre & Comedy

Adderbury bids goodbye to GI allies

The Adderbury Institute will be thrown into an evening of American-English merrymaking next month as Voices Across Time’s (VaT) new show debuts.

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Michael Stanley. Photo: Alex Winn NNL-180806-161510001

Actor needs £3k to bring West End play home to Banbury

An actor who grew up in Banbury is placing his faith in the public’s generosity in a bid for £3,000 to make a West End play and bring it back home.

Harry Hill

Harry Hill's new tour comes to Milton Keynes and Aylesbury

Harry Hill has announced a new family-fun filled tour kicking off in October coming to Milton Keynes, Aylesbury, Coventry and Oxford.

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Sharon Green Dance Academy performed The Greatest Showman over four nights NNL-180406-150110001

In Pictures: Bodicote’s dancers celebrate 30th anniversary

Bodicote based Sharon Green Dance Academy celebrated 30 years with a show at Banbury Academy last week.

Phill Jupitus

Comedian Phill Jupitus returns to Banbury in June

Comedian Phill Jupitus will be returning to his stand up roots for the final date of his tour, which comes to Banbury next month.

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Banbury Cross Players

Banbury Cross Players to join other drama groups at Lighthorne Festival

Several drama groups, including Banbury Cross Players, will be performing at the Lighthorne Festival running from Tuesday, June 5, to Saturday, June 9.

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A scene from the touring production of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert with Jason Donovan as Tick. Banbury Operatic Society will be performing this iconic play. PNL-151230-155051001

Banbury Operatic Society needs ‘fabulous’ cast for ambitious production of Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Fancy acting in an iconic musical in October with one of Banbury’s well-respected performance groups?

Vienna Festival Ballet presents Swan Lake at the Benn Hall

What’s happening at The Mill this month

Classic ballet, sharp comedy and vibrant folk music are among the entertainment coming to the Mill in Banbury this month.

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Suzanna Hamilton

An alternative look at the lives of Romeo and Juliet at Chipping Norton Theatre

A remarkable re-imagining of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet takes to the stage in Chipping Norton next month.

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Five things to do in Banburyshire in the coming weeks

Looking for something to do in the region this weekend and beyond? Take a look below.

Atic owner Ryan Mold with comedians Dan Mayo, Matt Bragg, Brian Gittins and Terry Green NNL-180304-180454001

Banbury bar hits comedy show Guinness World Record

A Banbury bar is in line for a Guinness World Record after hitting the target of 96 hours of non-stop stand-up comedy yesterday evening (Monday, April 2).

The Atic, Butchers Row

Banbury’s Rock the Atic begins comedy marathon this evening

Banbury will be at the centre of the stand-up-up comedy universe for the next five days as a world record is attempted.

Jersey Boys

Big names and big shows lined up for new season at New Theatre Oxford

Top West End musicals, world-famous musicians and top class comedy – just a few of the things audiences can look forward to at the New Theatre Oxford over the coming months.

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Rip It Up

Strictly stars reveal new tour coming to south Midlands

Tickets have gone on sale for a new show featuring two former Strictly winners.
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Your guide to events you must not miss this week

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s what’s going on.

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Owen Collins will be one of the stand-ups performing at the Cornhill Centre NNL-180219-094410001

Banbury comedy night with political purpose

A nationally touring show, Stand up for Labour, comes to Banbury for just one night this week at The Cornhill Centre, Castle Street, Banbury and is open to all.

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Young Bodicote cast gets ready to take on hungry plant

Bodicote Church Youth Drama Group will be at Bishop Loveday School next week as they battle to keep Banbury safe from a very hungry plant.

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Dozens of comedians will be taking to the stage at Atic Banbury for a Guinness World Record attempt

Banbury venue's Guinness World Record attempt with 96 hours of comedy

A venue in Banbury needs the community's help in an attempt to set a new Guinness World Record for the longest-running comedy show.
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Griff Rhys Jones is coming to Chipping Norton PNL-171209-104939004

Five of the best things to do in Banburyshire

It is all about the theatre in terms of our top five things to do in and around Banbury with loads of plays and acts to go and see.

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The cast of Cinderella as performed by the Eydon Players.

Pantomime returns to Eydon

Oh yes it will, pantomime will return to Eydon early in the new year with a production of Cinderella.

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