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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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Chipping Norton's pantomime is part-way through its 101-show run NNL-170812-092725001

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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Florence Taylor (centre standing) and the cast in rehearsals NNL-171121-091113001

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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Mamma Mia! has been seen by ten percent of the British public

Five of the best things to do in Banburyshire this week

Theatre fans have plenty of choice this week with loads on offer in Banburyshire from pantomimes to musicals.

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Sunset Boulevard

Story of faded screen star and impoverished writer comes to Milton Keynes Theatre

One of the all time great musicals, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard, is a compelling story of romance and obsession based on Billy Wilder’s legendary film.

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West End star Shanice Smith performs in Whitney ' Queen of the Night at the New Theatre, Oxford NNL-171030-101029001

Five of the best things to do in Banburyshire this week

With the nights drawing in as the clocks have gone back, now is a great time to see some shows and we have some of the best in and around Banbury.

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Chipping Warden's The Church Players present Mother Goose NNL-171024-133341001

Panto season begins in Chipping Warden

Chipping Warden’s village hall will be the place to be tomorrow, Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28 as The Church Players present the classic tale of Mother Goose.

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Chipping Warden's The Church Players present Mother Goose NNL-171024-133341001

Panto season gets underway in Chipping Warden

There will be fun for all the family this weekend as Mother Goose hits the stage.

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You will like to be beside the seaside with Banbury musical

A musical made popular in the 1960s starring Tommy Steele is being staged by Banbury Operatic Society.

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Brackley Players latest production of "Ghost Writer". Pictured, Amanda Howson, Keith Fraser, Mark Lewin, Emma Wilberforce, Toni Gower, Jim Howson NNL-170810-183816009

Spooky laughs aplenty in Brackley Players show

Comedy thriller Ghostwriter takes to the stage in Brackley this month.

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Play aims to bridge gap between different views

A new show at the Mill in Banbury using interviews from more than 200 teenagers will examine how to increase understanding between people holding different views.

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Former Soft Cell frontman Marc Almond performing at Flashback Festival 2012 YPN-171209-101726064

Five of the best things to do in Banburyshire this week

There is a lot on offer for music fans this week in and around Banbury as well as plenty of other events.

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