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Don’t delay – secure a panto-tastic time for your family today.


An epic story of love, sacrifice and redemption amidst an ever-changing world.


Featuring Frantic Assembly’s celebrated physicality, Things I Know To Be True is funny, poetic and brutally frank.


Beautifully crafted, wonderfully funny and charmingly English.


A fun and enlightening treat for young theatre enthusiasts


Fly through a world of circus and fire, shipwrecks and battles. The perfect adventure for all the family.


Part physics class, part sound technology lecture and part dance performance, this is a show about sound and space.


A show with something for all ages; it’s inventive, funny, and has a big heart.


A story about endurance – when our brains tell our bodies to stop – and the psychology of carrying on.


In turns hilarious and moving, this poetic, multimedia ramshackle road trip is a modern pilgrimage.


A hilarious and heartbreaking call to arms for our modern age.


A heartfelt and buoyant discovery of self-mortality and celebration of life!


Weirdos presents two weird and wonderful shows for your delectation.


Hilarious sketch comedy from the award-winning Hannah Croft and Fiona Pearce.


Delightful traditional Japanese tales brought to life through inventive storytelling, puppetry and music


Set against the backdrop of the Sheffield Blitz - story of ordinary men in extraordinary times.


Told through spoken word and within timed boxing rounds - a story about amateur boxing and family.


This iconic war play by Frank McGuinness is a powerful portrayal of mortality, love and loss.


More than just a play; it’s proof that young people have the power to change the world.


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.


Simon Baron-Cohen talks about new research that raises profound ethical issues surrounding autism and neurodiversity...


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


An all-singing, all-dancing crew from the University of Oxford will dazzle and delight with comic thrills and sensational choreography


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.


From a toe tap to a wiggle, everyone can dance!


Children’s TV presenter Cerrie Burnell talks about her wonderful new series of books...


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


Afast, funny and deeply moving depiction of how the places we call home speak to us and of us


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...


Join Britain’s most popular soprano for a delightful evening of song, stories and chat.


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.


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.