Oxford Playhouse

May 08 2018

Love’s Labour’s Lost

A young, louche King and his three wastrel cohorts. Swept along by the indulgences and hedonism of a childhood lived in the 1960s and now stumbling into 1970’s manhood. One morning, after yet another late night young Ferdinand decides – Enough! Time to set aside such wasteful antics. Time for them to get serious, to…

Mar 14 2018

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

The Lyric and Filter’s riotous reinterpretation of one of Shakespeare’s best loved plays comes to Oxford after its critically-acclaimed London and international festival runs. Featuring original live music, this classic tale of young lovers and warring fairies is given a unique and irreverent twist. Don’t miss one of the most exciting and inventive Shakespeare productions…

Mar 14 2018

A Streetcar Named Desire

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Every man is a king. Stanley Kowalski is no exception. Until one summer, when his sister-in-law Blanche comes to stay. Anxious, seductive and fiercely clever, Blanche is just about keeping it together. But her arrival threatens his entire way of life. As the temperature soars and passions intensify, a burning desire…

Mar 14 2018

Travesties

‘What did you do in the Great War?.’ ‘ I wrote Ulysses…What did you do?’ ‘Bloody nerve.’ Ageing diplomatic attaché Henry Carr is desperate to recount the events of Zürich in 1917, where amidst the First World War, revolutionary minds collided: modernist author James Joyce, communist revolutionary Lenin, and founder of Dadaism Tristan Tzara. Fizzing…

Apr 21 2017

Nadiya’s British Food Adventure – In Conversation with Nadiya Hussain at Oxford Playhouse

Wednesday 19 July 2017 In this very special event, Britain’s favourite Bake Off winner, Nadiya Hussain, will be in conversation with Barney Desmazery, Senior Food Editor at BBC Good Food Magazine. Having captured the heart of the nation with her warmth and charisma as well as her unique approach to flavours, Nadiya will talk about…

Feb 09 2017

Andy Parsons at Oxford Playhouse

With one of the most distinct voices on the comedy circuit, comedian and writer Andy Parsons, brings his new show Peak Bullsh*t to Oxford Playhouse on Saturday 11 March. Star of BBC2’s award-winning Mock The Week, Q.I. and Live at the Apollo, in this live show, Andy delves into the world of politics and the…