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August 2022

August 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

RUSH: A Joyous Jamaican Journey

Oxford Playhouse, Beaumont Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2LW United Kingdom
£10

Join us as we tell the story of Reggae music and the Windrush Generation and hear how this music took the world by storm. Narrated by comedian John Simmit and featuring ska, rock steady, calypso, gospel, lovers rock, dancehall and Reggae played live by the JA Reggae Band. Get ready to enjoy the music of Desmond Dekker, Jimmy Cliff, Bob Marley, Millie Small and many more.

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August 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Different times daily

Dragons and Mythical Beasts Live

Oxford Playhouse, Beaumont Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2LW United Kingdom
£15.50

Direct from the West End! Calling all brave heroes! Enter into a magical world of myths and legends in this fantastical new show for all the family. Unveil a myriad of dark secrets and come face to face with some of the most magnificent monsters and terrifying beasts ever to walk the earth. Discover the colossal Stone Troll, the mysterious Indrik and Japanese Baku; the Tooth Fairy (not as sweet as you'd think), an adorable Unicorn and majestic Griffin. Take…

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September 2022

September 27 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until September 29, 2022

One event on September 28, 2022 at 2:30 pm

One event on September 29, 2022 at 2:30 pm

One event on September 30, 2022 at 8:00 pm

One event on October 1, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on October 1, 2022 at 2:30 pm

SPIKE

Oxford Playhouse, Beaumont Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2LW United Kingdom
£10

By Ian Hislop and Nick Newman | A Watermill Theatre Production “I’m not acting crazy. I’m the genuine article.” It’s the booming fifties, and Britain is in the clutches of Goon mania as men, women and children across the country scramble to get their ear to a wireless for another instalment of The Goon Show. While Harry Secombe and Peter Sellers get down to the serious business of becoming overnight celebrities, fellow Goon and chief writer Spike finds himself pushing…

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October 2022

October 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Harry Hill: Experiments in Entertainment 3 – Work in Progress

Oxford Playhouse, Beaumont Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2LW United Kingdom
£22.50

Join Harry Hill as he test drives his latest idea of what a joke is. Laugh with him as he succeeds, distance yourself from him as he fails, track him down in the bar and get a selfie, ask him if he’s bringing TV Burp back, phone your mum and get him to wish her a happy birthday. Let’s Mattress!

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October 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until October 13, 2022

One event on October 13, 2022 at 2:30 pm

One event on October 14, 2022 at 8:00 pm

One event on October 15, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on October 15, 2022 at 2:30 pm

The Mirror Crack’d

Oxford Playhouse, Beaumont Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2LW United Kingdom
£10

By Agatha Christie The Original Theatre Company presents Adapted for the stage by Rachel Wagstaff Directed by Philip Franks 1960s England and a wind of change is blowing through the land. It has even reached the sleepy village of St. Mary Mead. There’s a new housing estate to make the villagers curious and fearful. And even stranger, a rich American film star has bought the Manor House. Jane Marple, confined to a chair after an accident, is wondering if life has passed…

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October 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

David O’Doherty: whoa is me

Oxford Playhouse, Beaumont Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2LW United Kingdom
£25.50

Here he comes again, trotting on to the stage with all of the misplaced confidence of a waiter with no pad. There'll be lots of talking, some apologising and some songs on a glued together plastic keyboard from 1986. As seen on Channel 4's Along for the Ride with David O'Doherty, '8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown' and BBC's 'Live At the Apollo.'

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October 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 25, 2022 at 11:00 am

One event on October 25, 2022 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 26, 2022 at 11:00 am

One event on October 26, 2022 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 27, 2022 at 11:00 am

One event on October 27, 2022 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 28, 2022 at 11:00 am

One event on October 28, 2022 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 29, 2022 at 11:00 am

One event on October 29, 2022 at 2:00 pm

Pigs Might Fly

Oxford Playhouse, Beaumont Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2LW United Kingdom
£14.50

Based on Michael Morpurgo’s Mudpuddle Farm Musical adaptation by Caroline Wigmore & Jen Green Golden Toad Theatre presents a new farmyard musical about the joy of unlikely friendships. This bold and energetic new musical follows the air-raising adventures of Pintsize, the youngest and most daring piglet on Mudpuddle Farm. Pintsize loves nothing more than playing with his next-farm-neighbour and best friend Diana the sheep, but one day he wakes up to discover a tall fence built between their two farms. Devastated by the loss…

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October 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Ed Gamble: Electric

Oxford Playhouse, Beaumont Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2LW United Kingdom
£22.50

After a sell-out tour of his house in 2020 (extended into 2021 due to popular demand), Ol’ Broken Pancreas is charged up and ready to flick the switch on another night of attention seeking. Co-host of the award-winning mega-hit podcast Off Menu with James Acaster, Taskmaster champion, and has his own special Blood Sugar available worldwide on Amazon Prime. As seen and heard on Mock the Week (BBC2), Live At the Apollo (BBC), The Russell Howard Hour (Sky), QI (BBC2),…

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October 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Simon Evans: The Work of the Devil

Oxford Playhouse, Beaumont Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2LW United Kingdom
£19.50

Simon Evans’ (Live at the Apollo, Mock The Week, The News Quiz) last show, Genius 2.0 was described by The Scotsman as ‘A Masterclass’ and provided an hilarious analysis of the departure of any visible sign of intelligence from modern life. But his new show raises the stakes, with his usual excoriating views of a world on fire given a perspective shift from personal revelations that turned his world upside down this year.

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October 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Austentatious

Oxford Playhouse, Beaumont Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2LW United Kingdom
£21

The Improvised Jane Austen Novel An improvised comedy play starring a cast of the country’s quickest comic performers. In each show the cast conjures up a brand new ‘lost’ Jane Austen novel based on nothing more than a title suggested by the audience. Previous ‘lost’ masterpieces have included Double 0 Darcy, Game of Scones and The Wickham Man. Performed in period costume with live musical accompaniment, this is a regency treat guaranteed to delight Austen novices and die-hard fans alike.

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November 2022

November 8 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until November 10, 2022

One event on November 10, 2022 at 2:30 pm

One event on November 11, 2022 at 8:00 pm

One event on November 12, 2022 at 7:30 pm

One event on November 12, 2022 at 2:30 pm

Othello

Oxford Playhouse, Beaumont Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2LW United Kingdom
£10

A Frantic Assembly Production, co-produced with Curve Frantic Assembly presents its award-winning and electrifying take on Shakespeare’s tragedy of paranoia, sex and murder. Othello’s passionate affair with Desdemona becomes the catalyst for jealousy, betrayal, revenge and the darkest intents. Frantic Assembly takes Shakespeare’s muscular and beautiful text, combines its own bruising physicality, and presents an Othello firmly rooted in a volatile 21st century. This is a world of broken glass and broken promises, of poisonous manipulation and explosive violence. As relevant today as it ever was, Othello exposes…

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November 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Paul Chowdhry: Family Friendly (No Children)

Oxford Playhouse, Beaumont Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2LW United Kingdom
£27.50

Following a complete sell-out 2021 tour, star of global smash hit Live Innit, Taskmaster & the first British-Asian stand-up to sell-out London’s Wembley Arena adds extra 2022 dates! After barely surviving the pandemic, and with two years of pent-up killer material, Paul tackles the UK’s handling of the pandemic, why the rules of six only worked for white people, fame, England football fans and Tom Cruise landing his helicopter in someone’s garden. Don’t miss it.

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November 15 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until November 16, 2022

Clorinda Agonistes

Oxford Playhouse, Beaumont Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2LW United Kingdom
£10

(Clorinda the Warrior) Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Clorinda Agonistes is a dramatic and powerful work that weaves contemporary dance, film, and baroque and new music to create a story that explores resistance, resilience and rebellion across the boundaries of culture and time. It is inspired by the heroine of Claudio Monteverdi’s celebrated work Il Combattimento, the proud and fiery Muslim warrior Clorinda who refuses to reveal her name. In Shobana Jeyasingh’s bold, visceral and surprising retelling of Clorinda’s story, the heroine becomes symbolic of women…

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November 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Henning Wehn: It’ll All Come Out In The Wash

Oxford Playhouse, Beaumont Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2LW United Kingdom
£24.50

Watch German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn give everything a good rinse and witness him wring sense out of the nonsensical. An unbiased look at a certain virus might be inevitable but Henning has no agenda; he just happens to be always spot on. It’s a curse.

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March 2023

March 29, 2023 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Chris McCausland: Speaky Blinder

Oxford Playhouse, Beaumont Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2LW United Kingdom
£21.50

Star of the Royal Variety Performance, Would I Lie to You?, Have I Got News for You, QI, and Live at the Apollo... One of the UK's top stand-ups Chris McCausland is on tour with a stand-up show about life, family, and loads of other nonsense as well!

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