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Two fearless young men compete in a thrilling game of physical endurance in this beautiful and original circus show.


Oxford Operatic Society returns to the Oxford Playhouse with their latest production, Oliver!


A master of absurdist irony and the king of rapid-fire wit.


International theatrical powerhouse Cheek by Jowl returns with its stunning production of The Winter’s Tale.


The Pasadena Roof Orchestra recreate the sounds of a golden age of music from 1920s and 1930s.


This new student production is one of the very first regional performances of this critically acclaimed play


Edward Fox stars in this brand new stage play, bringing Betjeman’s poetry and his vivacious personality to life.


A cabaret drama that gives a series of snapshots into some astonishing lives.


A stunning new production of one of the most celebrated novels of the twentieth century


Oxford Playhouse brings Cerrie Burnell’s touching story to life


Live Canon presents a selection of poems written in response to Shakespeare's sonnets...


Astronauts. Regrets. The sexes. Social Media. Hipsters. Lost stuff. Other stuff.


Giving insights into the rich historical partnership between music and the monarchy, this is a delightfully quirky and entertaining evening.


Matthew Bourne presents an evening of dances that established his career.


Funny and warm, this national treasure is everyone's cup of tea.


A classic that still speaks powerfully to a modern audience.


Spellbinding and irreverent - sure to entrance both dance and music enthusiasts alike.


Join us for a journey into sound and movement.


An original sketch comedy by student Rebecca Heitlinger satirising the trials and tribulations of modern dating.


Emma Bentley dons the trousers as she tackles the trials and tribulations of playing Shakespeare’s men


The first UK performance of this tumultuous Tennessee Williams play in ten years


An immersive production of Dostoyevsky’s short story


Take your seat. Cover your eyes. And let the words roll over you...


Two top comedians for the price of one. What’s not to love?


A truthful and funny piece of music and clowning-infused theatre


The Oxford Jazz Masters Series returns to celebrate 20 years of jazz at the BT.


A razor-sharp commentary on modern consumer society.


A true gem of a playwright, Butterworth’s plays are as unique as they are beautiful.


A dark and heart-achingly funny thriller that examines the role technology plays in our lives.


Gods and ancient hierarchies collide with a world of guns, television and iPhones...


I Stop to Understand introduces us to seven couples connected by friendship, love and the trauma of conflict.


Their latest show features their infamous wit, loads of banter, plus a few rib-tickling songs.


Mastrosimone cuts to the heart of this all-too-familiar tragedy


This show does exactly what it says on the tin … possibly.


One of the UK’s most accomplished, smartest and funniest performers.


The ideal introduction to Oxford drama

Relaxed performances are aimed at anyone who would benefit from a laid back environment including people with an Autistic Spectrum Condition, a learning disability or very young children who might be afraid of the dark. The atmosphere in the auditorium will be relaxed with the house lights partially on. Audience members will be free to come and go as they please throughout the show and make noise if they want to.

A British Sign Language interpreted performance is a service where the interpreter is fully integrated into the show so that the Deaf audience can fully understand the story.

Captioning is a service for people with hearing impairments of all kinds. The captioner uses a special stage text software. They convert the spoken word into text, which is displayed on a caption unit situated on or next to the stage. As the words are spoken or sung the captioner sends the specially formatted script to the display unit.

Audio description is a service for people with visual impairments. It is a live verbal commentary delivered during a performance, capturing the key visual elements such as actions and movements, gestures and facial expressions, sets, props and costumes. The description is relayed to the audience member through a lightweight headset which is supplied by the venue

At some performances a touch tour will be available before a performance. This means that before the performance the describer will visit the set with the service users, describe elements of the design and encourage them to touch surfaces, costumes and props so that they can understand the geography and nuances of the performance. Please phone Box Office to book free tickets for the touch tours.