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The Show That Must Not Be Named

The Show That Must Not Be Named

May 2021
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This is an entirely improvised adventure into the famous world of witchcraft and wizardry! Our witches and wizards will show a brand new story entirely made up on the night based on your suggestions. This pre-Christmas adventure will take you into the magical world of potions, spells and fantastical creatures!

Previous adventures have told magical tales of heists at Gringott’s bank, unionising dementors, hufflepuff horcruxes, naughty house elves, time travelling goblins, exploding hippogriffs, weird Welsh dragons and trolley witch conspiracies… Join us as we magic you to a corner of the wizarding world - forbidden and never seen before! No two adventures are the same. What will yours bring? And what name will you give ‘The Show That Must Not Be Named’?

Age guideline: 9+

Oxford Playhouse is delighted to be welcoming audiences back into our theatre.   

Please be assured that the safety of our audiences is of the utmost importance to us.  For your safety and assurance, we are following the safety and hygiene measures set out by the government in its guidance for performing arts.    

Please note that all audience members will be asked to wear face masks throughout their time at the Playhouse, unless exempt for health reasons.  These may be removed once seated whilst you are enjoying your pre-ordered refreshments. 

In the event that a performance has to be cancelled, you will receive a full refund. If you are unwell and unable to attend please contact our Ticket Offices team who will do their best to help you.

For further information click here.

Duration: 1 hour with no interval

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Important information

Customers will be allocated staggered arrival times in the following order.

7:17pm - 7:30pm: Stalls rows B, D & F and Circle rows A-B 

7:30pm - 7:45pm: Stalls rows H, K & M and Circle rows C-D 

7:45pm - 8pm: Stalls rows P, R, T & W and Circle rows E, F & G 

All wheelchair customers in (Row T) will be seated last.

Tier 2 Covid Restrictions

Please ensure when booking that your order does not include tickets for anyone outside of your household or support bubble.

  • I laughed my flip-flops off and went straight home to watch a proper Harry Potter film. It was good... but nowhere near as funny as The Show That Must Not Be Named.

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