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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?

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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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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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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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Five of the best things to do in Banburyshire this week

With us fast approaching the big C, pantomimes and theatre dominate the events calendar at this time of year.

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

REVIEW: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury

The proclaimed stars of Aylesbury’s Waterside pantomimes haven’t always lived up to their top billing, I can think of a few who have been disappointing.
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Peter Kay UK tour CANCELLED including 17 shows in London, instructions issued on ticket refunds

Peter Kay UK tour CANCELLED including 17 shows in London, instructions issued on ticket refunds

Peter Kay has revealed he is cancelling his Peter Kay Live Arena Tour and other work commitments due to ‘unforeseen family circumstances’.

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Join Ratty and Toad for a fun show at The Mill

The Mill Arts Centre will host a much loved show for all the family over this Christmas period.

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Voices Across Time plan most ambitious shows to date

A drama group specialising in participatory historical musicals is getting ready for its most hectic Christmas period to date.

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National Theatre, War Horse. Picture by Birgit

War Horse at New Theatre, Oxford is the poignant story of all who suffer in war

The National Theatre’s acclaimed production of War Horse spends Christmas at New Theatre, Oxford, offering families an alternative to the festive pantomimes.
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